National Union of Journalists (NUJ)

Scope and Content

Minutes of NEC, 1907-1955; delegate meetings and committees; 'The Journalist' 1967 -1999; branch records and publications.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Union of Journalists was founded in 1907. Between 1920 and 1923 and since 1940 it has been affiliated to the Trades Union Congress.

Reference: C J Bundock, 'The National Union of Journalists: a jubilee history', Oxford University Press, 1957.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

The Centre also holds papers of David Candler (1940-2011), press officer, relating to his work as father of the Greater London Council/Inner London Education Authority chapel of the National Union of Journalists Press and Public Relations Branch.