This collection includes: committee and conference records; papers relating to meetings with the Postmaster General and relations with National Joint Committee; journals and circulars; branch records.
Postal and Telegraph Clerks' Association.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 PAT
- Dates of Creation1913-1920
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description4 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Postal and Telegraph Clerks' Association (P&TCA) was formed in 1914 as a result of the merger of the Postal Telegraph Clerks' Association with the United Kingdom Postal Clerks' Association. In 1919 it was one of the unions which amalgamated to form the Union of Post Office Workers.
Reference: Alan Clinton, 'Post Office Workers: a trade union and social history' (London, 1984).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: https://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/PAT
The Postal and Telegraph Clerks' Association's papers were deposited by the Union of Communication Workers. The initial deposit relating to this archive was made on 17 February 1977 and accruals are listed under the entry for the Union of Communication Workers (MSS.148/UCW).