Photocopies of circulars, 1932-46; balance sheets, 1937; leaflets and handbills; 'Busman's Punch', 1932-7 (incomplete); 'Transporter', 1940-2 (incomplete).
Rank and File London Busmen's Movement
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 RFB
- Dates of Creation(1932-1946)
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Rank and File London Busmen's Movement played a significant part in industrial relations within the passenger transport system in London in the 1930s, leading a number of important strikes such as the "speed up" strike of 1933 and the Coronation strike of 1937.
Reference: P. Glatter, 'Busmen: rise and fall of a rank and file movement', 'International Socialism', 74 (Jan 1975), pp.5-11; H.A. Clegg, 'Labour relations in London Transport', Oxford, 1950.
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/RFB
Alternative Form Available
The originals were returned to J.W. Jones by Janet Druker on the 9th October 1974.
The material was collected by Janet Druker from Professor R. Harrison on the 4th October 1974 for photocopying. They were in the possession of Mr J.W. Jones, a leader of the movement.