Title : Papers of Sir George Sayers Bain

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Research papers mainly from Sir George's time at Warwick University relating to Trade Union Growth and Recognition (1967), arbitration papers, 1975-1976; research material on white-collar unions, 1975-1976; papers as a member of the Bullock Committee (Committee of Inquiry on Industrial Democracy), 1975-1976; papers on public policy; miscellaneous articles, reports carried out for the Canadian and Manitoba Governments, 1968-1977; material on research management and the Warwick University Industrial Relations Research Unit,c 1970s-1980s;

Administrative / Biographical History

Research Fellow in industrial relations, Nuffield College Oxford, 1966-9; Professor of industrial relations, UMIST, 1969-70; deputy director and director, SSRC Industrial Relations Research Unit, University of Warwick, 1974-81; Professor of industrial relations, University of Warwick, 1979-89; Principal, London Business School, 1989-97; Vice-Chancellor, Queen's University Belfast, 1998-.

Reference: Finding aid for MSS.65.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Research material re: 'White collar unions', and 4 boxes of public policy papers are open. All other material requires prior permission from Sir George. Please contact MRC staff for further information.

Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for Sir George Sayers Bain (GB 152 AAR0701).

Custodial History

This collection was deposited in the Centre in a series of deposits from 1974-1991.