Postal Porters' Association.

Scope and Content

This collection includes: rules; annual general meeting agenda; posters and circulars.

Administrative / Biographical History

Registered as a trade union on 2 October 1896, the Association ceased to exist in January 1901.

Reference: Arthur Marsh and Victoria Ryan, 'Historical Directory of Trade Unions' vol. 1 (Gower, Farnborough, 1980).

Access Information

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

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Custodial History

The papers of the Postal Porters' Association 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).