Papers of M. J. (Rien) Huiskamp, industrial relations researcher

Scope and Content

Notes of meetings, visits to plants and interviews with shop stewards and convenors at engineering plants in the Coventry area; agreements between companies and employees; pamphlets on public enterprise and workers' control.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1975 Dr Huiskamp spent six months at the Industrial Relations Research Unit at the University of Warwick researching his PhD on shop stewards in the British engineering industry: 'Shop stewards en arbeiderszeggenschap. Een onderzoek naar arbeidsverhoudingen in de Britse metaalverwerkende industrie 1830-1975' (Reeks Arbeidsverhoudingen; Samson, Alphen aan den Rijn, Brussel, 1976). These papers were collected during that period.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Dr Huiskamp deposited the papers in 2000.

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