Willis Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers, 1939-63.

Administrative / Biographical History

R. 'Bob' Willis was General Secretary of the London Society of Compositors/London Typographical Society (1945-63) and Joint General Secretary of the National Graphical Association after merger (1963-9). He served on the General Council of the TUC, 1947-65.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open

Archivist's Note

There is a box list which gives the titles of files contained within each box.

See also National Graphical Association (MSS.39/NG).

Appraisal Information

Recommendations for weeding have yet to be made.

Custodial History

The Willis Papers were deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan from the National Graphical Association's head office in Bedford.


  • 05/03/98: five additional boxes of miscellaneous material were deposited by J. Abbott from NGA head office at Bedford and delivered by G. Holmes of NGA London Region.

Personal Names