Papers of John King (b.1945), trade unionist

Scope and Content

Papers relating to industrial relations at Heathrow Airport and Liberal politics, 1957-83; some miscellaneous ephemera.

Administrative / Biographical History

John King was born in 1945. From 1963-8 he worked for British Rail, and was active in the Transport Salaried Staffs' Association. He joined British European Airlines in 1969, becoming a member of the Clerical and Administrative Workers' Union (CAWU). He continued to work for British Airways throughout the 1970s, but became less active in trade union activities.

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 collection was deposited with the Centre in 1977.


July 1984, British Airways industrial relations and political ephemera.