Joe Steele Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Shop steward's papers, 1941-7.

Administrative / Biographical History

Joe Steele (died c.1980s) was a shop steward and chairman of the works committee at Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft factory, Baginton in the Amalgamated Engineering Union Coventry District, 1941-2, and shop steward for the toolroom, 1942-5. He was shop stewards' convenor at Standard Co. Ltd. (Aero Engines No.2) for the period 1943-5.

Reference: Finding aid for MSS.344.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open

Archivist's Note

Records relating to the Coventry district of the Amalgamated Engineering Union were transferred to Coventry City Record Office (Acc.1675). The Centre holds further records relating to the AEU (MSS.259) Authority files exist for Joe Steele (GB 152 AAR0984), and for the AEU (GBR 0152 AAR0520).

Custodial History

The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1994 by Dr. James Hinton.

Personal Names