File of photocopies and notes, with original recruiting handbill.
The papers of the Asylum Workers' Association
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Asylum Workers' Association was founded in 1895 "to promote the interests and welfare of Asylum Nurses and Attendants, and of others engaged in nursing the insane, and thereby improve their professional status in the nursing world". It still existed in 1918. The AWA was ousted by NAWU.
The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/holdings/class/. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on access to these papers.
This collection was deposited in the Centre in 1985 by Dr Mick Carpenter. It forms part of the material collected by him for his history of COHSE, All for OneBanstead, COHSE, 1980
Other Finding Aids
The archive has been catalogued. An electronic version of the finding aid is available at http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/ead/2296cAW.htm
An authority record exists for the Asylum Workers' Association (GB 152 AAR1177).
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
The collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are not expected.