Civil Service Union

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Group of files re contract cleaning dispute, c. 1960-70.

Administrative / Biographical History

Founded as the Government Minor and Manipulative Grades' Association in 1919, the union became the Civil Service Union in 1944. In 1988 it amalgamated with the Society of Civil and Public Servants to become the National Union of Civil and Public Servants.

Reference: L. Edwards, The story of the Civil Service Union.London, 1975.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open.

Archivist's Note

The archive has been catalogued to fonds level only. This description is available on-line and in the Centre's searchroom. An authority file exists for the Civil Service Union (GB 152 AAR1364).

Custodial History

The archive was deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan in October 1975. It was collected by Janet Druker from Hatton Wall offices.