The papers of the Managers' and Overlookers' Society

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Annual reports, 1971-1972; rules, 1971

Administrative / Biographical History

The Managers' and Overlookers' Society was founded in 1912 as the Yorkshire Managers' and Overlookers' Society. It changed its name to the Managers' and Overlookers' Society in 1921. The union was for supervisory craft grades in the wool textile industry. The Society became an autonomous section of the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs in 1977.


The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was transferred to the Centre from the University Library's 41 TU collection.

Other Finding Aids

An authority record exists for the Managers' and Overlookers' Society (GB 152 AAR2447).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.