Working papers for history of the Workers' Union, including some original and some photocopied branch minutes, especially Braintree and Bocking [Courtaulds], 1906-71. The papers also include Richard Hyman's Oxford University D.Phil thesis, 1968: The Workers' Union, 1898-1929.
Richard Hyman's Papers relating to the Workers' Union
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Richard Hyman is Professor of Industrial Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was Professor of Industrial Relations at Warwick University Business School until 2001.
Established in 1898, the Workers' Union amalgamated with the Transport and General Workers' Union in 1929.
Reference: Deposit information.
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Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on access to these papers.
This collection was deposited in the Centre by Richard Hyman in June 1974.
Other Finding Aids
Only part of the archive has been listed. The list is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom.
Authority records exist for Richard Hyman (GB 152 AAR0718) and for the Workers' Union (GB 152 AAR0227).
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are not expected.