Papers of David Packham, political activist and trade union official

Scope and Content

These records relate mainly to Packham's general political interests rather than his trade union career.

Administrative / Biographical History

In November 1950 Packham was appointed area officer of the London division of the National Union of Public Employees (NUPE). He subsequently worked in a number of other regional divisions and eventually became national officer for health. He retired in 1978 and died on 2 February 1995.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

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Custodial History

These records were deposited in the Centre in November 2008 by Rodney Bickerstaffe, former general secretary of NUPE and Unison.