Disablement Income Group

Scope and Content

The papers include both minutes, correspondence and publicity files from the Coventry Branch of the Disablement Income Group along with duplicated minutes and circulars from the Disablement Income Group National Executive Council. There are also files of correspondence with Coventry Social Services and other groups and societies and publications issued by DIG and other bodies.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Disablement Income Group (DIG) was founded in 1965 to campaign for economic justice for the disabled and chronic sick.

Access Information

Except for some closed files, this collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by the Coventry branch of the Disablement Income Group in 1975.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

See also the papers of Dr Fred Reid (MSS.99) held at the Centre. Dr Reid was a member of the Coventry branch of DIG, a member of the DIG's National Executive Committee, and an employee of the University of Warwick.

The Papers of the Disablement Income Group, Huddersfield branch, West Yorkshire, 1967-75, are held at the West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees.