Papers of Dr John Dore

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The deposit includes papers from the Association of Scientific Workers' Science and Education Committee 1964-1965 and Southern Region, London Area 1965-1967.

Administrative / Biographical History

Union activist and former senior lecturer in Biology at Brunel University 1959-1986. Joined the Association of Scientific Workers as an undergraduate at Imperial College in 1950. Founder member of Brunel College (later University) branch c 1963 where he served periods as chairman and treasurer. Delegate to union annual conferences including the first Rules Conference of the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs, following the amalgamation of the Association of Scientific Workers with the Association of Supervisory Staffs, Executives and Technicians in 1968. Member of the union's Standing Orders Committee, including a period as chairman, until 1995. Member of Executive for London Area Committee, chairman of No 8 Division c 1970-1983 and divisional Education Officer until 1986. In this year Dr Dore moved to Somerset and became chairman of the Quantock branch. Member of Manufacturing, Science and Finance Training National Advisory Committee 1994-1996.

Reference: Accession file

Conditions Governing Access

Written permission from Manufacturing, Science, Finance is required before access allowed to the records; unpublished material may not be consulted for ten years after its composition; Manufacturing, Science, Finance's approval is to be sought for the publication of previously unpublished material.

Acquisition Information

The material was deposited in the Modern Records Centre by Dr John Dore in June 1986.

Archivist's Note

The deposit supplements the main Association of Scientific Workers deposit (MSS.79/ASW) and consists of executive council reports and committee minutes and related papers. Other papers deposited by Dr Dore in 1986 are located at MSS.79/AS/6/3. These relate to the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs and are currently unlisted.

An authority file exists for Dr John Dore (GB 152 AAR1147) and the Association of Scientific Workers (GBR 0152 AAR1047).

Accruals

Accruals :

  • March 1998 Papers regarding Dr Dore's continuing work for the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs and its' successor union, Manufacturing, Science and Finance.

Potential further accruals of Manufacturing, Science and Finance material.

Personal Names