Records relating to Willis's roles with the London Society of Compositors/London Typographical Society, the TUC, the National Board for Prices and Incomes and the National Graphical Association.
Papers of Bob Willis, trade union leader
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 WLS
- Dates of Creation1939-1967
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description22 boxes (MSS.39)1 box (1258)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Robert "Bob" Willis was General Secretary of the London Society of Compositors (LSC)/ London Typographical Society (LTS) (1945-63) and Joint General Secretary of the National Graphical Association (NGA) after merger (1963-9). He served on the General Council of the TUC, 1947-65 and on the National Board for Prices and Incomes (NBPI).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: https://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/WLS
Recommendations for weeding have yet to be made.
The Willis Papers were deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan from the National Graphical Association's head office in Bedford.
Accruals: 05/03/98: five additional boxes of miscellaneous material were deposited by J. Abbott from NGA head office at Bedford and delived by G. Holmes of NGA London Region.