Engineering and Allied Trades Shop Stewards National Council

Scope and Content

Papers of Len Powell, secretary of the Council, 1941-1944 (Powell was later industrial officer of the Association of Supervisory Staffs, Executives and Technicians); three separately acquired publications, 1942-1944.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Council was established during World War II with the aim of fully mobilising workers in these industries for maximum production as a contribution to the war effort.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

The records with references prefixed MSS.79 were received from the Manufacturing, Science, Finance (MSF) trade union in December 1988. The publications with references prefixed MSS.497 were transferred from Warwick University Library in May 2003.

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

Papers of David Michaelson.