Inland Revenue Departmental Whitley Council

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Various minutes, 1920-82; trade union side: minutes, 1927-81; annual reports, 1922-76 (incomplete); annual conference proceedings, 1920-47; subject files, 1920s-80s; Bulletin, 1937-41.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Inland Revenue Departmental Whitley Council was formed in 1920 as part of the introduction of Whitleyism throughout the Civil Service.

Reference: J.D. Thomas, Fifty years of Whitleyism in the Inland Revenue, 1920-70.1970.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open.

Archivist's Note

The archive has been catalogued to fonds level only. This finding aid is available on-line.

Custodial History

The archive was deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan on the 6th February 1990. This deposit and subsequent accruals are listed in detail below.


  • 6th February 1990 : 4 crates collected by university van [indefinite loan];
  • 18th February 1991 : 1 crate collected by university van [indefinite loan].