The papers of the Transport and General Workers' Union, Black Country Transport Branch [5/195]

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes, 1960-9, 1970-9; accounts, 1960-71.

Administrative / Biographical History

The branch was inaugurated in August 1960 and roughly corresponds to the Metropolitan District of Sandwell. It includes references to West Bromwich, Tipton, Smethwick, Oldbury and Walsall.

Reference: Tony Corfield, The rule of Law.Birmingham, 1982.


The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

The archive was deposited in the Centre in October 1982.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed finding aid exists in electronic format A copy of this catalogue is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom, at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

Archives of the Transport and General Workers' Union,

Geographical Names