Coventry Women's Work Interviews

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Tape recordings and correspondence, 1984, re experiences, 1920-40.

Administrative / Biographical History

The material derives from research undertaken in 1984 by Mrs Josie Castle of the University of Wollongong into the experiences of women workers at Courtaulds and GEC in Coventry, 1920-40. Eight women were interviewed or replied by letter.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open on the conditions outlined below:

The tapes, letters and notes are made available subject to the following conditions :

  • Users are requested not to contact the interviewees direct, but to address their enquiries/requests to Mrs J. Castle, History Dept., University of Wollongong, NSW 2500, Australia.
  • Users are reminded that copyright in extended quotations remains with the interviewees; permission to publish should also be sought via Mrs Castle.

Other Finding Aids

A list is available at the Centre.

Custodial History

The material was deposited in the Centre by Mrs Josie Castle.

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