Winifred Lakin Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Letters from R.H.S. Crossman, 1965-74; personalia.

Administrative / Biographical History

Winifred Lakin was a Labour member of Coventry City Council from 1955-67, and 1972-88. She also held the post of Mayor, from 1986-7, and acted as Richard Crossman's election agent, from 1959-71.

Reference: Finding aid for MSS.314

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open

Archivist's Note

The Centre also holds the personal papers of Richard Crossman (MSS.154). Authority files exist for Winifred Lakin (GB 152 AAR0956) and Richard Crossman (GBR 0152 AAR0807).

Custodial History

The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1992.