Rochdale District Co-operative Association

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Rochdale District Co-operative Association including minutes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rochdale District Co-operative Association was made up of representatives from co-operatives societies in the Rochdale area. They held quarterly conferences to discuss specific subjects relating to co-operation.

Conditions Governing Access

All open materials can be viewed by prior arrangement, Monday- Friday, 10 am- 5 pm. Contact the Archivist at: National Co-operative Archive, Co-operative College, Holyoake House, Hanover Street, Manchester, M60 0AS.

Email: archive@co-op.ac.uk, www.archive.coop

Acquisition Information

Transferred to the National Co-operative Archive from the Co-operative Union Library in 2000. The collection had been part of the Co-operative Union's Miscellaneous Minute Books collection.

Other Finding Aids

No other finding aids exist

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Adam Shaw, Archivist, September 2012.

Accruals

None expected

Related Material

Collections of co-operative societies from the Rochdale area:

  • Ramsbottom Industrial and Provident Society- held at Bury Museum and Archives
  • Bury District Co-operative Society- held at Bury Museum and Archives
  • Woolford Co-operative Society- held at Bury Museum and Archives
  • Summerseat Co-operative Society- held at Bury Museum and Archives
  • Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society- held at Rochdale Local Studies and Archive
  • Littleborough Co-operative Society of Industry- held at Rochdale Local Studies and Archive
  • Milnrow Co-operative Society- held at Rochdale Local Studies and Archive