Minutes and notes about the 'Busmen's Clarion' newspaper, 1954-1956; correspondence, 1953-1962; publications, 1936-1967; miscellaneous material about Askins' employment, 1948-1955.
Papers of Jack Askins: Manchester Busmen
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 ASB
- Dates of Creation1936-1967
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
During the 1950s and 1960s Askins was a bus conductor and shop steward, and Communist Party industrial organiser. Also joint secretary of the National Council, he was involved as secretary in the North-West Regional Council for Peace in Vietnam.
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/ASB
The collection was sold to the Centre by Mr. Askins in 1978.