Minutes and related material, re: North West Council and annual conference, 1967-1971; financial records, 1970; correspondence re: Trade Union involvement in the peace campaign, 1967-1974; publications, press releases and newsletters, 1970-1975; petitions, signed by MPs, 1974; copies of Vietnamese Five-Year Plan, and political reports, 1976; press cuttings, 1973-1975; photographs.
Papers of Jack Askins: Anti-Vietnam War Movement
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 ASV
- Dates of Creation1964-1977
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description5 boxes
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/ASV
The collection was sold to the Centre by Mr. Askins in 1978.