Records of North Yorkshire Co-operative Society and the societies that merged with it including York Co-operative Society, Northallerton and District Co-operative Society, Guiseley Industrial Co-operative Society and Tadcaster Co-operative Society. The records include plans, programmes, pamphlets, correspondence and photographs.
North Yorkshire Co-operative Society
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
North Yorkshire Co-operative Society was formed in 1984 through the merger of Harrogate and York co-operative societies. Further societies later transferred engagements to North Yorkshire including Northallerton in 1985, Airedale and Guisborough societies in 1987 and Ossett in 1988. In 1993 North Yorkshire Co-operative Society became Yorkshire Co-operatives.
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.
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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.
Description compiled by Adam Shaw, Archivist, August 2012.
Published histories added to the National Co-operative Archive society history collection.
Within the collection is a note from the Food Controller of North Yorkshire Co-operative Society, Peter J Bushell, saying Mary. We have discovered these in the cause of a Spring clean at Wayside. Do with them as you wish. At some point since the collection was deposited with the Co-operative Union Library.