This collection includes: central or executive committee minutes, etc.; documents relating to conference proceedings; periodical and other publications; Liverpool and Manchester branch records.
Postal Telegraph Clerks' Association
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 PTC
- Dates of Creation1866-1920
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description12 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Postal Telegraph Clerks' Association was established in 1881 as an organisation of provincial telegraph clerks. London telegraphers joined in 1889. It merged with the United Kingdom Postal Clerks' Association in 1914 to form the Postal and Telegraph Clerks' Association.
Reference: Alan Clinton, 'Post Office Workers: a trade union and social history' (London, 1984).
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/PTC
The Postal Telegraph Clerks' Association's papers were deposited by the Union of Communication Workers. The initial deposit relating to this archive was made on the 17th February 1977 and accruals are listed under the entry for the Union of Communication Workers (MSS.148/UCW).