This collection includes: rules, 1942-1972; annual reports and balance sheets and annual conference reports, 1909-1988; Agendas for annual conferences, 1947-1985; presidential addresses to annual conferences, 1948-1988; 'The Clerk'/'APEX' journal, 1908-1989; miscellaneous publications, 1957-1978; London and Home Counties area organiser's records, 1970-1988; Crewe branch records, 1910-1974
Association of Professional, Executive, Clerical and Computer Staff (APEX), earlier the National Union of Clerks and Administrative Workers and the Clerical and Administrative Workers' Union (CAWU)
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 APC
- Dates of Creation1908-1989
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description32 boxes (1 [MSS.174], 12 [MSS.192], 19 [MSS.279])
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The National Union of Clerks was formed in 1890 and changed its name to the National Union of Clerks and Administrative Workers in 1920. In 1941 it amalgamated with the Association of Women Clerks and Secretaries under the new name of the Clerical and Administrative Workers' Union. In 1972 the union changed its name to the Association of Professional, Executive, Clerical and Computer Staff, known as APEX. In 1989 APEX merged with the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union.
Reference: Arthur Marsh and Victoria Ryan, Historical Directory of Trade Unions Vol. 1: Non-Manual Unions. (Gower, 1980).
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/APC