Union of Speech Therapists

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Council minutes, 1962-75; some subject files, 1974-5.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Union of Speech Therapists was formed in 1957 as the Speech Therapists' Professional Association. It transferred its engagements to the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs in 1975.

Reference: George S. Bain, Growth of white-collar unionism.Clarendon : Oxford, 1970; Clive Jenkins and Barrie Sherman, White collar unionism : the rebellious salariat.Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979.

Conditions Governing Access

Written permission from Manufacturing, Science, Finance is required before access allowed to the records; unpublished material may not be consulted for ten years after its composition; Manufacturing, Science, Finance's approval is to be sought for the publication of previously unpublished material.

Archivist's Note

The archive has been given the classification MSS.79 together with a unique suffix to indicate that it is a constituent part of the papers of the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs (now part of Manufacturing, Science, Finance) . There are several related deposits at the Modern Records Centre and these are listed under the entry for the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs (MSS.79/AS).

An authority file exists for the Union of Speech Therapists (GB 152 AAR1054) and its predecessor, the Speech Therapists' Professional Association (GBR 0152 AAR951).

Custodial History

The Union of Speech Therapists' papers form part of the archive of the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs. The initial deposit relating to this archive was made in January 1975 and accruals are listed under the entry for the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs (MSS.79/AS) .