London Postal Superintending Officers' Association

Scope and Content

'Supervising', 1912-1919.

Administrative / Biographical History

The London Postal Superintending Officers' Association was formed in 1893. In 1948 it amalgamated with the Association of (Uniformed) Postal Supervising Officers, retaining the name Association of London Postal Superintending Officers. In 1952 this merged union itself amalgamated with the Post Office Controlling Officers' Association and the Central Telegraph Superintending Officers' Association to form the Association of Post Office Controlling Officers.

Reference: Arthur Marshall and Victoria Ryan, Historical Directory of Trade Unions. Volume 1( Gower: Farnborough, 1980).


All those unions which have now merged to form the Communication Managers' Association have been given the reference MSS.225. They are further divided into sections by an alphabetical suffix.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

The first deposit was made by the Communication Managers' Association on 4 March 1981. Subsequent deposits were made in 1981 and 1982.

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are expected.

Related Material

Constituent and related archives in the Centre include the papers of the Post Office Controlling Officers' Association and its predecessors (MSS.225/COA), the Postal Inspectors' Association (MSS.225/PIA)