Wallpaper Trades Superannuation Society

Scope and Content

Accounts, 1929-47; other financial records, 1929-47; rules, 1928-52; some correspondence files, including some minutes, 1928-64.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Wallpaper Trades Superannuation Society was formed in 1929. Charles Kean, General Secretary of the Wallpaper Workers' Union, was the society's first honorary treasurer and its joint secretary.

Access Information

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

Conditions Governing Use

Any proposal to write the complete history of the union should be referred to the Head of Education and Training at the Graphical, Paper and Media Union. Please consult an archivist.

Custodial History

The Wallpaper Trades Superannuation Society records form part of the National Union of Wallcoverings, Decorative and Allied Trades archive. This was collected by Richard Storey on the 20th May 1980 and deposited on indefinite loan in the Centre.