Accounts, 1929-47; other financial records, 1929-47; rules, 1928-52; some correspondence files, including some minutes, 1928-64.
Wallpaper Trades Superannuation Society
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 WPT
- Dates of Creation1925-1964
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description14 boxes
Scope and Content
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.
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/WPT
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.
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.