These research papers include interview notes, statistics and printed reports on women's work in Coventry. They include items on female employment at the electrical firm, GEC, and papers on levels of female unemployment in the Coventry area.
Research papers of Colleen Chesterman on Coventry women's employment
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 CHE
- Dates of Creation(1912)-1970s
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Colleen Chesterman studied at the University of Sydney before gaining a Diploma in Sociology from the University of Warwick. In 1978 she submitted an MA thesis (Department of Sociology, University of Warwick), 'Women in part-time employment: an investigation of the growth of part-time employment in Britain since World War II, with particular reference to patterns of employment in Coventry'.
Reference: Modern Records Centre Sources Booklet No 1, 'Women at work and in society', (University of Warwick, 1991).
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/CHE
The papers were deposited at the Modern Records Centre in December 1978 by Colleen Chesterman, c/o the Department of Law, University of New South Wales, Australia.