National Society of Telephone Employees

Scope and Content

This collection contains: 'Telephone Review', 1906-1909.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Society of Telephone Employees was founded in 1905. In 1909 it merged with the National Association of Telephone Operators to form the Amalgamated Society of Telephone Employees.

Reference: '75 years. A short history of the POEU' (POEU, 1962); F. Bealey, 'The Post Office Engineering Union : the history of the Post Office Engineers, 1870-1970' (London, 1976).

Access Information

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

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Custodial History

The National Society of Telephone Employees' papers form part of the archive of the National Communications Union. The initial deposit relating to this archive was made in July 1976 and accruals are listed under the entry for the National Communications Union (MSS.135C).