Miscelaneous Papers of the Hull Trades Council

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Scope and Content

These papers were purchased in May 1976 from K Books of Allerthorpe. They consist of a president's guide to meetings, the rules of the Hull Trades Council and Labour Party and the May Day and Propaganda Committees minute book 1937-1943.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Hull Trades Council formed in the nineteenth century and grew in strength with trade unionism in the 1880s. It was unusual for a Trades Council in making an early impact on education in the town with the election of two candidates to the School Board in the same decade. It has remained influential in the twentieth century.

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Originally published by Access to Archives - A2A. The data in this finding aid is in the copyright of the place of deposit.

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