Amalgamated Association of the Postal Telegraph Engineering Department.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 PTE
- Dates of Creation1896
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The union was founded in March 1896 as the Postal Telegraph Linemen and Mechanics' Association of the United Kingdom. It changed its name to the Amalgamated Association of the Postal Telegraph Engineering Department in August 1896. In 1901 it merged with the Postal Telegraph and Linemen's Movement to become the Post Office Engineering and Stores Association.
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).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: https://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/PTE
The Amalgamated Association of the Postal Telegraph Engineering Department's 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).