Papers and a tape recording of Stynes' reminiscences, re: local TGWU activities, and especially the Standard strike, 1956.
Richard Stynes Papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 MSS.145
- Dates of Creation1944-1977
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description[ not recorded ]
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Richard ('Dick') Stynes worked as a Coventry Transport and General Workers' Union shop steward and convenor in various factories, including Standard (Aero Division, where he was involved in the 1956 strike) and Massey-Ferguson.
Reference: Finding aid for MSS.145.
Conditions Governing Access
Access : Open
The Centre also holds the records of the Transport and General Workers' Union (MSS.126) Authority files exist for Richard Stynes (GB 152 AAR0987) and the Transport and General Workers' Union (GBR 0152 AAR0168).
The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1977.