Richard Stynes Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers and a tape recording of Stynes' reminiscences, re: local TGWU activities, and especially the Standard strike, 1956.

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

Archivist's Note

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).

Custodial History

The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1977.

Personal Names