National Executive Council and other committee minutes, 1919-1945; income and expenditure records, 1910-1921; staff wages books, 1927-1946; claims book, 1921-1924; NAWU Magazine, 1920, 1928-35; MHIW Journal, 1935-37, 1941-42.
National Asylum Workers' Union / Mental Hospital and Institutional Workers' Union
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 MHI
- Dates of Creation1910-1946
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description15 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The National Asylum Workers' Union was founded in July 1910 with the first meeting held at Whitefield near Manchester. It was renamed the Mental Hospital and Institutional Workers' Union in 1935. In 1946 the union merged with the Hospitals and Welfare Services Union to form the Confederation of Health Service Employees.
Reference: M. Carpenter, All for One (COHSE: Banstead, 1980).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
The initial deposit was made by COHSE in October 1981. Subsequent deposits were made in 1985, 1987, 1988 and 1993.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/MHI
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are expected.