Collection includes: Reports of the Society of Women Welders 1917-1919; The Society of Women Welders 1919; Correspondence to members regarding the transfer of membership to the Welders 1919. Two Society of Women Welders minute books May 27 1916 - November 9 1917 and 2 June 1917 - 1 March 1919. Larger volume also contains loose papers, AGM minutes and final circular.
Society of Women Welders
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- ReferenceGB 1924 HD 6073 W4, HD 6079, M0107
- Dates of Creation1916-1919
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The TUC Library was established in 1922 and was based on the integrated collections of the TUC Parliamentary Committee, the Labour Party Information Bureau, and the Womens Trade Union League. It was run as a joint library with the Labour Party until the TUC moved to Congress House in 1956. The collection was developed for the use of the TUC and affiliated unions, but its specialisation has led to its parallel development as a major research library in the social sciences. In September 1996, the Collections moved to their new home in the London Metropolitan University Holloway Road library. The Library includes several archives. The majority of these were held in the TUC Museum Collection and transferred to the University in 1998.
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Open to bona fide researchers by appointment, at the discretion of the TUC Librarian.
Deposited with the TUC at an unknown date.
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An online catalogue is available: http://emu.londonmet.ac.uk:2082/search~S7
Description by Catherine Burke, Genesis Project Officer 2002. Submitted to the Archives Hub in 2008 as part of the Genesis 2008 Project.
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Photocopying is permitted within the terms of copyright legislation, although copying of some items including fragile material is at the discretion of the librarian.