Printing Plates of TRAVCO Hotels and Co-operative News

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Four printing plates relating to TRAVCO Hotels, Co-operative News and CSF. The printing plates consist of metal plates attached to wooden blocks.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Co-operative Wholesale Society operated nine hotels that were part of the TRAVCO Group. They acquired these either directly or through merger with other societies.

The Co-operative News is a weekly newspaper for co-operators that started in 1871 and still exists today.

Conditions Governing Access

All open materials, can be viewed by previous arrangement, Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. Contact the Archivist at: National Co-operative Archive Co-operative College Holyoake House Hanover Street Manchester M60 0AS archive@co-op.ac.uk, http://www.co-op.ac.uk/our-heritage/national-co-operative-archive/

Acquisition Information

Depositted to the National Co-operative Archive by Karen Froggatt, Co-operative Group, March 2008. The Co-operative Group received the items from a former employee of River and District Co-operative Society.

Other Finding Aids

No other finding aids exist.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Adam Shaw, Archivist, March 2012.