Printing Plates of TRAVCO Hotels and Co-operative News

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.

Access Information

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,

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.