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Trades Union Congress (TUC) Library Collections and University Archives at London Metropolitan University

Greater London Council Women's Committee Bulletin


IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference code(s): GB 1924 JS 3637

Held at: Trades Union Congress (TUC) Library Collections and University Archives at London Metropolitan University

Title: Greater London Council Women's Committee Bulletin

Date(s): 1983-1986

Level of description: Collection

Extent: 1 box

Name of creator(s): Greater London Council Women's Committee

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986. It replaced the earlier London County Council (LCC) which had covered a much smaller area.It had a number of sub-committees. The Women's Committee was set up in 1982 under Ken Livingston's administration. The first Chair was Valerie Wise appointed 11 May 1982.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

Greater London Council (GLC) Women's Committee Bulletin. Topics covered include: Black Women's Centres, employment for women in London, childcare, racism, transport, lesbian issues, older women, health, women as carers, International Women's Day 1985, women and disability, and black and ethnic minority women.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Chronological

Conditions governing access:

Open to bona fide researchers by appointment, at the discretion of the TUC Librarian.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying is permitted within the terms of copyright legislation, although copying of some items including fragile material is at the discretion of the librarian.

Finding aids:

Card index available at in the TUC Library.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Unknown.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material:

The main records of the Greater London Council are held by London Metropolitan Archives.

DESCRIPTION NOTES Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: Live Jan 2010


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Child welfare | Social welfare
Women | Sex | Sex distribution
Women in politics | Politicians | Political leadership | Internal politics
Racism x Racial discrimination
Transport

Personal names

Corporate names
Greater London Council | Women's Committee

Places