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

Workers' Educational Association Central Joint Advisory Committee


IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference code(s): GB 1924 WEA CJAC

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

Title: Workers' Educational Association Central Joint Advisory Committee

Date(s): 1910-1957

Level of description: sub-fonds

Extent: c30 volumes and 9 files

Name of creator(s): Workers' Educational Association | Workers' Educational Association Central Joint Advisory Committee

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Central Joint Committee was formed after a Conference held by the Workers' Educational Association and Oxford University in1907 which produced a report Oxford and Working Class Education in the following year. The Joint Committee comprised 7 people nominated by the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University and 7 by the WEA Executive Committee. It was dissolved in 1957.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Workers' Educational Association Central Joint Advisory Committee comprising minutes of committees, 1910-1957; annual reports, 1909-1958; correspondence/subject files, 1936-1957; presscuttings and ephemera, 1915-1930.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

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

Conditions governing reproduction:

At the discretion of the TUC Librarian and subject to copyright conditions.

Physical characteristics:

Finding aids:

List, 1998.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:

Accruals:

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The collection was transferred from the WEA headquarters in Bethnal Green to the custody of the TUC Library Collections at the University of North London in 1998.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of originals:

Existence and location of copies:

Related material:

University of North London TUC Library Collections and WEA Collection.

Publication note:

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note:

Archivist's note: Compiled by Janet Foster as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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: Dec 2000


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Workers education | Adult education | Educational systems

Personal names

Corporate names
WEA | Workers' Educational Association x Workers' Educational Association

Places