Reference code(s): GB 1924 WEA Central Labour College
Held at: Trades Union Congress (TUC) Library Collections and University Archives at London Metropolitan University
Title: Central Labour College Archives
Level of description: sub-fonds
Extent: 1 volume and 1 file
Name of creator(s): Central Labour College
The Central Labour College was established in 1909 following a strike at Ruskin College, Oxford. It was in opposition to Ruskin College and had the proclaimed aim of providing "an organisation for the training of workers for the organised labour movement controlled democratically by the representatives of organised workers". It ceased to exist in 1918.
Scope and content/abstract:
Archives of the Central Labour College comprising minute book, 1909-1918, and legal papers relating to a dispute between the warden and the Governors, 1918.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
As indicated in Scope and content above
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
Lists available from the TUC Library.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Presented to the Workers Education Association by W. Lowth
Immediate source of acquisition:
Transferred to University of North London TUC Library with the WEA Collection in 1998.
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
University of North London TUC Library Collections and WEA Collection
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: December, 2000