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

Central Labour College Archives


IDENTITY STATEMENT

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

Date(s): 1909-1918

Level of description: sub-fonds

Extent: 1 volume and 1 file

Name of creator(s): Central Labour College

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

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.

CONTENT

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

Physical characteristics:

Finding aids:

Lists available from the TUC Library.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:

Accruals:

None anticipated

Archival history:

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.

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: December, 2000


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Adult education institutions | Educational institutions
Labour disputes | Labour relations
Workers education | Adult education | Educational systems

Personal names

Corporate names
Central Labour College

Places