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

Workers' Educational Association Districts records


IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference code(s): GB 1924 WEA Districts

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

Title: Workers' Educational Association Districts records

Date(s): 1914-1992

Level of description: sub-fonds

Extent: Unknown proportion of 40m

Name of creator(s): Workers' Educational Association

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Workers' Educational Association (WEA) was founded in 1903 under the title Association to Promote the Higher Education of Working Men and in 1905 the name was changed to the Workers' Educational Association. Although the WEA is a single national organisation, locally it is organised into 13 English Districts and a Scottish Association.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Workers' Educational Association (WEA) Districts comprising constitutions and minutes, 1914-1970, and publications, 1920-1992.

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:

There may be further deposits in the future.

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 August 1998.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of originals:

Existence and location of copies:

Related material:

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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
Workers education | Adult education | Educational systems

Personal names

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

Places