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National Union of Domestic Workers

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1924 Domestic Workers
Held at: Trades Union Congress (TUC) Library Collections and University Archives at London Metropolitan University
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Full title: National Union of Domestic Workers
Date(s): 1938-1953
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 3 volumes
Name of creator(s): National Union of Domestic Workers

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The National Union of Domestic Workers was established on 29 June, 1938. It was administered by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) Women's Officer, and never really operated as an independent union. The policy body was a Joint Board, with representatives from the TUC and lay members. The membership reached a peak of 805 in June 1939. The last meeting of the Joint Board was held in May 1953.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Financial records of the National Union of Domestic Workers, 1938-1953, comprising: Ledger and cash books (including branch accounts), 1938-1953; St John's Wood Branch, London, account book, 1938-1941.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Three volumes as described in scope and content.

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.

Finding aids:

None

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were transferred to the TUC Library Collections in the University of North London by the TUC in January 1998.

Allied Materials

Related material:


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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Alan Kucia 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:
Mar 2002

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