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ELLIOTT, Dorothy (1895-1980)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1924 Elliott
Held at: Trades Union Congress (TUC) Library Collections and University Archives at London Metropolitan University
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Full title: ELLIOTT, Dorothy (1895-1980)
Date(s): 1969
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 1 file (110pp)
Name of creator(s): Elliott | Dorothy | b 1895 | trade unionist

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Dorothy Elliott: born 1895; educated at Reading University College (BA Modern Languages); munitions work at Kynoch's Aston, Birmingham, 1916-1917; Organiser, National Federation of Women Workers, Woolwich Arsenal, 1918-1921; Organiser, General and Municipal Workers Union, Lancashire, 1921-1924; London, 1924-1938; Chief Women's Officer, GMWU, 1938-1945; Chairman, National Institute of Home Workers, 1945-1959.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Typescript of unpublished autobiography of Dorothy Elliott, Women in Search of Justice, written c1969; concerning her career in the trade union movement, 1916-1959; including account of munitions work during World War One and her work as organiser for the National Federation of Women Workers at Woolwich Arsenal, 1916-1918; her work for the General and Municipal Workers Union, 1921-1945, particularly as Chief Women's Officer and her work as Chairman of the National Institute of Home Workers, 1946-1959.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Single item

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:

Presented to TUC Library by Dorothy Elliott, 1980.

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 forthe Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2002

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