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Gwent Archives
Union of Post Office Workers records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3375

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Union of Post Office Workers (UPW) Records

Short Title: Union of Post Office Workers records

Creation date(s): 1922-1952

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (2 items)

Name of creator(s): Union of Post Office Workers, Newport and District Branch

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Union of Post Office Workers was formed in 1919 as the result of the amalgamation of the Postal and Telegraph Clerks' Association, the Fawcett Association and the Postmen's Federation as well as the following smaller unions: the Adult Messengers' Association; the Bagmen's Association; the Central London Postmen's Association; the London Postal Porters' Association; the Tracers' Association; and the Tube Staff Association. In 1928 a breakaway group from the Union of Post Office Workers formed the National Guild of Telephonists. The UPW changed its name to the Union of Communication Workers in 1980. In 1995 the union merged with the National Communications Union to form the Communication Workers' Union.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Union of Post Office Workers, Newport (Monmouthshire) & District Branch minute books, 1922-1952.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr I. Cook, Librarian, Communication Workers Union, London.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Union of Post Office Workers, Newport & District Branch; Clinton, A., Post Office Workers : a trade union and social history. (London, 1984.)

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Postal service | Employees | Trades unions | Wales | Newport

Personal names

Corporate names
Union of Post Office Workers | Newport & District Branch

Places
Newport (Wales)

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