Reference number
  • AWR
Date
  • 1916-1920
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Minute book, 1916-1920
Extent
  • 1 box
Admin history
  • The Association of Writing Assistants was formed during the First World War and initially consisted entirely of women Post Office servants. In 1919 Writing Assistants employed in the Board of Health were also admitted and in 1920, the Association amalgamated with the Civil Service Clerical Association.

    Reference: Arthur Marsh and Victoria Ryan, 'Historical Directory of Trade Unions', Volume 1 (1988).
Appraisal
  • This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • The Centre also holds records of the Public and Commercial Services Union and some of its other predecessors, including the Civil Service Clerical Association.
Subject
  • Women
  • Government employee unions Great Britain