Reference number
  • RFB
Date
  • (1932-1946)
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Photocopies of circulars, 1932-46; balance sheets, 1937; leaflets and handbills; 'Busman's Punch', 1932-7 (incomplete); 'Transporter', 1940-2 (incomplete).
Extent
  • 2 boxes
Admin history
  • The Rank and File London Busmen's Movement played a significant part in industrial relations within the passenger transport system in London in the 1930s, leading a number of important strikes such as the "speed up" strike of 1933 and the Coronation strike of 1937.
    Reference: P. Glatter, 'Busmen: rise and fall of a rank and file movement', 'International Socialism', 74 (Jan 1975), pp.5-11; H.A. Clegg, 'Labour relations in London Transport', Oxford, 1950.
Copies
  • The originals were returned to J.W. Jones by Janet Druker on the 9th October 1974.
Access status
  • Open