Reference number
  • TAS
Date
  • 1964-1988
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • This collection contains: (MSS.101/DA): representative council proceedings, 1917-77 (incomplete); conference proceedings (several series), 1923-79; The Draughtsman, 1918-76 (incomplete); DATA News/TASS News and Journal, 1963-73, 1978-84; technical pamphlets, 1920-77; salary census, 1953-61, 1967-86; miscellaneous publications, 1934-91; Colchester branch: minutes, 1928-48; Lea Valley branch: minutes, 1956-72; Stevenage branch: minutes 1982-3. (MSS.79/2005): annotated proofs of regulations for the administration of the rules, with related records, 1976-1984; records concerning amalgamations, 1984-1988; visual display unit health and safety guidelines, 1985.
Extent
  • 15 boxes (1 [MSS.79], 3 [MSS.101], 11 [549])
Admin history
  • In 1970 the Draughtsmen and Allied Technicians' Association (DATA) amalgamated with the Amalgamated Union of Engineering and Foundry Workers and the Constructional Engineering Union to become the Technical and Supervisory Section of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers, renamed Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Section) in 1971. In 1985 the amalgamation was dissolved and Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Section merged with several other unions including the Tobacco Workers' Union and The National Union of Sheetmetal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers. In 1988 it merged with the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs (ASTMS) to form Manufacturing, Science, Finance (MSF).
Access Conditions
  • Unpublished records are closed for 30 years after their latest date.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • The Centre also holds records of: the National Society of Metal Mechanics; the National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers and predecessors; the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers; the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers Construction Section, earlier the Constructional Engineering Union; the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs (ASTMS) and predecessors; Manufacturing, Science, Finance.
ContentNote
  • Only records with references beginning MSS.79/2005 and 549 have currently been catalogued in electronic form.