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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleRecords of the Association of Women Clerks & Secretaries
Ref No6AWC
Box Fetch NoBox FL274-Box FL275
Extent2 A boxes
Admin Biographical HistorySee the corporate history for Association of Women Clerks & Secretaries; 1903-c.1921.
DescriptionThe archive consists of minutes of the Reorganisation Committees (1920-1922); correspondence and papers related to members' claims and of the Post Office Departmental Whitley Council Clerical Committee (1919-1931); rules (1917); circular letter (1918); annual reports (1935-1936).
AWCS Association of Women Clerks & Secretaries
Related MaterialThe Women's Library also holds the papers of the Federation of Women Civil Servants (6FCS ), and the National Association of Women Civil Servants (6NCS). The British Postal Museum & Archive also holds material on women clerks.
The Women's Library Printed Collection also holds 'The woman clerk: the organ of the Association of Women Clerks & Secretaries' bound in 'Waverley. The woman clerk. The woman teacher' available on microfilm. 'Opportunity: the organ of the Women Civil Servants Joint Committee (Federation of Women Civil Servants and AWCS Civil Service Section)' available on microfilm. 'Why women clerks should organise' by Edith Crohn 1918, class number 331.4816510941 CRO. Some additional Annual reports and leaflets are held in the Printed Collections UDC Pamphlet Collection, such as leaflets 'The Need for Combination Among Women Clerical Workers' 1915, class 331.88:651:396 and 'The Woman Clerk and her Rights...' 1929 class 351.83:653.
The Working Class Movement Library holds additional records of APEX, the successor body to the Association of Women Clerks & Secretaries (AWCS) as well as papers from AWCS. The Trades union Congress library, London Metropolitan University holds publications by the Association of Women Clerks & Secretaries ref HD 6661 Z7
Related Record6NCS
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThis collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library @ LSE in advance of their first visit.
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