Our guides provide information on archive sources held at the Modern Records Centre which are relevant to particular research subjects.
They are arranged in the following categories:
Are you looking for an ancestor? (information on sources for genealogy at the Modern Records Centre, arranged by occupation)
Occupational Guide (pdf)
The Confederation of British Industry and predecessor archives (booklet published in 1997) (pdf)
Co-operative sources (pdf)
Rubery Owen Holdings Ltd archive (booklet published in 1997) (pdf)
Copies of R.W. Stacey and A.T. Collis, British Association of Social Workers: Catalogue and Guide to the archives of the predecessor organisations, 1890-1970 (the published finding aid to MSS.378) can be purchased from BASW by writing to: BASW Publications, 16 Kent Street, Birmingham, B5 6RD or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .
The personal papers of Sir Victor Gollancz (booklet published in 1997) (pdf)
A postman's round (extracts from the diary of a Victorian letter-carrier in East London) (booklet published in 1991) (pdf)
Tom Mann: A bibliography (booklet published in 1993) (pdf)
Women at work and in society (booklet, 2nd edition, published in 1991) (pdf)
The Osborne case papers and other records of the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants (booklet published in 1979) (pdf)
The Trades Union Congress archive, 1920-60 (booklet published in 1992) (pdf)
The Trade Union Congress archive 1960-70 (booklet published in 1998) (pdf)
The International Transport Workers' Federation archive (booklet published in 1985) (pdf)