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Ministry of Munitions papers concerning industrial disputes, Sept. 1915- May 1917

MS. Addison dep. c. 88
Held at the Weston Library

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Ministry of Munitions papers concerning industrial disputes, 1915-1917, (fols. 1-53) 'Intelligence/Labour matters from Secret Service', Sept. 1915-Mar. 1917, concerning strikes in the Clyde, South Wales, and Barrow-in-Furness, including discussions of organisations such as the Independent Labour Party, Clyde Workers Council, Women's Social and Political Union, and Syndicalists, with (fols. 48-49) an appeal by the British Socialist Party and Glasgow District Council for the release of John Maclean; (fols. 54-125) 'Lynden Macassey and Barrow Strike', report on strikes in the Clyde, Barrow-in-Furness, including correspondence and discussion of Vickers Erith machine gun factory, Aug. 1916, with (fols. 116-124) notes on the effect of strikes on gun output, Mar.-Apr. 1917; (fols. 126-135) reports of strikes, Feb.-Mar.1917, and (fols. 136-154) negotiations, May 1917, with the Amalgamated Society of Engineers over industrial action.


  • Creation: Sept. 1915- May 1917


154 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Addison dep. c. 88

Former reference:

Box 13 (= fols. 1-53, 126-135); 56 (= fols. 54-125); 70 (= fols. 136-154): file 174 (= fols. 1-53); from 171/118.4/693 (= fols. 54-125); F402 (= fols. 136-154)

Repository Details

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