Catalogue description Richard Stynes Papers

This record is held by Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

Details of MSS.145
Reference: MSS.145
Title: Richard Stynes Papers

Papers and a tape recording of Stynes' reminiscences, re: local TGWU activities, and especially the Standard strike, 1956.

Date: 1944-1977
Related material:

The Centre also holds the records of the Transport and General Workers' Union (MSS.126) Authority files exist for Richard Stynes (GBR 0152 AAR0987) and the Transport and General Workers' Union (GBR 0152 AAR0168).

Held by: Warwick University: Modern Records Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Stynes, Richard, fl 1944-1977

Immediate source of acquisition:

The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1977.

  • Standard Motor Company, Coventry
  • Massey-Ferguson, Coventry
  • Labour disputes
Administrative / biographical background:

Richard ('Dick') Stynes worked as a Coventry Transport and General Workers' Union shop steward and convenor in various factories, including Standard (Aero Division, where he was involved in the 1956 strike) and Massey-Ferguson.

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