Papers and a tape recording of Stynes' reminiscences, re: local TGWU activities, and especially the Standard strike, 1956.
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).
The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1977.
Standard Motor Company, Coventry
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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