A Summary Description of the William A. Brown papers


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Administrative/Biographical History

Scope and Content

System of Arrangement

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Appraisal, Destruction, Scheduling

Accruals

Access Conditions

Restrictions

Language of Material

Finding Aids

Related Units of Description

Index Headings

A Summary Description of the William A. Brown papers


ReferenceGB 0152 MSS 446
TitleWilliam A. Brown papers
Dates of Creation1963-1992
Held atModern Records Centre, University of Warwick Library
Extent0.44 cubic metres
Name of CreatorWilliam A. Brown
Level of description Fonds

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Administrative/Biographical History

William Arthur Brown was born in 1945 and educated at Leeds Grammar School and Wadham College, Oxford. He was an economic assistant at the National Board for Prices and Incomes, 1966-1968 and a research associate (and later a research fellow) at the University of Warwick from 1968. William Brown's colleagues in these years included Allan Flanders and Hugh Clegg, some of whose research files on industrial relations are included in this collection. William Brown was appointed as the Director of the Industrial Relations Research Unit (IRRU) in 1981. Four years later he was elected as a Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge and also became the Montague Burton Professor of Industrial Relations at the University of Cambridge. A member of the Low Pay Commission from 1997, Professor Brown became the Master of Darwin College, Cambridge in 2000. He was awarded the CBE in 2002.

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Scope and Content

National Board for Prices and Incomes, Payments by Results case studies, memoranda 1966-1969; British Leyland (Austin-Morris) Engines Division - final reports in industrial relations by Allan Flanders, Alan Fox, Ian Brough, 1970; Merseyside earnings data collected by Derek Robinson, 1962-1964; IRRU survey of shop stewards, 1976.

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System of Arrangement

The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was deposited in the Centre by Professor William Brown in April 2002.

Appraisal, Destruction, Scheduling

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.

Accruals

Further deposits are expected.

Access Conditions

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Copyright/Reproduction

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

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Language of Material

English

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Finding Aids

A copy of this collection-level description is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom. A box list of this archive is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom.

An authority record exists for William Brown (GB 0152 AAR1205).

Related Units of Description

The Modern Records Centre also holds the papers of Professor Hugh Clegg (references MSS.35, MSS.54). The Public Record Office holds archives of the National Board for Prices and Incomes (reference LAB).

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Index Headings

Brough, Ian

Brown, William Arthur, 1945-

Flanders, Allan, 1910-1973

Fox, Alan

National Board for Prices and Incomes

Robinson, Derek, 1932-

Shop stewards -- Great Britain

Wages -- Great Britain

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