CollectionWilliam Norton Papers

Documents and correspondence received in capacity as TD and Minister covering a wide range of subjects including:

Housing, 1925-1940

Land annuities, 1929-1936

Commonwealth Labour Conference, 1930

Select Committee on State Mining Rights of which Norton was chairman 1930-1935

Temporary Economies Act, 1933-1934

Conditions of Employment Bill, 1935

Industrial Trust of Ireland ,1935

Wages Rynana (Shannon) scheme, 1935

Social security/welfare legislation and schemes, 1937-1952

Economic Council, 1941

Labour Party and ITUC delegation to Minister for Supplies, 1942

Central Bank Bill, 1942

Ground rents, 1946

Budget estimates, 1946-1950

Memos to government covering a range of social and economic concerns, 1948-1950

Irish Republican Prisoners Release Committee, 1948-1950

Connolly memorial plaque, 1949-1950

Partition, 1949-1951

Financial relations between Britain and Northern Ireland, 1950

Interview with Taoiseach, 1951

Fuel campaign, 1950-1951

Mother and Child Scheme, 1950-1951

Bord na Mona, 1951

Reports etc., received as Minister for Industry and Commerce

Miscellaneous files, 1936-1951

AccessBy prior appointment
Repository NameIrish Labour History Museum
AddressBeggars Bush Haddington Road Dublin 4
EircodeD04 DP27
Telephone(01) 668-1071
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CommentA partial list of the contents of the Irish Labour History Archive is available through the Irish Labour History Society (see link).