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Dalton, Alan James Patrick, 1946-2003, safety and environmental campaigner
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Alan Dalton papers

  • GB 249 DAL
  • Collectie
  • 1899 - 2003

Correspondence and papers from most of Dalton's career. The collection includes:

  • papers on Dalton's career and the libel cases brought against him
  • correspondence and papers originating from Dalton's roles at the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science, the Transport and General Workers' Union, the Environment Agency and others
  • correspondence with fellow activists, occupational health experts, academics, doctors, solicitors, politicians, trade unionists, campaign groups, asbestos victim support groups and others
  • subject files on environmental and occupational health issues, particularly asbestos
  • publications by Dalton and letters to the press
  • consultancy and expert witness work
  • notes and papers from conferences and meetings
  • correspondence and papers relating to Dalton's involvement in the production of television and radio programmes on asbestos, together with a series of video recordings and transcripts of documentaries and other programmes collected by Dalton on asbestos and other environmental and occupational health and safety topics.
  • press cuttings on asbestos and other environmental and occupational health issues
  • Dalton's library of books, academic papers, reports and other publications on asbestos and other environmental and occupational health issues

Dalton, Alan James Patrick, 1946-2003, safety and environmental campaigner

Alan Dalton correspondence and papers

Correspondence with and about safety and environment campaigner Alan Dalton.
Includes:
-Papers about the TUC Safety Convention 1997
-Correspondence about the death of Alan Dalton, on 11 Dec 2003, and his funeral
-A document: 'A Tribute to Alan Dalton'
-Minutes of a meeting of the National Hazards Campaign, 15 July 2002
-Papers and correspondence about a joint Hazards Campaign/TUC conference, 23 April 2001, at which Nancy Tait spoke
-Invitation to Alan Dalton's 50th Birthday Party
-Press Releases
-Some copies of Dalton articles
-Correspondence about Alan's involvement in and his leaving the 'Transport and General Workers' Union' (T&G)
-Correspondence about the OEDA 'balloon release', 1998
-Dalton's comments on the 'Peto Report', 1997
-Correspondence about fibre levels
-Copy of booklet 'Fighting Asbestos at work & at home'
-Copies of various articles about asbestos
-Copy of an article about John McPherson's story: 'Gleswegians fight asbestos'

Dalton, Alan James Patrick, 1946-2003, safety and environmental campaigner