Print Block, Roller and Stamp Cutters' Society

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes, 1889-1968; accounts, 1903-37; some branch records, 1903-61.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Print Block, Roller and Stamp Cutters' Society was founded in Manchester, England, in November 1889 as the Amalgamated Society of Block, Roller and Stamp Cutters. It became the Print Block, Roller and Stamp Cutters' Society in 1930. In 1917 the union became a founder member of the Wallpaper Stainers Trade Union Federation. In 1969 it transferred its engagements to the Wallpaper Workers' Union.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open

Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for this corporate body (GB 152 AAR124).

Conditions Governing Use

Any proposal to write the complete history of the union should be referred to the Head of Education and Training at the Graphical, Paper and Media Union. Please consult an archivist.

Custodial History

The Print Block, Roller and Stamp Cutters' Society records form part of the National Union of Wallcoverings, Decorative and Allied Trades archive. This was collected by Richard Storey on the 20th May 1980 and deposited on indefinite loan in the Centre.