This collection contains: general membership roll; journal and annual reports.
United Operative Masons' and Granite Cutters' Union
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 OMG
- Dates of Creation1888-1933
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The union was founded in 1888 as the Aberdeen Operative Masons' and Stonecutters' Society. It changed its name in 1896. In 1920 the United Operative Masons' Association of Scotland, the Associated Paviors' Federal Union, the Scottish Amalgamated Society of Mosaic and Encaustic Tile Fixers, Marble Workers and Fireplace Builders and the United Operative Masons' and Granite Cutters' Union amalgamated to form the Building and Monumental Workers' Association of Scotland.
Reference: William Diack, 'Rise and progress of the granite industry in Aberdeen' (1949) [A copy of this reprint from 'Quarry Managers' Journal' is held in the AUBTW section of the UCATT deposit: MSS.78/AU/5/3].
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/
The United Operative Masons' and Granite Cutters' Union's papers form part of the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians' (UCATT) archive. The initial deposit was made in 1974 and accruals are listed under the entry for the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (MSS.78/UC).