Amalgamated Society of Journeymen Felt Hatters

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Annual Reports, 1888-1913.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Amalgamated Society of Journeymen Felt Hatters was established in 1883. It later became the Amalgamated Society of Journeymen Felt Hatters and Allied Workers but this date is unknown.

Reference: Annual reports from collection; Arthur Marsh, Victoria Ryan and John B. Smethurst, Historical directory of trade unions. (Volume 4 .Aldershot : Scolar Press, 1994.).

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).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

These papers were transferred from the University Library (Old ref: 41T)

Other Finding Aids

A copy of this catalogue is available at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources.

An authority record exists for the Amalgamated Society of Journeymen Felt Hatters (GB 152 AAR2368).

Conditions Governing Use

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

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.

Accruals

Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

Papers of the Hooley Hill branch are located at Tameside Archives Service. Papers of the later body, the Amalgamated Society of Journeymen Felt Hatters and Allied Workers are held at Manchester Archives and Local Studies Centre.