Building and Monumental Workers' Association of Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Cash books, 1938-42; Journal, 1924-41; register of members, 1880-1942.

Administrative / Biographical History

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. The union amalgamated with the Amalgamated Union of Building Trade Workers in 1942.

Reference: William Diack, Rise and progress of the granite industry in Aberdeen.1949. [Copy at MSS.78/AU/5/3]

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Archivist's Note

The archive has been listed as part of the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians. An authority file exists for the Building and Monumental Workers' Association of Scotland (GB 152 AAR496).

Custodial History

The Building and Monumental Workers' Association of Scotland's papers form part of the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians 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) .