Records of the Women's Trade Union League, 1875-1921 comprising: Annual Report (printed) 1875-1921; Minutes 1904-1908, 1911-1921; Correspondence on merger with Trades Union Congress, 1921; Women's Trades Union review (Quarterly Journal of WTUL), 1891-1919.
Women's Trade Union League
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1924 WTUL
- Dates of Creation1875-1921
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Women's Trade Union League was established by Mrs Patterson in 1874. By the 1890s ten London Unions, and over thirty provincial unions were affiliated from Bookbinding, Shirt and Collar Making, Tailoring, Dressmaking and Milinery, Cigar Making Match and Matchbox Making, Ropemaking, Weaving, Laundry, Boot and Shoe Making, Silk Working, Upholstery, Lace Making, Pottery, Paper Making and Shop Working. The League was absorbed into the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in 1921.
Open to bona fide researchers by appointment, at the discretion of the TUC Librarian.
Presented to the TUC Library, 1928.
Other Finding Aids
Fonds level description only.
Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project. Used with the kind permission of the AIM25 project. Amended by Genesis Project Officer, June 2002. Submitted to the Archives Hub in 2008 as part of the Genesis 2008 Project.
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