A copy of this collection-level is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom. Part of the collection was catalogued by Andrew Buswell in 1989, and part by Clare Wightman in 1992 (later revised by Joanne Burman in 1998). The membership registers remain unlisted. Copies of the catalogues are available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom and at the National Register of Archives in London.
Authority files exist for the Ship Constructors' and Shipwrights' Association (GB 152 AAR0882), the Associated Society of Shipwrights (GB 152 AAR0883), the Amalgamated Society of Boilermakers, Shipwrights, Blacksmiths and Structural Workers (GB 15 AAR0874) and the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union (GB 15 AAR0816).