Rules, 1889; reports and statement of accounts of the Amalgamated Society of Operative Lacemakers, 1900-1905.
Amalgamated Society of Operative Lacemakers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Amalgamated Society of Operative Lace Makers was formed in 1874 as an amalgamation of the Curtain Lace Trade Society, the Levers Lace Trade Society and the Plain Net Trade Society. It amalgamated with the Auxiliary Society of Male Lace Workers and the Female Lace Workers Society to form the Amalgamated Society of Operative Lace Makers and Auxiliary Workers in June 1933. Reference: Quarterly and half-yearly reports from collection; Arthur Marsh, Victoria Ryan and John B. Smethurst, Historical Directory of Trade Unions (Volume 4. Aldershot : Scolar Press, 1994.).
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/
MSS.471 was transferred from the University Library (old ref: 41T). Accession 597 was deposited by Community, the successor trade union, in 2007.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/SOL
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are not expected.