This collection contains records of the Aberdeen district office, and the Keith and Turriff branches of the A.S.W., and its predecessors. Demarcation between records created by A.S.W. and records created by its predecessors is not always clear, and for the purpose of this collection level description they have been described as one. The deposit also includes records of the National Federation of Building Trade Operatives Aberdeen Branch). The records are described below under these four headings.
A.S.W. (Aberdeen District and Management Committees) Minutes, 1927 - 1951; cash books and accounts, 1912 and 1929 - 1955; correspondence, 1901 - 1911 and 1920 - 1964; monthly reports (Associated Carpenters' and Joiners' Society), 1894 - 1911;annual reports (Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers), 1943 - 1957 (incomplete); annual delegate conference reports, 1950 - 1957; misc. printed papers, 1877 - 1961 (including rule books of the Society and its predecessors, 1877 - 1952, pamphlets and reports re. working conditions published by the Society and other organisations, 1895 - 1958, and minutes and reports of other Trade Unions, 1940 - 1954)
A.S.W. (Keith Branch) Minutes, 1938 - 1960, cash book, 1939 - 1957, contributions book, 1938 - 1969, Treasurer's cash book, 1957 - 1960, proposition and entrance book, 1949 - 1960, ' Sick Steward's ' book, 1946 - 1960, unemployment benefit book, 1946 - 1960, ' Vacant book ', 1940 - 1960.
A.S.W. (Turriff Branch) Minutes, 1942 - 1959, correspondence, 1956 - 1959
National Federation of Building Trade Operatives (Aberdeen Branch) Minutes, 1937 - 1951