Annual reports, 1880-1881, 1885-1899, 1901-1912 [indexed]; quarterly reports, 1880-1881, 1893-1897; and conference of deputies reports, 1897-1904.
Amalgamated Society of Tailors and Tailoresses.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Formed in Manchester in 1866 as the Amalgamated Society of Tailors, the union became the Amalgamated Society of Tailors and Tailoresses in 1906. It absorbed a number of local societies of tailors before merging with the Tailors and Garment Workers' Union in 1932 to form the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers.
Reference: Margaret Stewart and Leslie Hunter, 'The needle is threaded. The history of an industry' (1964).
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/
These records were deposited by the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/ATT
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.