Amalgamated Moulders and Kindred Industries' Trade Union

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Delegate committee minutes, 1891-7; various reports, 1890-1934; rulebooks, 1890-1950; some correspondence files and financial records.

Administrative / Biographical History

The society was established as the Amalgamated Society of Plate and Machine Moulders in 1890. Under the title of the Amalgamated Moulders and Kindred Industries' Trade Union it joined the Amalgamated Union of Foundry Workers in 1967.

Reference: H.J. Fyrth and H. Collins, The foundry workers, a trade union history.Manchester, 1959.

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Archivist's Note

The records have been listed as part of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Foundry Section) archive. An authority file exists for the Amalgamated Moulders and Kindred Industries' Trade Union (GB 152 AAR592) and for its predecessor, the Amalgamated Society of Plate and Machine Moulders (GBR 0152 AAR591).

Custodial History

The archive has been deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan by the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Foundry Section). The first deposit consisted of fifty shelf feet of records collected from the AUEW office in Manchester by Janet Druker on 24th April 1974. Accruals and related deposits are listed under the entry for the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Foundry Section) (MSS.41/AUEF) .