Paper Stainers' Union of General Workers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes, 1897-1925.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Paper Stainers' Union of General Workers was established in 1890 in Darwen, Lancashire. In 1919 its merger with the Amalgamated Society of Machine Paper Stainers and Colour Mixers of Great Britain formed the Wallpaper Workers' Union.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open

Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for this corporate body (GB 152 AAR126).

Conditions Governing Use

Any proposal to write the complete history of the union should be referred to the Head of Education and Training at the Graphical, Paper and Media Union. Please consult an archivist.

Custodial History

The Paper Stainers' Union of General Workers' records form part of the National Union of Wallcoverings, Decorative and Allied Trades archive. This was collected by Richard Storey on the 20th May 1980 and deposited on indefinite loan in the Centre.