Amalgamated Engineering Union

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Reports;
  • Executive Council papers and decisions;
  • National Committee and conference reports including youth and women's conferences;
  • rules;
  • final appeal court reports;
  • other papers including union leaflets, election material, newspaper cuttings, agreements, membership records and handbooks and circulars;
  • branch and district records.

Administrative / Biographical History

Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers: 1992 merged with the Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunication and Plumbing Union to form the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union (AEEU). 2002 Merged into AMICUS

Amalgamated Union of Engineering and Foundry Workers: Historical Directory of trade Unions, vol 2 pg 19

Amalgamated Engineering Union (1920-1968): Historical Directory of Trade Unions, vol 2 pg 12

Amalgamated Society of Engineers, Machinists, Smiths, Millwrights and Pattern Makers: Historical Directory of Trade unions, vol 2 pg 16

Arrangement

  • Series 1: reports
  • Series 2: Executive Council papers and decisions
  • Series 3: National Committee and conference reports including youth and women's conferences
  • Series 4: Rules
  • Series 5: Final appeal court reports
  • Series 6: other papers including union leaflets, election material, newspaper cuttings, agreements, membership records and handbooks and circulars
  • Series 7: branch and district records

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation.

If you wish to visit the library you need to make an appointment. The Working Class Movement Library is open Tuesday-Friday 10.00am-5.00pm and every 3rd Saturday of the month 10.00am-4.00pm.

To book an appointment, telephone: 0161 736 3601 or email: enquiries@wcml.org.uk.

Other Finding Aids

The full catalogue is available online on the Working Class Movement Library's Web Site - www.wcml.org.uk

[N.B. to access descriptions of individual files and items, click on the magnifying glass by 'context contains' at the bottom of the catalogue page.]

Archivist's Note

Catalogued as part of the HLF project 'The past meets the present'.

Appraisal Information

Duplicate rule books - Amalgamated Society of Engineers, 1885 (6 copies), 1892 (1 copy), 1897 (3 copies), 1902 (2 copies), 1905 (1 copy), 1908 (2 copies), 1913 ( 2 copies), 1916 (5 copies). Amalgamated Engineering Union 1920 (3 copies), 1923 (2 copies), 1926 (1 copy), 1931 (1 copy), 1936 (1 copy), 1940 (1 copy), 1946 (1 copy), 1951 (2 copies), 1956 (1 copy), 1960 (1 copy), 1965 (2 copies). Amalgamated Society of Engineering Workers, 1971 (1 copy), 1979 (2 copies), n.d. (11 copies). rule book n.d. (1 copy). Officers' pension fund, 1965 (1 copy), 1947 (4 copies). Australian section, 1959 (1 copy), partial alterations 1963 (16 copies).

Geographical Names