Associated Iron Moulders of Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes, 1905-08, 1911-13; monthly reports, 1875-1920; deeds, 1837-1906.

Administrative / Biographical History

The union was founded as the Scottish Iron Moulders' Union in 1831. In 1869 it became the Associated Iron Moulders of Scotland. In 1920 it amalgamated with the Friendly Society of Iron Founders of England, Ireland and Wales and the Amalgamated Society of Coremakers of Great Britain and Ireland to form the National Union of Foundry Workers.

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. Authority files exist for the Associated Iron Moulders of Scotland (GB 152 AAR568) and its predecessor, the Scottish Iron Moulders' Union (GBR 0152 AAR569).

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) .