Amalgamated Union of Clothiers Operatives

Scope and Content

Series 1: Reports
Series 2: Monthly gazettes
Series 3: Rule books
Series 4: Other papers

Administrative / Biographical History

The Amalgamated Union of Clothiers Operatives was formed in 1894 from an amalgamation of the Bristol Clothiers Cutters Trade Association and the Leeds Wholesale Clothiers Operatives Union. In 1916 it merged with four other unions to form the United Garment Workers Union.

Access Information

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Some of the material is fragile

Archivist's Note

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