National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers, including the Amalgamated Society of Tailoresses and the United Clothing Workers' Union, comprising 1. Amalgamated Society of Tailors; 2. London Society of Tailors and Tailoresses (formerly West End Branch of the Amalgamated Society of Tailors and Tailoresses); 3.United Clothing Workers' Union; 4. National Unions of Tailors and Garment Workers.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers was formed in 1932. It consisted of various smaller unions, among them the Amalgamated Society of Tailors, the London Society of Tailors and Tailoresses, the United Clothing Workers Union and the National Unions of Tailors and Garment Workers. In 1991 it joined the General Municipal and Boilermakers (GMB).

Arrangement

Four folders containing the papers of the four unions.

Conditions Governing Access

OPEN

Other Finding Aids

Printed handlist available

Archivist's Note

Output from CAIRS using template 14 and checked by hand on May 8, 2002

Conditions Governing Use

APPLY TO ARCHIVIST

Custodial History

These papers were collected by Mrs S Lerner for her thesis "The United Clothing Workers' Union- a study in social disorganisation".

Geographical Names