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Amalgamated Textile Workers' Union

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This material is held at Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick
Reference Number(s) GB 152 GB 152 MSS.192/ATW
Dates of Creation 1976-1979
Language of Material English.
Physical Description [ not recorded ]

Scope and Content

Some publications, 1976-9.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Amalgamated Textile Workers' Union was formed in 1974 by the amalgamation of the National Union of Textile and Allied Workers and the Amalgamated Weavers' Association. In 1985 it joined the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union.

Reference: Arthur Marsh, Victoria Ryan and John B. Smethurst, Historical directory of trade unions. Volume 4. Aldershot : Scolar Press, 1994.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open.

Custodial History

Acquisition Information

The Amalgamated Textile Workers' Union's papers form part of the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union archive. The initial deposit related to this archive was made in 1978 and accruals are listed under the entry for the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union (MSS.192/GMB) .

Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for this corporate body (GB 152 AAR848).

The main archives of the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union, including the boilermakers' section, remain with the union at its national college. Some records have, however, been transferred to the Working Class Movement Library, Salford : see Working Class Movement Library, Bulletin, no. 2 (1992), pp. 67-92, for a description of these records. Some records of the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers are also held in the London Archive, Department of Politics, Queen Mary & Westfield College, London. The records of numerous textile unions are in the Lancashire Record Office. Other material, including some Blacksmiths' Society records, is held by the Centre.

Preferred Citation

Amalgamated Textile Workers' Union (MSS.192/ATW), Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick

Subjects

Textile workers Labor unions Great Britain

Corporate Names

Amalgamated Textile Workers' Union
National Union of Textile and Allied Workers
Amalgamated Weavers' Association
General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union

Cataloguing Info

Title Amalgamated Textile Workers' Union 1976-9
Author Uncatalogued
Publication Modern Records Centre
University of Warwick Library , Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK , Telephone: +44 (0)1203 524219 , Fax: +44 (0)1203 572988 , Email: archives@warwick.ac.uk , URL: http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/index.shtml ,
Creation Finding aid encoded manually by Alan Crookham, April 1999.
Revisions
16 June 2005
  • Catalogue record converted to EAD2002, May 2005.