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National Society of Plate Glass Silverers, Siders, Cutters and Fitters

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1924 Plate Glass
Held at: Trades Union Congress (TUC) Library Collections and University Archives at London Metropolitan University
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Full title: National Society of Plate Glass Silverers, Siders, Cutters and Fitters
Date(s): 1893-1903
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): National Society of Plate Glass Silverers, Siders, Cutters and Fitters
Amalgamated Plate Glass Workers' Trade Union

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The National Society of Plate Glass Silverers, Siders, Cutters and Fitters was established in 1891, and had 236 members by 1892. In 1893 it amalgamated with the National Plate Glass Bevellers Trade Union to form the Amalgamated Plate Glass Workers' Trade Union. The partnership between the two organisations lasted only until 1895 when they agreed to separate and resume their former independent existence. The Union resumed with 313 members in 1895, numbers fell to 201 by 1902. The organisation was dissolved in 1903.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Minute book of the National Society of Plate Glass Silverers, Siders, Cutters and Fitters, 1895-1903, particularly references to London, Belfast and Dublin branches [records for 1896-1897 are missing]. Volume also includes Rules of the Amalgamated Plate Glass Workers' Trade Union [c1893] and printed resolution of the Union, against hiring agreements.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Single volume

Conditions governing access:

Open to bona fide researchers at the discretion of the TUC Librarian.

Conditions governing reproduction:

At the discretion of the TUC Librarian and subject to copyright conditions.

Finding aids:

None

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred to the TUC Library Collections at the University of North London by the TUC in 1998.

Allied Materials

Related material:


National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project. Source: Historical Directory of Trade Unions, Volume 2, by Arthur Marsh and Victoria Ryan, (1980).

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000 and National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2002

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