Reference number
  • BMS
Date
  • 1880-1942
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Financial records, 1932-1942; membership records, (1884)-1941; 'The Building and Monumental Workers' Trade Journal', 1924-1941.
Extent
  • 5 boxes
Admin history
  • In 1920 the United Operative Masons' Association of Scotland, the Associated Paviors' Federal Union, the Scottish Amalgamated Society of Mosaic and Encaustic Tile Fixers, Marble Workers and Fireplace Builders and the United Operative Masons and Granite Cutters' Union amalgamated to form the Building and Monumental Workers' Association of Scotland (BMWAS). The union amalgamated with the Amalgamated Union of Building Trade Workers in 1942.
    Reference: William Diack, 'Rise and progress of the granite industry in Aberdeen' (1949) [Copy at MSS.78/AU/5/3].
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • See also: Operative Bricklayers' Society; United Operative Masons and Granite Cutters' Union; United Operative Masons' Association of Scotland; Operative Society of Masons, Quarrymen and Allied Trades of England and Wales