Reference number
  • UCO
  • 1898-1900
  • Collection
  • Monthly Gazette, 1898-1900.
  • 1 volume
Admin history
  • The union was formed in 1894 by the amalgamation of the Bristol Clothiers Cutters Trade Association and the Leeds Wholesale Clothiers Operatives Union. In 1915 it was a founder member of the United Garment Workers Union.
    Reference: Arthur Marsh, Victoria Ryan and John B. Smethurst, Historical Directory of Trade Unions Volume 4. Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1994.
  • The collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Finding aids
  • An authority record exists for the Amalgamated Union of Clothiers Operatives (GB 0152 AAR0839).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • Papers of the United Garment Workers Union are held at the British Library of Political and Economic Science (GB 0097 COLL MISC 674) The Modern Records Centre holds other collections relating to the garment industry and its workers: National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers; Amalgamated Society of Tailors and Tailoresses
  • Clothing Workers -- Great Britain