Deposit E189 - Building Trades Federation of Victoria deposit

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Building Trades Federation of Victoria deposit


  • 1923 - c. 1966 (Creation)

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0.45 m

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(1914 - c. 1965)

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The Building Trades' Federation of Victoria was formed from the United Building Trades Council in 1914. It was a peak body which represented various unions connected with the building trade including: boiler makers (building section), bricklayers, builders' laborers, carpenters, masons, painters, plumbers, slaters and tilers, timber workers, tile layers, ironworkers and brick, tile and pottery workers.

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(1923 - 1925)

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The Guild was registered in 1923 and was dissolved in October 1925. It belonged to the Building Trades Federation of Victoria.

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Includes minutes, rules, financial records, correspondence, and membership records. Records of the Building Trades Guild of Victoria and unions which belonged to the Building Trades Federation of Victoria. Series 5 is a miscellany of members' and financial records which cannot be identified as belonging to any particular union.


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University of Melbourne Archives: 1988.0081; 1986.0180
Museum Victoria: HT 9863

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Entered from deposit description on 2 October 2012




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