Deposit E100 - Federated Coopers of Australia New South Wales Branch deposit 1

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Federated Coopers of Australia New South Wales Branch deposit 1


  • 1881 - 1958 (Creation)

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1.2 m

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(c. 1881 - 1910)

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Originally known as the Coopers United Protective and Philanthropic Society of New South Wales, by 1886 this union had been renamed the Journeymen Coopers' Society of Sydney and Vicinity. On 21 October 1892 the union was renamed again, this time as the Journeymen Coopers' Society of New South Wales. The Society was registered under the New South Wales industrial relations legislation on 23 September 1909. In 1910 it helped form the Federated Coopers' of Australia and subsequently became its New South Wales branch.

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(1910 - 1977)

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The Federated Coopers of Australia was formed in 1910 and registered in 1913 as an amalgamation of state unions such as the Journeymen Coopers' Society of New South Wales and the Victorian Society of Coopers. It was deregistered in 1977.

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Minutes (1886-1896, 1909-1957), correspondence, financial records, records relating to 1919 Tooth's strike, and membership records (1937-1950, some earlier).


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Entered from deposit description 12 October 2012




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