Deposit E92 - Printing Industry Employees' Union of Australia, South Australian Branch deposit

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AU NBAC E92

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Printing Industry Employees' Union of Australia, South Australian Branch deposit

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  • 1874 - 1961 (Creation)

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5.85 m

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Name of creator

(c. 1916 - 1966)

Biographical history

The Printing Industry Employees' Union of Australia, known as the One Big Union of Printers in 1916, was registered federally in 1917. On 31 March 1966 the Printing Industry Employees' Union of Australia and the Amalgamated Printing Trades Employees' Union of Australia signed an agreement to amalgamate to form the Printing and Kindred Industries Union.

Name of creator

(1874 - 1916)

Biographical history

The union was established in November 1874 as the South Australian Typographical Society. It became known as Branch No. 3 of the Australasian Typographical Society when the federal body was formed in 1880. In December 1916 the union became the South Australian Branch of the Printing Industry Employees' Union of Australia.

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(1907 - 1910)

Biographical history

The Letterpress Printers', Machinists' and Stereotypers' Association of South Australia was formed in September 1907. In October 1910 it became a section of the South Australian Typographical Society following amendment of the rules of membership of the Typographical Society.

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Minute books and agenda, correspondence, circulars, arbitration material, registers of members and other membership records, reports and financial records, general subject files re awards and industry material, wages and time books, photographs of delegates to the Federal Council, rules and publications. Includes records of predecessors the South Australian Typographical Society, Letterpress Printers, Machinists and Stereotypers' section of the SA Typographical Society; and records of the South Australian Typographical Sick Benefit Society and Adelaide Branch of the Australian Federated Association of Bookbinders, Paper-rulers and Cutters.

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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Related units of description

NBAC deposits N69; Z482; M42; N12; Z116; E216; T39; T43; T52; T54; E91; M23; N246; E116; M33; N318; M22

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The Adelaide Branch of the Australian Federated Association of Bookbinders, Paper-rulers and Cutters, formed in may 1891, remained a separate organisation until November 1920 when it became a section of the South Australian Branch of the Printing Industry Employees' Union of Australia.

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Entered from deposit description on 17 December 2012

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