Deposit E116 - Printing Industry Employees' Union of Australia, Western Australian Branch deposit

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AU NBAC E116

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

Date(s)

  • 1908 - 1961 (Creation)

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0.15 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

(1888 - 1921; 1930 - 1935)

Biographical history

The Western Australian Typographical Industrial Union of Workers was originally formed as the Western Australian Typographical Society in 1888. It was reorganised in 1889 and the name changed to the Western Australian Typographical Industrial Union of Workers. In 1916, the union became a branch of the federated Printing Industry Employees' Union of Australia, though retaining its former name until June 1921 when it merged with the Goldfields Typographical Union, the Bookbinders' and Paper Rulers' Union and the Metropolitan Female Printing Employees' Union of Workers, Western Australia. On 26 October 1930 the Western Australian branch left the federal body and became the Printing Industry Employees' Union of Western Australia until it re-affiliated in September 1935.

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(1931 - 1938)

Biographical history

The Newspaper Industry Union of Workers was formed in September 1931 by a section of newspaper employees in Perth. This union amalgamated with the Western Australian branch of the Printing Industry Employees' Union of Australia on 28 November 1938.

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Scope and content

Minute books, correspondence, financial records, membership records, awards and arbitration material, reports and rule books. Includes records of predecessors the Western Australian Typographical Industrial Union of Workers, the Metropolitan Female Printing Employees' Union of Workers of Western Australia, and the Newspaper Industry Union of Workers.

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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Related units of description

NBAC deposits N69; Z482; M33; T39; T43; T52; E92; M42; N12; Z116; E216; T54; E91; M23; N246; N318; M22

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Note

E116/1 and most of file E116/3 were returned to the depositor in the 1960s. As item E116/2 was in two parts the present list has made E116/2/1-2 into E116/1 and E116/2. The remaining item from E116/3 has remained as the original number. The returned original number of E116/1 was minutes of general, special, quarterly and half-yearly Board and Special Board meetings 1920-1932 and are available on microfilm ref: M33

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Entered from deposit description on 17 December 2012

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