Deposit E187 - Sheet Metal Working Industrial Union of Australia, Victorian Branch deposit

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E187

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Sheet Metal Working Industrial Union of Australia, Victorian Branch deposit

Date(s)

  • 1883 - 1945 (Creation)

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0.68 m

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Name of creator

(1911 - 1972)

Biographical history

The union was originally registered as the Amalgamated Tinsmiths' Sheet Metal Workers' Cannister Makers' Gas Meter Makers' & Assistants' Union in 1911 and comprised of unions that had operated since 1881. From 1913 its name changed to the Sheet Metal Working Industrial Union of Australia. In 1945 the union changed its name to the Sheet Metal Working Agricultural Implement & Stove Making Industrial Union of Australia to reflect growing membership from members of the Federated Agricultural Implement & Stovemakers' Porcelain Enamellers' & Ironworkers' Association of Australia. It was deregistered in 1972 and joined the Amalgamated Engineering Union to form the Amalgamated Metal Workers' Union in 1973.

Name of creator

(1883 - 1910)

Biographical history

This union operated from 1883 until 1910 when it merged into the newly federated union the Amalgamated Tinsmiths' Sheet Metal Workers' Cannister Makers' Gas Meter Makers' & Assistants' Union.

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Scope and content

Register of members, contribution books, financial records, Treasurer's account book and Secretary's cash book. Includes records of predecessors the Amalgamated Tinsmiths, Sheet Metal Workers, Cannister Makers, Gas Meter Makers and Assistants Union, the United Tinsmiths, Ironworkers and Japanners Society of Victoria, and contribution book of the Sheet Metal Working, Agricultural Implement & Stovemaking Industrial Union of Australia (Queensland branch).

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Related units of description

NBAC deposits: T23; E110; E186; E196; E206; E220; E222; E232; E245; E262; N24; N33; P120

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Entered from deposit description on 11 February 2013

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