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Amalgamated Union of Building Trade Workers: 'Trade Circular and General Reporter', 1921

The Amalgamated Union of Building Trade Workers (AUBTW) was established on 1 January 1921 by the amalgamation of the Operative Society of Masons, Quarrymen and Allied Trades of England and Wales, the Manchester Unity of Operative Bricklayers' Society and the London Order of Operative Bricklayers' Society.

The 'Trade Circular and General Reporter' was the internal bulletin sent to members of the AUBTW and included Executive Council minutes, notices, lists of recipients of compensation, correspondence and articles on items of general interest. As the circulars include full minutes they tend to be considerably larger than a magazine or newspaper (the volume containing the first 8 circulars consists of 950 pages).

The earliest volume of the 'Trade Circular and General Reporter', covering the first year of the new trade union, is available through the Modern Records Centre's catalogue:

Special amalgamation circular, Mar 1921Link opens in a new window

No.1, May 1921Link opens in a new window

No.2, Jul 1921Link opens in a new window

No.3, Aug 1921Link opens in a new window

No.4, Sep 1921Link opens in a new window

No.5, Oct 1921Link opens in a new window

No.6, Nov 1921Link opens in a new window

No.7, Dec 1921Link opens in a new window

Front page pf the Trade Circular and General Reporter, no.3