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Lithographic unions

Amalgamated Society of Lithographic Artists, Designers, Engravers and Process Workers (SLADE)

These workers provided the illustrations in a publication.

Amalgamated Society of Lithographic Printers of Great Britain and Ireland emblem  1879 - Amalgamated Society of Lithographic Printers and Auxiliaries formed

1885 - National Society of Lithographic Artists, Designers and Writers, Copperplate and Wood Engravers formed. Changed National to Amalgamated in its title in 1887.

1903 - Amalgamated Society of Lithographic Artists, Designers and Writers, Copperplate and Wood Engravers changed name to Amalgamated Society of Lithographic Artists, Designers, Engravers and Process Workers (SLADE)

1969- Amalgamated Society of Lithographic Printers and Auxiliaries merged with the National Graphical Association

1982 - Amalgamated Society of Lithographic Artists, Designers, Engravers and Process Workers (SLADE) amalgamated with the National Graphical Association.

 

Resources about Lithographic Unions in the libray collectionSLADE and Process Workers North East Branch banner

The Library's extensive collection of SLADE archive material runs from 1902 to 1983.  It includes annual reports 1902-1976; Executive Committee minutes (1979-1982) and delegate meeting reports (1948-75); rule books;  other papers including trade lists, registers and subscription books; branch records including Leeds branch and Manchester branch. 

Thomas Sproat (compiler), The history and progress of the Amalgamated Society of Lithographic Printers and Auxiliaries of Great Britain and Ireland, 1880-1930 - jubilee souvenir (1930) – Shelfmark: B47

 

Resources held by the Modern Records Office

Other records are held at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick:
Amalgamated Society of Lithographic Printers (MSS.39/ASL)
Society of Lithographic Artists, Designers, Engravers and Process Workers (MSS.39/SLA, MSS.555/SLA, MSS.630/SLA)

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