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Booklet - Laws & Rules of Debate, Saddlery, Leather & Canvas Section, Victorian Branch, circa 1939 Document Reg. No: HT 12362

Summary:
Booklet titled "Laws and Rules of Debate of the Saddlery, Leather and Canvas Section of the Victorian Branch", The Australian Saddlery, Leather, Sail, Canvas, Tanning, Leather-Dressing and Allied Workers' Trades Employees' Federation, circa 1939.

Used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond. Cover of book indicates it belonged to Arthur H. Atkins, a manager in the firm and son of one of the founders.

Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.
Description:
Booklet featuring a soft card cover, light grey in colour, with the title printed in black ink. Comprises 76 pages printed in black ink, with advertisements interspersed throughout. An advertisement for Victoria Bitter Ale is printed on the back cover, in black. The booklet is secured with two staples along the spine.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1994
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 0.5 cm (Height), 11.0 cm (Width), 13.5 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: glovemaking, leatherworking, saddlery, trade unions
Themes this item is part of: Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory
Primary Classification: TRADE UNIONS
Secondary Classification: Textile, Clothing & Footwear
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Front cover: "The Australian Saddlery, Leather, Sail, Canvas, / Tanning, Leather-Dressing and Allied Workers' / Trades Employees' Federation / Registered under the Commonwealth Conciliation / and Arbitration Act / Laws and Rules of Debate / of the / SADDLERY, LEATHER AND CANVAS SECTION / of the / VICTORIAN BRANCH / Federal Arbitration Court / Award / and / Workers' Compensation Act / W. O'BRIEN, President / P. MYERS, Secretary. / OFFICE - / Trades Hall, Melbourne CI ..."
Publisher: The Australian Saddlery, Leather, Sail, Canvas, Tanning, Leather-Dressing and Allied Workers' Trades Employees' Federation Saddlery, Leather & Canvas Section, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1939
Printer: Industrial Printing & Publicity Co. Ltd., Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1939
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1939

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