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Ashton Textile Employers' Association Archive

Date range: 1891-1969

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Archives of the Ashton Textile Employers' Association, formerly the Ashton and District Cotton Employers' Association, which was formed in 1891 in the face of increasing trade union activity in the mills of Ashton-under-Lyne in south east Lancashire. The Glossop, Hyde and District Cotton Employers' Association amalgamated with the Ashton Association in 1921.

The archive comprises the minutes of the governing bodies of the Ashton and Glossop Associations, papers relating to industrial relations and holidays, as well as published works relating to the cotton industry.

There are also small quantities of material relating to the Manchester and District Cotton Employers' Association, the Stockport and District Cotton Employers' Association, and the Wigan and District Cotton Employers' Association.

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Catalogue available online via ELGAR.

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