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Anderson, Thomas Frederick



  • Existence: 1888 - 1964

biographical statement

Atkinson, N. (2013). 'Anderson, Thomas Frederick', from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 22-May-2013, at

Auckland Reporter. (1964, September 29). Dying man tells of union funds he had pocketed. The New Zealand Truth, pp. 9.

Obituary. (1964, September 24). Veteren in Seamen's Union dies - 'Long Tom's' 47 years of service. The New Zealand Herald, pp. 2.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

New Zealand Seamen's Union, Auckland Branch further records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-91/3
Scope and Contents Collection includes minutes, correspondence and membership records. Some of the minutes are copies relating to the stopwork meetings of other branches. There is considerable overlap with the earlier deposit at MSS & Archives D-8, so that the two collections need to be consulted together. This collection includes J.K. Kneen's manuscript History of the scab union: its formation and dissolution. This union was formed by shipowners during the 1913 waterfront...
Dates: 1897 - 1985

New Zealand Seamen's Union, Auckland Branch records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-D-8
Scope and Contents Records of the Auckland Branch of the Union. The collection includes correspondence, minutes, reports and memoranda. Also contained in the collection are minutes, 9 May 1914 - 14 February 1915, of the Auckland Seamen and Firemen's Industrial Union of Workers Executive. This scab union was formed during the 1913 waterfront strike, and ceased to exist when it was absorbed by the Auckland Local Federated Seamen's Industrial Union of workers, which was affiliated to the...
Dates: 1900 - 1962

Thomas Anderson Industrial Advisory Council papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2014/10
Scope and Contents This collection contains a folder of T. F. Anderson's copies of Industrial Advisory Council papers and minutes.The Industrial Advisory Council was set up under the Industrial Relations Act, 1949, and appointed in 1951. It comprised national leaders of workers' and employers' organisations whose purpose was to enquire into, and make reports to the Minister of Labour, on ways of improving industrial relationships. The inaugural meeting of the council was held in Wellington the 3rd...
Dates: 1952 - 1964

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Labor unions -- New Zealand -- Auckland -- History -- Sources 1