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McAra, W (Wilfred)



  • Existence: 1904 - 1989

biographical statement

Peter McAra was, among other things, a waterfront union official, 1946-1949, and editor of "Peoples voice".

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Auckland Cutters’, Trimmers’, Pressers’ and Other Clothing Employees Union records.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-1
Scope and Contents Primarily correspondence of the Union and papers related to other clothing unions. Amongst the papers in this collection are membership enquires and lists, correspondence with members regarding wages and conditions, representations on behalf of members to the Department of Labour and Employment, and letters of condolence. There is also correspondence relating to Arbitration Court proceedings and cases put before the court by the Union, and the affiliation of the Union with the New Zealand...

Auckland United Flour Mills Employees' Union minutes.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-2
Scope and Contents The bound volume covers the period 30 Jan 1915-1 July 1939 and contains handwritten and typed minutes of union meetings. The union secretary at the time was William Sleeman Moxsom. Included with the volume are a small number of loose papers including letters from the Workers Educational Association. There are also a number of relevant newspaper clippings glued inside the front and back covers of the volume.This collection was donated to the Library in 1969 by Wilfred (Bill) McAra, a...

New Zealand Amalgamated Carpenters and Joiners and Joiners' Machinists Union, Auckland Branch records.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-7
Scope and Contents Minutes of meetings and reports of the Auckland Branch of the union, together with miscellaneous copies of British and Australian building trades union publications. Associated materials: MSS & Archives D-31.