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Jim Malott collection of International Association of Machinists material

 Collection
Identifier: L1987-11

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Jim Malott collection of International Association of Machinists material includes Organizing Aids, a 1955 booklet with samples of organizing pamphlets, flyers, posters, and buttons; and correspondence, 1987.

Dates

  • 1955, 1987

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Historical Note

Founded as a trade union for machinists in the railroad industry in 1888, the International Association of Machinists was a very large industrial union by the 1950s, representing workers in the aerospace and other industries. James W. (Jim) Malott served as General Vice President, Organizing Department of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, as the union was renamed in 1964.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Jim Malott served as the General Vice President, Organizing Department of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), AFL-CIO in Washington D.C. His collection consists of organizing aids used by the IAM in the 1950s.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Jim Malott, 1987.

Related Materials in This Repository

Georgia State University Library is the official repository for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and the collection includes the Grand Lodge records as well as numerous Local and District Lodges. Please see the IAMAW Research Guide for more collections. In addition, GSU Digital Collections includes complete, full-text runs of the Machinist Monthly Journal and the Machinists Newspaper available in GSU Digital Collections as well as numerous photographs and local publications from both the US and Canada.

Separated Materials Note

During Processing printed materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Collections.

Separated to the Special Collections Book Collection (See catalog for access)

  1. A Handbook for Organizers. Washington, 1950

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson at the file level, May 2014. Descriptions by Carly Henderson and William W. Hardesty.
Title
Jim Malott:
Subtitle
A Guide to His International Association of Machinists and Collection at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Carley Henderson and Bill Hardesty
Date
May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2014: EAD created by Carley Henderson.
  • September 2015: EAD edited by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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