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Jim Malott collection of International Association of Machinists material

 Collection
Identifier: L1987-11

  • Staff Only

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

Collection is open for research use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.

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

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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