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Iowa State Council of Machinists collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1995-03

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Iowa State Council of Machinists collection contains minutes of the council, October 1952, and an agreement between IAM Harmony Lodge 831 and Universal Crusher Company (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), March 1942, in photocopied form, as well as correspondence related to the documents and brochures for the John L. Lewis Memorial Museum of Mining and Labor (Lucas, Iowa), 1995.

Dates

  • 1942, 1952, 1995

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.

History of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

The Iowa State Council of Machinists, made up of representatives of the districts and lodges of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in the state of Iowa, formed in 1939. Labor leader John L. Lewis (1880-1969) was born near Lucas, Iowa, and the nonprofit John L. Lewis Commission operates a museum, library, and historic sites in the area.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Iowa State Council of Machinists, made up of representatives of the districts and lodges of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in the state of Iowa, formed in 1939. This collection contains minutes from the Iowa State Machinists Council (1952) and agreements of Local Lodge 831 (Cedar Rapids, Iowa).

Acquisition Information

Donated by Janet Fenton, 1995.

Related Materials

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.

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson at the file level, May 2014.
Title
Iowa State Council of Machinists:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Collection at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 2014: Electronic finding aid created by Carley Henderson.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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