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Virginia State AFL-CIO records

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-64

Scope and Contents of the Records

The records of the Virginia State AFL-CIO, 1963-1984, consist primarily of minutes and correspondence of the Executive Board. Correspondence includes that of Virginia State AFL-CIO President Julian Caper (1965-1984), Secretary Treasure Brewster Snow (1960s-1970s), and Secretary Treasurer Rufus Fowtz (1976-1984). , lists of the officers and executive board members, correspondence, convention materials, periodicals, Committee on Political Education (COPE) documents, constitutions, budgets, and financial documents.

Dates

  • 1956, 1963-1984

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.
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

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, commonly AFL-CIO, is a national trade union center. It was formed in 1955 when the AFL and the CIO merged after a long estrangement. From 1955 until 2005, the AFL-CIO's member unions represented nearly all unionized workers in the United States. The Virginia State AFL-CIO was organized in Richmond, Virginia in 1956.

Extent

15 Linear Feet (in 12 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Virginia State AFL-CIO was organized in Richmond, Virginia in 1956 after the merger of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations. The records of the Virginia State AFL-CIO (1963-1984) include executive board meeting minutes, voting records, newsletters, correspondence, Committee on Political Education (COPE) documents, conference materials, budgets, and financial reports.

Location

This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Virginia State AFL-CIO, courtesy of Julian F. Carper, October 1, 1984.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Virginia State AFL-CIO records, 1947-1976 (L1976-15)

Processing Information

This finding aid was created using a folder level inventory created when records were originally received and minimum standards processing techniques. Some inaccuracies may be present. Finding aid created by Carley Henderson July 2014.
Title
Virginia State AFL-CIO [L1984-64]:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
July 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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