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Graphic Communications International Union Local 527-S (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2009-12

Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection contains a variety of documentation of the GCIU Local 527-S's activities. Included are assorted contracts, negotiations, agreements, proposals, settlements, union organization, general correspondence, business correspondence, union correspondence, government correspondence, grievances, and arbitrations. Also included is specific documentation of the GCIU's Health and Welfare Benefits program.

Dates

  • 1970s-2000s

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal or sensitive information has been restricted. Consult Special Collections for access to boxes 62-66.

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

Historical Note

Graphic Communications International Union (GCIU), Local 527-S (Atlanta, Ga.) was founded in 1946. Originally a local of the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America (IPPAU), it was known as Atlanta Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union, Local 527. Following several mergers of printing industry unions, the GCIU formed in 1983. Since the GCIU's 2005 merger with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the local has been known as Graphic Communications Conference/Teamsters Local 527-S. Ralph Meers has served as president of Local 527-S for many years.

Extent

82.5 Linear Feet (in 66 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The records of Graphic Communications International Union, Local 527-S (Atlanta, Georgia) document negotiations, contracts and agreements, proposals, settlements, grievances, and arbitrations, 1970s-2000s. The records represent activities throughout the southeast and relations with assorted businesses and government organizations.

Offsite Storage

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

Acquisition Information

Donated by Ralph Meers on behalf of Graphic Communications Conference/International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 527-S, January 11, 2009.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. International Printing Pressman and Assistants' Union Contract collection, 1911-1974 (L-contracts_IPPAU)
  2. George L. Googe papers, 1946-1961 (L1972-80)
  3. Atlanta Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8 records, 1911; 1940-1973 (L1973-36)
  4. Atlanta Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union, Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) records, 1954-1972 (L1977-22)
  5. Atlanta Printing Specialities and Paper Products Union, Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) records, circa 1960s-1970s (L1983-02)
  6. International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America records, 1911-1977 (L1995-14)
  7. Graphic Communications International Union, Local 8-M (Atlanta, Ga.) records, circa 1930s-1980s (L1985-24)

Processing Information

Processed by John Thompson and Christy Atkins at the box level, Spring 2014.
Title
Graphic Communications International Union, Local 527-S (Atlanta, Ga.):
Subtitle
A Guide to the Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
Spring 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • Fall 2014: Finding aid created by John Thompson.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)