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American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1990-19

Scope and Contents of the Records

American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 (Atlanta, Ga.) records consist of files and printed material from the term of local president Ralph D. Stancil, circa 1930s-1970s. The records include convention/conference information, membership information/pamphlets, legislative information & research, employee manuals, contracts & supplemental agreements, policy statements, meeting minutes, correspondence (National , member, Congress), grievances & adverse actions, reports, resolutions, elections, constitutions, bylaws, newsletters, and bulletins.

Dates

  • circa 1930s-1970s

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal information is restricted. Consult Special Collections for access box 11.

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

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) was founded in 1932 and is the largest union for federal employees, excluding military and postal. AFGE Local 1145 represents employees at the United States Penitentiary in Atlanta. It is located in regional District 5, and is part of the AFGE Council of Prison Locals. Ralph D. (Red) Stancil (1905-1978) served as president of Local 1145.

Extent

18.75 Linear Feet (in 15 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 represents employees at the United States Penitentiary in Atlanta. The records, circa 1930s-1970s, primarily consist of printed material and the files of the local's longtime president, Ralph D. Stancil (1905-1978).

Off Site Storage

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

Acquisition Information

Donated by the American Federation of Government Employees, 1990.

Processing Information

Processed by Christy Atkins at the box level, Fall 2013. This collection has not been organized into series. All description and organization is retained from original order. This collection originally contained 22 cubic feet, and during processing 7 cubic feet were deaccessioned.
Title
American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 (Atlanta, Ga.):
Subtitle
A Guide to the Records at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
Fall 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • Fall 2014: Electronic finding aid created by John Thompson.
  • March 2015: Revised by William W. Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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