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Donald P. Crane arbitration cases

Identifier: L1991-17

Scope and Contents of the Cases

These files document Donald P. Crane's work as an arbitrator of labor disputes, 1970-1993. Most of the 550-plus cases occurred in Georgia and Tennessee, though Crane rendered opinions on disputes throughout the South. The bulk of the files are chronologically arranged. The papers also contain professional periodicals, including an article by Crane.


  • 1970-1997, 2010-2016


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.

Biography of Donald P. Crane

Donald P. Crane, a Professor of Management and Senior Associate in the W.T. Beebe Institute of Personnel and Employment Relations at Georgia State University in Atlanta, served as an arbitrator in labor-management disputes. Crane, who earned his doctorate at Georgia State, wrote a number of books on management issues.


5.5 Linear Feet (in 15 boxes)

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Donald P. Crane was Professor of Management at Georgia State University in Atlanta, who also served as an arbitrator in labor-management disputes. These files document his work as an arbitrator of labor disputes, 1970-1993. Most of the 550-plus cases occurred in Georgia and Tennessee.

Acquisition Information

Part One donated by Donald P. Crane, August 10, 1972; December 5, 1973. Part Two donated on July 19, 1991; June 16, 1994. Part 3 donated June 2010, November 2013, October 2017.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Adolph M. Koven arbitration records, 1964-1989 (L1989-25)
  2. J. Thomas Rimer arbitration files, 1977-1987 (L1989-11)
  3. A. R. Marshall arbitration records, 1942-1983 (L1980-07)

Processing Information

Part One inventoried by E. L. Eltzroth, August 23, 1972. Part One Descriptions by Chris Klepac, June 11, 1974. Processing of Parts Two and Three by Brett Bender, Robert C. Dinwiddie, and Anne L. Tilden, December 1996. EAD finding aid created for Parts Two and Three by Apex Data Services, 2001. Single finding aid created by William Hardesty, March 2006. EAD revised by Harold Victor Hansen, Jr., February 2016. L2018-09 Accession added to Finding aid by Hal Hansen, September 2018. L2005-09 added April 2019.
Donald P. Crane:
A Guide to His Arbitration Cases at Georgia State University Library
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