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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, 1970-1997, 2010-2016. 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.


  • Creation: 1970-1997, 2010-2016


Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.

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.


5.9 Linear Feet (in 17 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.


The cases are arranged chronologically.

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.

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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Revision Statements

  • 2022: Added accession L1973-63 to "addendum to the collection" (Boxes 319-320)

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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