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Southern Labor Archives periodicals collection

Identifier: L-Periodicals

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Labor Periodicals Collection is a collection of printed journals, newspapers, newsletters and other published materials separated from various Southern Labor Archives organizational collections, or acquired through subscription. Most titles are the official publications of AFL-CIO affiliated labor organizations, primarily in the Southeast, however the collection also includes many national and international union publications.


  • Creation: 1888-2012
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1907 - 2001

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.


123.5 Linear Feet (in 228 manuscript and 114 oversized boxes)

Language of Materials



The Labor Periodicals Collection is a collection of printed journals, newspapers, newsletters and other published materials separated from Southern Labor Archives organizational collections or acquired through subscription. Consult Special Collections staff for detailed holdings or consult the Georgia State University Library catalog.


Publications are arranged alphabetically and by size. Dates are general and inclusive, however, for many titles, the collection does not include a comprehensive or complete set of publications unless listed as such. Detailed holdings for many of the titles in the collection are in the Georgia State University Library catalog or consult Special Collections staff.

Other Finding Aids Note

Please consult Special Collections for detailed information about holdings. Entries in Georgia State University Library's online catalog contain detailed holdings for many titles.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff. The collection is partially cataloged, and detailed records for many of the publications listed are available in the Georgia State University Library catalog.


Southern Labor Archives Periodicals:
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
June 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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