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Labor Songbooks collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-Songbooks

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Labor Songbooks Collection contains songbooks created for unions by the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, the Industrial Workers of the World, and The International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, among others. Some songbooks were compiled and edited by labor schools and organizations contain labor and folk songs. The collection contains songbooks dated 1937 to 1988.

Dates

  • 1937-1988, undated

Creator

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.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (in 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Labor Songbooks collection is an artificial collection of printed songbooks containing labor songs (1937-1988). Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.

Related Materials

Some labor songbooks have been individually cataloged and added the the Special Collections and Archives book collection. Consult the Georgia State University Library catalog for information about accessing those items.
Title
Labor Songbooks:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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