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International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 1863 (Goderich, Ontario, Canada) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2013-08

Scope and Contents of the Records

The International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 1863 (Goderich, Ontario, Canada) Records consist of 2 VHS films, 3 oral history interviews, newsclippings, photographs, and a scrapbook, 1944, 1986-2010.

Dates

  • 1944, 1986-2010

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.

Historical note about the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

The United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers of America was founded in 1888. In 1889, the name was changed to National Association of Machinists. Two years later, it became known as the International Association of Machinists and in 1965, this was changed to the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

IAMAW Local Lodge 1863 represented all workers covered under the Collective Agreements negotiated between the Company (known variously as The Dominion Road Machinery Co. Ltd., Champion Road Machinery Ltd., Volvo Motor Graders Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment Ltd.) and the Local Lodge from 1944 to 2010. Since September, 2010, Local Lodge 1863 ceased to exist following the closure of the Volvo Construction Equipment Ltd. factories and related offices.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (in 4 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 1863 (Goderich, Ontario, Canada) Records consist of 2 VHS films, 3 oral history interviews, newsclippings, photographs, and a scrapbook. IAMA W Local Lodge 1863 represented all workers covered under the Collective Agreements negotiated between the Company (known variously as The Dominion Road Machinery Co. Ltd., Champion Road Machinery Ltd., Volvo Motor Graders Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment Ltd.) and the Local Lodge from 1944 to 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by IAMAW, LL 1863, April 24, 2013

Related Materials

Georgia State University Library is the official repository for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and the collection includes the Grand Lodge records as well as numerous Local and District Lodges. Please see the IAMAW Research Guide for more collections. In addition, GSU Digital Collections includes complete, full-text runs of the Machinist Monthly Journal and the Machinists Newspaper available in GSU Digital Collections as well as numerous photographs and local publications from both the US and Canada.

Processing Information

Processed and electronic finding aid created by Hal Hansen, October 26, 2018.
Title
International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 1863 (Goderich, Ontario, Canada):
Subtitle
A Guide to the Record at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Hal Hansen
Date
October 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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