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Sheet Metal Workers History Project research collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2008-06

Content Description

The collection consists of notes, oral history transcripts, correspondence, photocopied manuscript materials, and book proofs acquired and created by Cliff Kuhn and Les Hough while writing their history of the Sheet Metal Workers, Generations of Sheet Metal Craftmanship: A History of the Unionized Industry in Georgia. Georgia State University historians, Kuhn and Hough worked in association with Sheet Metal Workers' International Association Local 85 and the Central Georgia Sheet Metal Contractors Association, Inc. (both of Atlanta, Georgia) on the project.

The Sheet Metal Workers’ Story A Chronicle of Fine Craftsmanship 1888-1980, by Arch A. Mercy

Dates

  • 1982-1988

Creator

Restrictions on Access

The materials are open for research.

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.
This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

History of the Sheet Metal Workers History Project Research Collection

In 1982-1983, GSU History Professor Cliff Kuhn and Southern Labor Archivist Les Hough researched, wrote, and published a short history of the Sheet Metal Workers Union in Atlanta, Georgia. The fruit of their labor, Generations of Sheet Metal Craftsmanship: A History of the Unionized Industry in Georgia, detailed the history of the Sheet Metal Workers' International Association, specifically local 85 and the Central Georgia Sheet Metal Contractors Association, Inc.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of notes, oral history transcripts, correspondence, photocopied manuscript materials, and book proofs acquired and created by Cliff Kuhn and Les Hough while writing their history of the Sheet Metal Workers, Generations of Sheet Metal Craftmanship: A History of the Unionized Industry in Georgia. Georgia State University historians, Kuhn and Hough worked in association with Sheet Metal Workers' International Association Local 85 and the Central Georgia Sheet Metal Contractors Association, Inc. (both of Atlanta, Georgia) on the project.

Off-Site Storage

This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Cliff Kuhn, June 30, 1983 (L1983-19) and April 1, 2008 (L2008-06).

Processing Information

Processed by Hal Hansen at the file level, January 2020. File were sorted and re-foldered by format, and assigned dates based on the time they were collected by the collection creator.

Creator

Title
Sheet Metal Workers History Project:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Research Materials at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Hal Hansen
Date
January 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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