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Atlanta Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1983-39

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Records

Atlanta Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8 records, 1963-1983, contain materials relating to the Joint Apprenticeship Committee (including minutes, correspondence, student lists, bylaws, newsletters, and financial records), the International Printing and Graphic Communications Union Technical Education Program Correspondence Course (including coursework, articles, and correspondence) and Local 8 financial records (including dues reports, bank statements, and account statements).

Dates

  • 1963-1983

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use but has not been processed fully. Please contact Special Collections and Archives to access this collection.

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.

Collection is stored offsite. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

Historical Note

At its peak, the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America (IPPAU-NA) was the largest printing trades union in the world. In 1973, it merged with the International Stereotypers and Electrotypers Union to form the International Printing and Graphic Communications Union (IPGCU). IPGCU and the Graphic Arts International Union merged in 1983 as the Graphic Communications International Union.

Atlanta Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8, represented workers in Atlanta, Georgia.

Extent

6.25 Linear Feet (in 5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Atlanta Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8 records, 1963-1983, contain materials relating to the Joint Apprenticeship Committee, the International Printing and Graphic Communications Union Technical Education Program Correspondence Course, and some Local 8 financial records.

Off-Site Storage

Collection is stored offsite. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Atlanta Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8, courtesty of Business Agent Bill Stephens, November 1983.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed. It has not been prepared for use by being organized, housed archivally, or screened for restricted materials or private information. This guide is based upon information gathered at the time of accessioning.

Title
Atlanta Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Hal Hansen
Date
April 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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