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J. B. Pate collection

Identifier: L1972-22

Scope and Content of the collection

The J. B. Pate collection consists of printed material, clippings, certificates and scrapbook materials relating to J. B. Pate's work as a leader in the Labor movement.


  • Creation: 1939-1962


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.

Oversized materials stored off-site. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

Biography of J. B. Pate

J. B. Pate was a leader in the Georgia Federation of Labor, President of the Macon Federation of Labor, and also held positions in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1316.


0.2 Linear Feet (in 4 folders)

Language of Materials



The J. B. Pate collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence and other printed materials about the work of J. B. Pate, former president of the Georgia Federation of Labor.

Off-Site Storage

Oversized Materials stored offsite. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by J. B. Pate, 1972.

Online Availability

Most of the photographs in this collection have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.

Separated Materials Note

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives periodicals collection finding aid or library catalog. For photographs see the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection finding aid or Georgia State University Library Digital Collections. For constitutions or proceeding please consult with archivist.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection

  1. Constitutions, 1957

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. Electrical Workers Journal, 1968

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection

  1. Georgia Federation of Labor and Georgia State AFL-CIO, 1939-1962

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Oversize Location

  1. Assorted Clippings and Programs, 1943-1960
  2. 56th Annual Convention Proceedings, 1954

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photograph Collection (L-Photographs)

  1. 35 Photographs, 1949-1962 (See Digital Collections for Access)

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, 1972.

This collection guide was created from a legacy finding aid. The inventory's contents and storage locations of separated materials (if applicable) were not verified at that time.

J. B. Pate:
A Guide to His Collection at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
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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