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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers file on jurisdictional history

 Collection
Identifier: L2015-20

Scope and Contents of the File

Minutes, correspondence, and printed material, 1914-1921, 1931-1947, 1953-1957, 1966-1968, 1975-1977, comprise the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) file on jurisdictional history. The file contains extensive information, including minutes, 1953-1954, regarding the IAM's jurisdictional boundary with the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry, as well as correspondence and broadsides relating to the IAM's referendum to reaffilate with the American Federation of Labor in 1947. Other organizations represented in the file include the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, United Steel Workers of America, United Auto Workers, Teamsters, and AFL-CIO.

Dates

  • Creation: 1914-1921, 1931-1947, 1953-1957, 1966-1968, 1975-1977

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions 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.

Historical Note about the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

Originally founded in Atlanta in 1888 as a trade union for railroad machinists, today the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers represents workers in a large and diverse number of fields. Over the course of the 20th century the machinists moved from representing railroad workers to machinists and others working for airlines and the aerospace industry.

Extent

0.15 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Minutes, correspondence, and printed material, 1914-1921, 1931-1947, 1953-1957, 1966-1968, 1975-1977, comprise the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) file on jurisdictional history. Organizations represented in the file include the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry, United Brotherhood of Carpenters, United Steel Workers of America, United Auto Workers, Teamsters, American Federation of Labor, and AFL-CIO.

Arrangment Note

Original order.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Grand Lodge (courtesy General Secretary‚ÄźTreasurer Robert Roach, Jr.)

Related Archival 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 by Hal Hansen, 2018. Finding aid written by William Hardesty, 2022.

Title
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Jurisdictional History
Subtitle
A Guide to the File at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
William W. Hardesty
Date
12 April 2022
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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