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Robert Miller Grant dues book

Identifier: L2011-23

Scope and Contents Note

Robert Miller Grant Dues Book records dues and insurance payments to the International Association of Machinists, 1935-1940.


  • Creation: 1935-1940

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.

Biographical Note about Robert Miller Grant

Robert Miller Grant (1887-1971) was a master machinist for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad locomotive shop in Huntington, West Virginia. He was originally from Catlettsburg, Kentucky, where his father owned a machine shop. Grant joined the International Association of Machinists Lodge 104 in Huntington in 1918.


1 Item(s) (in 1 folder)

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Arrangement Note

Single item collection.

Provenance Information

Robert A. Grant., Jr., grandson of Robert Miller Grant, dontated the dues book to the International Association of Machinists, 2011.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Grand Lodge, circa 2011.

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.

Robert Miller Grant
A Guide to His Dues Book at Georgia State University Library
William W. Hardesty
15 April 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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