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D. S. Acree collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-71

Scope and Content of the Dorsey S. Acree Collection

The collection consists of papers of D.S. Acree from 1941-1972. Mainly documents his involvement in the International Brotherhood of Painters of Allied Trades and its predecessor the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) and the District Council 38. The collection includes correspondence (1941-1972), financial documents (1958, 1970-1971), legal documents (1962-1966), and printed material (1959-1971).

Dates

  • 1941-1972

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

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.
Oversize materials stored off-site; Allow 24 hours for access.

Biographical Note about D. S. Acree

D.S. (Dorsey S.) Acree was trustee of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, later the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.).

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (in 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The D. S. Acree Collection, 1941-1972, contains correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, and printed materials related to his work with the Painters International Offices and Painters Local Union 193.

Off-Site Storage

Oversized Materials stored offsite. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey S. Acree, 1972 (L1972-14 and L1972-71).

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives periodicals collection finding aid or catalog. For contracts, see the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America Contracts collection finding aid. For pamphlets, see the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time). For constitutions and bylaws or proceedings, consult archivist.

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. The Painter and Decorator. December 1957; January 1958; September 1961; February 1966; February-March, July-September, November 1969
  2. Journal of Labor. August 20; September 19; September 24; October 15; October 29 1971
  3. ALA Action. undated
  4. Painters and Allied Trades Journal. January, April-August 1972
  5. Building and Construction Trades Bulletin. February 1959

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Contracts and Agreements Collection

  1. Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers, 1920-1969
  2. California, Painters. Orange Belt District Council 48, 1963
  3. International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades. District Council 38 (Atlanta, Ga.), 1941; 1948; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1957; 1963; 1966; 1969; 1971
  4. International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers, 1961
  5. Operative Plasterers and Cement Mason International Association, 1961
  6. National Joint Board Agreements, 1920-1969
  7. Painters District Council 56 (Miami, Fla.), 1969
  8. Glaziers Union (Atlanta, Ga.), 1960

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection

  1. Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers, 1929,1937, 1942, 1947,1955, 1965, 1970
  2. Florida, Painters. Orlando Local 100, 1923
  3. International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades. District Council 38 (Atlanta, Ga.), 1941,1948, 1958, 1965, 1971
  4. Georgia, Painters. Atlanta Local 193, 1928, 1938, 1946, 1950, 1960, 1963, 1965, 1968, 1970
  5. AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department, 1936
  6. Florida, Miami. Painters District Councils 16 and 56, 1927, 1968
  7. Georgia, Atlanta. Building and Construction Trades Council, undated
  8. Georgia, Atlanta. Paperhangers Local 566, undated
  9. Georgia, Columbus. Building and Construction Trades Council, 1937
  10. Georgia, Milledgeville. Painters Local 1648, 1952
  11. Missouri, St. Louis. Painters District Council, 1929

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection

  1. Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers, 1946
  2. Painters, 17th General Convention, 1946
  3. Georgia Federation of Labor, 37th Annual Convention, 1935
  4. Georgia State AFL-CIO, 14th Annual Convention, Officers Report, 1970

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection

  1. Forty-five pamphlets, filed by publisher, concerning: Georgia and U.S. labor and employment laws, apprenticeship standards, organizing procedures, inflation, wages, labor history, Painters pension fund, export of American jobs, age discrimination, collective bargaining, and International Ladies Garment Workers Union products.

Processing Information

Processed by E. L. Eltzroth and Robert Dinwiddie at the file level,1972. 2 separate finding aids combined.

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.
Title
D. S. Acree:
Subtitle
A Guide to His Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1972
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)