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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 1 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-75
The Records, 1893-1971, of Lodge No. 1, the founding lodge of the International Association of Machinists, are composed principally of minutes that describe the problems faced by a railroad lodge as automobiles, busses, trucks and airplanes made profound changes in the transportation industry. Financial documents, that record the Lodge's varying economic situation through seven decades, constitute the bulk of the remaining records. The records also document Contract Lodge No. 43, 1910-1923.

Dates

  • 1893-1971

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

Extent

8.76 Linear Feet (in 21 boxes)

Abstract:

The Records, 1893-1971, of Lodge No. 1, the founding lodge of the International Association of Machinists, are composed principally of minutes that describe the problems faced by a railroad lodge as automobiles, busses, trucks and airplanes made profound changes in the transportation industry. Financial documents, that record the Lodge's varying economic situation through seven decades, constitute the bulk of the remaining records.

Historical Note

Founded in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1888. Contract Lodge No. 43 grew out of and returned into Lodge No. 1.

Acquisition Information

Donated by International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 1, August 28, 1972.

Online Availability

The photographs in this collection may have been digitized and is available online at Georgia State University Library's Digital Collections.

Related Archival Materials note

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.

Separated Materials Note

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. List compiled at time of processing. Material must be requested separately; Oversize material stored offsite; allow 24 hours for retrieval.

For periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals collection finding aid or catalog. For photographs, see the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection finding aid. For pamphlets, see the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time). For proceedings, Constitutions, and contracts consult archivist.
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photograph Collection
  1. One photograph
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Contracts Collection
  1. Employees' National Conference Committee -- eight railroads, 1953
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions Collection
  1. Salisbury, North Carolina, Local Lodge No. 4 undated
  2. Chicago, Illinois, AFL-CIO, Railway Employees' Department, 1957
  3. Atlanta, Georgia, Machinists Lodge No. 1, 1924; 1935; 1965
  4. New Orleans, Louisiana, Machinists District Lodge No. 81, 1952
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection (Non-AFL-CIO)
  1. Guide for Older Workers and Retired Members Programs, 1968
  2. The Georgia Workmen's Compensation Law, 1968
  3. IAM Officers' Guide, 1969
  4. The Railroad Retirement Act and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, 1964
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection
  1. Machinists 26th Grand Lodge Convention, 1964
  2. Delegates and Alternate Delegates, 26th Grand Lodge Convention, 1964
  3. 20th Annual Convention of International Association of Machinists, 1940
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection
  1. Machinists Monthly Journal, 1918-1972
  2. Machinists Monthly Journal, 1918-1919; 1921-1922; 1928-1939
Transferred to Georgia State University Library (See catalog for access)
  1. Five volumes

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie, September 1972. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, May 2001. EAD revised by Morna Gerrard, 2003; William Hardesty, 2007.
Title
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 1 (Atlanta, Georgia):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
May 2001
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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