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Georgia State Council of Machinists records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-90
The collection consists of records of the Georgia State Council of Machinists from 1956-1971. Includes correspondence (1957-1971) dealing mainly with the Council's arrangement for conferences, conventions, and labor education seminars. The minutes (1956-1971) document the Council's principal activity of working to influence legislation favorable to workers through its work with the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League and the Georgia State Labor Legislative Committee. Also includes financial documents (1956-1968) and printed material (1956-1966).

Dates

  • 1956-1971

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. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)

Abstract:

The Records, 1956-1971, of the Georgia State Council of Machinists consist of correspondence, minutes, financial documents, and printed material, the bulk being correspondence and minutes.

Historical Note about the IAMAW

The United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers of America was founded in 1888. In 1889, the name changed to the National Association of Machinists. Two years later, it became known as the International Association of Machinists and in 1965, this was changed to the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Georgia Council of Machinists (courtesy of Tommy Walters), October 1972.

Related 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.

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 catalog. For pamphlets, see the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time).
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection
  1. 10 pamphlets, filed by publisher, concerning right-to-work laws, the union label, IAM scholarship program, IAM funds (34 leaves)
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection
  1. Memo from COPE, April, 17, 1967
  2. Timely Topics, IAM Local 921, Little Rock, Arkansas, July 8, 1967
  3. National Legislative Report, IAM Legislative Department, September, 1958

Processing Information

Inventoried by Robert Dinwiddie, January 15, 1973. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, May 2001; revised by William Hardesty, October 2005.
Title
Georgia State Council of Machinists:
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)