Georgia State Council of Machinists records
Scope and Contents of the Records
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).
- Georgia State Council of Machinists (Organization)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
Terms 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 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.
1.25 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)
Language of Materials
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.
The records are arranged into four series: Series I: Correspondence, 1957-1971, Series II: Minutes, 1956-1971, Series III: Financial Documents, 1956-1968, Series IV: Printed Material, 1956-1966
Donated by Georgia Council of Machinists (courtesy of Tommy Walters), October 1972.
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
- 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
- Memo from COPE, April, 17, 1967
- Timely Topics, IAM Local 921, Little Rock, Arkansas, July 8, 1967
- National Legislative Report, IAM Legislative Department, September, 1958
Inventoried by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, January 15, 1973.
- Georgia State Council of Machinists:
- A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- January 15, 1973.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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