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Georgia State Firefighters Association records

Identifier: L1973-30

Scope and Content of the Collection

The Georgia Firefighters Association records, 1955-1972, includes financial records, minutes, constitution and bylaws materials, notes, resolutions, convention proceedings, pamphlets, and correspondence.


  • Creation: 1955-1972


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.

History of Georgia State Fire Fighters Association

Founded in 1952, the Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA) services the work-related needs of its members. GSFA is the largest and oldest fire service organization in the State. GSFA provides members with an active network and resources for information, communication, and representation on a state and national level. (Source: Georgia State Firefighters Association website,


0.4 Linear Feet (in 7 folders)

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The Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA) services the work-related needs of its members. Its records, 1955-1972, includes financial records, minutes, constitution and by-laws materials, notes, resolutions, and correspondence.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Edward D. Bayley on behalf of the Georgia State Firefighters Association, May and December 1973.

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For pamphlets, see the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time). For proceedings, consult archivist.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection

  1. Four pamphlets concerning salary and working conditions, 1955, 1965

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection

  1. International Association of Fire Fighters, Report of Proceedings of 30th Convention, 1970 [L1973-61]
  2. Georgia State Firemen's Association, 15th Annual Conference, 1966 [L1973-61]

Processing Information

Processed by E.L.E. Mize, 1973 and Chris Klepac, 1974.

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.

  • Removed from finding aid: Separated to Southern Labor Archives Directory Collection - International Association of Fire Fighters Directory of Recording Secretaries, 1968, 1970, 1971
Georgia State Fire Fighters Association:
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
March 24, 2011
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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