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Charles Mathias collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-31

Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection consists of the papers of Charles Mathias from 1951-1973. Includes correspondence, legal documents, and printed materials. Documents pertain to attempts by United Steel Workers of America (Atlanta, Georgia) Field Representatives Mathias and W.R. Thrasher to sign collective bargaining agreements with Scripto and Keller Industries. Also contains five motion picture films concerning the United Steel Workers of America.

Dates

  • 1951-1973

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.

Biography of Charles Mathias

Charles Mathias (1913-1985), Field Representative for the United Steel Workers was born in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (in 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The collection consists of the papers of Charles Mathias from 1951-1973, including correspondence, legal documents, and printed materials pertaining to attempts by United Steel Workers of America (Atlanta, Georgia) Field Representatives Mathias and W.R. Thrasher to sign collective bargaining agreements with Scripto and Keller Industries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Charles Mathias, 1973

Separated Materials

During processing audiovisual materials, periodicals, pamphlets, proceedings, and contracts were separated 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). For contracts and agreements, see the United Steelworkers of America Contract Collection finding aid. For audiovisual materials and proceedings consult archivist.

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

  1. New Jersey, Atlantic City. United Steelworkers of America, 1964
  2. New Jersey, Atlantic City. United Steelworkers of America, 1966
  3. Ohio, Cleveland. United Automobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, 1951
  4. Georgia, Atlanta. Georgia State AFL-CIO, 1960
  5. Georgia, Atlanta. Industrial Union Department, AFL-CIO, undated
  6. Georgia, Atlanta. United Steelworkers of America (International Union), 1958

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection

  1. AFL-CIO, Industrial Union Department, 1961
  2. CIO 10th Constitutional Convention, 1948
  3. Transport Workers Union of America, 8th Biennial Convention, 1952
  4. Ohio CIO Council, 10th Annual Convention, 1949
  5. International Woodworkers of America, 12th Convention, 1948
  6. International Woodworkers of America, 14th Convention, 1950
  7. International Woodworkers of America, 15th Convention, 1951
  8. International Woodworkers of America, Special Convention, 1958
  9. Georgia State Industrial Union Council, 9th, 13th-16th Annual Conventions, 1948, 1952-1955
  10. Textile Workers Union of America, 5th Biennial Convention, 1948
  11. Textile Workers Union of America, 6th Biennial Convention, 1950
  12. United Steelworkers of America, 3rd-15th Constitutional Conventions, 1946-1970
  13. United Steelworkers of America, Special International Convention, 1952

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection

  1. 107 pamphlets filed by publisher and concerning the economy, civil rights, and the government

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. Industrial Union Department Digest, Spring 1957
  2. Steel Labor, February 1966
  3. Memphis Union News, January 1965
  4. AFL-CIO, Memo from Cope, 1970, 1972
  5. Georgia Council Spotlight, March-April 1953
  6. Steelworkers Legislative Newsletter, March 27, 1972
  7. News from the USWA, April 30, 1973
  8. Nonferrous Report, January 1972

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Audiovisual Collection

  1. David J. McDonald Opens USWA Convention, Atlantic City (Bob Post, Inc.), September 19, 1970
  2. State of Our Union, Philadelphia (News Reel Laboratory), undated
  3. United Steelworkers of America, This is Your Union, Philadelphia(News Reel Laboratory), undated
  4. President Kennedy and David J. McDonald Interview, (Union Production Studios, Inc.) September 6, 1962
  5. Talk by David J. McDonald on the Necessity of Reelection President Lyndon Johnson, (United Steelworkers of America), August 10, 1964

Processing Information

Processed by Laura K. Farkas, 1973.

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
Charles Mathias:
Subtitle
A Guide to His Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1973
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • December 2009: Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt from a legacy finding aid.
  • March 2020: EAD edited by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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