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Paul L. Styles, Sr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-57

Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection of Paul L. Styles, Sr., 1950-1972, contains his correspondence and speeches during his three years as a member of the National Labor Relations Board and his eleven years as the Chief Labor Relations officer with NASA. The correspondence makes up the bulk of the papers and includes discussion of the hunt for Communists in the NLRB, the communist influence in the labor movement, segregation of union locals in the South and appropriation and personnel matters of the NLRB's 10th region. The speeches concern collective bargaining, the work of the NLRB, and the unique features and problems of labor relations in the space program.

Dates

  • 1950-1972

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 offsite. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Biography of Paul L. Styles, Sr.

Paul L. Styles, Sr., was president of the Huntsville (Alabama) Trades and Labor Council in 1933. From 1937-1950, he was a Field Examiner for the National Labor Relations Board. He became a National Labor Relations Board member in 1950, serving until 1953. He was a labor relations consultant with private industry, 1953-1961. In 1961, Styles joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as an Industrial Relations Officer. Until 1972, he was the Director of Labor Relations and Director of Manpower Office Administration and Technical Services at NASA.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The collection of Paul L. Styles Sr., 1950-1972, is composed primarily of his correspondence and speeches during his three years as a member of the National Labor Relations Board and his eleven years as the chief labor relations officer with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Off-Site Storage

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

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Paul L. Styles, Sr., 1973.

Online Availability

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

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For photographs, see the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection finding aid.

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection

  1. 22 photographs, 1950-1970; undated
  2. 7 oversize photographs, 1948-1967; undated

Processing Information

Processed by Robert C. Dinwiddie at the file level, 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
Paul L. Styles, Sr.:
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

  • June 2010: Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt from a legacy finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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