Skip to main content

Frank Herbert Pug King papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-16
The Papers, 1937-1970 (1974) of F. H. "Pug" King (1899-1974) are composed of correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs and artifacts illuminating his union and civic affairs. As Business Agent, 1938-1962, for IAM District Lodge 46, he participated in organizing campaigns and contract negotiations, as well as representing the District Lodge in court proceedings. Principal correspondents include the IAM, Federal Order of Eagles, Georgia Federation of Labor and Fulton County Court.

Dates

  • 1937-1974

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

Extent

0.83 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Abstract:

Frank Herbert "Pug" King (1899-1974) was born in Fulton County and attended Capital View and Adair Schools. He joined the International Association of Machinists on August 28, 1917 and later served 25 years as the business manager for District 46. King, served on various governmental boards and commissions and as was vice-president of the Georgia Federation of Labor for seven years. His papers, 1937-1974, are composed of correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs and artifacts illuminating his union and civic affairs.

Biography of Frank Herbert "Pug" King

Frank Herbert "Pug" King, born July 16, 1899 in Fulton County, attended Capital View and Adair Schools. He became a member of the IAM August 28, 1917 and served as the business manager for District 46 for 25 years until his retirement in 1962. He was vice-president of the Georgia Federation of Labor for seven years, and served on the Selective Service Board during World War II, the executive board of War Manpower Commission, the War Labor Board panel and the Georgia Unemployment Compensation Advisory Board. He twice served on the Fulton County Jury Commission and served five years as Director of Public Relations for the Union Labor Underwriters, 1964-1969.

Acquisition Information

Printed material donated by Frank H. "Pug" King, March 30, 1972 (accession L1972-13). King's papers donated in 1974.

Online Availability

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

Related Archival Materials note

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 Page 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 pamphlets, see the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time). For periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives periodicals collection finding aid or catalog. For photographs, see the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers photograph collection finding aid. For contracts, see the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers contracts collection finding aid. For Oversize materials, artifacts, directories, constitutions and bylaws, and proceedings, consult archivist.
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection
  1. "Pug" King with IAM members and in other group pictures, 1937-1969, undated (32 photographs in 2 folders)
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Oversize Location
  1. Service certificates, poster and charter
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Agreements Collection
  1. Machinists Model Agreement, 1953
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Artifacts Collection
  1. 6 artifacts: Gavel, badges, button, medal and Life Membership plate
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Directories Collection
  1. Fulton County Employees Local 315, 1961-1962
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection
  1. Machinists, 1970-1973
  2. Fraternal Order of Police, 1955
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection
  1. 21 pamphlets concerning testimonial dinners, union guides, IAM rosters, AFL in politics, Georgia unemployment and compensation laws and financial reports
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection
  1. Union News and Cues, Volume 3, Number 8 (1962)
  2. Machinists Monthly Journal, April 1954, January-February 1956 (Oversize location) (L1972-13)
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection
  1. Georgia Federation of Labor proceedings, 1940 (L1972-13)
  2. GLF News, June 1943, May 1954 (L1972-13)
  3. Georgia Federation of Labor programs, 1953, 1956 (L1972-13)
  4. Georgia State AFL-CIO program, 1967 (L1972-13)
  5. Georgia State AFL-CIO report, 1967 (L1972-13)
  6. Georgia State AFL-CIO resolution, 1967 (L1972-13)
  7. Machinists conventions, 1960; 1964; 1968

Processing Information

Accession L1972-13 inventoried by E. L. Eltzroth, April 13, 1972. [Accession L1974-16 processing unknown.] EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by William Hardesty, 2005; 2007.
Title
Frank Herbert "Pug" King:
Subtitle
A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
Status
completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 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)