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International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1492 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-37

Scope and Content of the Records

Minute books and financial documents comprise the bulk of the Records of Fire Fighters Local 1492. Wage disparities between fire fighters and law enforcement officers, and fluctuating membership are issues frequently discussed, along with routine union activities.

Dates

  • 1963-1974

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

Historical Note

Local 1492 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the International Association of Fire Fighters was chartered in 1963.

Extent

0.83 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The collections consists of records of Local 1492 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the International Association of Fire Fighters from 1963-1974. Includes minutes, correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, printed material, and membership lists. Topics include union activities, wage disparities between fire fighters and law enforcement officers, and fluctuating membership.

Off-Site Storage

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

Acquisition Information

Donated by Fire Fighters Local 1492, August 14, 1974.

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 directories, consult archivist.

Separated to Directories Collection

  1. Fire Fighters local presidents and secretaries, 1973

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection

  1. Five pamphlets. 1964-1973, concerning collective bargaining, international audits and funeral service rituals

Processing Information

Processed by Peter Gregory at the file level, September 26, 1974.
Title
International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1492 (Atlanta, Ga.):
Subtitle
A Guide to the Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
April 2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • April 2006: Revised and EAD finding aid created by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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