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Henry W. Chandler papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-46

Scope and Content of the Papers

The collection consists of papers of Henry W. Chandler from 1918-1973. Includes correspondence, newsclippings, and printed materials relating to Chandler’s terms as secretary, Georgia Federation of Labor and president, Atlanta Federation of Trades. Also contains information pertaining to the Georgia Power Company; Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway, and Motor Coach Employees, Division No. 732 (Atlanta, Ga.); and political activity of Georgia trade unions.

Dates

  • 1918-1973

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. 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.

Biographical Note on Henry W. Chandler

Henry W. Chandler served as secretary, Georgia Federation of Labor and president, Atlanta Federation of Trades.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (in 7 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The collection consists of papers of Henry W. Chandler, secretary, Georgia Federation of Labor and president, Atlanta Federation of Trades, from 1918-1973. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed materials relating to Chandler's work for those and other organizations.

Off-Site Storage

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

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mrs. Henry W. Chandler, November 19, 1974 (L1974-46) and September 18, 1975 (L1974-34).

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 periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives periodicals collection finding aid or catalog. For photographs, see the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection finding aid. For pamphlets, see the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time). For printed collections, directories, constitutions, and proceedings consult archivist for access.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection

  1. 5 pamphlets concerning the Washington Cathedral, the story of Rich's, the Little White House, and the Carpenters' home.
  2. 7 pamphlets concerning the AFL, Samuel Gompers, Meatcutters, and the Carpenters

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. Journal of Labor, 1940-1949
  2. The Carpenter, 1954-1974

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection

  1. Three unidentified photographs

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitution and Bylaws

  1. Operative Plasterers' and Cement Finishers, 1928
  2. Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers', 1930

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collections

  1. 22nd, 24th, and 25th Carpenters International Conventions, 1928; 1940; 1945
  2. 64th, 68th. and 69th American Federation of Labor Annual Meeting, 1944; 1949; 1950
  3. 29th and 30th Georgia Federation of Labor Annual Meeting, 1927; 1928

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections

  1. Carpenters Financial and Recording Secretaries Directory, 1928
  2. Bridge and Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers Local 387, Standards and Rules, undated

Processing Information

Processed by Rose Smith at the file level, December 5, 1974.
Title
Henry W. Chandler:
Subtitle
A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

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

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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