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Patrick E. Gorman collection

Identifier: L1976-06

Scope and Content of the Patrick E. Gorman Collection

The Patrick E. Gorman Collection contains a speech he gave at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center's Full Employment Conference in Atlanta, GA on January 14, 1976 as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, AFL-CIO.


  • Creation: 1976


Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.

Biography of Patrick E. Gorman

Patrick E. Gorman was born in Louisville, Kentucky, November 1892. He joined the Amalgamated Meat Cutters in 1911 and was elected president in 1923. In 1942, he was elected International Secretary-Treasurer. Gorman, who died in 1980, is particularly remembered for his efforts in promoting better relations between the workers in the meat packaging industry and their employers.


0.1 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

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The Patrick E. Gorman Collection contains a speech he presented at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center's Full Employment Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on January 14, 1976.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Patrick E. Gorman, 1976.

Processing Information

Processed by Faye Gamel, 1976. 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.

Patrick E. Gorman:
A Guide to His Collection at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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