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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.


  • 1976


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.

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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Revision Statements

  • December 2009: Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt from a legacy finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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