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Asheville Labor Temple (Asheville, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1976-26

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1920-1931; 1949-1970, of the Asheville (N.C.) Labor Temple are composed of correspondence, financial statements, minutes, and printed items. Principal correspondents for the Temple are J. E. Jervis, and Raymond Stepp, Walter Moody, and J. H. Garren. Notable topics of discussion include the 1963 expulsion of the Enka (N.C.) Rayon Workers and the local's subsequent attempt to recover its substantial investment by liquidating the Temple, and Jervis' 1966 resignation from his position as Secretary-Treasurer. Included in these Records are some minutes and financial documents of the Asheville Central Labor Union.

Dates

  • 1920-1931; 1949-1970

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

The Asheville Labor Temple was founded in 1924.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Asheville Labor Temple was founded in 1924. Its Records, 1920-1931, 1949-1970, are composed of correspondence, financial statements, minutes, and printed items. The records include some minutes and financial documents of the Asheville Central Labor Union.

Off-Site Storage

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

Acquisition Information

Donated by Asheville Labor Temple, courtesy Ray Stepp, July 11, 1976.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. John E. Jervis papers, 1888-1974 (L1974-44)
  2. Asheville Central Labor Union (Asheville, N.C.) records, 1917-1975 (L1975-42)

Separated Materials

During processing, oversize records and printed material were separated to other Southern Labor Archives collections. Material must be requested separately; consult archivist for access.Some materials may stored offsite; 24-hour notice is required.

Separated to Southern Labor Oversize Location

  1. Financial Report, Insurance Policies, Asheville Labor Temple and Central Labor Union; Minutes, Asheville Labor Temple Committee, 1924-1927; 1954-1957

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Contracts Collection

  1. International: United Textile Workers of America Local 2598, 1958
  2. State: (Asheville, North Carolina) Asheville Labor Temple, 1955; 1956

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection

  1. International: AFL-CIO, 1967
  2. State: (Asheville, North Carolina) Asheville Building and Construction Trades Council, 1962

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. AFL-CIO Legislative Action Bulletin, June, 1968

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Standards and Rules Collection

  1. International: AFL-CIO Local and Central Bodies, 1965

Processing Information

Inventoried by Alice Gernazian at the file level, August 31, 1976.
Title
Asheville Labor Temple (Asheville, North Carolina):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1976
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • June 2001: EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services.
  • December 2005: EAD revised by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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