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Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399 (Charleston, S.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-24

Scope and Content of the Records

The records of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399, 1941-1975, consist of membership applications (arranged alphabetically), a ledger book of dues receipts and expenses and a record book of minutes of the organization.

Dates

  • 1941-1974

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.

History of Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399

Founded on January 25, 1888 in Toledo, Ohio, as the Tin, Sheet Iron and Cornice Workers' International Association, the union affiliated with the American Federation of Labor (AFL) the following year. Having merged with other craft unions, the organization took the name Sheet Metal Workers' International Association (SMWIA) in 1924. The union represents skilled workers in the construction, manufacturing, service, and shipping industries. SMWIA local union 399 is located in Charleston, South Carolina.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (in 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The records of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399, 1941-1975, consist of membership applications, dues receipts and expenses and minutes of the organization.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399, October 1977.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. For photographs, see the

Separated Materials Note

During processing periodicals were separated to the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection finding aid or catalog.

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. Sheet Metal Workers Journal, vols. 39-63 and 69, 1948-1972; 1975

Processing Information

Processed by Mattie Anderson at the file level, 1978. 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.
Title
Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399 (Charleston, S.C.)
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1978
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 2010: 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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