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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Local 1836 (North Charleston, S.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-25

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Records

The Records, 1968-1976, of Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Local 1836 (Charleston, S. C.), consist of correspondence with the union's international office and field representatives; minutes of Executive Board and regular membership meetings; grievance reports; and financial files of bank statements, dues payment records, and expense statements.

Dates

  • 1968-1976

Creator

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.

Oversized Materials stored offsite. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

Historical Note

The Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) resulted from a merger between the CIO faction of the United Textile Workers of America and the Textile Workers Organizing Committee and was chartered by the CIO in 1939. The TWUA merged with the American Federation of Hosiery Workers in 1965.

Extent

1.75 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Local 1836 (Charleston, SC) records, 1968-1976, consist of correspondence, minutes, reports and financial files.

Arrangement

The records are arranged into five series:

  1. Series I: Correspondence, 1970-1975
  2. Series II: Printed Material, 1970-1973
  3. Series III: Financial Documents, 1970-1974
  4. Series IV: Legal Documents, 1968-1970
  5. Series V: Minutes, 1970-1973

Off-Site Storage

Oversized Materials stored offsite. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

Acquisition Information

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Local 1836, courtesy of Doris Hadden, October 1977.

Online Availability

The photographs in this collection may have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.

Related Archival Materials

The Southern Labor Archives contains numerous collections created by various unions representing workers in the textile industry. These collections include union records from the International Ladies Garment Workers (ILGWU), Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers (ACTWU), United Textile Workers of America (UTWA), Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Workers (UNITE), and its successors UNITE HERE and Workers United.

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For photographs, see the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection finding aid. For periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection finding aid or catalog. For proceedings, contracts, and constitutions consult Special Collections for access.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection

  1. 1 Photograph

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Agreements Collection

  1. Textile Workers Union of America and the General Asbestos and Rubber Division, Raybestos-Manhattan, Inc., North Charleston, S. C., 1969

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and Bylaws Collection

  1. South Carolina Labor Council AFL-CIO, 1972

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. Local 1836 Newsletter, 1971

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection

  1. 16th Biennial Convention, Textile Workers Union of America, 1970

Processing Information

Inventoried by Susan Cohen at the file level, January 1978.

Title
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers, Local 1836 (North Charleston, South Carolina):
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

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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