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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 (Ft. Myers, Fla.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-05

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1925-1978, of United Brotherhood of Carpenter's (UBC) Local 2261 (Ft. Myers, Fla.) are composed of financial documents, minutes, journeyman carpenter examinations, correspondence, and miscellaneous printed material. The collection's documentation of wage negotiations, attempts to increase employment of Local 2261 members, local union finances, the local's relationship with the UBC District Council, and its community service projects in the Ft. Myers area reveal the local's growth and maturation both as a bargaining agent for its members and as an active participant in area civic affairs.

Dates

  • 1925-1978

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.

Historical Note

Records of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 absorbed Local 2895 of nearby Punta Gorda, Florida, in 1967.

Extent

2.09 Linear Feet (in 5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Records of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 (Ft. Myers, Fla.), 1925-1978, consist of financial documents, minutes, journeyman carpenter examinations, correspondence, and miscellaneous printed material. Local 2261 absorbed Local 2895, of nearby Punta Gorda, Florida, in 1967.

Acquisition Information

Donated by John Hickey, Carpenters District Council of Miami, February 15, 1979.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America contract collection, 1919-1988 (L-Contracts_UBC)
  2. Benjamin Franklin Haley collection, 1964-1967 (L1972-10)
  3. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 627 (Jacksonville, Fla.) records, 1937-1971 (L1973-33)
  4. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2139 (Tallahassee, Fla.) records, 1951-1969 (L1976-18)
  5. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 531 (St. Petersburg, Fla.) records, 1900-1977 (L1978-13)
  6. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 696 (Tampa, Fla.) records, 1892-1971 (L1979-03)
  7. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1275 (Tampa, Fla.) records, 1941-1978 (L1979-04)
  8. Florida State Council of Carpenters records, 1952-1978 (L1979-06)

Separated Materials Note

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For pamphlets, see the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time). For periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection finding aid or catalog. For oversize materials, contracts, and proceedings, consult Special Collections for access.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Oversize Location

  1. Financial Documents: Quarterly Accounts sheets, 1963-1964

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection

  1. A Guide for Labor Organizations to the Filing Requirements of the Labor Management Relations Act 1947
  2. Construction Labor Report, 1974
  3. Construction Steward, 1973
  4. Industrial Steward, 1973
  5. SEIU Strike Manual, undated
  6. Toward Full Employment Within Three Years, 1976
  7. Volunteer Organizing Committee, 1974
  8. Wage Digest, 1975; 1976; 1977

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Contracts Collection

  1. Trade Agreement Between Local 18, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America and the General Contractors' Section of the Hamilton Construction Association and Builders' Exchange, 1973-1976
  2. International Agreements, 1974

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection

  1. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, 1971

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection

  1. Florida State Council of Carpenters, 1971; 1976; 1977
  2. National Conference of the Building and Construction Trades, AFL-CIO, 1973; 1974; 1978
  3. General Executive Board, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, 1955; 1971-1978
  4. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Convention, 1970; 1974
  5. Florida AFL-CIO, Convention, 1972; 1976

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. The Carpenter, July 1974
  2. Labor's Economic Review, October, 1957
  3. Current Information, August 28, 1958; February 23, 1960
  4. Carpenter's Washington Report, April 13, 1973

Processing Information

Inventoried by Bill Meeks at the file level, April 10, 1979.
Title
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 (Ft. Myers, Florida):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1979
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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