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Tennessee State Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1981-11

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1937-1979, of the Tennessee State Labor Council consist of correspondence, literature on pending state legislation affecting labor, "state of the state" addresses of the Tennessee governors, and legislative bulletins and newsletters. The records also include material from various conferences participated in by council members, as well as programs and conferences sponsored by committees of the Council.

Dates

  • 1937-1979

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.

Historical Note

The Tennessee AFL-CIO Labor Council is a federation that represents approximately 37 international unions, 273 different local unions and affiliations with a membership of over 60,000 Tennesseans. The council serves as an umbrella group that includes many unions in the area. They are the heart of the movement, partnering with state and community organizations and conducting state, local, and national campaigns to improve life for working families.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (in 4 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Records, 1937-1979, of the Tennessee State Labor Council consist of correspondence, literature on pending state legislation affecting labor, state of the state addresses of the Tennessee governors, and legislative bulletins and newsletters.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Matthew Lynch, June 1981.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Tennessee Valley Trades and Labor Council records, 1941-1974 (L1978-03)
  2. Chattanooga Area Labor Council records, 1925-1972 (L1977-14)
  3. Stanton E. Smith papers, 1938-1973 (L1976-30)

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives 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 proceedings, consult Special Collectins for access.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection

  1. A Summary of the Appalachian Regional Development Act (AFL-CIO) [Appalacian Council], undated
  2. Labor Laws, State of Tennessee Department of Labor], July 1, 1961
  3. Legislative Reports, Tennessee State Labor Council, undated
  4. "Don't Get Garnished", Labor and Industrial Relations Center, Michigan State University, undated

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection

  1. Tennessee State Labor Council, 1963
  2. Fourth State Convention, 1965
  3. Seventh Biennial Convention, 1971
  4. Tenth Biennial Convention, 1977
  5. Eleventh Biennial Convention, 1979

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. Trades and Labor News, Nashville Labor Council, May and December, 1963; February 1965
  2. Memphis Union News, AFL-CIO Memphis Labor Council, March 1964
  3. American Labor, ComCor Inc., 1968-1971
  4. Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, November 1963
  5. Viewpoint, AFL-CIO Industrial Union Department, Spring 1971
  6. Legislative Bulletin, Tennessee State Labor Council, 1951-1965
  7. Newsletter, Tennessee State Labor Council, 1975-1978

Processing Information

Processed by Wallace Washington at the file level, April 6, 1984. 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
Tennessee State Labor Council:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1984
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • April 2011: EAD created by Harold Victor Hansen, Jr. from a legacy finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)