American Flint Glass Workers Union records
Scope and Content of the Records
The collection consists of the records of the American Flint Glass Workers' Union from 1963-1980. Includes contract negotiations containing proposals and counter-proposals made between the American Flint Glass Workers' Union and the Glass Container Manufacturers Institute and its successor the Glass Packaging Institute. The conference notes consist of commentaries written by the union secretary on the bargaining procedures. The correspondence includes newsletters sent to various union locals and executive boards, contract summaries, and letters or telegrams sent between American Flint Glass Workers president George Parker and other labor management executives and officials. Also contains information on the American Flint Glass Workers' strike of 1977.
- Creation: 1963-1980
- American Flint Glass Workers' Union (Organization)
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.
Organized as the United Flint Glass Workers in 1878, it affiliated with the AFL in 1887. The union withdrew from the AFL in 1903, but reaffiliated in 1912 and adopted the name American Flint Glass Workers' Union.
1.25 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of the records of the American Flint Glass Workers' Union from 1963-1980. Includes contract negotiations and conference notes, correspondence including newsletters and contract summaries. Also contains information on the American Flint Glass Workers' strike of 1977.
The records are arranged chronologically.
Donated by Richard Ray, August 23, 1983.
Separated Materials Note
During processing, printed material was separated to other Southern Labor Archives Collections. Material must be requested separately; consult archivist for access.
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Contracts Collection
- Amer. Flint Glassworkers Union w/Glass Container Manufactures, 1974
- Amer. Flint Glassworkers Union w/Metro Container Kraftco, 1974
- Amer. Flint Glassworkers Union w/Glass Packaging Institute, 1977
- Amer. Flint Glassworkers Union w/Glass Container Industrial Relations Council, 1980
- Glass Bottle Blowers Association w/Owens-Illinois, 1980
Inventoried by Edgar Ragin at the file level, October 7, 1983.
- American Flint Glass Workers Union:
- A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- October 7, 1983
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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