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Reverend Joe Irwin papers

Identifier: L1984-31

Scope and Content of the Papers

The Papers, 1955-1980, of the Rev. Joe Irwin consist of reports, memoranda, and a seminar paper concerning the International Labor Organization (ILO), particularly its World Employment Program; the role of the American labor organizations in the ILO; the role of multinational corporations in the world economy; teacher organizations in Catholic schools; clergy-labor conferences; and clergy involvement in labor-management relations. the papers also include statements and sermons on the subject of Labor Day.


  • 1955-1980


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.


0.42 Linear Feet (in 8 folders)

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The papers, 1955-1980, of the Reverend Joe Irwin consist of reports, memoranda, and a seminar paper concerning the International Labor Organization (ILO).

Acquisition Information

Donated by Reverend Joe Irwin, 1984.

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. Consult Special Collections for access.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection

  1. Union Productivity

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodical Collection

  1. Blueprint for the Christian Reshaping of Society, New Orleans Province Institute of Social Order, Vol. 29, No. 6, February 1977; Vol. 31, Nos. 1, 2, September-October 1978
  2. Center Focus, No. 15, March 1976

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, 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.
Reverend Joe Irwin:
A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

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

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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