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E. L. Abercrombie papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-49

Scope and Content of the Papers

The papers, 1942-1982, of E.L. Abercrombie consist of a letter from Atlanta labor attorney Harris Jacobs (May 19, 1982); an editorial written by Hal Gulliver in the Atlanta Constitution (May 17, 1982); an article about Abercrombie written by Margaret Shannon in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine (February 4, 1979); and twenty-six photographs of Mr. Abercrombie, other members of Laundry Workers Local 218, officers of the Laundry Workers International Union, and others, including Coretta Scott King. Most of the photographs date during the 1970's.

Dates

  • 1942-1982

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.

Biographical Note

E. L. Abercrombie, 1908-1989, served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989), served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International. His papers, 1942-1982, include a letter, newspaper clippings, and a photograph collection.

Acquisition Information

Donated by E.L. Abercrombie, July 1984.

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

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Dye House Workers' International Union, Local 218 (Atlanta, Ga.) records, 1950-1971 (L1972-11)
  2. Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Dye House Workers' International Union contracts collection, 1964-1968; 1976-1977 (L-contracts_LaundryW)

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Collections. For photographs, see the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection finding aid.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection

  1. Twenty-six photographs (two of which are in Oversized Photographs Box), 1942-1975 [L1984-49]

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections Staff at the file level.
Title
E. L. Abercrombie:
Subtitle
A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 2001
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.
  • February 2003: EAD edited by Morna Gerrard.
  • 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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