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International Association of Machinists, Lodge 10 (Richmond, Va.) records

Identifier: L1985-14

Scope and Content of the Records

The records, 1888-1957, of the International Association of Machinists Lodge 10 (Richmond, VA), consist primarily of financial documents and minute books. The financial documents consist of dues ledgers, 1888-1956, cash books, 1902-1956, and audit reports, 1913-1938. The minute books describe the activities of Lodge 10 from 1891 to 1957. The remainder of the collection consists of a small amount of correspondence, 1900-1947, and printed material, 1902-1956, that relate to I.A.M. activities at both the local and national levels.


  • 1888-1957


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.
Oversized materials stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Historical Note

Originally founded in Atlanta in 1888 as a trade union for railroad machinists, today the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers represents workers in a large and diverse number of fields. Over the course of the 20th century the machinists moved from representing railroad workers to machinists and others working for airlines and the aerospace industry.

Local Lodge 10, represented machinists working in Richmond, Virginia.


7.51 Linear Feet (in 18 boxes)

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International Association of Machinists Lodge 10 (Richmond, VA) Records, 1888-1957, consist primarily of financial documents, 1888-1956, and minute books, 1891-1957.

Off-Site Storage

Oversized Materials stored offsite. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Acquisition Information

Donated by International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 10, courtesy of L. Wayne Camp, April 1985.

Related Archival Materials

Georgia State University Library is the official repository for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and the collection includes the Grand Lodge records as well as numerous Local and District Lodges. Please see the IAMAW Research Guide for more collections. In addition, GSU Digital Collections includes complete, full-text runs of the Machinist Monthly Journal and the Machinists Newspaper available in GSU Digital Collections as well as numerous photographs and local publications from both the US and Canada.

Processing Information

Processed by Southern Labor Archives staff at the file level, 1985.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 10 (Richmond, Virginia):
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
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Revision Statements

  • 2001: EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Systems.
  • March 2003: Tagging updated by Morna Gerrard.
  • 2006, 2007: EAD edited by William W. Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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