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International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 846 (Washington, DC) records

Identifier: L1985-32

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of ledger books (minutes, cash book, membership rolls and dues). The minutes range from 1914-1956, with no gaps in years. The cash book are from 1940-1956, and overlap each other from 1946-1955. The membership rolls ad dues ledgers range from 1913-1956 with no gaps.


  • 1913-1956


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.

Historical Note

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 846 was located in Washington, D.C. Its members were a part of the Engraved Steel Plate Finisher's Association. This local no longer exists.


0.83 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection consists of ledger books (including minutes, cash books, membership rolls and dues) that document the business activity of the Machinists' Local Lodge 846 for the years 1913-1956.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Carl Wright, International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 2135, September 1985.

Related 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 DeAnna L. Janecek at the file level, April 2001.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 846 (Washington, D.C.):
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
May 2001
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • May 2001: EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services.
  • 2005: EAD revised by Mary McMahon Dawson.
  • 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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