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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.


  • Creation: 1913-1956


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.

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.


The records are arranged into three series:

  1. Series I: Minutes, 1914-1956
  2. Series II: Financial Records, 1940-1956
  3. Series III: Membership Rolls and Dues Records, 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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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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