International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 1767 (Sarasota, Fla.) records
Scope and Content of the Records
The collection mainly consists of contract files, which includes negotiations and correspondence. The arbitration files include court cases and transcripts, as well as grievances and more correspondence. Arbitration and contract negotiations of Local 1767 were often over seniority, work place issues, and grievances. The office records consist of files for the day to day affairs of the local. Also included are some OSHA safety records concerning Beryllium and machine standards from the company (Loral American Beryllium Co., Inc.) as well as materials related to strikes in 1983 and 1992. Some artifacts of the local include constitution books, minutes, contracts and agreement booklets.
- Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 1767 (Sarasota, Fla.) (Organization)
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 about the International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 1767
The International Association of Machinists Local Lodge No. 1767 was chartered in 1961 in Sarasota, Florida. Most of the members worked for Loral American Beryllium Company, Inc. The lodge was decertified in March 1994.
4.6 Linear Feet (in 11 boxes)
Language of Materials
The International Association of Machinists Local Lodge No. 1767 was chartered in 1961 in Sarasota, Florida. The collection mainly consists of contract files, which includes negotiations and correspondence.
The records are arranged into three series:
- Series I: Contract Files, 1959-1993
- Series II: Arbitration Files, 1975-1992
- Series III: Office Files, 1960-1994
Donated by IAM Local Lodge 1767, July 1994.
Processed by DeAnna L. Janecek at the file level, March 2001. Most of the original order of the folders within each series was maintained.
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 1767 (Sarasota, Florida):
- A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- May 2001
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description