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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 6 (Galveston, Tex.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2005-24
The records of IAM Local Lodge 6, 1929-1962, include ledgers, dues books, and artifacts.

Dates

  • 1929-1962

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Some items in the collections are restricted because of their fragile condition. All restrictions are noted in the finding aid.

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.

Extent

5.5 Linear Feet (in 8 boxes)

Abstract:

International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 6 (Galveston, Texas), was founded in the late 1880s and merged with Local Lodge 1786 in July 2005. The lodge represented workers in a variety of industries in and around Galveston. Its records, 1929-1962, include ledgers, dues books, and artifacts.

History of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 6

IAM Local Lodge 6 in Galveston, Texas, was founded in the late 1880s during the International Association of Machinists' initial organizing push. The lodge represented workers in a variety of industries in and around Galveston. In July 2005, Local Lodge 6 merged with Local Lodge 1786.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Communications Department, 2005-2006 (accessions L2005-24 and L2006-11).

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 Kira Homo, June 2007.
Title
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 6 (Galveston, Texas):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 2007
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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