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Amalgamated Transit Union contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_ATU

Scope and Content of the Collection

Contains seven contracts dated 1964-1984.

Dates

  • 1964-1984

Creator

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

History of Amalgamated Transit Union

The Amalgamated Transit Union, which was founded in 1892, is the largest labor union for transit workers in North America. Originally called the Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America, in 1903 the organization changed its name to Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America and in 1934 to the Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America. The union became officially known as the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) in 1964.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (in 7 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Off-Site Storage

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

Acquisition Information

These materials were pulled from one or more collections in the Southern Labor Archives for inclusion in the Archives’ contracts and agreement collection.
Title
Amalgamated Transit Union
Subtitle
A Guide to the ATU Contract Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 12, 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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