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Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-Contracts_RWDSU

Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection consists of 161 agreements, 1941-1972, between various local unions of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union and employers.

Dates

  • 1941-1972

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.

Historical Note about the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union originated as a Congress of Industrial Organizations affiliate in 1937. In 1993, it became a division within the United Food and Commercial Workers.

See the UFCW Website for more information.

Extent

1.67 Linear Feet (in 4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The collection consists of 161 agreements, 1941-1972, between various local unions of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union and employers.

Off-Site Storage

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These materials were separated from one or more collections in the Southern Labor Archives for inclusion in the Archives’ contracts and agreement collection.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, Local 315 (Atlanta, Ga.) records, 1947-1969 (L1972-58)
  2. Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, Southeastern Region records, 1940-1968 (L1974-18)
  3. Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, Local 15-A (Charleston, S.C.) records, 1945-1973 (L1974-31)

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Bexley, 2010.
Title
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union:
Subtitle
A Guide to the RWDSU Contracts Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Traci JoLeigh Drummond and William W. Hardesty
Date
June 30, 2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)