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Service Employees International Union, Southern Region:

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

June 2001



Profile Description

Creation: Text converted and initial EAD tagging provided by Apex Data Services, June 2001.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Service Employees International Union. Southern Region.
Title: Service Employees International Union, Southern Region Records
Dates: 1951-1974
Quantity: 9.7 linear feet
Abstract: Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records, 1951-1974, include union office files, files of Val Cox, Southern Region Representative, and records of various local unions in the South and Midwest.
Identification: L1973-40
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Records

Part One: Records (accession L1973-40), 1958; 1962-1970.
Series I. Val Cox, Service Employees International Union Southern Representative files
Series II. General Office Files
Series III. Service Employees International Union Local Unions
Part Two: Records (accession L1974-05), 1964-1972
Series I. Correspondence
Series II. Work Reports
Series III. Printed Material
Series IV. SEIU local 579 (Atlanta, GA)
Part Three: Records (accession L1974-22), 1951-1973
Series I. Subject Files
Series II. Correspondence
Series III. Financial Documents
Series IV. Printed Material
Series V. Contracts and Agreements
Series VI. Minutes
Series VII. Legal Documents
Part Four: Records (accession L1974-45), 1951-1974
Series I. Subject Files
Series II. Correspondence
Series III. Printed Material
Series IV. Contract Negotiations
Series V. Legal Documents
Series VI. Financial Documents
Series VII. Minutes

Scope and Content of the Records

Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records include union office files; files of Val Cox, Southern Region Representative; and files of various local unions in the South and Midwest. The files include correspondence, reports, minutes, financial documents, legal documents, and printed material.


Historical Note

In 1921, the Building Service Employees International Union (BSEIU) was chartered by the American Federation of Labor. In 1968, the Union name was officially changed to Service Employees International Union.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Cox, Val, 1920-
Service Employees International Union. Local 554 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Labor unions--Southern States.
Labor unions--Organizing.

Restrictions

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. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Service Employees International Union, Southern Region Records, [accession number], Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Service Employees International Union, Southern Region, courtesy of Val Cox: July 9, 1973 (L1973-40); January 28, 1974 (L1974-05); April 23, 1974 (L1974-22); November 18, 1974 (L1974-45).

Processing Information

Inventoried by Robert Dinwiddie, July 9, 1974 (L1973-40) and September 18, 1974 (L1974-05); and by Alice Gernazian, February 9, 1977 (L1974-22) and June 16, 1977 (L1974-45). EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by William Hardesty, October 2005.


Related Material

Related material in other repositories: Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs.

Related material in this repository: later accessions of this collection (L1975-05, L1975-26, L1976-03), finding aids available in the reading room.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, printed material and photographs were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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