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Charles M. Houk:

A Guide to His Papers 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: Houk, Charles M.
Title: Charles M. Houk Papers
Dates: 1939-1965
Quantity: 1 linear foot
Abstract:Charles M. Houk held many prominent labor positions in Tennessee from 1956 through 1963. His papers include correspondence, financial documents, minutes, and legislative reports relating to the Tennessee Committee on Political Education and the Tennessee State Labor Council.
Identification: L1982-07
LanguageEnglish.

Arrangement of the Papers


Scope and Content of the Papers

The collection consists of the papers of Charles M. Houk from 1939-1965. Includes personal correspondence (1951-1964), correspondence relating to the Tennessee Committee on Political Education, and some correspondence between Houk and Senator Estes Kefauver (1946-1961). Additional records relating to the Tennessee State Labor Council include financial records including annual statements and audits (1956-1963), minutes, legislative reports (1939-1961), convention files, and newsclippings. Additional records pertaining to the Tennessee Committee on Political Education document the Committee's involvement in monitoring various political campaigns at both the state and national level.


Biography of Charles M. Houk

Charles M. Houk served as Secretary-Treasurer, Tennessee Federation of Labor; Treasurer, Tennessee State Labor Council, 1956-1963; Director, Tennessee State Labor Council, Committee on Political Education (C.O.P.E.), 1956-1963.


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.

Houk, Charles M.--Archives.
Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963.
AFL-CIO--Tennessee State Labor Council.
Tennessee Committee on Political Education.
Labor leaders--Tennessee.
Labor unions--Tennessee.
Labor unions--Tennessee--Officials and employees.
Labor unions--Tennessee--Political activity.
Tennessee--Politics and government--20th century.

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], [series title], Charles M. Houk Papers, L1982-07, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Charles Houk, March 19, 1982.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by James B. Murray, August 29,1984. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; edited by William Hardesty, August 2004; revised by Amanda Brown, 2005.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, constitutions and by-laws, pamphlets, and periodicals were separated to the Southern Labor Archives Printed Collection. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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