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Tom Backus:

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

February 14, 2011



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Harold Victor Hansen Jr., February 14, 2011.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Tom Backus
Title:Tom Backus papers
Dates: 1966-1981
Quantity: .3 linear ft. (in 1 box)
Abstract:The guide to this collection has been created from one of the Southern Labor Archives’ legacy finding aids, which has not been updated since the time of processing.
Identification: L1982-16
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Papers

The papers of Tom Backus, 1966-1981, contain both personal and professional information regarding his affiliation with the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union, Local 72, and the United Association of Journymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry. The papers include a negotiated contract between the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 72 and management. It also includes certificates from his many civic and union-affiliated associations; a roll call directory of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada issued March 1970 and containing names of all union members; four pamphlets describing the benefit packages for Local 72; and a program from the 1978 services award banquet of the local.


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.

Backus, Tom.
United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada.
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Labor.
Georgia -- Labor.
Labor disputes -- Southern States.
Labor unions -- Organizing.
Plumbers -- United States -- Labor unions.
Atlanta (Ga.)
Building trades -- Georgia.
Insulating materials industry -- Georgia.
Plumbers -- United States.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

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

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.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Tom Backus papers, L1982-16, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Tom Backus, 1982.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie, 1982.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada, Local 72 (Atlanta, Georgia)


Separated Material

Separated material: See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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