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American Flint Glass Workers Union:

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

October 7, 1983



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 1.0 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by William Hardesty from HTML source, March 2006.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:American Flint Glass Workers’ Union
Title:American Flint Glass Workers Union records
Dates: 1963-1980
Quantity: 1.2 linear ft. (in 3 boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of the records of the American Flint Glass Workers’ Union from 1963-1980. Includes contract negotiations and conference notes, correspondence including newsletters and contract summaries. Also contains information on the American Flint Glass Workers’ strike of 1977.
Identification: L1983-31
LanguageEnglish.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of the records of the American Flint Glass Workers’ Union from 1963-1980. Includes contract negotiations containing proposals and counter-proposals made between the American Flint Glass Workers’ Union and the Glass Container Manufacturers Institute and its successor the Glass Packaging Institute. The conference notes consist of commentaries written by the union secretary on the bargaining procedures. The correspondence includes newsletters sent to various union locals and executive boards, contract summaries, and letters or telegrams sent between American Flint Glass Workers president George Parker and other labor management executives and officials. Also contains information on the American Flint Glass Workers’ strike of 1977.


Historical Note

Organized as the United Flint Glass Workers in 1878, it affiliated with the AFL in 1887. The union withdrew from the AFL in 1903, but reaffiliated in 1912 and adopted the name American Flint Glass Workers’ 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.

Parker, George Meyer, 1917-
Glass Container Manufacturers Institute.
Glass Packaging Institute.
Collective bargaining-- Glass manufacturer--United States.
Glassworkers--United States.
Labor unions-- Glass-workers--United States.
Strikes and lockouts-- Glass trade--United States.
United States-- Labor-- Trade-unions.

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], American Flint Glass Workers Union Records, L1983-31, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Richard Ray, August 23, 1983.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Edgar Ragin, October 7, 1983. Revised and EAD finding aid created by William Hardesty, March 2006.


Separated Material

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


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