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Barney Weeks:

A Guide to His Collection 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

May 21, 2010



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Laura Starratt, May 21, 2010.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Weeks, Barney
Title:Barney Weeks Collection
Dates: 1957-1983
Quantity: 1 linear ft. (in 3 boxes)
Abstract:The Barney Weeks Collection, 1957-1983, consists of materials relating to his work with the Alabama Labor Council as president and the work of A. G. Trammell, Secretary-Treasurer of the Council.
Identification: L1984-17
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Collection

Organized into 9 series:
Series I. Correspondence, Barney Weeks, 1957-1983
Series II. Correspondence, A.G. Trammell, 1975-1983
Series III. Financial Documents (Mostly Alabama Labor Council), 1975-1983
Series IV. Minutes, Alabama Labor Council and Other Bodies, 1958-1983
Series V. Bernadette Lane Disciplinary File, 1978
Series VI. Bill Sewell Disciplinary File, 1967
Series VII. A. L. Hulsey Legal File, 1978-1982
Series VIII. Alabama Advisory Committee to U. S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1981-1983
Series IX. Alabama State Legislature Special Election, September 1983

Scope and Content of the Collection

The papers of Barney Weeks, 1957-1983, consist of correspondence (frequently with subject related attachments), financial statements, minutes, personnel files on three employees of the Alabama Labor Council, pamphlets and newspaper articles, many pertaining to a special election of the Alabama legistlature in September 1983. Much of Week's correspondence is personal in nature, while the bulk of his official correspondence as President of the Alabama Labor Council is to or concerning the Secretary-Treasurer of the Council, A. G. Trammell.


Biography of Barney Weeks

Barney Weeks was a typesetter and labor organizer who served as the Alabama AFL-CIO's second president from 1957 to 1983.


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.

Trammell, A. G.
Weeks, Barney, 1913-2003
AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council
Civil rights --Alabama
Labor union members--United States
Labor unions --Alabama
Labor unions--Law and legislation
United States Commission on Civil Rights. Alabama Advisory Committee
Alabama
Minutes

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], [series title], Barney Weeks Collection, L1984-17, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Barney Weeks, 1984.

Processing Information

Processed by John Coleman, 1984. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt, May 2010.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: AFL-CIO, Region 6 (Atlanta Office) [accessions L1972-03; L1973-01; L1974-01; L1974-35]


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, pamphlets were separated to other Southern Labor Archives collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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