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E. L. Abercrombie:

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: Abercrombie, E. L.
TitleE. L. Abercrombie papers
Dates: 1942-1982
Extent.25 linear feet
Abstract:E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989), served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International. His papers, 1942-1982, include a letter, newspaper clippings, and a photograph collection.
Identification: L1984-49
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Papers

The Papers, 1942-1982, of E.L. Abercrombie consist of a letter from Atlanta labor attorney Harris Jacobs (May 19, 1982); an editorial written by Hal Gulliver in the Atlanta Constitution (May 17, 1982); an article about Abercrombie written by Margaret Shannon in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine (February 4, 1979); and twenty-six photographs of Mr. Abercrombie, other members of Laundry Workers Local 218, officers of the Laundry Workers International Union, and others, including Coretta Scott King. Most of the photographs date during the 1970's.


Biographical Note

E. L. Abercrombie, 1908-1989, served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International.


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.

Labor leaders--Georgia.
Laundry workers--Labor unions--Georgia.
Photographs.

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], E. L. Abercrombie Papers, L1984-49, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers Union, Local 218 Records, L1972-11, Southern Labor Archives.


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