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George Pearlman:

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

July 28, 2010



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Laura Starratt, July 28, 2010.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Pearlman, George
Title:George Pearlman collection
Dates: 1975, undated
Quantity: .2 linear ft. (in 1 box)
Abstract:The George Pearlman collection, 1975, undated, consists primarily of photocopies of newsclippings and articles regarding Thomas Talbot and writings on the first Labor Day celebration.
Identification: L1975-08
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Papers

The George Pearlman collection, 1975, undated, consists primarily of photocopies of newsclippings and articles regarding Thomas Talbot and writings on the first Labor Day celebration.


Biography of George Pearlman

George Pearlman was a retired tool and die maker who served as the unofficial historian for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in the 1970s. His research concluded the controversy over who was the "father" of Labor Day with evidence about Matt McGuire, a machinist.

For more information, see:

Jonathan Grossman, "Who is the Father of Labor Day?" Labor History 14 (Winter 1973): 612-623 [online version at the Samuel Gompers Papers Project Website, University of Maryland]


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.

Talbot, Thomas W. (Thomas Wilson), 1842-1892.
International Association of Machinists.
Labor Day.
Machinists

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], George Pearlman Collection, L1975-08, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by George Pearlman, 1975.

Processing Information

Processed by Rosa Smith, 1975, and Faye Gamel, 1975. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt, July 2010.


Related Material

Related materials in other repositories:

George Pearlman Typescripts And Research Materials, 1891-1975, at the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library

Related materials in this repository: The Southern Labor Archives is the official repository for the records of the International Association of Machinsists and Aerospace Workers and holds many of their collections. Please visit our website dedicated to IAMAW history and collections.


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