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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.), records

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.):

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 28, 2011



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Crystal Rodgers, October 28, 2011.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title:International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.), records
Dates: 1923-1986 (bulk 1971-1986)
Quantity: 6.75 linear ft. (in 7 boxes)
Abstract:The records of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84, 1923-1986 (bulk 1971-1986), consist primarily of the administrative, office, and reference files of J.W. Giles, documenting the day-to-day operations of the union as well as Giles' interactions with the executive and international boards of the IBEW.
Identification: L1986-21
Language:English.

Arrangement

The collection was processed using minimum-standards processing practices.

Scope and Content of the Records

The records of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.), 1923-1986 (bulk 1971-1986), consist primarily of the administrative, office, and reference files of J.W. Giles, documenting the day-to-day operations of the union as well as Giles' interactions with the executive and international boards of the IBEW. Giles served as Assistant Business Manager of the IBEW Local 84 from 1970-1972 and Business Manager and Financial Secretary beginning in 1983.

The records include correspondence; arbitration and grievances; minutes of executive board and union member meetings; auditor reports; business manager reports; contract agreement and negotiation materials; constitutions and bylaws; training manuals; reference files; event, convention, and conference programs; pamphlets; election materials; artifacts; photographs; and audio/visual materials.


History of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.)

Originally formed in 1890 as an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) took its present name in 1899. Representing workers in such fields as utilities, communications, construction, and transportation, the IBEW is one of the largest unions in the world. Local 84 oversees union members in the metro Atlanta area and is still alive and active today.

[See the IBEW website for more information.]


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.

Giles, J.W., 1925 -
Simpson, John W.
Towns, Larry
Waters, Dan H.
Georgia Power Company
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Building trades--Georgia.
Electric industry workers--Georgia.
Electricians--Georgia.
Labor leaders--Georgia.
Labor unions--Building trades--Georgia.
Labor unions--Electric industry workers--Georgia.
Labor unions--Electricians--Georgia.
Labor unions--Georgia--Officials and employees.
Labor unions--Local unions--Georgia.
Labor unions--Municipal employees--Georgia.
Labor unions--Officials and employees--Georgia.
Labor unions--Organizing--Georgia.
Municipal officials and employees--Georgia.
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Labor -- Trade-unions
Georgia -- Labor -- Trade-unions.
Administrative files
Artifacts
Audio-visual
Correspondence
Legal files
Reference files

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal or sensitive information has been restricted. Please consult with archivist for more information about accessing these records. 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], International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.), records, L1986-21, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.), official J.W. Giles in 1984 and 1986 [L1984-23, L1986-21, L1986-38].

Processing Information

Processed by processing archivist Crystal Rodgers, October 2011.


Related Material

Related materials in other repositories: Collections about electrical workers can be found at the following:

Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library
Labor Archives of Washington State, University of Washington
M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University at Albany Libraries

Related materials in this repository:

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 613 (Atlanta, Ga.) records, 1939-1977 (L1981-19)
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers contracts collection, 1937-2000 (L-contracts_IBEW)
J.W. Giles Papers, 1920-1978 (L1974-29)
J.W. Giles oral history, 1995 (Labor Manuscripts L1995-12.8)
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 508 (Savannah, Georgia) records, 1944-1984
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 175 (Chattanooga, Tenn.) records, 1944-1977 (L1978-01)
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1965 (Tallahassee, Fla.) records, 1949-1967 (L1976-17)


Separated Material

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


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