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United Paperworkers International 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

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: United Paperworkers International Union
TitleUnited Paperworkers International Union Records
Dates: 1906-1908; circa 1948; 1967; 1973-1984
Extent14 linear feet
Abstract:The United Paperworkers International Union (UPIU) was created in 1972 by a merger of the United Papermakers and Paperworkers and the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers. Its records contain correspondence (1967), minutes (1906-1907), printed material (1908, 1973-1984), and a literary manuscript, as well as periodicals, proceedings, and pamphlets.
Identification: L1985-05
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1906-1984, of the United Paperworkers International Union (UPIU) consist primarily of periodicals, proceedings, and pamphlets that describe the activities of the UPIU at the national level. Included among the periodicals are The Paper Makers Journal (1923-1948), The Paper Worker (1952, 1972-1984), and the Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers Journal (1936-1965). The proceedings consist of convention reports of the AFL (1930-1955), the AFL-CIO (1973-1983), Paper Mill Workers (1907, 1935-1971), the International Brotherhood of Paper Makers (1935-1957), the United Paperworkers of America (1948-1957), the United Papermakers and Paperworkers (1957-1969), and the United Paperworkers International Union (1972-1984). A small amount of manuscript material is comprised of correspondence (1967), minutes (1906-1907), printed material (1908, 1973-1984), and a literary manuscript entitled A Group of Men: 1884-1900 �. 1948), which describes the formation of the International Brotherhood of Paper Makers.


Historical Note

The United Paperworkers International Union (UPIU) was created in 1972 by a merger of the United Papermakers and Paperworkers and the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers. The United Papermakers and Paperworkers had evolved in 1957 from a merger between the International Brotherhood of Paper Makers and the United Paperworkers of America. The International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers was formed in 1909.


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.

AFL-CIO.
American Federation of Labor.
International Brotherhood of Paper Makers.
International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers.
United Papermakers and Paperworkers.
United Paperworkers of America.
Labor unions--Paper industry workers--Organizing--United States.
Labor unions--Paper industry workers--United States.
Labor unions--Wood pulp industry workers--United States.
Paper industry workers--United States.
Wood pulp industry workers--United States.
United States--Labor--Trade-unions.
Manuscript.
Minutes.

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], United Paperworkers International Union Records, L1985-05, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by United Paperworkers International Union, February 8, 1985 [accession L1985-05]; August 12, 1985 [accession L1985-29]; October 16, 1985 [accession L1985-39].

Processing Information

Inventoried by James B. Murray, October 26, 1985. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by William Hardesty, June 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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