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Paul L. Styles, Sr.:

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

June 4, 2010



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Laura Starratt, June 4, 2010.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Styles, Paul L.
Title:Paul L. Styles, Sr. collection
Dates: 1950-1972
Quantity: .5 linear ft. (in 2 boxes)
Abstract:The collection of Paul L. Styles Sr., 1950-1972, is composed primarily of his correspondence and speeches during his three years as a member of the National Labor Relations Board and his eleven years as the chief labor relations officer with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Identification: L1973-57
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Collection

Organized into 2 series:
Series I. Correspondence, 1950-1972
Series II. Printed Materials, 1950-1972

Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection of Paul L. Styles, Sr., 1950-1972, contains his correspondence and speeches during his three years as a member of the National Labor Relations Board and his eleven years as the Chief Labor Relations officer with NASA. The correspondence makes up the bulk of the papers and includes discussion of the hunt for Communists in the NLRB, the communist influence in the labor movement, segregation of union locals in the South and appropriation and personnel matters of the NLRB's 10th region. The speeches concern collective bargaining, the work of the NLRB, and the unique features and problems of labor relations in the space program.


Biography of Paul L. Styles, Sr.

Paul L. Styles, Sr., was president of the Huntsville (Alabama) Trades and Labor Council in 1933. From 1937-1950, he was a Field Examiner for the National Labor Relations Board. He became a National Labor Relations Board member in 1950, serving until 1953. He was a labor relations consultant with private industry, 1953-1961. In 1961, Styles joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as an Industrial Relations Officer. Until 1972, he was the Director of Labor Relations and Director of Manpower Office Administration and Technical Services at NASA.


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.

Styles, Paul L.--Archives
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
United States. National Labor Relations Board.
Labor union members--United States.
Aerospace industries--Employees--Labor unions--United States
Anti-communism--United States.
Labor unions and communism.
Segregation.
Cape Canaveral (Fla.)

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], Paul L. Styles Sr. Collection , L1973-57, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Paul L. Styles, Sr., 1973.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert C. Dinwiddie, 1973. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt, June 2010.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, oversize material, photographs and artifacts were separated to other Southern Labor Archives. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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