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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 721 (Durham, N.C.):

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University Library
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

June 19, 2008



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Rebecca Landel-Hernandez, June 19, 2008.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 721 (Durham, N.C.)
Title:International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 721 (Durham, N.C.) records
Dates: 1942-1990
Quantity: .8 linear ft. (in 2 boxes)
Abstract:The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 721 (Durham, N.C.) records contain mainly legal documents,1942-1990. The legal records cover arbitrations over labor disputes between IAM and Wright's Machinery as well as Sperry Electro Components.
Identification: L2008-05
LanguageEnglish.

Arrangement

Files are organized by format and chronologically arranged.

Scope and Content of the Records

Records of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 721 (Durham, N.C.) contain mainly legal documents,1942-1990. They include items such as Local 721's bylaws from 1952, an agreement with Wright’s Automatic Tobacco Packing Machine Company, and several booklet versions of the local's contracts with Wright’s Automatic Machinery Company,1942-1968. The remainder of the records include arbitration hearing pleadings and opinions from various employee negotiations between the IAM Local 721 and IAM Local 2358 and various divisions of Wright’s Machinery or Sperry Corporation, 1953-1990. One additional legal document of interest is a 1968 pleading from a U.S. Labor Relations Board Decision and Election for a dispute between Wright Machinery Company, the Professional Employees International Union Local 84, and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.


Historical Note

The United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers of America was founded in 1888. In 1889, the name was changed to National Association of Machinists. Two years later, it became known as the International Association of Machinists (IAM). IAM Local Lodge 721 was located in Durham, N.C.


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.

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 721 (Durham, N.C.)--Archives.
Office and Professional Employees International Union. Local 84.
Sperry Corporation.
Arbitration, Industrial--North Carolina.
Labor relations.
Machinists--Labor unions--North Carolina.
Durham (N.C.)
Correspondence.
Legal documents.

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], International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 721 (Durham, N.C.) Records, L2008-05, Archives of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, June 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Rebecca Landel-Hernandez, June 2008.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: See Southern Labor Archives' International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers website.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, unrelated material was separated to Southern Labor Archives small collections.


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