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Virginia State AFL-CIO [accession L1984-64]:

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

July 2014



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2015-01-27T16:51-0500
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator: Virginia State AFL-CIO
Title: Virginia State AFL-CIO records
Dates: 1956; 1963-1984
Quantity: 15.0 Linear feet (in 12 boxes)
Abstract:The Virginia State AFL-CIO was organized in Richmond, Virginia in 1956 after the merger of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations. The records of the Virginia State AFL-CIO (1963-1984) include executive board meeting minutes, voting records, newsletters, correspondence, Committee on Political Education (COPE) documents, conference materials, budgets, and financial reports.
Identification: L1984-64
Location: Off-site storage
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Records

The records of the Virginia State AFL-CIO, 1963-1984, consist primarily of minutes and correspondence of the Executive Board. Correspondence includes that of Virginia State AFL-CIO President Julian Caper (1965-1984), Secretary Treasure Brewster Snow (1960s-1970s), and Secretary Treasurer Rufus Fowtz (1976-1984). , lists of the officers and executive board members, correspondence, convention materials, periodicals, Committee on Political Education (COPE) documents, constitutions, budgets, and financial documents.


Historical Note

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, commonly AFL-CIO, is a national trade union center. It was formed in 1955 when the AFL and the CIO merged after a long estrangement. From 1955 until 2005, the AFL-CIO's member unions represented nearly all unionized workers in the United States. The Virginia State AFL-CIO was organized in Richmond, Virginia in 1956.


Index Terms

AFL-CIO
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education
Industrial relations
Labor union locals
Labor unions
Virginia
minutes (administrative records)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is stored in an off-site location. Please allow 24 hours for retrieval.

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], [series], Virginia State AFL-CIO records, L1984-64. Southern Labor Archives, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Julian F. Carper on behalf of the Virginia State AFL-CIO, October 1, 1984.

Processing Information

The collection was processed using minimal standards processing techniques. The finding aid was created using a folder level inventory created when records were originally received. Finding aid created by Carley Henderson July 2014.


Related Material

Virginia State AFL-CIO Records, 1947-1976 (L1976-15), Southern Labor Archives


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