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E. L. Abercrombie:

A Guide to His Artifact Collection 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

August 2014



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2015-10-08T13:53-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
creatorAbercrombie, E. L.
Title: E. L. Abercrombie artifact collection
Dates: 1963-1985; undated
Quantity: 5.5 Linear feet (2 boxes and 17 oversized items)
Abstract:E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989) served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International and was involved with charitable, political, and humanitarian organizations throughout his career. This collection includes numerous awards, plaques, and commendations given to Abercrombie.
Identification: L2014-05
Location:Off-site storage
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Collection

E. L. Abercrombie artifact collection, 1963-1985, undated, contains numerous awards, personal photographs, plaques and commendations given to E. L. Abercrombie throughout his career. Organizations represented include the NAACP, North Georgia Building and Trades Council, and Laundry and Dry Cleaning International Union.


Biographical Note about E. L. Abercrombie

E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989) served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International. Abercrombie was involved with charitable, political, and humanitarian organizations throughout his career.


Index Terms

Labor leaders
Labor union members
Labor unions--Political activity
Labor unions--Recognition
Laundry workers
Laundry workers--Labor unions
Atlanta (Ga.)
black-and-white photographs
plaques (flat objects)

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.

This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], E. L. Abercrombie Artifact Collection, L2014-05. Southern Labor Archives, Special Collections Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Frances Abercrombie, 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson July 2014. Finding aid created August 2014.


Related Material

Related Material in This Repository
E. L. Abercrombie Papers, 1942-1982 (L1984-49)
Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers Union, Local 218 Records (L1972-11)


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