Skip to main content

Service Employees International Union, Local 579 (Charleston, S.C.) records

Open Finding Aid
Small
Medium
Large
Extra Large
Full-size
Full-size archival image


Service Employees International Union, Local 579 (Charleston, S.C.) records

1 of 2

Service Employees International Union, Local 579 (Charleston, S.C.):

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

May 26, 2010



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Laura Starratt, May 26, 2010.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Service Employees International Union, Local 579 (Charleston, S.C.)
Title:Service Employees International Union, Local 579 (Charleston, S.C.) records
Dates: 1974-1976
Quantity: .2 linear ft. (in 2 box)
Abstract:The records of the Service Employees International Union, Local 579, consists of materials related to the local's attempt to establish a bargaining unit at the St. Francis Xavier Hospital in Charleston, SC.
Identification: L1977-26
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The records of the Service Employees International Union, Local 579, 1974-1976, comprise correspondence, National Labor Relations Board case documents and affidavits pertaining to an attempt by the local to establish a bargaining unit at he St. Francis Xavier Hospital, Charleston, S.C.


History of the Service Employees International Union, Local 579

The Service Employees International Union was founded in 1921 in Chicago as the Building Services Employees Union, its first members being janitors, elevator operators, and window washers. In 1968 it renamed itself Service Employees International Union, and in the 1980s it absorbed the International Jewelry Workers Union, the Drug, Hospital, and Health Care Employees Union (Local 1199), and the Health and Human Services Workers.


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.

Saint Francis Xavier Hospital (Charleston, S.C.)
Service Employees International Union.
United States. National Labor Relations Board.
Labor unions --Service industries workers --Organizing --South Carolina.
Labor unions --Service industries workers --South Carolina.
Hospitals --South Carolina.
Labor unions --South Carolina --Local unions.
Service industries workers --South Carolina.
Charleston (S.C.)
Hospitals--Employees
Nursing homes--Employees

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], Service Employees International Union, Local 579, L1977-26, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Lucy Manning, 1977.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie, 1978. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt, May 2010.


Related Material

Related materials in other repositories: Service Employees International Union. Local 199 (Iowa City, Iowa); Service Employees International Union, 2001, at the State Historical Society of Iowa.

Service Employees International Union. Local 100 (New Orleans, La.) 1974-1998, at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Related materials in this repository:

Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records, 1951-1974 (L1973-40, L1974-05, L1974-22, L1974-45) [ finding aid available online]

Service Employees International Union Contracts Collection [ finding aid available online]

Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records, 1940-1945, 1952-1975 (L1975-26)

Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records, 1957, 1969-1972 (L1976-03)

Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records, 1961-1974 (L1975-05)


you wish to report:


...
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK