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Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399 (Charleston, S.C.) records

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Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399 (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:Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399 (Charleston, S.C.)
Title:Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399 (Charleston, S.C.) records
Dates: 1941-1974
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft. (in 1 box)
Abstract:The records of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399, 1941-1975, consist of membership applications, dues receipts and expenses and minutes of the organization.
Identification: L1977-24
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The records of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399, 1941-1975, consist of membership applications, a ledger book of dues receipts and expenses and a record book of minutes of the organization.


History of Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399

Founded on January 25, 1888 in Toledo, Ohio, as the Tin, Sheet Iron and Cornice Workers' International Association, the union affiliated with the American Federation of Labor (AFL) the following year. Having merged with other craft unions, the organization took the name Sheet Metal Workers' International Association (SMWIA) in 1924. The union represents skilled workers in the construction, manufacturing, service, and shipping industries. SMWIA local union 399 is located in Charleston, South Carolina.


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.

Sheet Metal Workers' International Association. Local 399 (Charleston, S.C.)
Labor union members--South Carolina.
Metal-workers--Labor unions--South Carolina--Charleston.
Union dues--South Carolina.
Charleston, (S.C.)

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], Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399 Records, L1977-24, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 399, 1977.

Processing Information

Processed by Mattie Anderson, 1978. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt, May 2010.


Related Material

Related materials in other repositories: Sheet Metal Workers' International Association. Local 65 (Cleveland, Ohio) Records at the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, OH.

Sheet Metal Workers' International Association, Local 83 records, 1892-1989 at the University at Albany.

Sheet Metal Workers' International Association. Local 34 (Minneapolis, Minn.), 1916-1952 at the Minnesota Historical Society Library

Related materials in this repository: Asheville Sheet Metal Workers, Local 8, 1922 (Asheville (N.C.) ), L1974-12.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, printed material was separated to other Southern Labor Archives collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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