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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 (Ft. Meyers, Florida) Records

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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 (Ft. Meyers, Florida):

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

June 2001



Profile Description

Creation: Text converted and initial EAD tagging provided by Apex Data Services, June 2001.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 (Fort Meyers, Fla.)
Title: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 (Ft. Meyers, Florida) Records
Dates: 1925-1978
Quantity: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract:Records of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 (Ft. Myers, Fl.), 1925-1978, consist of financial documents, minutes, journeyman carpenter examinations, correspondence, and miscellaneous printed material. Local 2261 absorbed Local 2895, of nearby Punta Gorda, Florida, in 1967.
Identification: L1979-05
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1925-1978, of United Brotherhood of Carpenter's (UBC) Local 2261 (Ft. Myers, Fl.) are composed of financial documents, minutes, journeyman carpenter examinations, correspondence, and miscellaneous printed material. The collection's documentation of wage negotiations, attempts to increase employment of Local 2261 members, local union finances, the local's relationship with the UBC District Council, and its community service projects in the Ft. Myer area reveal the local's growth and maturation both as a bargaining agent for its members and as an active participant in area civic affairs.


Historical Note

Records of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 absorbed Local 2895 of nearby Punta Gorda, Florida, in 1967.


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.

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. |b Local 2261 (Fort Meyers, Fla.)--Archives.
Carpenters--Florida--Fort Meyers.
Labor union locals--Florida--Fort Meyers.
Woodworkers--Florida--Fort Meyers.

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.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], , United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2261 (Ft. Meyers, Florida) Records, L1979-05, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by John Hickey, February 15, 1979.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Bill Meeks, April 10, 1979. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by William Hardesty, December 2005.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Records of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America locals in Jacksonville, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Florida; Florida State Council of Carpenters.


Separated Material

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


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