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Edwin D. Harrison:

A Guide to His Collection 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

December 1, 2009



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Laura Starratt, December 1, 2009.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Harrison, Edwin D., 1916-2001
Title:Edwin D. Harrison collection
Dates: 1966
Quantity: .7 linear ft. (in 2 boxes)
Abstract:The Edwin D. Harrison Collection contains materials regarding his role as mediator between the City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Firefighters Union in the mid-1960s.
Identification: L1980-08
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection contains correspondence, arbitration proceedings, clippings, agreements, questionnaires, printed reports, and supporting documents pertaining to mediation between the City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Firefighters Union.


Biography of Edwin D. Harrison

Edwin Davies Harrison was the sixth president of Georgia Tech, from 1957 to 1969. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and served in the Navy until 1945. He then earned a master's in mechanical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1948, and a doctorate in mechanical engineering from Purdue University in 1952. In the 1966, he acted in the role of mediator between the Atlanta Firefighters and the City of Atlanta.


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.

Harrison, Edwin D., 1916-2001--Archives
Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent (Atlanta, Ga.)
Atlanta (Ga.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Fire fighters--Georgia.
Georgia--Labor--Trade-unions.
Labor unions--Georgia--Local unions.
Mediation and conciliation, Industrial--United States--Cases.
Strikes and lockouts--Fire fighters--Georgia.
Wages--Fire fighters--Georgia.
Atlanta (Ga.)
Fire fighters.
Mediators (Persons)

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], Edwin D. Harrison Collection, L1980-08, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection transferred by Graham Roberts, Georgia Institute of Technology Library, 1980.

Processing Information

Processed by Leonora Gidlund, 1983.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Atlanta Fire Fighters Union Records, 1966, L1977-11


Separated Material

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


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