Skip to main content

Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 455 (Savannah, Georgia), records

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


Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 455 (Savannah, Georgia), records

1 of 2

Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 455 (Savannah, Georgia):

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 17, 2010



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Carol Waggoner-Angleton. June 17, 2010.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Office and Professional Employees International Union. Local 455 (Savannah, Georgia)
Title:Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 455 (Savannah, Georgia), records
Dates: 1976-2004
Quantity: 2.6 linear ft. (in 4 boxes)
Abstract:The Office and Professional Employees International Union was formed in 1945 as the Office Employees International Union. The membership of OPEIU Local 455, located in Savannah, Georgia, is comprised of clerical workers and technicians who were employed by Savannah Electric and Power Company. The records of Local 455 (1976-2004) consist of correspondence, financial records, minutes, grievances, and monthly reports.
Identification: L2008-19
LanguageEnglish.

Arrangement

The collection was processed using minimum-standards processing practices.

Scope and Content of the Records

The records, 1976-2004, of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), Local 455, consist of correspondence, financial records, minutes, grievances, contracts, pamphlets, and periodicals. Most of the material deals with the negotiation of the union contract with Savannah Electric in 1999 and 2003. Also of interest are documents relating to the Canadian OPEIU and its relations with the American membership.


History of the Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 455 (Savannah, Georgia)

The Office Employees International Union (OEIU) was chartered in 1945 by the American Federation of Labor to represent stenographers, typists, bookkeepers and assistants. In 1965, the union changed its name to the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU). OPEIU Local 455, located in Savannah, Georgia, was composed of clerical and technical workers from Savannah Electric and Power Company. The Local was closed in the mid-2000s.


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.

Office Employees International Union. Local 455 (Savannah, Ga.)
Labor unions--Georgia--Local unions.
Professional employees--Georgia.
Clerks--Georgia.
Grievance arbitration--Georgia.
Labor unions--Professional employees--Georgia.
Labor unions--Professional employees--Organizing--Georgia.
Labor unions--Clerks--Georgia.
Labor unions--Clerks--Organizing--Georgia.
Savannah (Ga.)
Savannah (Ga.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Minutes

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal or sensitive information has been restricted. Please consult with archivist for more information about accessing these records. 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], Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 455 (Savannah, Georgia), records, L2008-19, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Phillip Pope, December 9, 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Carol Waggoner-Angleton June 17, 2010.


Related Material

Related materials in other repositories:

Collection of George P. Firth on the Office and Professional Employees International Union, 1949-1976 (bulk 1960-1976), Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Frank E. Morton papers, 1950-1975, Texas Labor Archives, University of Texas at Arlington Library

Related materials in this repository:

Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 21(Atlanta, Ga.) records, L1986-14, Southern Labor Archives


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