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Guide to the Charleston S.C. Typographical Union 43 Records, 1901-1976

Abstract

Trade-union for the printing industry.

The Charleston S.C. Typographical Union 43 collection consists of correspondence with other local unions; printed material authored by the Charleston Typographical Union No. 43, the International Typographical Union, and the Virginia-Carolina Typographical Conference; and volumes, including minute books, an account book, printed books of laws, and a 1958 convention program. This collection also inludes subject files on such topics as arbitration, arbitration cases, contract negotiations, contracts, newspaper negotiations, resolutions, and secretary-treasurer of the International Typographical Union. These subject files sometimes include correspondence.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Charleston Typographical Union 43 (Charleston, S.C.)
Title
Charleston S.C. Typographical Union 43 records 1901-1976
Language of Material
English
Extent
4.4 Linear Feet, 2912 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The records of the Charleston Typographical Union Local 43 consist of correspondence with other locals; printed material authored by Local 43, the International Typographical Union, and the Virginia-Carolina Typographical Conference; and volumes relating to the union's activities, including minute books, an account book, printed books of laws, and a 1958 convention program. The collection also inludes subject files on such topics as arbitration, arbitration cases, contract negotiations, contracts, newspaper negotiations, resolutions, and secretary-treasurer of the International Typographical Union. These subject files sometimes include correspondence. There is also some oversize material housed separately. Note: collection consists of two components, only one of which is represented by a box list.

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Contents of the Collection

Original Records, 1886-1953

(10 boxes; 2,286 items)

Originally part of the Labor Archives collection, the original set of records of the Charleston Typographical Union 43 include correspondence and reports, primarily of the various persons who served as secretary-treasurer of Local 43, discussing arbitration, a ten per cent assessment on earnings of union members to promote the 44-hour week, wages, strike benefits and contributions, conventions, membership, dues, and traveling cards; information and reports from the parent organization; account books recording fines and assessments, expenditures, and receipts; minute books; applications for membership and membership and pension rolls; and published materials. There is currently no box list for these records.

Charleston Typographical Union Records
Box 9-19

Series includes correspondence with other locals.

Correspondence, 1927-1968
Box 1
Correspondence, 1948-1969
Box 2

Includes yearbooks, conference bulletins, union pamphlets, and publications.

Printed Material
Box 2
Printed Material
Box 3
Printed Material
Box 5

Series includes minute books, account books, convention programs, and other union bound volumes.

Minute Books, 1938-1947
Box 3
Minute Books, 1950-1975
Box 4
Account Book
Box 5
Book of Laws
Box 5

Series organized alphabetically as in original arrangement.

Ant-Arbitration Cases
Box 6
Arbitration Cases-Contract Negotiations
Box 7
Contract Negotiations-Contracts
Box 8
Delegate Reports-Newspaper Negotiations
Box 9
Newspapers-Scale Negotiations
Box 10
Secretary-Walker
Box 11

Historical Note

The Charleston Typographical Union 43 was a trade-union for the printing industry.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Raleigh N.C. International Typographical Union Local 54 Records, 1921-1948 (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charleston Typographical Union 43 (Charleston, S.C.) Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Charleston Typographical Union 43 (Charleston, S.C.) records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1985.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Carrie Mills, April 2011

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

Accession from 6-15-1985 is represented in this finding aid.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.