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Guide to the Labor Unions Reference Collection, 1958-2001

Summary

Collection contains materials such as newspaper clippings, flyers, publicly-distributed memoranda, form-letters, and agreement books pertaining to the organization and unionization of Duke’s non-academic employees. The collection ranges in date from 1965-2001 with bulk dates of 1965-1979. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Collection Details

Record Group
UA.01.11.0009
Title
Labor Unions Reference collection
Date
1958-2001
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 500 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Collection contains materials such as newspaper clippings, flyers, publicly-distributed memoranda, form-letters, and agreement books pertaining to the organization and unionization of Duke’s non-academic employees. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Labor Unions Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

The Worker's Chronicle, 1981-1982
Box 1
Newspaper Clippings, 1965-1979
Box 1
Newspaper Clippings, 1980-2001
Box 1
Unidentified [Miscellaneous publications], 1968, 1970, 1982
Box 1
Local 77 AFSCME - History, 1965
Box 1
Progressive Labor Party, 1975-1977
Box 1
University Administration Memoranda, 1970-1979
Box 1
Local 132F ATU (Amalgamated Transit Union), 1994
Box 1
Local 77 AFSCME, 1965-1969
Box 1
Faculty and Student Groups, 1966-1968; 1975; 1979; [199?]
Box 1
Unions, general, 1958 reprint
Box 1
Local 77 AFSCME, 1970-1979; undated
Box 1
Local 77 AFSCME - Agreements, 1972; 1975
Box 1
Local 465 IUOE (International Union of Operating Engineers), 1973-1982
Box 1
Miscellaneous Groups, 1975-1979
Box 1
Service Employees Council, [1969]
Box 1
Local 1199D, 1969-1970
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Biographical/Historical note

The Duke Employees Benevolent Society was formed in February 1965. It became affiliated with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFofL, in August, 1965, as Local 77. Collection contains materials, such as, newspaper clippings, flyers, publicly-distributed memoranda, form-letters, and agreement books pertaining to the organization and unionization of Duke's non-academic employees. The collection ranges in date from 1965-2001 with bulk dates of 1965-1979. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

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Provenance

The University Archives Labor Union collection was compiled by University Archives staff from a variety of sources, including the Employee Union Local 77, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, Employee Union Local 465, and Employee Union 1199 D.

Processing Information

Processed by Sherrie Bowser, October 2006

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, October 2007