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Guide to the Labor Unions Reference Collection, 1958-2001

Abstract

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.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Title
Labor Unions Reference collection, 1958-2001
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 500 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

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.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

Collection is open for research.

warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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

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.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Don Roy Papers, 1921 - 1980 (Duke University Archives)

Preferred Citation

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

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

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.