Summary Information
Title: UE Research on Labor Issues
Collection Number: UE.10.2.4

Collection Dates: 1930s-1970s
Extent: 30.0 linear feet (approx. 24 boxes)

Language: English

Abstract:
The United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Research Department is responsible for collecting information on a variety of topics concerning the union. This series contains correspondence, reports, and news clippings regarding a variety of labor issues, including unemployment, monopolies, and automation.
Publisher:

ULS Archives Service Center
University of Pittsburgh Library System
7500 Thomas Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA, 15260
412-648-3232
archives-ref@mail.pitt.edu
Date Published:

May 2009
Author:

Finding aid prepared by Zachary Brodt.
Collection Scope and Content Notes

The United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Research Department is responsible for collecting information on a variety of topics concerning the union. This series contains correspondence, reports, and news clippings regarding a variety of labor issues, including unemployment, monopolies, and automation. Files on political action activities of labor organizations during the 1950s and 1960s are also present.


Arrangement

The entirety of this collection has not been arranged; however, inventories exist for several of these boxes. Please contact the Archives Service Center for more information.


Subject Terms

Topics
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States
  • Labor unions -- Political activity -- United States
  • Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Corporate Names
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Research Department.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. -- History

Genres/Forms
  • Clippings (Information artifacts)
  • Correspondence

Category
  • Labor

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America in 1986, 1989, 1997, and 2002.

Preferred Citation:

UE Research on Labor Issues, 1930s-1970s, UE.10.2.4, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

A processing plan for this collection was written by Zachary Brodt in August 2008. This finding guide was written in April 2009.

Copyright:

The University of Pittsburgh holds the property rights to the material in this collection, but the copyright may still be held by the original creator/author. Researchers are therefore advised to follow the regulations set forth in the U.S. Copyright Code when publishing, quoting, or reproducing material from this collection without the consent of the creator/author or that go beyond what is allowed by fair use.

Related Material:

UE Washington Office Subject Files, 1940-1980s, UE.6.2, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh