Summary Information
Title: UE Local 274 Records
Collection Number: UE.16.274
Creator: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 274 (Greenfield, Mass.).

Collection Dates: 1940s-1992
Extent: 56.25 linear feet (45 boxes)

Language: English

Abstract:
United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 274 is an amalgamation of workers from several plants in northwestern Massachusetts. This subgroup contains correspondence, minutes, and reports concerning Local 274.
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

United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 274 is an amalgamation of workers from several plants in northwestern Massachusetts. This subgroup contains correspondence, minutes, and reports from several of the companies that employ members of Local 274. Records concerning Greenfield Tap and Die, a division of Kennametal, date from 1941 to 1984 and consist of correspondence, contract negotiation materials, and plant reports. Documents from Millers Falls Tools contain leaflets, reports, correspondence, and grievances from 1962 to 1982. Other materials document workers at Bendix through correspondence and meeting minutes dating from 1969 to 1981.


Arrangement

The entirety of this collection has not been arranged. Please contact the Archives Service Center for more information.


Subject Terms

Topics
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- Massachusetts -- History
  • Labor unions -- Massachusetts -- History -- 20th century

Corporate Names
  • Bendix Corporation. Commercial Vehicle Systems Division.
  • Greenfield Tap and Die Corporation.
  • Kennametal, Inc.
  • Millers Falls Company.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 274 (Greenfield, Mass.). -- History
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. -- History

Locations
  • Greenfield (Mass.)

Genres/Forms
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes

Category
  • Labor

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Records of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America are closed for a period of twenty-five years after their creation.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America Local 274 in 1997.

Preferred Citation:

UE Local 274 Records, 1940s-1992, UE.16.274, 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 National Office Records Relating to District 2 and District 2 Locals, 1936-1990s, UE.4.1.2, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh