Summary Information
Title: UE Washington Office Research Files
Collection Number: UE.6.3
Creator: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Washington Office.

Collection Dates: 1938-1996
Extent: 60.0 linear feet (approx. 48 boxes)

Language: English

Abstract:
The Washington office of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) was developed so that the union could maintain staff near the federal government and gather information for the union. This subgroup includes reports, clippings, and other records collected by the Washington office when researching various topics important to the UE, including disputes with specific companies and congressional hearings.
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 Washington office of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) was developed so that the union could maintain staff near the federal government and gather information for the union. This subgroup includes reports, clippings, and other records collected by the Washington office when researching various topics important to the UE. In general, this subgroup consists of information on Wage Stabilization and National Labor Relations Board Cases, appeals, and the resulting agreements between the disputing companies and UE locals. Also included are files on congressional hearings collected by Washington office research staff.


Arrangement

This subgroup has not yet been arranged. Please contact the Archives Service Center for more information.


Subject Terms

Topics
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History
  • Industrial relations -- United States
  • Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century
  • Legislative hearings -- United States

Corporate Names
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. -- History
  • United States. National Labor Relations Board.

Genres/Forms
  • Correspondence

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 in 1976, 1986, 1989, and 1997.

Preferred Citation:

UE Washington Office Research Files, 1938-1996, UE.6.3, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

A processing plan for this collection was written by Zachary Brodt in July 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

UE Company Records, 1930s-1980s, UE.10.2.5, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

UE Conference Board Records, 1939-1969, UE.5, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

UE Company Contracts, 1940s-1980s, UE.10.2.3, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

UE Federal Agencies and Hearings Collection, 1934-1975, UE.10.2.5, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh