Summary Information
Title: UE Washington Office Correspondence
Collection Number: UE.6.1
Creator: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Washington Office.

Collection Dates: 1947-1980s
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (2 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 UE political action committees. This subgroup contains correspondence from UE staff at the Washington office.
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:

June 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 UE political action committees. This subgroup contains correspondence between union staff members at the national and Washington offices. Some of these letters are from Washington representatives and national union officers. In addition to correspondence, the files contain memoranda, press releases, and statements which document the activities of the Washington office. Legislative bulletins from the 1950s are also present.


Arrangement

This collection has been arranged into three groupings: Washington office staff correspondence, legislative bulletins, and general correspondence and memoranda.


Subject Terms

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

Corporate Names
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Washington Office.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. -- History

Locations
  • Washington (D.C.)

Genres/Forms
  • Correspondence

Category
  • Labor
  • Politics

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America on 1976 and 1997.

Preferred Citation:

UE Washington Office Correspondence, 1947-1980s, UE.6.1, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

This collection was originally processed by Archives Service Center staff. The collection was further processed and the finding aid was written by Zachary Brodt 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, 1940s-1960s, UE.6.2, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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

UE Washington Representatives Records, 1946-1980s, UE.6.4, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh


Collection Inventory
Box 1 Staff Correspondence and Legislative Bulletins
Box 2 Correspondence and Memoranda