Guide to the UE Company Records, 1930s-1980s UE.10.2.5

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
UE Company Records
Creator
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.
Collection Number
UE.10.2.5
Date
1930s-1980s
Extent
268.0 linear feet (approx. 215 boxes)
Abstract
This series contains information regarding UE locals and the companies with which they were affiliated. Included are correspondence, publications, and reports regarding plant production, as well as negotiations, strikes, and grievances.

Preferred Citation

UE Company Records, 1930s-1980s, UE.10.2.5, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

This series contains information regarding UE locals and the companies with which they were affiliated. Included are correspondence, publications, and reports regarding plant production, as well as negotiations, strikes, and grievances. Also present are contracts between the companies and their locals. Extensive files exist for locals at Westinghouse and General Electric plants. Several boxes containing the records of Canadian companies have been separated from the files of United States companies.

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Arrangement

This series has not been arranged; however, inventories exist for a majority of these boxes. Please contact the Archives Service Center for more information.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, June 2009

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
Website: library.pitt.edu/archives-special-collections
412-648-3232 (ASC) | 412-648-8190 (Hillman)
Contact Us: www.library.pitt.edu/ask-archivist

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

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.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America on 1986, 1989, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004.

Processing Information

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

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Related Materials

Related Material

UE Conference Board Records, 1939-1969, UE.5, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

UE Company Contracts, 1940s-1980s, UE.10.2.3, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

UE Washington Office Research Files, 1938-1996, UE.6.3, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • General Electric Company.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Research Department.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.
  • Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company.

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence

Subject(s)

  • Business and Industry
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History
  • Industrial relations
  • Labor
  • Labor unions -- United States -- History

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Previous Citation

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

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