Guide to the UE Local 219 Records,1980s-1990s UE.16.219

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
UE Local 219 Records
Creator
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 219 (Pawtucket, R.I.).
Collection Number
UE.16.219
Date
1980s-1990s
Extent
17.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
Abstract
United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 219 represented workers at Carol Wire and Cable Corporation in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. This subgroup contains correspondence and grievances regarding Local 219.

Preferred Citation

UE Local 219 Records, 1980s-1990s, UE.16.219, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 219 represented workers at Carol Wire and Cable Corporation in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. This subgroup contains correspondence and grievances regarding Local 219. Also included are donation letters from a 1988 strike, as well as contracts and research files.

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Arrangement

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

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, July 2009

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
Website: library.pitt.edu/archives-special-collections
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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.

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 United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America Local 219 in the late 1990s.

Processing Information

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

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Related Materials

Related Material

UE National Office Records Relating to District 2 and District 2 Locals, 1936-1990s, UE.4.1.2, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Carol Wire and Cable Corporation.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 219 (Pawtucket, R.I.). -- History
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. -- History

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pawtucket (R.I.)

Subject(s)

  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- Rhode Island -- Pawtucket -- History
  • Labor
  • Labor unions -- Rhode Island -- Pawtucket -- History -- 20th century

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Previous Citation

UE Local 219 Records, 1980s-1990s, UE.16.219, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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