Guide to UE Local 274 Records, 1940s-1992 UE.16.274

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
UE Local 274 Records
Creator
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 274 (Greenfield, Mass.).
Collection Number
UE.16.274
Date
1940s-1992
Extent
56.25 linear feet (45 boxes)
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.

Preferred Citation

UE Local 274 Records, 1940s-1992, UE.16.274, 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 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.

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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, May 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 274 in 1997.

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 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)

  • 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

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Minutes

Geographic Name(s)

  • Greenfield (Mass.)

Subject(s)

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

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Previous Citation

UE Local 274 Records, 1940s-1992, UE.16.274, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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