Guide to the UE Washington Office Correspondence, 1947-1980s UE.6.1

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
UE Washington Office Correspondence
Creator
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Washington Office.
Collection Number
UE.6.1
Date
1947-1980s
Extent
2.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
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.

Preferred Citation

UE Washington Office Correspondence, 1947-1980s, UE.6.1, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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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.

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Arrangement

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

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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 1976 and 1997.

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.

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Related Materials

Related Material

UE Washington Office Subject Files, 1940s-1960s, UE.6.2, 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

UE Washington Representatives Records, 1946-1980s, UE.6.4, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

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

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence

Geographic Name(s)

  • Washington (D.C.)

Subject(s)

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

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Previous Citation

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

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Collection Inventory

  Box
Staff Correspondence and Legislative Bulletins 1

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  Box
Correspondence and Memoranda 2

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