Guide to the UE Washington Office Research Files, 1938-1996 UE.6.3

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
UE Washington Office Research Files
Creator
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Washington Office.
Collection Number
UE.6.3
Date
1938-1996
Extent
60.0 linear feet (approx. 48 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 the union. This subgroup includes reports, clippings, and other records collected by the Washington office when researching various topics important to the UE, including disputes with specific companies and congressional hearings.

Preferred Citation

UE Washington Office Research Files, 1938-1996, UE.6.3, 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 the union. This subgroup includes reports, clippings, and other records collected by the Washington office when researching various topics important to the UE. In general, this subgroup consists of information on Wage Stabilization and National Labor Relations Board Cases, appeals, and the resulting agreements between the disputing companies and UE locals. Also included are files on congressional hearings collected by Washington office research staff.

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Arrangement

This subgroup has not yet 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
412-648-3232 (ASC) | 412-648-8190 (Hillman)
Contact Us: www.library.pitt.edu/ask-archivist

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 in 1976, 1986, 1989, and 1997.

Processing Information

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

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Related Materials

Related Material

UE Washington Office Subject Files, 1940-1980s, UE.6.2, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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

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 Federal Agencies and Hearings Collection, 1934-1975, UE.10.2.5, 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. -- History
  • United States. National Labor Relations Board.

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence

Subject(s)

  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History
  • Industrial relations -- United States
  • Labor
  • Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century
  • Legislative hearings -- United States

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Previous Citation

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

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