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United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry Records, Local Union No. 196:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry. Local Union No. 196 (Amarillo, Tex.)
Title: United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry Records, Local Union No. 196,
Inclusive Dates: 1939-1969
Identification: AR80
Extent: 11 boxes (4.4 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

Local 196 was organized in Amarillo, Texas, in 1907. Its jurisdiction covered a large portion of the Texas Panhandle.


Scope and Contents

Minutes, 1939-1969; correspondence, 1942-1956; financial documents, 1947-1969; agreements; applications; annual reports; convention programs; resolutions; forms; clippings; certificates; affidavits; and booklets. Includes records of the local’s apprenticeship program; minutes of the Amarillo Labor Legislative Committee, 1948-1949; minutes of the Central Texas Co-operative Council of Plumbers and Steamfitters, 1942; minutes of the Metal Trades Council of Amarillo and Vicinity, 1951-1954; and records of the West Texas District Council of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry, 1949-1953.


 

Organization

The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry Records, Local Union No. 196, are organized in five series. Records in Series IV are arranged alphabetically.
Series I. Minutes
Series II. Correspondence
Series III. Financial Records
Series IV. Miscellaneous
Series V. Apprenticeship Program Records

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Organizations
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry. Local Union No. 196 (Amarillo, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry. West Texas District Council (Amarillo, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Related Material

Texas State Building and Construction Trades Council Proceedings.

Texas State Pipe Trades Association Proceedings.


Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Curtis Johnson, Plumbers 196, May 5, 1972.

Citation

United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry Records, Local Union No. 196, AR80, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.


Container List

 

Series I. Minutes

Box Folder
1 1 Minutes, Regular Meetings, Dec. 14, 1939 - Jan. 11, 1945
2 Minutes, Regular Meetings, Jan. 2, 1945 - June 26, 1947
3 Minutes, Regular Meetings, Sept. 9, 1949 - Sept. 14, 1951
4 Minutes, Regular Meetings, Sept. 28, 1951 - April 9, 1954
5 Minutes, Regular Meetings, April 24, 1954 - June 22, 1956
Box Folder
2 1 Minutes, Regular Meetings, July 13, 1956 - Feb. 13, 1959
2 Minutes, Regular Meetings, Feb. 27, 1959 - Nov. 11, 1960
3 Minutes, Regular Meetings, Nov. 25, 1960 - June 22, 1962
4 Minutes, Regular Meetings, July 13 (?), 1962 - Feb. 18 (?), 1964
5 Minutes, Regular Meetings, March 13, 1964 - Oct. 8, 1965
6 Traveling Cards, circa 1958-1963
(Log)
Box Folder
3 1 Minutes, Executive Board, Nov. 24, 1940; April 5, 1942 - May 31, 1943
2 Minutes, Executive Board, June 1, 1943 - Dec. 26, 1944
3 Minutes, Executive Board, Jan. 9, 1945 - May 28, 1946
4 Minutes, Executive Board, April 1, 1948 - Dec. 5, 1950
(1948 incomplete)
5 Minutes, Executive Board, Jan. 9, 1951 - Dec. 2, 1952
6 Minutes, Executive Board, Jan. 11, 1955 - Dec. 9, 1958
7 Minutes, Executive Board, Jan. 20, 1959 - Dec. 11, 1962
8 Minutes, Finance Committee, Oct. 8, 1963 - Aug. 5, 1969



 

Series II. Correspondence

Box Folder
4 1 Correspondence, General, 1943-1950
2 Correspondence, General, Jan.-June, 1951
3 Correspondence, General, July, 1951-1952
4 Correspondence, General, 1953-1956
5 Correspondence: Charges Against Members, 1950-1954
6 Correspondence: Contributions, 1950-1956
7 Correspondence: Conventions, 1952
8 Correspondence: Death Benefits, 1950-1954
Box Folder
5 1 Correspondence: International Headquarters, U.A.J.P.S.F.U.S.C., 1945-1950
2 Correspondence: International Headquarters, 1951-June, 1952
3 Correspondence: International Headquarters, July, 1952 - May, 1954
4 Correspondence: International Headquarters, June, 1954-1956
5 Correspondence: International Headquarters (Telegrams), 1950-1955
6 Correspondence: Jurisdictional Questions, 1943-1950
7 Correspondence: Jurisdictional Questions, 1951-1956
Box Folder
6 1 Correspondence: National Labor Relations Board, 1947-1955
2 Correspondence: Other Locals, 1946-1950
3 Correspondence: Other Locals, Jan.-Mar., 1951
4 Correspondence: Other Locals, April-Dec., 1951
5 Correspondence: Other Locals, 1952-1956
6 Correspondence: Per Capita Tax, 1950-1952
7 Correspondence: Reinstatements, 1951-1953
Box Folder
7 1 Correspondence: U. S. Department of Labor, 1947-1955
2 Correspondence: Wages, 1942-1950
3 Correspondence: Wages, 1951
4 Correspondence: Wages, 1952
5 Correspondence: Wages, 1953-1956
6 Correspondence: Werner, W. E. (Borger Office), 1951
7 Correspondence: Withdrawal Cards, 1949-1954



 

Series III. Financial Records

Box Folder
OS84 1 Financial Records - Receipts and Disbursements Ledger, May, 1956 - Sept., 1958
2 Financial Records - Receipts and Disbursements Ledger, Oct., 1958 - Aug., 1961
3 Financial Records - Receipts and Disbursements Ledger, Aug., 1961 - Sept., 1964
Box Folder
9 1 Financial Records - Cash Book (Disbursements Only), Jan., 1949 - Feb., 1951
2 Financial Records - Financial Reports, Dec., 1951; Feb., 1953; May, 1964 - July, 1969
3 Financial Records - Tax Reports, 1949-1952
4 Financial Records - Texas State Assn. of the U.A.J.A.P.P.F.I.U.S.C. - Convention Expenses, 1952
5 Financial Records
Receipts: U.A.J.A.P.P.F.I.U.S.C., 1951-1954; Texas State Federation of Labor, 1951-1954; Records of Group Insurance Payments, 1952-1953
6 Financial Records - Miscellaneous



 

Series IV. Miscellaneous

Box Folder
9 7 Agreements and Working Rules, 1946-1953
8 Annual Reports to the Texas Secretary of State, 1946-1952
9 Fidelity Bonds, 1947; 1953; 1955
10 Job Referrals, 1950-1951
Box Folder
10 1 Legislation (Information on bills)
2 Membership Applications, 1954
3 Office Procedures - Miscellaneous Records
4 Union's Car - Miscellaneous Records, 1947-1955
5 Miscellaneous
6 Insurance Co. of Texas - Miscellaneous Records, 1953-1957
7 Life Ins. Co. of Texas - Miscellaneous Records, 1950-1953
8 Life Ins. Co. of Texas - Miscellaneous Records, 1954
9 Miscellaneous Groups
Minutes - Amarillo Labor Legislative Committee, Oct. 25, 1948 - April 25, 1949 (incomplete); Central Texas Cooperative Council of Journeymen Plumbers and Steamfitters, Mar. 8, 1942; Metal Trades Council, Aug. 20, 1951 - Aug. 30, 1954 (very incomplete)
10 Republic National Life Ins. Co. - Miscellaneous Records, 1954-1955
11 West Texas District Council of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry
Minutes, Oct. 2, 1949 - Sept. 13, 1953 (very incomplete); Financial Reports, 1950-1953



 

Series V. Apprenticeship Program Records

Box Folder
11 1 Apprenticeship Applications, 1946
2 Apprenticeship Agreements, 1949-1953
3 Apprenticeship Agreements, 1954-1955
4 Apprenticeship Program - Correspondence, 1945-1955
5 Apprenticeship School - Materials: Correspondence and Invoices, 1950-1953
6 Plumbers and Pipefitters Joint Apprenticeship Committee - Minutes, Jan. 11, 1950 - Sept. 29, 1952; July 30, 1956
(very incomplete)
7 Texas State Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry, 1950 and 1952
(very incomplete)
8 Apprenticeship - Miscellaneous