University of Texas Arlington

George Brandon Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brandon, George
Title: George Brandon Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1968-1982
Identification: AR293
Extent: 25 boxes (12.25 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Biographical Note

George Brandon was vice president of the Southwest Region of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO).


Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, financial records, legal documents, convention material, minutes, grievances, seminar material, newspaper clippings, photographs, constitutions, and reports. Brandon's collection contains extensive correspondence files with national officials of PATCO, several boxes of material from regional offices, and a newsletter collection from more than 40 PATCO districts.


 

Organization

The papers are organized in seven series. The folders are arranged in alphabetical order, and materials within the folders are arranged in chronological order.
Series A. Board of Directors
Series B. Committee Files
Series C. Correspondence
Series D. General Files
Series E. Newsletters
Series F. Regional Files
Series G. Seminar Material

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.
Persons
Brandon, George.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives.

Related Material

AR291: PATCO Records for the Southwest Region, 1968-1986


Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of George Brandon, 1988.

Citation

George Brandon Papers, AR293, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Processing Information

Newspaper clippings were copied and the originals were discarded. Duplicate items were also discarded. Some of the newsletters in this collection were transferred from Accessions 87-6 and 87-15.


Container List

 


Series A. Board of Directors

Box Folder
1 1 National Board of Directors, 1968-1970
Memoranda, correspondence, lists of regional offices, reports.
2 National Board of Directors, 1971-1972
Memoranda, proposed agenda for board meeting, correspondence, official agenda, an act, letter from Richard Nixon, goals of PATCO, canons of professional ethics, excerpt from magazine, resolution.
3 National Board of Directors, 1973-1974
Dinner menu with attachments, official agenda, memoranda, resolution, correspondence, club member card.
4 National Board of Directors, 1975
Official agenda, resolutions, memoranda, correspondence, reports, panel rules, proposed pension plan.
5 National Board of Directors, 1976-1977
Memoranda, reports, official agenda, notes, resolution, dues increase request, an act, list of board of directors, list of facilities.
Box Folder
2 1 Minutes of Board of Director's Meetings, 1968-1972
2 Minutes of Board of Director's Meetings, 1973-1974
3 Minutes of Board of Director's Meetings, 1975-1977
4 Minutes of Board of Director's Meetings, 1978-1979
5 Minutes of Board of Director's Meetings, 1980-1981



 

Series B. Committee Files

Box Folder
2 6 Committee Elections, 1975, undated
Memoranda, correspondence, newsletter, official ballot count.
7 Committee Elections, 1976, undated
Memoranda, ballots, total count of election ballot.
Box Folder
3 1 Constitution Committee, 1968-1974, undated
Constitution and by-laws, newsletter, memoranda, correspondence, minutes, change proposal, constitution interpretation, cover letter for constitution guidelines.
2 Constitution Committee, 1975
Memoranda, proposal, correspondence, minutes, financial report.
3 Constitution Committee, 1976-1977
Final draft of the committee constitution, memoranda, copy of newsletter, correspondence, 1977 Constitution.
4 Constitution Committee Vacancy, 1977
Memoranda, correspondence.
5 Contract Committee, 1977
Letter, memorandum.
6 Convention Site Committee, 1973-1974
Correspondence, resolution, memorandum.
7 Finance Committee, 1971-1973
Report, correspondence, memoranda, notes, financial expenditures, minutes, dues structure.
8 Finance Committee, 1974-1975, undated
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, financial statements, annual report, lists, budget, by-laws, notes.
Box Folder
4 1 Finance Committee, 1976-1977
Financial statement, memoranda, minutes, report, budgets.
2 Merit Promotion Plan Committee, 1972, 1974
Reports, letter.
3 National Committee, 1969-1973
Resolutions, memoranda, correspondence.
4 National Constitution Committee Election, 1977
Ballots.
5 National Constitution Committee Run-Off Election, 1977
Ballots, list of total count, memorandum.
6 National Standing Committee Selection, 1974, undated
Letter, ballots, memorandum, list.
7 National Committee, 1970-1972, undated
Pamphlet, correspondence, memoranda, list.
8 Negotiating Committee, January 1973 - February 1973
Correspondence, memoranda, telegram, agreement.
9 Negotiating Committee, March 1973 - July 1977
Agreements, correspondence, memoranda, PATCO contracts.
10 Personnel and Training Committee, 1972-1976
Correspondence, resolution, minutes, memoranda, newsletter.
Box Folder
5 1 Political Action Committee, 1974-1977, undated
Correspondence, memoranda, report of receipts and expenditures, excerpt from magazine, expense report, lobbying report.
2 Reclassification Committee, 1977, undated
Correspondence, report.
3 Safety Committee, 1969-1974
Reports, correspondence, governing rules, memorandum.
4 Safety Committee, 1975-1977
Memoranda, correspondence with related materials, minutes, reports, guidelines.
5 Safety Committee, 1978
Minutes, safety policy, memoranda, letter, record of discussion.
6 Safety Committee Survey, 1974-1975



 

Series C. Correspondence

Box Folder
5 7 Correspondence, December 1980 - January 1981
8 Correspondence, February 2 - February 16, 1981
9 Correspondence, February 19 - February 27, 1981
10 Correspondence, March 2 - March 16, 1981
Box Folder
6 1 Correspondence, March 17 - March 31, 1981
2 Correspondence, April 1 - April 16, 1981
3 Correspondence, April 17 - April 30, 1981
4 Correspondence, May 1981
5 Correspondence, June 1 - June 15, 1981
Box Folder
7 1 Correspondence, June 16 - June 30, 1981
2 Correspondence, July 1 - July 15, 1981
3 Correspondence, July 16 - July 31, 1981
4 Correspondence, August, 1981
5 Correspondence, September 1 - September 17, 1981
6 Correspondence, September 18 - September 29, 1981
7 Correspondence, October 1 - October 15, 1981
Box Folder
8 1 Correspondence, October 16 - October 30, 1981
2 Correspondence, November 1981
3 Correspondence, December 1981
4 Correspondence, January - February 1982
5 Correspondence, March - May 1982
6 Correspondence, June - July 1982
7 Correspondence (Gordon, Stan), 1969-1976
Box Folder
9 1 Correspondence (Hurmuses, Paul), 1977
2 Correspondence (Keane, Noel), 1974
3 Correspondence (Kohler, Art), 1975-1977
4 Correspondence (Leyden, John), 1970-1974
5 Correspondence (Leyden, John), 1975
6 Correspondence (Leyden, John), 1976
7 Correspondence (Leyden, John), 1977
8 Correspondence (Maher, Jack), 1976
9 Correspondence (Moskowitz, Alan), 1975-1977
10 Correspondence (Peer, William), 1976-1977
11 Correspondence (Poli, Robert), 1972-1977
Box Folder
10 1 Correspondence (Rock, Michael J.), 1975
2 Correspondence (Rock, Michael J.), 1976
3 Correspondence (Scott, Jim), 1976-1978
4 Correspondence (Simons, Mike), 1977
5 Correspondence (Trick, David), 1977
6 Correspondence (Trick, David), 1978
7 National Correspondence, 1968-1969
8 National Correspondence, 1970-1974



 

Series D. General Files

Box Folder
11 1 Accident/Incident Reports, 1980-1981
Investigation report, accident form, memoranda.
2 Air Traffic Control Association, 18th Annual Meeting, 1973
Pamphlet.
3 Assignments Above Grade, 1973
Report.
4 Budgets, 1969-1975
5 Budget Estimates, [1979]
Statement.
6 Convention (1972), 1972, undated
Lists, correspondence, minutes, suggested activities, program.
7 Convention (1974), 1972, 1974, undated
Letter, agenda.
8 Convention (1975), 1972-1975, undated
Correspondence, pamphlet, invoices, contracts, advertising mechanical requirements, copy of checks, list, convention planner's manual, position request, convention program.
9 Convention (1976), 1973-1976
Correspondence with related materials, eligible vote count, memorandum.
10 Convention (1977), 1977
Memoranda, list.
11 Convention (1980), 1980
Memorandum, mailgram.
12 Convention (1981), 1980-1981
Memoranda, letter, sample letter, order form.
13 Convention Regulations, undated
14 Corson Committee Report, 1970
15 Expense Reports, 1975
Box Folder
12 1 Expense Reports, 1976-1977
2 Facility and Staffing, 1981
Memoranda, correspondence, lists.
3 Financial Report, 1968-1972
4 Financial Report, 1973-1975
5 Financial Statement (Miscellaneous), 1969-1974, undated
6 Freedom and Unity Nite, 1982
7 General, 1975-1978
Memoranda, correspondence, pamphlets, dues rebate.
8 Grievance (Beal, John M.), 1976
9 Grievance (Disciplinary Action Against Supervisory Staff), 1981
Correspondence, memorandum.
10 Grievance (Hoover, Richard M.), 1977-1980
Brief, correspondence, notice of proposed suspension, grievance check list, newspaper clippings, memoranda.
11 Grievance (Howard, Herbert), 1976
12 Grievance (Miller, Grant), 1974
13 Grievance (Overtime), 1975, undated
Box Folder
13 1 Grievance (Shift Rotation), 1977, 1979
2 Grievance (Sheean, Howard F.), 1978, 1980
Grievance with related correspondence.
3 Grievance (Spenser, Dwight A.), 1979-1980
Grievance with related material.
4 Grievance (Volunteer Shift Change), 1977-1981
Grievance with related correspondence.
5 Grievance (Williams, Kurt), 1975-1978, undated
Memoranda, correspondence, incident report, grievances, invoice, excerpts from legal publication.
6 Influence Peddling, 1981
Legal documents.
7 Management-Employee Relationships, 1982, undated
Report, letter, statement.
8 Membership, 1975-1976
Memoranda, correspondence.
9 Membership, 1977
Memoranda, membership breakdown, lists, letter.
10 Membership Statistics, 1977
Memoranda.
11 Miscellaneous, 1973, 1982, undated
Correspondence, financial expenditures, magazine clippings, photographs, cartoon clippings, poem.
12 Newspaper Articles (Tower Equipment), 1979-1980
13 Newspaper Articles (Computerized Radar System Malfunction), 1979-1981
14 Newspaper Articles (Miscellaneous), 1978-1979
Box Folder
14 1 Office Administration, 1975-1977
Correspondence, purchase order, invoice, lease agreements, memoranda, questionnaire, ledger, application for membership, telephone bill, cost breakdown, office expenses, report.
2 Omnibus Bill, 1980
Memorandum.
3 Petty Cash Reconciliation, 1975-1977
Petty cash reconciliation with correspondence.
4 Plummer (Joan) Case, 1982
Memorandum.
5 Safety, 1979, 1981
Magazine article, newspaper clippings, report.
6 Systems Error Reports, 1979-1981
7 Terminal Voting Representative Election, 1969-1972
Lists, information booklet, memoranda, nomination list, letter, newsletter, notice, election results.
8 Terminal Voting Representative Election, 1975-1977, undated
Memoranda, correspondence, lists, notice, mailgram.
9 Tulsa Mid-Air Collision, 1980
Newspaper clippings, accident report.
10 United States Air Traffic Services Corporation, 1975
Report.



 

Series E. Newsletters

Box Folder
15 1 The Alamo Scanner, 1979-1980
2 Alton Banner, 1980-1981
3 The Banner, 1980-1981
4 Boston PATCO Beacon, 1979, 1981
5 Cleveland Area Newsletter, 1973-1975
6 The Concord, 1974-1975
7 The Consultant, 1978-1979
8 The Controller, 1980
9 The Controlling Force, 1980
10 The Countdown, 1979-1980, undated
11 Crowded Skies, 1979-1981
12 Denver PATCO Planet/Mountain Wave, 1978-1981
13 Detroit Metro-Liner, 1981
(see also: Detroit Metro Tower)
14 Detroit Metro Tower, 1980
(see also: Detroit Metro-Liner).
15 Federal Employees' News Digest, 1979-1981
16 The Glasshouse Rag, 1979-1980
17 High Cotton, 1979-1981
Box Folder
16 1 IFATCA Circular, 1980
2 Ikan Fite Chronicle, 1980
(see also: Tulsa PATCO, Local 438).
3 Indy Informer, 1980-1981
4 Inside Track, 1978-1981
5 Junkyard Press, 1978-1980
6 Marker Beacon, 1979-1980
7 The Midnight Sun, 1978-1981
8 Miscellaneous, 1973, 1975, 1978-1982, undated
9 Msy Common Sense, 1979-1981
10 The National Impact, 1981
11 Open Mike (Hampton, Georgia), 1978-1980
12 Open Mike (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 1980-1981
13 PATCO, Local 502 (Palmdale, California), 1980-1981
14 PATCO Central News, 1975-1977
15 PATCO Chicago Center News, 1978-1981
Box Folder
17 1 Jacksonville Center Newsletter, 1980
2 PATCO Newsletter, Washington Center Local 204, 1971, 1973-1975, 1980
3 PATCO O'Hare's Gapshot, 1980-1981
4 PATCO Pacific News, 1975-1981
5 PATCO Pacific News Letter, 1972-1975
6 PATCO Pipeline, 1980
7 PATCO Progressive, 1979-1980
8 PATCO Rebel, 1969, 1970, 1972-1973
9 PATCO Rock, 1972-1974
10 PATCO Southern Flyer (News), 1973-1979
11 PATCO Washington Tower News, 1972
12 Pathfinder, 1976-1980
Box Folder
18 1 Push, 1980-1981
2 Rocky Mountain Hi, 1979-1981
3 Seattle Needle, 1978 - August, 1980
4 Seattle Needle, September 1980 - 1981
5 The Sentinel, 1979-1980
6 Shark Strike, 1980
7 Tulsa, PATCO Local 438, 1981
(see also: Ikan Fite Chronicle).
8 Solidarity, 1981
9 Unicom, 1980-1981
10 Valley Voice, 1979-1981



 

Series F. Regional Files

Box Folder
19 1 Region 1 (Eastern), 1970-1977
Memoranda, holiday letter, agenda, memorial, report, correspondence, minutes, time schedule, telegrams, unsatisfactory condition report, order form.
2 Region 2 (Southern), 1969-1979
Minutes, correspondence, report, memoranda, excerpt from pamphlet, policy plan, newsletter, legislative action update.
3 Region 3 (Pacific), 1972-1981, undated
Correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, printed logo.
4 Region 4 (Central), 1969-May 1976
Memoranda, appeal, correspondence, newsletter, newspaper clipping.
5 Region 4 (Central), August 1976-1980
Memoranda, legal document, report, legislative action update.
6 Region 5 (Southwest), 1968-1974
Memoranda, list, correspondence, report.
Box Folder
20 1 Region 5 (Southwest), 1975-1977, undated
Report, correspondence, regional news summary, guideline, newspaper clipping, memoranda, newsletter, statement, lists, safety material.
2 Region 5 (Correspondence), 1968-1972
3 Region 5 (Correspondence), 1973-1974, undated
4 Region 6 (Great Lakes), 1969-1975
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes.
5 Region 6 (Great Lakes), 1976-1977
Memoranda, correspondence, activity digest, special notice, essay.
6 Region 7 (Western), 1969-1972
Minutes, correspondence, newsletter, meeting material, agenda, seminar, magazine clipping, memoranda, national convention report.
7 Region 7 (Western), 1973-1977, undated
Correspondence, memoranda, systems errors report, comparative analysis, suggested letters, notices, reclassification, report.
Box Folder
21 1 Regional Distribution, January 1978 - April 1978
2 Regional Distribution, May 1978 - August 1978
3 Regional Distribution, September 1978 - October 1978
4 Regional Distribution, November 1978 - December 1978
5 Regional Mailout, January 1979 - March 1979
6 Regional Mailout, April 1979 - June 1979
Box Folder
22 1 Regional Mailout, July 1979 - September 1979
2 Regional Mailout, October 1979 - December 1979
3 Regional Mailout, January 1980 - February 1980
4 Regional Mailout, March 1980 - April 1980
5 Regional Mailout, May 1980
6 Regional Mailout, June 1980 - July 1980
Box Folder
23 1 Regional Mailout, August 1980 - September 1980
2 Regional Mailout, October 1980
3 Regional Mailout, November 1980
4 Regional Mailout, December 1980
5 Regional Mailout, January 1981
6 Regional Vice-President Correspondence, 1976-1977



 

Series G. Seminar Material

Box Folder
24 1 Regional Seminar, March - April, 1976
Correspondence, notes, lists.
2 Regional Seminar, June 1976
Letter, lists.
3 Regional Seminar, September 1976
Lists, letter.
4 Regional Seminar, February - April, 1977
Correspondence, memoranda, telegraphic message, note.
5 Regional Seminar, August 1977 - February 1978
Correspondence, reservation form, memoranda, list, seminar expense, grievance checklist.
6 Regional Seminar, February - March 1978
Reservation form, memoranda, registration form, correspondence, notes.
7 Regional Seminar, June - September 1978, undated
Correspondence, memoranda, registration forms, lists.
8 Regional Seminar, February - April 1979, undated
Correspondence, memoranda, reservation form, lists, registration forms.
9 Regional Seminar, August - November 1979, undated
Memoranda, correspondence, list, agenda, record of attendance, invoices, lists, notes.
10 Regional Seminar, November 1979 - April 1980, undated
Memoranda, correspondence, list, reservation forms, record of attendance, agenda, notes.
11 Regional Seminar, July - September 1980
Registration forms, memoranda, list, agenda, record of attendance, statement.
12 Regional Seminar, August 1980 - April 1981, undated
Correspondence, memoranda, event order, registration form, record of attendance, list.
13 Regional Seminar, March 1981
Record of Attendance, agenda.
14 Regional Seminar (New Faculty Representatives and Officers), June - August 1979, undated
Memorandum, correspondence, schedule, registration form, lists, statement.
15 Seminar (OWCP Training), November 1975 - January 1976
Memorandum, correspondence, lists.
16 Seminar Material, 1969-1971, undated
Lesson plan, guidebook.
Box Folder
25 1 Seminar Material, 1972, undated
Handbook, miscellaneous.
2 Seminar Material, 1971-1974, undated
Correspondence.
3 Seminar Packets, 1976-1979, undated