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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

University of Texas Arlington

Dial Murphy Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Murphy, Dial.
Title: Dial Murphy Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1934-1975
Bulk Dates: 1949-1972
Identification: AR131
Extent: 14 boxes (5.83 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Biographical Note

Dial Murphy was associated with the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union in various capacities throughout his career. He was director of District No. 9 in the 1950's, director of District No. 3 in the 1960's, and then International representative for District No. 4 in the 1960's-1970's. Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union resulted from the merger in 1955 of two previously separate unions; the Oil Workers International Union and United Gas, Coke, and Chemical Workers of America.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes, agreements, legal documents, handbooks, lists, clippings, booklets, reports, notes, studies, newsletters, proceedings, manuals, leaflets, proposals, and financial documents. Files of Dial Murphy during his career with the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union, Districts 3, 4, and 9. Includes minutes and reports of District No. 4 Council; minutes of the executive board of the International as well as proceedings of national conventions, a history, reports, and printed material of the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union. A large part of the collection contains agreements and arbitration files with several oil companies with which the union negotiated contracts.

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Organization

The papers are arranged alphabetically by subject and thereunder chronologically.

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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.

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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
Murphy, Dial--Archives.
Organizations
Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union. District No. 9--Records and correspondence.
Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union. District No. 3--Records and correspondence.
Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union. District No. 4--Records and correspondence.
Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union--Records and correspondence.
Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union--Officials and employees.
Oil Workers International Union.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives
Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union

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Related Material

Oil, Chemical and Atomic Union News, Denver, Col., 1955-1969 mf., 1970 (preceded by the International Oil Worker, 1945-1955 mf., CIO Oil Facts, Fort Worth, Texas. 1943-1945 mf.; CIO News Oil Edition, Washington, D.C. 1938-1943 mf.; International Oil Workers, Washington, D.C. 1937-1938 mf.)

Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union Proceedings

AR64, Oil Workers International Union Records, Local No. 228, 1934-1966

AR25, Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers' International Union Records, District Council No. 4, 1954-1990

OH28: Oral History Interview with J. C. Cantrell, November 4, 1972

OH15: Oral History Interview with John E. Crossland, August 17, 1971 (restricted)

M8: Oil Workers International Union, Local No. 4-228, Minutes, April 1934-December 1969.

AR187, Akin, Wilson M. and R. C. Davis, "Viewpoint of Labor" column

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Separated Material

The following agreements were removed from the Dial Papers and were added to the Agreements Collection:

Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union, Local No. 4-449. The American Oil Company, 1964 (A900), 1969 (A644), 1967 (1131)

Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union, AFL-CIO. Amoco Pipeline Company, 1971 (A1134)

Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union, Local No. 4-449, AFL-CIO. Amoco Chemicals Corporation, 1964 (A901), 1967 (A1132), 1969 (A642), 1971 (A1133)

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Dial Murphy, 1976.

Citation

Dial Murphy Papers, AR131, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

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Container List

 

Box Folder
1 1 Akin, W. M., Reports, O.C.A.W. District No. 4 Council, September 1969-February 1975
2 American Oil Company; Arbitrations, 1967-1971
3 American Oil Company; Arbitrations, 1952-1966; Contracts, 1968-1969
4 American Petrofina Company, Arbitrations, January 1964
5 Amoco Chemical Corporation, Briefs, 1965-1971
6 Analysis of the Economic, Financial and Contractual Condition in the Chemical Industry and its Major segments with Correspondence, August 1964
Box Folder
2 1 Analyses prepared by Research Department, O.C.A.W. International Union, March 1965-August 1971
Discussion Outline, Employment Security during Technological Change, January 1960
2 Atlantic Richfield Company, Agreements, 1969-1971
3 Boyle-Midway, Incorporated, Arbitrations, 1965
4 Charter International Oil Company, Agreements, 1971-1975
5 Confidential Advisory Board, Reports and Notes, May, 1949-July, 1971
6 Continental Oil Company, Agreements, 1960
7 Correspondence, Chemical Policy - 1965; Chemical Program, May, 1963-January, 1971
8 Correspondence, Denver Corrections, O.C.A.W. International Union, 1951-1972
Box Folder
3 1 Crown Central Petroleum Corporation, Agreement, 1962-1965
2 Digest of O.C.A.W. Hospital, Surgical and Medical Plans, with 15 Oil and 15 Chemical or Allied Companies, Summer 1962
Your Group Insurance Program, American Finance, June, 1963
3 Economics Indicators, General Economy and Chemical and Allied Products Industries, September 1972
4 Education Material, Manual, 1960
Handbook, Political Education
5 Education Program, Manual; Mathematic Negotiation; Right to Strike, undated
6 Employee Benefits, 1969-1970
7 Employment contracts and other Remunerations for Oil Company Official, February, 1968
8 Ethyl Corporation; Arguments, 1953-1963
Box Folder
4 1 Facts and Trends, Jan. 1961-July, 1967
2 Fact Books, O.C.A.W. Int'l Union, 1956-1965-1972
3 General American Transportation Corporation, Agreements, 1959-1966
4 Grospiroru, A. F.; Correspondence, 1965, Nov. 2, 1972
5 Guardian Chemical Coatings, Inc.; Agreements, 1965-1967
6 Guide and Manual for the Local Union Secretary, Feb. 2, 1959
7 Gulf Oil Corporation; Agreements, 1959
8 Happenings, District No. 4, O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union, October, 1967, December, 1969
9 Health and Safety, Program of the O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union
10 Houston Pipe Line Company; Agreement, 1964
11 Humble Oil and Refining Company; Agreements, 1959-1968; Guide of Working Rules, June 1, 1958
Box Folder
5 1 Instruction's Manual on Parliamentary Procedure, Research and Education Department, Nov., 1959
2 International Federation of Petroleum Workers, Booklet, undated
3 International Policies; O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union, May, 1944-Jan. 1952
4 La Gloria Oil and Gas Company; Agreements, 1962-1963
5 Labor Law Service, Labor Law Manual, Additional Materials, March, 1965
6 Labor Law Service, Manual by Walden, L. P., General Counsel; Oil Workers International Union (C.I.O.), (1948)
7 Labor Relations Yearbook, Clippings, 1966-1969
8 List of Local Unions, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, (A.F.L. - C.I.O.), 1956
9 Lone Star Producing Company; Agreements, 1956-1964
10 Lowe Chemical Company; Agreement, 1964
11 Magnolia Petroleum Company; Agreements, 1956-1958
12 Malone Trucking Company; Agreements, 1964-1968
Box Folder
6 1 Marathon Oil Company; Agreements, 1964-1973
2 Merger Negotiations, 1963-1964; Draft Proposals, 1963-1964
O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union and Int'l. Chemical Workers Union
3 Minutes of District Council IV; O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union, January 23, 1965-October 25, 1969
4 Minutes of District Council IV; O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union, February 20, 1970-October 21, 1972
Box Folder
7 1 Minutes of International Executive Board; O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union, August 8, 1949-February 17, 1967
2 Minutes of International Executive Board; O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union, May 22, 1967-September 12, 1968
3 Minutes of International Executive Board; O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union, November 18, 1968-November 11, 1970
4 Minutes of International Executive Board; O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union, February 8, 1971-August 9, 1972
Box Folder
8 1 Miscellaneous Material, O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union
2 Murphy, Dial, Activities Report Book, October 11, 1964 - October 1, 1972
3 Murphy, Dial, Expense Statements, October 17, 1964 - September 30, 1972
4 National Oil Bargaining Policy, 1970-1974
5 Newsletter 4-O.C.A.W., O.C.A.W. Int'l., January, 1970 - August, 1972
Box Folder
9 1 Labor Organization, Annual Report, May 1, 1965 - April 30, 1966
Organizing Program, December 8, 1967; Union-Industry Pension Fund, July, 1971
2 Ohmstede Machine Works, Inc.; Agreements, 1967-1972
3 Oil Policy; Preliminary Data, January, 1964
Supporting Data, April, 1964
4 Olin Corporation; Agreements, 1964-1973
5 Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation; Agreements, 1964-1971
6 PETRO; International Federation of Petroleum and Chemical Workers, October, 1968
7 Petro-Tex Chemical Corporation; Agreements, 1964-1972
8 Phillips Petroleum Corporation; Agreements, 1963-1972
9 Policies of the O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union, August 1, 1958
Box Folder
10 1 Preliminary Data, Oil Council Member, Research Department, O.C.A.W. International Union, February, 1968
2 Preliminary of 3rd O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union Constitutional Convention; Chicago, Illinois, August 12, 1957
3 Proceedings of the 9th, 10th, 11th O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union Constitutional Convention; New York N. Y., August 21, 1967
Denver, Colorado; August 11, 1969; Miami Beach, Florida; August 2, 1971
4 Proceedings of the 16th, 17th Nat'l. Convention of the Oil Workers International Union (C.I.O.); Fort Worth, Texas, December 10-14, 1945
Fort Worth, Texas; August, 12-17, 1946
Box Folder
11 1 Proceedings of the 19th and 22nd National Convention of the Oil Workers International Union, (C.I.O.); Teledo, Ohio, August 9-14, 1948
Philadilphia, Pennsylvania, September, 1-5, 1952
2 Profile of O.C.A.W. Membership, August, 1961
3 Public Relations Manuals for Local Unions and Area (C. I. O.) Councils, Texas State C. I. O. Council, 1955
4 Quarterly Newsletter, District No. 4, O.C.A.W., Frank J. Arnand, Int'l. Executive Board Meetings, May, 1970 - May, 1973
5 Report on Examination, Final Year, O.C.A.W. International Union - Denver, Colorado, April 30, 1966, April 30, 1968
6 Research Bulletin, Research Department, August 13, 1965 - November 25, 1970
7 Rio Grande Valley Gas Company; Agreements, 1954-1957
8 Rohm and Haas Company; Agreements, 1964-1973
Box Folder
12 1 Schaffer, B. J., Int'l. Secretary-Treasurer, O.C.A.W., International Union; Quarterly Financial Statements, Feb-March, 1966 - July - December, 1969
2 Service Pipe Line Company; Agreements, 1960-1969
3 Severance Pay, Research and Education Department, Article 1950-1959, Jan. 1960, Contracting, Oct., June, 1959
4 Shell Oil Company; Agreements, 1947-1971
5 Shops Steward Manual; Robert D. Winn, Project Director, Center for Human Resources University of Houston
6 Signal Oil and Gas Company; Agreements, 1967-1970
Box Folder
13 1 Sinclair Company; Agreements, 1949-1970
Collective Bargaining History with O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union (AFL-CIO), 1941-1961; Wage Chronology: 1941-1961
2 Sinclair Interpretative Letters, District 3 Office Copy, 1934-1964
3 Smith, W. R.; Transfer, Storage and Warehouse Division Agreement, 1963-1966
4 Socony Mobil Oil Company, Inc.; Agreement, 1961
5 Staff Education Program Manual on Groups Insurance and Pensions, 1962-1965
6 Standard Oil of Indiana, Nation-Wide Council; Prospectus, Constitution, and By-Laws, February, 1967 - May, 1972
7 Standard Oil of Indiana, Minutes of Nation - Wide Councils, April 2, 1966 - July 18-19, 1970
8 Stauffer Chemical G; Agreement, 1967-1970
Box Folder
14 1 Sterling Packing and Cashet Division of Standard Industries, Inc. Articles of Agreement
2 Survey of Selected Key U. S. Refinery Wage Rates, Bureau of Labor Statistics, May, 1964-February, 1972
3 Taylor Oil and Gas Company; Agreement, 1953-1954
4 Texaco, Inc.; Agreements, 1960-1970
5 Union Oil Company of California; Agreement, 1969
6 Union Proposals, 1968-1973
7 Union Structure, O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union (AFL-CIO)
8 United States Petroleum Refineries, Capacity Study Report, Research Department; O.C.A.W. International Union, November, 1970
9 Wage Stability-Hearings, Wage Stabilization Hearing Board, March-April, 1952
10 Warren Petroleum Company; Arbitrations, 1963
11 Watson, Ed, Legislative Representative Report, O.C.A.W. Int'l. Union District No. 4
12 Weener Vaccum Trucks Articles of Agreement, January 7, 1966

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