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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

University of Texas Arlington

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Cherry Blossom Lodge No. 671 Records (1903-1951):

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Cherry Blossom Lodge No. 671 (Dallas, Tex.)
Title: Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Cherry Blossom Lodge No. 671 Records
Inclusive Dates: 1903-1951
Identification: AR140
Extent: 9 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1924-1937 (bulk, 1924-1926); financial records, 1903-1946 (which include membership ledgers and records); and minutes, 1918-1951.

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Organization

The papers in Box 1 are in reverse chronological order, as they were received. The ledgers are in chronological order. There is some overlapping of dates.

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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.
Organizations
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Cherry Blossom Lodge No. 671 (Dallas, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

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Separated Material

AR240: Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Cherry Blossom Lodge No. 671 Records, 1909-1928

AR410: Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Cherry Blossom Lodge No. 671 Financial Records, 1923-1952

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Sam Poag, 1977.

Citation

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Cherry Blossom Lodge No. 671 Records, AR140, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

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Container List

 

Box Folder
1 1 Paul Worley Case, 1937 - 1926
correspondence on grievance case of Paul Worley, some photostat copies
2 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 3-31-26 - 3-1-26
resolution; correspondence; service report; drafts; payment; grievance committee minutes; telegrams
3 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 2-27-26 - 2-1-26
correspondence; memo on agreement; draft; minutes; check; receipts; telegram
4 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 1-31-26 - 1-1-26
correspondence; service report; telegrams; grievance committee minutes
5 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 12-31-25 - 12-2-25
correspondence; service report; drafts; dues assessment; grievance committee meeting notice; grievance committee minutes
6 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 11-30-25 - 11-2-25
service report; correspondence
7 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 10-31-25 - 10-1-25
correspondence; service report; resolution; list of grievance cases; postcard; menus; dues assessment; telegram
8 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 9-30-25 - 9-1-25
mortuary card; service report; agreement; claim for conductor and brakeman; grievance committee minutes; minutes of Board of Managers of Texas and Pacific Railway Employees Hospital Association quarterly meeting, 9-8-25; telegram; pension department circular
9 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 8-30-25 - 8-1-25
correspondence; dues assessment; drafts; claim for wage adjustment
10 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 7-31-25 - 7-2-25
correspondence; draft; memo on union contract revision, 7-21-25; telegram; grievance committee minutes
11 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 6-30-25 - 6-2-25
mortuary notice; correspondence; grievance committee minutes; pension department circular; draft; proceedings of 22nd day of Fourth Triennial Convention of B. of R.T., Cleveland, Ohio, May 12 - June 5, 1925; convention report; beneficiary fund budget
12 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 5-29-25 - 5-2-25
correspondence; claims adjustment cases; draft
13 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 4-30-25 - 4-1-25
correspondence; claims correspondence; meeting announcement; pension department memo; decisions of U.S. Railroad Labor Board; draft; grievance claim decisions
14 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 3-31-25 - 3-5-25
correspondence; decisions of U.S. Railroad Labor Board, correspondence on; Statement on Supreme Court decision; transfer card; draft; minutes of quarterly meeting of the Board of Managers of the Texas and Pacific Railway Employees Hospital Association, 3-10-25
15 Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 2-23-25 - 1-13-25
correspondence; House Resolution #453, on incompetence of some members of U.S. Railroad Labor Board
16 Letter of Grievance, 10-21-24
letter of grievance of S. O. Kirkham
Box Folder
OS93 1 Records, 1903 - 1909
membership ledger, 1903 - 1908 records, records of admission to #671, dues paid; cash book, records of lodge's expenses and receipts - 1903 - 1907, pension credits, miscellaneous records, stamps and dues records; warrants for - 1908-1909; memos - 1904; quarterly reports - 1908, December - March, 1909
2 Records, 1903 - 1904
Membership and System Register, Cherry Blossom Lodge, May 24, 1903 - September 18, 1904; addresses, names, lodge names and railway system membership of men
3 Records, 1904 - 1905
Membership and System Register, October 9, 1904 - November 5, 1905; addresses, names, lodge names and railway system membership of men
Box Folder
OS94 1 Records, 1908 - 1912
Membership and Certificate Register, January, 1908 - December, 1909; name, age, status, married or single, occupation, beneficiary certificate of members of #671, March 1, 1908; records of dues paid, transfers of members, correspondence, membership records, 1910; cashbook, records of payments and receipts, February, 1908, dues records, 1911 - 1910; records, quarterly reports, December, 1908 - 1912; copy of quarterly report, January, 1912; miscellaneous records, 1911
2 Records, 1917 - 1920
Membership and Certificate Register, records of admission, etc.; ledger of members, names and dues, 1917; cash book, January, 1917; financial records of expenses and receipts, February, 1920; memos, 1917; quarterly report, April, 1918
Box Folder
OS95 1 Records, 1918 - 1921
roll call, 1918-1921; minutes, May, 1918 - November, 1921, stapled to pages: miscellaneous correspondence, resolutions; election records, 1918-1920; constitutional oath signatures
2 Records, 1920 - 1922
ledger, March, 1920 - December, 1922; cash book, March, 1920 - December, 1922; dues loaned or donated to members, 1920-1922; salary of officers, one page
3 Records, 1923 - 1931
applications and membership records of Lodge #671; pay roster of pension funds with ages, etc., 1923-1931, 23 pages
Box Folder
OS96 1 Records, 1923 - 1924
January, 1923 - December, 1927, membership ledger; cash book, January, 1923 - December, 1924; records of cash received and disbursed, dues loaned or donated, 1923-1924
2 Records, 1925 - 1927
January, 1925 - December, 1927, membership ledger; cash book January, 1925 - December, 1927; records of cash received and disbursed, dues loaned or donated to members, 1925 - 1927, records of loans and repayments
3 Records, 1927 - 1934
roll call of #671, 1927 - 1933; minutes, April, 1927 - December, 1933, stapled to pages: special meeting minutes, request for leave of absence, lists of names, 1932-1934; election records, November, 1927 - November, 1929; records of members, signatures of constitutional oath, 1927 - 1933; election records, November, 1930 - 1933 (this ledger in very bad condition)
Box Folder
OS97 1 Records, 1928 - 1930
January, 1928 - December, 1930, membership ledger cash received and disbursed; January, 1928 - December, 1930, dues loaned or donated to members; 1928-1930
2 Records, 1934 - 1940
roll call of #671 members, 1934 - 1938; minutes of meetings, January, 1934 - December, 1939, minutes of special meetings stapled to pages, also motions, new business, members attending meetings (one, December, 1933 minutes in back of minutes); election records, November 1934 - 1939, miscellaneous election records stapled to pages; records of members signing constitutional oaths, January, 1934 - January, 1940 with address and railway system they worked on (ledger in very bad condition)
Box Folder
OS98 1 Records, 1935 - 1942
membership register; cash book, 1935, record of members with dues paid
Box Folder
OS99 1 Records, 1946 - 1951
roll call, 1946-1951; minutes of lodge meetings from January 11, 1946 - May 11, 1951, material stapled to pages: minutes of special meetings, notices, rosters for special meetings, election results, resolutions, resignation, new business; back of book; election tallies; election results; lists and addresses of members
Box Folder
OS100 1 Records, 1910-1917
list of 81 names and members' records of individual members' dues and payment of debts; R.N. Allen, W. C. Young, Jr., receipts for payments of late dues stapled to pages; correspondence on dues; page 139, local grievance committee records H. & T. C.; local grievance committee, page 179; page 249, M.K.T. members local grievance committee, miscellaneous records; page 422, T. & P. local grievance committee

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