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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.
Title: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Records
Dates: 1906-1986
Abstract: Founded in 1881, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) represents and offers training to carpenters, cabinetmakers, millwrights, piledrivers, lathers, framers, floor layers, roofers, drywallers, and workers in forest-products and related industries. This collection is comprised of ledgers containing minutes, membership, and financial records of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Ladies Auxiliary Local 603 (Wichita Falls, Tex.); Local 977 (Wichita Falls, Tex.); Local 1706 (Vernon, Tex.); and Millmen's Local 2324 (Wichita Falls, Tex.) which voted to merge with Local 977 in June 1921.
Identification: Unprocessed mss. 2011-111
Extent: 3 boxes (3.0 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

Founded in 1881, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) represents and offers training to carpenters, cabinetmakers, millwrights, piledrivers, lathers, framers, floor layers, roofers, drywallers, and workers in forest-products and related industries. UBC Locals represented in this collection include Ladies Auxiliary Local 603 (Wichita Falls, Tex.); Local 977 (Wichita Falls, Tex.); Local 1706 (Vernon, Tex.); and Millmen's Local 2324 (Wichita Falls, Tex.) which voted to merge with Local 977 in June 1921.


Scope and Contents

These are official records of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. The collection is primarily comprised of records of Local 977 including a membership book, 1906-1909; daybooks, 1906-1937; and minute books, 1921-1986. Records of other locals are: Ladies Auxiliary Local 603 (Wichita Falls, Tex.) minute book, 1950-1952; Local 1706 (Vernon, Tex.) minute book, 1955-1968; and Millmen's Local 2374 (Wichita Falls, Tex.) minute book, 1920-1921.


Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

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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
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America--Records and correspondence.
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.--Local 977 (Wichita Falls, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.--Local 1706 (Vernon, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Related Material

Unprocessed mss. 89-3: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Southwest Organizing Office Records (1939-1987)

Unprocessed mss. 95-9: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Southwest Organizing Office Records (1955-1986)

Unprocessed mss. 2010-94: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 977 Records (1919-2001)

Unprocessed mss. 2010-104: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1706 Records (1907-1967)

Unprocessed mss. 2011-57: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 977 Records (Undated)

02137Unprocessed mss. 2011-112: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Records (1946-2002)

02138Unprocessed mss. 2011-113: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Records (1968-1985)

02139Unprocessed mss. 2011-114: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 977 Records (1908-2000)

02140Unprocessed mss. 2011-116: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Records (1953-2002)

02141Unprocessed mss. 2011-117: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Records (1924-1948)


Administrative Information

Citation

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Records, 1906-1986, Unprocessed mss. 2011-111, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift, 2011.

Accessioned as number 2011-111.