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United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitter Helpers, Local 142 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitter Helpers, Local 142 (San Antonio, Tex.)
Title: United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitter Helpers, Local 142 Records
Dates: 1916-1918, 1923-1929
Abstract: The United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitter Helpers, Local 142 was located in San Antonio, Texas. Records consist of photocopies of minutes which record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by Local 142 from January 2, 1916 through January 25, 1918 and from May 9, 1923 through September 23, 1929. Records also include a list of names and addresses of members dated January 17, 1917.
Identification: AR94
Extent: 1 box (0.25 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

The United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitter Helpers, Local 142 was located in San Antonio, Texas. Referred to as the United Association (UA), the organization formed in 1889 as the United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters and Steam Fitters' Helpers of the United States and Canada. Local 142 received its charter in 1895. The UA is now the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry.

Sources: UA website, http://www.ua.org/history accessed May 15, 2015. UA Local 142 website, http://www.local142.org accessed May 15, 2015.


Scope and Contents

Photocopies of minutes record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by Local 142 from January 2, 1916-January 25, 1918 and May 9, 1923-September 23, 1929. They also include a list of names and addresses of members dated January 17, 1917.


Organization

Minutes are arranged in chronological order in 2 volumes.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. 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 142 (San Antonio, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Plumbers--Labor unions--San Antonio--History--Sources.
Labor unions--Texas--San Antonio--History--Sources.
Places
San Antonio (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry, Local 142 Records, AR94, Box Number, Volume Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1974. Accessioned as number 74-29.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Volume
1 1 Minutes, January 2, 1916-January 25, 1918
2 Minutes, May 9, 1923-September 23, 1929