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Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Local 855 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 855 (Tyler, Tex.)
Title: Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Local 855 Records
Dates: 1910-1932, 1935-1937
Abstract: Records document the activities of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Local 855 of Tyler, Texas and include two bound volumes of minutes covering 1910-1932 and 1935-1937.
Identification: AR42
Extent: 2 volumes (0.2 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Local 855, was a local labor union located in Tyler, Texas. National headquarters for the Brotherhood was located in Lafayette, Indiana.


Scope and Contents

Records document the activities of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Local 855 of Tyler, Texas and are comprised of two bound volumes of minutes. The minutes books record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by Local 855 from 1910-1932 and 1935-1937 and refer to motions, financial matters, members, dues and fines, and general labor issues.


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
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 855 (Tyler, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Tyler--History--Sources.
Places
Tyler (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Separated Material

By-Laws and Agreement (1944) and Working Rules and By-Laws (1950) of Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America, Local 855 placed in AR417: Texas Labor Archives: Constitutions, By-Laws, and Rules.


Administrative Information

Citation

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Local 855 Records, AR42, Box Number, Volume Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift.


Administrative Information

Processing

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" projects, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Volume
1 1 Minutes Book, December 27, 1910 - February 9, 1932.
2 Minutes Book, September 4, 1935 - November 24, 1937.