University of Texas Arlington

International Association of Machinists, Ladies' Auxiliary 490 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Ladies' Auxiliary 490 (Lake Jackson, Tex.)
Title: International Association of Machinists, Ladies' Auxiliary 490 Records
Dates: 1956-1969
Abstract: Chartered in November 1956, the International Association of Machinists, Ladies Auxiliary 490 was located in Lake Jackson, Texas. Records contain the group's correspondence, minutes, constitution, by-laws, financial documents and membership lists.
Identification: AR63
Extent: 2 boxes (0.6 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

Chartered in November 1956, the International Association of Machinists, Ladies Auxiliary 490 was located in Lake Jackson, Texas. Many of the activities undertaken by the group were social or charitable in nature. The International Association of Machinists became the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in 1964.


Scope and Contents

Records are comprised of correspondence, minutes, constitution, bylaws, financial documents, and membership lists. Correspondence pertains to the group's creation, individual members, and communication with the national office. Minutes record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by Ladies' Auxiliary 490 from 1956-1969. Financial documents include a dues ledger, tax returns, bank statements, and receipts and disbursements ledgers. The dues ledger includes lists of members and addresses.


Organization

The collection is arranged by document type and thereafter chronologically within 13 folders.
Series I. Constitutions, 1956-1960, undated (1 folder)
Series II. Correspondence, 1956-1968 (1 folder)
Series III. Financial Records: Dues Ledger and Tax Returns, 1956-1968 (2 folders)
Series IV. Minutes, 1956-1969 (4 folders)
Series V. Financial Records: Receipts and Disbursements, Bank Statements, 1956-1969 (5 folders)

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
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers--Ladies Auxiliary 490 (Lake Jackson, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

International Association of Machinists, Ladies' Auxiliary 490 Records, AR63, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1971.


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.


Note to the Researcher

Collection also known as Brazosport Ladies' Auxiliary No. 490 Records.


Container List

Series I. Constitutions (1 folder) 1956-1960, undated

Box Folder
1 1 Constitutions (1 folder), 1956-1960, undated



Series II. Correspondence (1 folder), 1956-1968

Box Folder
1 2 Correspondence, 1956-1968



Series III. Financial Records: Dues Ledger and Tax Returns (2 folders), 1956-1968

Box Folder
1 3 Dues Ledger, 1956-1968
4 Internal Revenue Service Tax Returns, 1962-1968



Series IV. Minutes (4 folders), 1956-1969

Box Folder
1 5 Minute Book, November 1956- February 1959
6 Minute Book, March 1959- January 1961
7 Minute Book, February 1961- December 1966
8 Minute Book, January 1967-January 1969



Series V. Financial Records: Receipts and Disbursements Ledger, Bank Statements (5 folders) 1956-1969

Box Folder
1 9 Receipts and Disbursements Ledger, December 1956- May 1960
Box Folder
2
1 Receipts and Disbursements Ledger, June 1960- March 1963
2 Receipts and Disbursements Ledger, April 1963- December 1965
3 Receipts and Disbursements Ledger, January 1966- November 1968
4 Bank Statements, November 1964- February 1969