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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1183 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 1183 (Stephenville, Tex.)
Title: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1183 Records
Dates: 1926-1970
Abstract: The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1183 was organized in Stephenville, Texas in 1926. The local merged in 1970 with Local 1822 of Fort Worth, Texas. Records contain correspondence (1960-1969), minutes (1926-1970), and financial records (1945-1970).
Identification: AR96
Extent: 3 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1183 was organized in Stephenville, Texas in 1926. The local merged in 1970 with Local 1822 of Fort Worth, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Records contain correspondence (1960-1969), minutes (1926-1970), and financial records (1945-1970). Correspondence is primarily from general president M.A. Hutcheson of the national headquarters. Minutes record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by Local 1183 and include roll calls and discussions pertaining to members and general business. Financial records include dues payment books and receipts. The dues payment books contain lists of members' names.


Organization

Materials are arranged in 31 folders under 4 series according to document type. Folders are arranged in alphabetical order and materials within folders are arranged in chronological order.
Series I. Reports and Correspondence, 1949-1970 (4 folders)
Series II. Minutes, 1926-1970 (18 folders)
Series III. Financial Records, 1945-1970 (8 folders)
Series IV. Miscellaneous Materials, 1967-1969, undated (1 folder)

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 Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 1183 (Stephenville, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Stephenville--History--Sources.
Places
Stephenville (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1183 Records, AR96, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift of Melvin Butler, 1974. Accessioned as number 74-28.


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

Series I. Reports and Correspondence (4 folders) 1949-1970

Box Folder
1 1 Pipes Jr., Willie Brann, Secretary-Treasurer, UBCJA, Local 1183, Texas AFL-CIO - Correspondence, February, 1960 - April, 1969
Bureau of Labor Management, membership verification record, information for financial secretaries, consolidation of Local 1183 with Local 1822, dues for sick and retired members, constitution
2 Bond Reports and Correspondence With U.S. Fidelity and Guaranty Company , June, 1949 - August, 1960
Bond reports, letter regarding bonding, information regarding bonding procedure, bond certificate, Fidelity bond application, UBCJA bond application, U.S. Fidelity and Guaranty Company letter
3 Financial Reports - Local 1183, UBCJA, January, 1950 - February, 1970
Roll call of union members
4 Labor Organization Report, December, 1959 - March, 1970
Labor organization annual report, short form-labor organization financial report, return of organization exempt from income tax



Series II. Minutes (18 folders), 1926-1970

Box Folder
1 5 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, December 14, 1926 - June 24, 1930
6 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, July 1, 1930 - July 14, 1949
7 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, July 14, 1949 - December 29, 1949
8 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 5, 1950 - December 21, 1950
9 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 4, 1951 - December 27, 1951
10 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 3, 1952 - December 11, 1952
11 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 8, 1953 - December 17, 1953
12 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 7, 1954 - December 21, 1954
13 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 4, 1955 - December 27, 1955
14 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 3, 1956 - December 18, 1956
15 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 8, 1957 - December 17, 1957
Box Folder
2 1 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 7, 1958 - November 2, 1958
2 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 13, 1959 - December 1, 1959
3 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 26, 1960 - November 1, 1960
4 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 3, 1961 - December 12, 1961
5 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 2, 1962 - November 13, 1962
6 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 8, 1963 - October 29, 1963
7 Minutes - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January 7, 1964 - March 3, 1970



Series III. Financial Records (8 folders), 1945-1970

Box Folder
2 8 Dues Payment Book and Financial Receipts - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, March, 1945 - April, 1949
9 Dues Payment Book and Financial Receipts - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, May, 1949 - January, 1953
10 Dues Payment Book and Financial Receipts - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, February, 1953 - December, 1956
11 Dues Payment Book and Financial Receipts - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January, 1957 - January, 1961
12 Dues Payment Book and Financial Receipts - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, February, 1961 - December, 1965
13 Dues Payment Book and Financial Receipts - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, January, 1966 - February, 1970
Box Folder
3 1 Dues Payment Records of Union Members - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, 1954-1968
Abbott, T.R. to Young, W.F. (File kept in original order.)
2 Dues Payment Records of Union Members - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA) Local 1183, Stephenville, Texas, 1964-1969
Ammons, W.C. to Willard, A. (File kept in original order.)



Series IV. Miscellaneous Materials (1 folder), 1967-1969, undated

Box Folder
3 3 Miscellaneous, 1967-1969, undated
Union reporting program: local union report
Equal Employment Opportunity
Price list of supplies