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North Texas Contractors Association Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: North Texas Contractors Association.
Title: North Texas Contractors Association Records
Dates: 1973-1978
Abstract: The North Texas Contractors Association made agreements with local unions in a 29-county area of North Texas to act legally as their bargaining agent. This collection consists of agreements between the North Texas Contractors Association and various local labor unions.
Identification: AR117
Extent: 1 box (0.21 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The North Texas Contractors Association made agreements with local unions in a 29-county area of North Texas to act legally as their bargaining agent. The association was a pioneering experiment in regional labor-management cooperation.


Scope and Contents

Collection consists of agreements between the North Texas Contractors Association and various local labor unions.


Organization

Agreements are arranged alphabetically in 13 folders by name of union and then numerically by local number where more than one local of the same union has signed an agreement.

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
North Texas Contractors Association--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--History--Sources.
Central labor councils--Texas--History--Sources.
Contracts for work and labor--Texas--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

North Texas Contractors Association Records, AR117, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift of Harold E. Moore, 1980.


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 Folder
1 1 Agreement between North Texas Contractors Association and Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers International Union of America, Local No. 5, 1975-1978
2 Agreement between North Texas Contractors Association and International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers, Locals No. 263 and No. 481, 1973-1975
3 Agreement between North Texas Contractors Association and International Association of Heat Insulators and Asbestos Workers, Local 21, 1975-1978
4 Agreements between North Texas Contractors Association and International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Local No. 53, Local No. 318, Local No. 1837, Local No. 1870, 1975-1978
5 Agreements between North Texas Contractors Association and International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 714, Local No. 819, 1975-1978
6 Agreement between North Texas Contractors Association and Labor's International Union of North America, Locals No. 648 and 859, 1975-1978
7 Agreement between North Texas Contractors Association and Millwright Machinery Erectors, Local No. 1421, 1975-1978
8 Agreements between North Texas Contractors Association and Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International Association, Local No. 34, Local No. 61, Locals No. 549 and 920, 1975-1978
9 Agreement between North Texas Contractors Association and Sheet Metal Workers' International Association, Local No. 18, 1975
10 Agreement between North Texas Contractors Association and United Association of Journeyman and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada, Locals No. 100 and 146, 1975-1978
11 Agreement between North Texas Contractors Association and United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Locals No. 198, 526, and 1822, 1975-1978
12 Agreements between North Texas Contractors Association and United Slate, File and Composition Roofers, Damp and Waterproof Workers Association, Local No. 123, Local No. 148, 1975-1978
13 Agreements between North Texas Contractors Association and Wood, Wire and Metal Lathers International Union, Local No. 140, Local No. 230, 1975-1978