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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1822 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 1822 (Fort Worth, Tex.)
Title: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1822 Records
Dates: 1911-1965
Abstract: The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1822 was a labor union located in Fort Worth, Texas. Records are comprised of 25 bound volumes of minutes, membership lists, reports, and financial records from 1911-1965.
Identification: AR43
Extent: 6 boxes (2.13 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) is a labor union of carpenters, cabinetmakers, framers, floor layers, roofers, drywallers, and workers in forest-products and related industries. Local 1822 was the local UBC union in Fort Worth, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Records are comprised of minutes, membership books, reports, and financial records from 1911-1965. Twenty-five bound volumes of minutes record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by Local 1822 from 1911-1965 and refer to motions, officer elections, individual members, financial matters, grievances, working conditions, and labor issues. Some correspondence is scattered throughout the minutes. Two membership books contain lists of member names and permit payments. Financial records consist of a single ledger of receipts for various funds.


Organization

Materials are arranged in 25 folders by document type. Within document type, materials are arranged in chronological order.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.


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 1822 (Fort Worth, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor--Texas--Fort Worth--History--Sources.
Places
Fort Worth (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Mr. Melvin Butler, Secretary-Treasurer, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, Local 1822.

Citation

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1822 Records, AR43, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Accessioned as number 74-25.


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
OS77 1 Minute Book, May 12, 1911 - January 3, 1914
2 Minute Book, April 9, 1919 - April 20, 1922
3 Minute Book, August 21, 1929 - October 30, 1935
Box Folder
2 1 Minute Book, September 13, 1935 - October 16, 1936
2 Minute Book, October 23, 1936 - August 12, 1938
3 Minute Book, August 19, 1938 - April 28, 1941
4 Minute Book, May 2, 1941 - May 5, 1944
Box Folder
3 1 Minute Book, May 12, 1944 - May 23, 1947
(see Vol. 14 for Executive Committee Minutes)
2 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, May 30, 1947 - September 1, 1950
3 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, September 8, 1950 - July 3, 1953
4 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, July 10, 1953 - July 2, 1954
Box Folder
4 1 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, July 9, 1954 - June 27, 1955
2 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, July 11, 1955 - June 10, 1957
3 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, July 8, 1957 - July 7, 1958
4 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, July 14, 1958 - June 29, 1959
5 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, July 7, 1959 - December 19, 1960
6 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, January 9, 1961 - December 18, 1961
Box Folder
5 1 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, January 8, 1962 - August 28, 1963
2 Minutes: UBCJA, Local 1822, Fort Worth, Texas, September 9, 1963 - June 28, 1965
3 Membership Book, 1920
4 Membership Book, August 2, 1920 - December 30, 1921
Box Folder
6 1 Membership Book, 1938
2 Membership, 1938
3 Examination Committee: Applicants' Reports, April 17, 1941 - August 28, 1941
4 Financial Records: Contingent Fund, December 1935 - February 1938;
Building Fund, July 1936 - June 1943;
General Fund, August 1939 - July 1943;
Per Capita Tax Fund, November 1935 - June 1943;
(also includes Executive Committee Minutes, September 13, 1930 - February 7, 1932)