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National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 226 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.). Branch 226 (Fort Worth, Tex.)
Title: National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 226 Records
Dates: 1917-1979
1945-1965
Abstract: The National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 226 is a local labor union of postal workers in Fort Worth, Texas. Records of the Association are comprised of minutes and publications.
Identification: AR83
Extent: 7 folders (0.21 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

The National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 226 is a local labor union of postal workers in the greater area of Fort Worth, Texas. The National Association of Letter Carriers was founded in 1889 in Milwaukee and is the union representing United States Postal Service employees in cities across the United States.


Scope and Contents

Records are comprised of minutes and publications. Minutes document the proceedings of meetings held by Local 226 from 1945-1965. Topics referenced in minutes include uniforms, supplies, individual members, policies, financial reports, postal routes, officer elections, legislation, and general labor issues. Publications include the periodicals The Texas Letter Carrier (March, April 1979) and The Postal Record (February 1917).


Organization

Materials are arranged according to document type in 7 folders. Materials are arranged in chronological order within series.
Series I. Minutes, 1945-1965 (5 folders)
Series II. Publications, 1917, 1979 (2 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
National Association of Letter Carriers. Branch 226 (Fort Worth, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
United States Postal Service--History--Sources.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Fort Worth--History--Sources.
Government employee unions--Texas--Fort Worth--History--Sources.
Places
Fort Worth (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 226 Records, AR83, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1973. Accessioned as number 73-11.


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. Minutes, 1945-1965

Box Folder
1 1 Minutes, Feb. 3, 1945- Dec. 3, 1949
2 Minutes, Feb. 4, 1950- Dec. 6, 1952
3 Minutes, Feb. 7, 1953- April 4, 1959
4 Minutes, Feb. 6, 1960- Dec. 1, 1962
5 Minutes, Jan. 8, 1963- Dec. 4, 1965



Series II. Publications, 1917, 1979

Box Folder
1 6 "The Postal Record," Vol. XXX, No. 2, Feb., 1917
7 "The Texas Letter Carrier," March, April, 1979