University of Texas Arlington

Philip Taft Collection:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Taft, Philip, 1902-1976.
Title: Philip Taft Articles
Dates: 1939-1976
Abstract: Philip Taft (1902-1976), Professor of Economics at Brown University, was a leading historian on the American labor movement and published many works on the subject. This collection contains reprints of articles from journals that cover various aspects of labor history and the labor movement, especially in 20th century United States. Articles on German trade unionism and labor historian Selig Perlman are also included.
Identification: AR205
Extent: 1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Biographical Note

Philip Taft (1902-1976), Professor of Economics at Brown University, was a leading historian on the American labor movement and published many works on the subject.


Scope and Contents

Collection consists of reprints of articles from journals and cover various aspects of labor history and the labor movement especially in 20th century U.S. One article on the history and development of trade unionism in Germany and two articles on labor historian Selig Perlman are also included.


Organization

Articles are arranged in chronological order with undated articles at end.

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.
Persons
Taft, Philip, 1902-1976--Written works.
Perlman, Selig, 1888-1959--Biography--Sources.
Subjects
Labor unions--United States--History--Sources.
Labor movement--United States--History--Sources.
Labor movement--Germany--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Philip Taft Collection, AR205, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1978.


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 "Some Problems of the New Unionism in the United States," reprinted from American Economic Review, Volume XXIX, No. 2, June, 1939
"Collective Bargaining at the Crossroads," reprinted from Mechanical Engineering, December, 1946
"Status of Members in Unions During Appeal from a Penalty Imposed by the Local Union," reprinted from Quarterly Journal of Economics, August, 1948
"A Rereading of Selig Perlman's A Theory of the Labor Movement," reprinted from Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 4. No. 1, October, 1950
(2 copies)
"Internal Characteristics of American Unionism," reprinted from the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia, March, 1951
"Theories of the Labor Movement," reprinted from Interpreting the Labor Movement, c. 1953
"Labor - Management Problems and Relations in Small Business," reprinted from The Vital Majority, Small Business in the American Economy, Essays Marking the Twentieth Anniversary of the U.S. Small Business Administration, c. 1953
"Labor History and the Labor Issues of Today," reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 106, No. 4, August, 1962
(Read April 27, 1962)
"Is there a Crisis in the Labor Movement? No," reprinted from The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia, Vol. 364, March, 1966
"Book Review on Trade Union Monograph Series. General Editor, Walter Galerson, 1962, reprinted from Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, January, 1964
"Violence in American Labor Disputes," reprinted from The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia, Vol. 364, March, 1966
"Mayor Short and the Agricultural Workers," reprinted from Labor History, Vol. 7, No. 2, Spring, 1966
"A Short Note on the Alabama State Federation of Labor," reprinted from Labor History, Vol. 16, No. 3, Summer, 1975
"Reflections of Selig Perlman as a Teacher and Writer," reprinted from Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 29, No. 2, January, 1976
"Expansion of Unionization in The Early 20th Century," reprinted from Monthly Labor Review, September, 1976
"The Origins and Development of Trade Unionism," reprint of a book chapter on Germany, no title or date, undated
"Professor Perlman's Ideas and Activities," reprinted from Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Meeting, Industrial Relations Research Association, undated
"Ideologies and Industrial Conflict," Chapter 19 of Roots of Industrial Conflict, undated
"Provisions Affecting Older Workers in Collective Bargaining Agreements," reprinted from the Proceedings of The Fifteenth Annual Meeting, Industrial Relations Research Association, undated
"Internal Union Structure and Functions," reprinted from The Next Twenty-five Years of Industrial Relations, undated