University of Texas Arlington

Dock and Marine Council Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dock and Marine Council (Galveston, Tex.)
Title: Dock and Marine Council Records
Dates: 1909-1978
Dates (Bulk): 1909-1947
Abstract: Organized in 1909, the Dock and Marine Council was composed of representatives from the local unions of the International Longshoremen's Association in Galveston, Texas. Records contain correspondence (1946-1978), minute books (1909-1913 and 1927-1947), and financial documents (1946-1947). Correspondence is mainly between the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District of the International Longshoremen's Association, the Galveston Maritime Association (1946-1947), and the A. D. Suderman Stevedoring Company.
Identification: AR269
Extent: 5 folders (0.21 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

Organized in 1909, the Dock and Marine Council was composed of representatives from the local unions of the International Longshoremen's Association in Galveston, Texas. The founding locals included Local 385, Local 317, and Local 310.


Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence (1946-1978), minute books (1909-1913 and 1927-1947), and financial documents (1946-1947). Correspondence is mainly between the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District of the International Lonhgshoremen's Association, the Galveston Maritime Association (1946-1947), and the A. D. Suderman Stevedoring Company.


Organization

Records are arranged in 5 folders according to subject.

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
Dock and Marine Council (Galveston, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
International Longshoremen's Association. South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District--Records and correspondence.
Galveston Maritime Association--Records and correspondence.
A.D. Suderman Stevedoring Company--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Stevedores--Labor unions--Texas--Galveston--Sources.
Central labor councils--Texas--Galveston--History--Sources.
Places
Galveston (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Related Material

AR181: International Longshoremen's Association, Gulf Coast District Minutes (1911)


Administrative Information

Citation

Dock and Marine Council Records, AR269, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift of Mr. D. J. Crainer, 1983. Accessioned as number 83-8.


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 Dock and Marine Council - Financial statements, correspondence, minutes, 1946-1978
2 Dock and Marine Council - Minute book, 1909-1913
3 Dock and Marine Council - Minute book, 1927-1947
4 Galveston Maritime Association - Correspondence, 1946-1947
5 Miscellaneous - Correspondence, revised civil statutes, list of community members, financial statement, 1946-1947