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Texas State Council of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Texas State Council of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
Title: Texas State Council of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Records
Dates: 1958-1973
1966-1973
Abstract: The Texas State Council of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is a central organizing body of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) locals in the state of Texas. Records contain by-laws, convention proceedings and programs, correspondence, reports, and photographs. The bulk of the material pertains to conventions held from 1966 to 1973.
Identification: AR359
Extent: 2 Boxes (0.63 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The Texas State Council of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is a central organizing body of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) locals in the state of Texas. The purpose of the Council is to coordinate and promote the interests of IAMAW local labor unions.


Scope and Contents

Records contain by-laws, convention proceedings and programs, correspondence, reports, and photographs. The bulk of the material pertains to conventions held from 1966 to 1973. Also included is material by the IAMAW to encourage members of the union to vote and to provide financial assistance to political candidates.


Organization

Folders are arranged in alphabetical order according to subject or document type.

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
Texas State Council of Machinists and Aerospace Workers--Correspondence and records.
Machinists Non-Partisan Political League--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Machinists--Labor unions--Texas--History--Sources.
Congresses and conventions--Labor unions--Texas--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Texas State Council of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Records, AR359, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift of Walter Manchac, 1989. Accessioned as number 89-16.


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 By-laws - Proposed changes, by-laws, 1958, 1961, 1971
2 By-laws (other states), 1959, 1962
3 Convention, Houston, Texas, March 1966
Official proceedings, 1966
4 Convention, Houston, Texas, August 1968
Official proceedings, 1968
5 Convention, Corpus Christi, Texas, July 1969
Official conference call, program, official proceedings, pamphlet, 1969
6 Convention, San Antonio, Texas, February 1970
Photographs, official conference call, official proceedings, January-March 1970
7 Convention, Amarillo, Texas, August 1970
Financial statement, official conference call, correspondence, committee appointments, program, official proceedings, resolutions, proposal, lists, March-October 1970
8 Convention, Longview, Texas, February 1971
Photographs, financial statement, correspondence, lists, program, committee appointments, telegram, official proceedings, summary, map, January-March 1971
9 Convention, Dallas, Texas, August 1971
Photographs, correspondence, official conference call, committee appointments, program, lists, official proceedings, permanent committees, June-October 1971
10 Convention, Houston, Texas, February 1972
Financial statement, official conference call, correspondence, lists, 1972 statewide candidates, program, minutes, official proceedings, committee appointments, permanent committees, January-June 1972
11 Convention, Corpus Christi, Texas, August 1972
Financial statement, lists, official conference call, program, permanent committees, official proceedings, correspondence, August 1972
12 Convention, Austin, Texas, March 1973
Financial statement, contract and agreement, correspondence, official conference call, The Machinist, lobby fund report, program, committee appointments, photocopies of newspaper articles, notes on official proceedings, January-June 1973
13 Correspondence, 1961, 1966-1967
14 Correspondence, 1970
Box Folder
2 1 Correspondence - Correspondence, League of Women Voters Manual, 1971
2 Correspondence, 1972
3 Correspondence (concerning dues), 1972-1973
4 Machinists Non-Partisan Political League, 1967-1972
Correspondence, newsletter, financial report, 1967-1972
5 Missouri State Council of Machinists, 1971
Minutes, 1971