University of Texas Arlington

Wilson Morris Akin and R. C. Davis Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Akin, W. M. (Wilson Morris), 1911-1997, and Davis, R. C.
Title: Wilson Morris Akin and R. C. Davis Papers
Dates: 1939-1941
Abstract: R. C. Davis and Wilson Morris Akin were officials of Oil Workers International Union, Local 23 of Port Arthur, Texas. Papers are comprised of typescripts of articles, a speech, historical narratives, and a letter. The articles are the "Viewpoint of Labor" column written by Akin and Davis and published in the Port Arthur News. Also included are short histories of Oil Workers International Union, Local 23, Port Arthur, Texas, and the CIO. The letter was written by Akin to the editor of the Port Arthur News. The address is by A.F. Whitney, President of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.
Identification: AR187
Extent: 1 folder
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

R. C. Davis and Wilson Morris Akin were officials of Oil Workers International Union, Local 23 of Port Arthur, Texas. Their "Viewpoint of Labor" column was published in the Port Arthur News.


Scope and Contents

Papers are comprised of typescripts of articles, a speech, historical narratives, and a letter. The articles are the "Viewpoint of Labor" column written by Akin and Davis and published in the Port Arthur News. Also included are short histories of Oil Workers International Union, Local 23, Port Arthur, Texas, and the CIO. The letter was written by Akin to the editor of the Port Arthur News. The address is by A. F. Whitney, President of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.


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
Akin, W. M. (Wilson Morris), 1911-1997--Archives.
Davis, R. C.--Archives.
Whitney, A. F.,
Organizations
Oil Workers International Union, Local 23 (Port Arthur, Tex.)--History--Sources.
Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers Union--History--Sources.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Port Arthur--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Wilson Morris Akin and R. C. Davis Papers, AR187, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1975.


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 Articles and speeches by Wilson Morris Akin and R. C. Davis