Guide to the UE Conference Board Records, 1939-1969 UE.5

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
UE Conference Board Records
Creator
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.
Collection Number
UE.5
Date [inclusive]
1939-1969
Extent
127.0 linear feet (approx. 102 boxes)
Abstract
The materials in this record group were collected for and generated during conference board meetings between the UE and companies that held national contracts with the union. Included are meeting minutes, contracts, correspondence, and negotiations regarding conference board activities.

Preferred Citation

UE Conference Board Records, 1939-1969, UE.5, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

The materials in this record group were collected for and generated during conference board meetings between the UE and companies that held national contracts with the union. The purpose of conference boards was to coordinate collective bargaining activities, designate negotiating committees, and determine whether or not strikes should be called to obtain satisfactory agreements. This record group contains meeting minutes, contracts, correspondence, and negotiations regarding conference boards between the UE and companies. Also included are research materials about the companies and their respective UE locals, such as grievances, arbitrations, and leaflets.

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Arrangement

This subgroup has not yet been processed, but it is likely that the materials will be arranged into the following subgroups:

Subgroup 5-1. General Electric Subgroup 5-2. International Harvester Subgroup 5-3. Sylvania Subgroup 5-4. Remington Rand Subgroup 5-5. Westinghouse Subgroup 5-6. RCA Subgroup 5-7. Other Companies

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, June 2009

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
Website: library.pitt.edu/archives-special-collections
412-648-3232 (ASC) | 412-648-8190 (Hillman)
Contact Us: www.library.pitt.edu/ask-archivist

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

The University of Pittsburgh holds the property rights to the material in this collection, but the copyright may still be held by the original creator/author. Researchers are therefore advised to follow the regulations set forth in the U.S. Copyright Code when publishing, quoting, or reproducing material from this collection without the consent of the creator/author or that go beyond what is allowed by fair use.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America on 1976, 1986, and 1989.

Processing Information

A processing plan for this collection was written by Zachary Brodt in July 2008. This finding guide was written in April 2009.

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Related Materials

Related Material

UE Company Records, 1930s-1980s, UE.10.2.5, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • General Electric Company.
  • International Harvester Company.
  • Radio Corporation of America.
  • Remington Rand, Inc.
  • Sylvania Electric Products, Inc.
  • Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company.

Genre(s)

  • Contracts
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes

Subject(s)

  • Business and Industry
  • Collective bargaining -- United States
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History
  • Labor
  • Labor union meetings -- United States
  • Labor unions -- Recognition -- United States
  • Labor unions -- United States -- History

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Previous Citation

UE Conference Board Records, 1939-1969, UE.5, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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