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Guide to the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 490 Records WAG.042

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Jane Latour, circa 1985; Nicole Greenhouse, 2013

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 21, 2014
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Maggie Schreiner to reflect updated administrative information  , August 2014

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades. Local 490.
Title: International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 490 Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1884-1970s
Abstract: The International Brotherhood of Painters, Local 490 (more commonly known as the Paperhangers Local), were established in 1864, located in New York City. The union was most active in the first half of the 20th century. The collection is made up of ledgers, minute books, financial records, and other related materials.
Quantity: 12.0 linear feet in 3 manuscript boxes and 11 oversize flat boxes.
Language of Materials note: Materials are mostly in English.
Call Phrase: WAG.042