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Guide to the Jesse Simons Papers WAG.044

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Sarah Graff, Alaina Zulli, and Gail Malmgreen, 2006

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

 Edited by Maggie Schreiner for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description and to reflect the incorporation of nonprint materials  , Dec 2013

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Simons, Jesse.
Title: Jesse Simons Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1919-2000
Abstract: Jesse Simons (1917-2006) was a distinguished labor arbitrator, and served as Director of the American Artbitration Association’s Labor Management Institute. A veteran of the U.S. Trotskyist movement of the 1930s and 40s, he held a variety of blue-collar jobs, served in World War II, and became a union official and organizer. As an arbitrator he was called upon to rule on cases involving many important sectors of New York City labor, and served on the Personnel Review Board of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and as an arbitrator for the National Mediation Board. The collection contains personal, political and professional correspondence, writings and presentations, arbitration and other decisions, reports and background files.
Quantity: 12.0 linear feet in 12 record cartons
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Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: WAG.044