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Guide to the United Telegraph Workers Records WAG.144

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jane Latour and Wagner Labor Archives Staff

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 19, 2021
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Megan O’Shea to revise laudatory language in the Abstract and Historical Note  , May 2021

Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Telegraph Workers
Source: Communications Workers of America / United Telegraph Workers Bargaining Council
Title: United Telegraph Workers Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1928-1996
Dates [bulk]: 1940-1986
Abstract: The United Telegraph Workers was an American labor union representing commercial telegraph operators. The Commercial Telegraphers Union of America (CTUA) in 1903 and changed its name to the United Telegraph Workers in 1968 and merged with the Communications Workers of America in 1986. The United Telegraph Workers Records includes records of predecessor and rival unions, correspondence, bargaining files, bulletins, convention records, legal files, photographs, charters, and badges. Materials date from 1928 to 1996, with the bulk of the material dating from 1940 to 1986.
Quantity: 45.5 Linear Feet in 45 record cartons and 10 folders.
Location: Note: This collection is housed offsite and advanced notice is required for use. Please contact at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: WAG.144