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United Mine Workers of America, Local 13083 (Hamilton, ON) fonds

  • RC0166
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1973

The fonds consists of certification documents, memoranda of agreement, submissions to a Board of Conciliation by both union and company, an arbitration file, and contract negotiations and correspondence. There is one issue of a newsletter, Acid Drips, from 1945.

United Mine Workers of America, Local 13083 (Hamilton, ON)

United Glass and Ceramic Workers of North America (Canada)

  • RC0064
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1978

The fonds contains correspondence between District Six Headquarters in Hamilton, which moved to Toronto in 1966, and the various Canadian location unions, general correspondence, photographs, and material from conventions, conferences, referenda, elections, and seminars.

United Glass and Ceramic Workers of North America

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers. Local 504/550 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

  • RC0041
  • Fonds
  • 1937 - 1975

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of correspondence, briefs and agreements, contract negotiation notes, grievance records and correspondence, minutes of the executive board and other committees, job classification files, photographs, financial records and publications, 1937-1972. The second accrual consists of correspondence, grievances, minutes, press releases, newsletters and other printed materials. It has been arranged into the following series: correspondence, Executive Board and committiees, greivances and printed materials.

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers. Local 504 (Hamilton, Ont.)

Union générale des étudiants du Québec fonds

  • RC0261
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1969

Union générale des étudiants du Québec fonds consists of correspondence and printed materials, including bulletins, working papers and reports, constitution and bylaws, press releases, as well as some materials of an affiliated organization: l'association générale des étudiants de l'université de Montréal (AGEUM). The correspondence includes letters from Jean Lesage, Daniel Johnson, René Lévesque, Bernard Landry, then president of AGUEM, and others.

Trade Union Field Officer Interviews conducted by Roy J. Adams

  • RC0886
  • Collection
  • 1975-1977

The collection consists of interviews conducted by Adams with trade union Field Officers representing a number of different unions and lead to the writing of “The Work of the Trade Union Field Officer” which appeared in Relations industrielles / Industrial Relations, vol. 32, no. 4, 1977. A copy of the article is included with the collection.

The following unions are represented in these interviews:
American Federation of Musicians of the United States, and Canada
American Newspaper Guild
Association of Canadian Television and Radio Artists
Bricklayers' Masons and Plasterers' International Union of America
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Canadian Brotherhood of Railway, Transport and General Workers
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers of America
International Longshoremen's Association
International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
Labourers' International Union of North America
Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association; Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Seafarers' International Union
Service Employees International Union
United Steelworkers of America
United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum and Plastic Workers of America
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada

Adams, Roy J.

Toronto Typographical Union collection

  • RC0720
  • Collection
  • 1981-1985

This collection consists of taped interviews, some with transcripts, of interviews done by Alan O'Connor notes, correspondence, and draft copy of his report "Real Live Type", 1985.

Toronto Typographical Union

Robert Allen ("Bob") Jaggard collection

  • RC0165
  • Collection
  • 1972-1994

The documents in this collection were gathered by Robert Kristofferson for a biography about Mr. Jaggard, The Bob Jaggard Story. They concern Jaggard's involvement with his union and the labour movement, politics, and local causes and consist of correspondence, news clippings, an incomplete court transcripts. Most of the documents are photocopies.

Jaggard, Robert Allen

Ralph Ellis fonds

  • RC0411
  • Fonds
  • [195-]-[197-]

The fonds consists of two scrapbooks which contain mainly news clippings outlining Ellis' many activities. See also the National Committee for Independent Canadian Unions fonds for further biographical information on Ellis as well as some correspondence.

Ellis, Ralph

New Democratic Party Waffle

  • RC0265
  • Collection
  • 1968-1975

The collection consists mainly of Waffle materials, although there is a small amount of New Democratic youth and general materials. It contains news letters, statements, discussion papers, petitions, press releases, news clippings, and some minutes.

New Democratic Party Waffle

National Committee for Independent Canadian Unions

  • RC0124
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1982

The fond consists of minutes, correspondence, financial documents, membership lists, news letters and circulars. Also included is biographical material he collected on Ralph Ellis and Doug Carr. Ralph Ellis was expelled from the Hamilton and District Labour Council in 1971.

National Committee for Independent Canadian Unions

Mark Krakowski fonds

  • RC0102
  • Fonds
  • 1974-2010

The first accrual consists of records associated with the Public Service Alliance of Canada (the strike of the Clerical and Regulatory Group in September-October 1980; the national strike of federal employees in September 1991) and the Canadian Union of Labour Employees (negotiations and agreements between 1982 to 1986). It also contains material on union activity in the Caribbean countries, the Commonwealth Trade Union Council, and the Mayor’s Committee on Community, Race, and Ethnic Relations in North York.

The second accrual consists of the following five series: Public Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Triannual Convention, Toronto, 1982; PSAC National Conference of Education Programs and other, 1990-1999; PSAC National Conference of Regional Reps and Regional Conference of Ontario, 1991-1994; Canadian Union of Labour Employees (CULE) and Commonwealth Trade Union council and Caribbean projects 1985-2009.

The third accrual consists of manuals for the instructors of internal union courses and education programs. The third accrual is arranged by organization, with PSAC coming first, and the others following alphabetically. The material arrived in binders and has been placed in folders for preservation reasons.

Krakowski, Mark

Lawrence F. (Larry) Sefton fonds

  • RC0302
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1973

The fonds contains personal documents, appointments calendars, addresses and lectures, overseas visits, correspondence concerning the U.S.W.A. international election of 1973, periodicals containing articles about Sefton.

Sefton, Lawrence F.

Labour unions' name tags collection

  • RC0853
  • Collection
  • 1937-1962

The collection consists of labour union name tags, mostly from conventions in Canada and the United States. Several of the name tags belonged to Claude Jodoin (1913-1975), the first president of the Canadian Labour Congress from 1956 to 1966 and to William Dodge, Executive Vice-President of the CLC. Unions include the Seafarers International, the International Ladies Garment Workers, International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the Employees International Union, the Journeymen Barbers International Union and the International Wood Workers of America. There is one tag from the Second World Congress of the Confederazione Internazionale Sindacati Liberi (International Confederation of Free Unions) held in Milan. Most of the tags are labour ones. However, there are three tags (staff, delegate, and guest) to the founding convention of the New Democratic Party. Most of the tags are ribbons attached to pins. There are also three metal plaques: two of the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada (French and English) and one for Montreal, 1947-50, with the city’s motto “Concordia salus” and crest. The tags were originally stapled, pinned or glued to a polystyrene foam board. The board was photographed by archival staff before the tags were removed.

J. N. (Pat) Kelly

  • RC0223
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1971

The fonds is mainly concerned with the 1946 Stelco Strike. There is a small amount of material concerning the 1941-1942 strike at Lake Shore Mines Ltd. in Kirkland Lake, Ont. which was sent to Kelly in 1946. The fonds also contains an interview with Kelly done by William Ready on 9 December 1971.

Kelly, J.N.

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