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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 517 Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1023-sc

Scope and Contents Note

Records of a carpenters' labor union local (Local 517) in Portland, Maine. Included in the records are minutes of the weekly meetings from June 3, 1935 to Dec. 30, 1946. Included also are lists of officers for the year and lists of people proposed for membership in the union. Included also is a pamphlet called the Report of Tabulating Committee on the vote for general officers as nominated at the twenty-fifth general convention of the U.B. of C. and J. of A., held at Lakeland, Fla., April 22 to 30, 1946.

Dates

  • June 3, 1935-December 30, 1946

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

The Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, an organization of workers in the building trades, was organized in 1881. In 1888 it merged with the United Order of Carpenters to form the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 517, located in Portland, Maine, was organized March 19, 1900.

Extent

1 folder ( (4 items ; 1 ledger (35 cm)))

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Records of a carpenters' labor union local (Local 517) in Portland, Maine. Included in the records are minutes of the weekly meetings from June 3, 1935 to Dec. 30, 1946.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Charles Scontras in May 2002.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 517 Records
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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University of Maine
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207-581-1686