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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Collection Inventory

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America, Division 84:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1897-1901, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America, Division 84
Title: Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America, Division 84, Records,
Dates: 1897-1901
Abstract: A minute book pertaining to the Association.
Collection # S 17.1
Quantity: 1 wallet (.25 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Labor union for street railway employees founded in 1892. Division 84 was based in Houston and represented the Gulf Coast Region. Members were involved in the 1900 strike against the Electric Street Railway Company of Houston, Texas.

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Scope and Content

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.

Includes minute book covering dates 1897 to 1901 pertaining to meetings of the Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America.

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Organization

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Duplication requests are limited by departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
U. J. Hill.
Subjects (Organizations)
Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America. Local 84 (Houston, Tex.)
Electric Street Railway Company (Houston, Tex.)
Subjects (Places)
Houston (Tex.)--History.
Subjects
Railroads--Employees--Labor unions--Texas--Houston.
Strikes and lockouts--Street-railroads--Texas--Houston.
Street-railroads--Texas--Employees.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America Records, 1897-1901, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Processing Information

Processed by: n/a, 1968

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Collection Inventory

1 wallet containing pages of minutes book, 1897-1901

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