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Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Records, 1883-1969 | Manuscripts

By Jaime Janda

Collection Overview

Title: Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Records, 1883-1969Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1891-1968
ID: 01/BA.11
Primary Creator: Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen
Extent: 42.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 05/11/1976. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: Railroads -- Employees -- Labor unions -- United States.
Languages: English

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Collection of materials from the Modern Brotherhood of America; the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 409; Ladies of the Modern Maccabees; and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 154.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Material for the Modern Brotherhood of America consists of financial, membership, and organizational documentation as well as memorabilia. Materials for the Brotherhood of the Railroad Trainmen consists of activity reports; agreements; circulars; clippings; reports; settlements; songs; wage information; a file on J.R. Atchley; a file on D.L. Lanham; publications; correspondence; election, financial, grievance, insurance, legislative, meeting and membership documents; as well as memorabilia. Materials for the Ladies of the Modern Maccabees consists of financial, membership, and insurance documents. Materials for the Ladies Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen consists of bulletins; circulars; convention materials; a file on Maggie Wright; publications; correspondence; election, financial, insurance, meeting, and membership materials; as well as memorabilia.

Subject/Index Terms

Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 76-005
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: R.D. Bowers
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Records, University of North Texas Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 2: ArtifactsAdd to your cart.
Box 100631Add to your cart.
Also contains artifacts from the Owsley Collection.
Barcode: 628232
Box 100640Add to your cart.
Contains two buttons; five ribbons; an American flag; two tassels; and a badge.
Barcode: 628240
Box 100641Add to your cart.
Contains badges A-L, and sashes A and B.
Barcode: 628241

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