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Architectural Engineering Employees: Detroit Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000618
The papers include several analyses of the problems of organizing professional groups such as architects and engineers, plus appendices of correspondence, constitutions and by-laws, financial reports, and miscellaneous material relating to the A.E.E. organization.

Dates

  • 1967 - 1973

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Abstract

The records of the AEE: Detroit Chapter consist of a paper and appendices prepared by James Skalski relating to efforts to unionize the professional and technical staffs of the architectural firms in the Detroit Metropolitan area.They reflect the problems of organizing professional groups such as engineers and architects.

History

The papers of the Architectural and Engineering Employees Organization consist of a paper and appendices prepared by James Skalski relating to efforts to unionize the professional and technical staffs of the architectural firms in the Detroit Metropolitan area from 1967 through 1973. The first steps were taken under the aegis of the Technical Office and Professional (TOP) Division of the United Auto Workers. Subsequent efforts by the Architectural Engineering Employees Organizing Committee culminated in the "constitututionalization" of Architectural Engineering Employees (A.E.E.) into a formal labor organization in October, 1971. In 1972, the A.E.E. became the National Association of Architectural and Engineering Employees (N.A.A.E.E.). Internal friction, financial problems, and lost elections, however, resulted in the demise of the N.A.A.E.E. in 1973.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

The papers of the Architectural Engineering Employees in Detroit were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in September of 1973 by James Skalski. Additional papers were placed in the Archives by Mr. Skalski in January of 1974.

Transfers

Eleven issues of The Gnomon (1970-72), the newsletter of the Architectural Engineering Employee Organization, have been transferred to the Archives Library.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in November 1985.
Title
Guide to the Architectural Engineering Employees: Detroit Chapter Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1985-11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA