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Walter P. Reuther Library Vertical Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LR002617
Series Description: Series 1: Biographical Files Series 2: Subject Files, Pre-1920s – 2011 Subseries A: Subject Files, 1970s – 2011 Subseries B: Subject Files, Pre-1920 – 1970s

Dates

  • 1920 - 2011
  • Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

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.

Extent

147 Linear Feet (147 SB)

Abstract

The Vertical Files Collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, articles, pamphlets, public relations materials, and other ephemera related to the Reuther Library’s urban affairs and labor collections.

History

The Vertical Files Collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, articles, pamphlets, public relations materials, and other ephemera related to the Reuther Library’s urban affairs and labor collections.

Arrangement

Arranged in two series – Series 1 (Boxes 1-18), Series 2, (Boxes 19-147). Series 1: Folders are arranged grouped by gender (men, women), and then alphabetically by surname. Series 2 is further divided into two subseries. Folders are arranged alphabetically by topic. Folders are listed by their location within each box.

Acquisition

The material in this collection arrived at the Reuther Library over time and from multiple sources.

Related Materials

UAW, UFW, AFL-CIO, American Civil Liberties Union Annual Reports, ACLU of Michigan, AFSCME, AFT, Civil Rights Congress of Michigan Records, NAACP Detroit Branch Records, Workers’ Defense League Records

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Elizabeth Nicholson on February 26, 2015.
Title
Guide to the Walter P. Reuther Library Vertical Files Collection
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Elizabeth Nicholson.
Date
2015-02-26
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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