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UAW American Motors Corporation Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001433

Scope and Content

This collection reflects the general office correspondence between the UAW, the UAW's three locals which worked for American Motors Corporation, and American Motors Corporation. Materials include correspondence, clippings and other materials relating to the the activities of the UAW AMC Department, its locals and American Motors Corporation. Materials focus primarily on seniority disputes between the locals and American Motors Corporation, 1985-1986.

Important subjects: Employee Investment Plan, 1982-1985 Job Security, 1985 Seniority disputes, 1985-1986

Dates

  • 1983 - 1986

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.

Extent

5.5 Linear Feet (11 MB)

Abstract

The papers of the AMC department of the UAW were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in April of 1990 and were opened for research in 1992. The UAW and AMC began their working relationship in 1955 when the Hudson and Nash companies merged to form American Motors Corporation. This branch of the UAW represented workers in Kenosha, Wisconsin and Toledo, Ohio. The papers in this collection reflect the general office correspondence between the UAW, the UAW's three locals which worked for American Motors Corporation, and American Motors Corporation.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

The papers of the AMC department of the UAW were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in April of 1990.

Related Materials

UAW Local 72 Records

Transfers

Approximately eight agreements between the UAW and American Motors Corporation from 1967-1980 are available in the Archives Library.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in 1992.
Title
Guide to the UAW American Motors Corporation Department Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1992
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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