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American Federation of Teachers: Northeast Regional Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR002219
These records represent roughly a decade’s worth of general business including correspondence with state offices, meeting minutes, conference materials, policy documents and other items relevant to educational issues and topics for locals under the Northeast Regional Office. There is also valuable information on Education Association, Inc in Hartford, Connecticut and in Baltimore, Maryland.

Important Subjects: AFT/NEA -- Merger Education Alternatives Incorporated Education -- Privatization Education--Puerto Rico Health Care Organization -- Vermont Jersey Medical Center Strikes Strikes and lockouts--Nursing

Important Names: Billups, Lovely Johnson, Loretta Kirkland, Lane Kugler, Phil Mansolillo, Faith Nelson, Sandra Phaneuf, Ed Shanker, Albert

Abbreviations: AFL-CIO – American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations AFT – American Federation of Teachers AFTSU – American Federation of Teachers Staff Union AFSCME – American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees CEEC - Committee on Education Excellence for Connecticut CLUW – Coalition of Labor Union Women CUB – City Union of Baltimore EAI – Education Alternatives Incorporated FPE – Federation of Public Employees FSE – Federation of State Employees FNHP – Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals HFT – Hartford Federation of Teachers HPAE – Health Professionals and Allied Employees JSMC – Jersey Shore Medical Center MCU – Maryland Correctional Union MFT – Maryland Federation of Teachers NEA – National Education Association NHFT – New Hampshire Federation of Teachers NNEC – Northern New England Council NYSUT – New York State United Teachers PEF – Public Employees Federation PERC – Public Employee Relations Commission PSRP – Paraprofessionals and School Related Personnel RIFT – Rhode Island Federation of Teachers SMAC – State Management Association of Connecticut UCPEA – University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association UFT – United Federation of Teachers UMBC – University of Maryland Baltimore County UMCP – University of Maryland at College Park UUP – United University Professionals WISP – Winter Intersession Program

Series Description: Series I: AFT General Office Files Series II: State Office Files Series III: Privatization Materials

Dates

  • 1975 - 1999

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. 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

11 Linear Feet (11 SB)

Abstract

These records represent roughly a decade’s worth of general business including correspondence with state offices, meeting minutes, conference materials, policy documents and other items relevant to educational issues and topics for locals under the Northeast Regional Office. There is also valuable information on Education Alternatives Inc in Hartford, Connecticut and in Baltimore, Maryland.

History

The American Federation of Teachers is a labor union founded in 1916 that represents teachers, paraprofessionals, higher education faculty and staff, health care professionals, public employees and other groups. The organization strives to protect and better the lives of and institutions employing their members while representing their voice on important issues.

Arrangement

Arranged in 3 series – Series 1 (Boxes 1-3), Series 2 (Boxes 3-10), and Series 3 (Boxes 10-11). Series II is divided by State in non-alphabetical order. Folders in each series are listed in alphabetically within each box; however any given subject may be dispersed throughout several boxes within each series.

Acquisition

The American Federation of Teachers Northeast Regional Office Records were first deposited at the Reuther Library in 2001.

Related Materials

AFT collections

Transfers

Photographs and video tapes have been transferred to the Reuther’s Audiovisual Department.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Derrick Burton on October 5, 2011. Edited by Daniel Golodner on October 26, 2011.
Title
Guide to the American Federation of Teachers: Northeast Regional Office Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Derrick Burton.
Date
2011-10-05
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2011-10-26: Edited by Daniel Golodner.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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