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ALPA Contracts

 Collection
Identifier: LR002541
Part I: The ALPA Contracts are a collection of pilot contracts ALPA negotiated by airline. Ranging from 1939 with their first agreement with American Airlines, to the mid-1980s the contracts reflect the many changes the airline industry went through during ALPA’s first fifty years. Included are letters of agreements, memos of understanding, letters, mediation and arbitration agreements, and other negotiation materials.
Part II: The ALPA Contracts Part 2 are a collection of pilot contracts ALPA negotiated by airline. Ranging from the 1950s to 1980s the contracts reflect ALPA’s handling of many major technical innovations in airline history. Included are letters of agreements, memos of understanding, letters, mediation and arbitration agreements, and other negotiation materials.

Dates

  • 1939 - 1987
  • Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

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

39 Linear Feet (39 SB)

Abstract

Part 1: The ALPA Contracts are a collection of pilot contracts ALPA negotiated by airline. Ranging from 1939 with their first agreement with American Airlines, to the mid-1980s the contracts reflect the many changes the airline industry went through during ALPA’s first fifty years. Included are letters of agreements, memos of understanding, letters, mediation and arbitration agreements, and other negotiation materials.

Part 2: The ALPA Contracts Part 2 are a collection of pilot contracts ALPA negotiated by airline. Ranging from the 1950s to 1980s the contracts reflect ALPA’s handling of many major technical innovations in airline history. Included are letters of agreements, memos of understanding, letters, mediation and arbitration agreements, and other negotiation materials.

Arrangement

Contracts are arranged by airline and in chronological order.

Acquisition

This is an artificial collection made up of various shipments.

Related Materials

ALPA records collections

Processing History

Part I: Processed and finding aid written by R. Bartone on July 25, 1986.
Part II: Processed and finding aid updated by Kathy Makas on September 11, 2014.
Title
Guide to the ALPA Contracts
Status
completed
Author
Processed by R. Bartone.
Date
1986-07-25
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2014-09-11: Part 2 processing and finding aid updated by Kathy Makas.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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