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Chicago Union Printers Baseball Association Records

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 10
Identifier: LR001527

Scope and Content

The papers of the Chicago Union Printers Baseball Association consist of a few issues of “Typo Sports”, a newspaper covering the Union Printers International Baseball League, several tournament programs, and a brief historical sketch of the league.

Dates

  • 1970 - 1984
  • Majority of material found within 1970 - 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.

History

The Chicago Union Printers Baseball Association was founded in the spring of 1908 by members of the Chicago Typographical Union Number 16. In the late summer of 1908, the Chicago team, along with teams from Boston, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Washington, and Pittsburgh participated in the first Union Printers International Baseball League tournament, hosted by New York City. During the course of the league’s existence, St. Paul, Detroit, Cleveland, Denver, Indianapolis, Buffalo, Toronto and Hamilton (Ontario) joined with the original eight cities. Some cities dropped out of the league and in recent years eight cities have played for the championship.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The Chicago Union Printers Baseball Association was founded in the spring of 1908 by members of the Chicago Typographical Union Number 16. In the late summer of 1908, the Chicago team, along with teams from Boston, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Washington, and Pittsburgh participated in the first Union Printers International Baseball League tournament, hosted by New York City. During the course of the league's existence, St. Paul, Detroit, Hamilton (Ontario) joined with the original eight cities. Some cities dropped the championship. The papers of the Chicago Union Printers Baseball Association consist of a few issues of "Typo Sports", a newspaper covering the Union Printers International Baseball League, several tournament programs, and a brief historical sketch of the league.

Arrangement

Materials arranged in one folder.

Acquisition

The papers of the Chicago Union Printers Baseball Association were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in March of 1993 by Joe Patt of Chicago, Illinois, and were opened for research in May of 1993.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in May, 1993.
Title
Guide to the Chicago Union Printers Baseball Association Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1993-05
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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