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ALPA Houston Field Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000247-19910814-3

Scope and Content

This collection is from ALPA’s Master Executive Council (MEC) office in Houston. The records consist of such documents as correspondence, contract negotiations, strike materials, and bankruptcy proceedings. There are files from several Local Executive Councils (LEC), including #61 and #131, which represented the pilots of Eastern Airlines (EAL) and Delta Airlines (DAL), respectively. One of the subjects covered is the Continental Airlines (CAL) strike of 1983-1985. The fax and Telecopier folders contain a variety of documents, while the Telex folders are chiefly comprised of messages and meeting notices. The office closed in 2014.

Series 1: MEC/LEC Materials, 1978-1990. Series 2: Administrative Materials, 1967-1990.

Important Names: Henry A. Duffy, J.J. O’Donnell

Dates

  • 1967-1990
  • Majority of material found within 1984-1989

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

8 Linear Feet (8 SB)

Abstract

This collection is from ALPA’s Master Executive Council (MEC) office in Houston. The records consist of such documents as correspondence, contract negotiations, strike materials, and bankruptcy proceedings. There are files from several Local Executive Councils (LEC), including #61 and #131, which represented the pilots of Eastern Airlines (EAL) and Delta Airlines (DAL), respectively. One of the subjects covered is the Continental Airlines (CAL) strike of 1983-1985. The fax and Telecopier folders contain a variety of documents, while the Telex folders are chiefly comprised of messages and meeting notices. The office closed in 2014.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series.

Folders in each series are simply listed by their location within each box. They are not arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout several boxes within each series.

Series 1: MEC/LEC Materials, 1978-1990 (Box 1-5). Series 2: Administrative Materials, 1967-1990 (Box 5-8).

Acquisition

The ALPA Houston Field Office Records were donated to the Walter P. Reuther Library in August 1991.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Bart Bealmear on November 22, 2021.
Title
Guide to the ALPA Houston Field Office Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Bart Bealmear
Date
2021-11-22
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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