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Stanley Cook Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Com-Cr, Box 3, Folder: 4
Identifier: LP000785

Scope and Content

The papers of Mr. Cook consist of newspaper clippings and a dinner program providing biographical information on his career.

Dates

  • 1975

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

Stanley Cook was born in Little Silver, New Jersey on November 25, 1908. He graduated from Flushing High School on Long Island, New York. Subsequently, he held a variety of jobs from laborer to store manager. In 1941 he moved to California and secured employment with the Bendix Corporation. In 1942 he joined the UAW Organizing Committee which led the effort to have the UAW become the bargaining agent for Bendix employees. Mr. Cook served as the Secretary-Treasurer of Bendix Local 179 for thirty years. Mr. Cook was active on many union committees and was a delegate to the UAW 1946 and 1950 conventions and was on the UAW Bendix National Negotiating Committee. He retired in 1975.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Stanley Cook was an employee of Bendix Corporation in California from the 1940s until his retirement in 1975. Represented by UAW Local 179, he held officer and national positions in the local during his tenure at Bendix. The collection contains materials from Cook's tenjure as UAW Local 179 Secretary-Treasurer as well as some biographical material.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged in one folder.

Acquisition

The papers of Stanley Cook were placed in the Archives of labor and Urban Affairs in May of 1976 by Mr. Cook and were opened for research in July of 1982.

Transfers

Two photographs of Stanley Cook (c. 1967, 1969) have been placed in the Archives Audio Visual Collections.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in July, 1982.
Title
Guide to the Stanley Cook Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1982-07
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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