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Morris Field Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: E-F, Box 5, Folder: 11-13
Identifier: LP001180
The papers of Mr. Field consist of clippings, pamphlets, and memorabilia relating to his career as a union organizer and field worker for the UAW.


  • 1937 - 1963


Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.


Collection is open for research.


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.


0.75 Linear Feet (3 folders)


Subjects include: UAW organizing


Mr. Field was an early member of Dodge Local No. 3 in Detroit. In 1943 he worked in the Washington office of the United Auto Workers and with its Ford Department. In 1945 he was assigned to the Agricultural Implement Department and later to the Competitive Shop Department. In 1951 he was assigned to John Deere and in 1953 to the Agricultural Implement Department, working out of Region 4.


Arranged in 3 folders. Materials are not necessarily arranged within the folders, so any given subject may be dispered throughout the entire collection.


The papers of Morris Field were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in June of 1984 by Art Shy of the UAW Education Department.


Non-manuscript materials: Some dozen photographs relating to Mr. Field's work with the UAW have been placed in the Archives' Audio-Visual Collection.

Processing Information

Processing and finding aid written by Walter P. Library on June 30, 1991.
Guide to the Morris Field Papers
Processed by the Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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Detroit MI 48202 USA