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Alex Kovacs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001652
Alex Kovacs' papers reflect his work with Local 2, including the Retirees Chapter meeting minutes from 1972 to 1996.

Important Subjects: Dana Corporation UAW Local 2 (Detroit, Mich.)

Important Correspondents: Arquette, Robert Forrest, Carolyn

Dates

  • 1941 - 1996
  • Majority of material found within 1987 - 1996

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

1.5 Linear Feet (1 OS)

Abstract

Alex Kovacs was employed at Dana Corporation, Detroit, Michigan and was an active member of the UAW Local during his employment at Dana Corporation. He attended many UAW Leadership Training Institutes and was actively involved in the local labor movement. After retirement, Kovacs remained involved with UAW Local 2 and served as President of the UAW Union Local 2 Retirees Chapter from 1987-1996. His papers reflect his work with Local 2, including the Retirees Chapter meeting minutes from 1972 to 1996.

History

Alex Kovacs was employed at Dana Corporation, Detroit, Michigan and was an active member of the UAW Local during his employment at Dana Corporation. He attended many UAW Leadership Training Institutes and was actively involved in the local labor movement. After retirement, Kovacs remained involved with UAW Local 2 and served as President of the UAW Union Local 2 Retirees Chapter from 1987-1996.

Arrangement of the Records

Folders (or items) are listed by their location within each box. They are not arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

The papers of Alex Kovacs were given by him to the Reuther Library on June 5, 1996.

Transfers

Photographs, oversized items, such as certificates, and memorabilia were transferred to the Reuther's Audiovisual Department. Guides or inventories are available.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written using DACS by Walter P. Reuther Library in 2010.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Alex Kovacs Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
2010-04-07
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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