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Calgary Printing Trades Union. Local 1 fonds


Physical Description:
1.5 m of textual records. -- 2 photographs

The Calgary Newspaper Printers' Association was organized in Calgary, Alberta in 1935, when members of the typographical staff of the Calgary Herald seceded from the International Typographical Union of North America. Its first president was Percy Stead. The new organization applied for a charter with the All-Canadian Congress of Labour in June 1935, and became part of the Canadian National Printing Trades Union when the national union was registered in 1938. The Calgary local changed its name to the Calgary Printing Trades Union Local 1 in that same year. The union represents printers, machine operators and machinists of line and type-casting devices, and proofreaders.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of constitution and bylaws (1935), minutes (1935-1967), correspondence (1933-1974), financial records, and contracts.
RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Albertan Publishing Co., All-Canadian Congress of Labour, T. Bradford, William Burgess, Thomas E. Cannell, Canadian Federation of Labour, Bert S. Corbett, Stanley Cummer, Herbert Edward Dann, Peter Diener, A.A. Frawley, Art Fritz, Charles H. Frost, Frank Gawlicki, S.A. Gill, Joseph Guest, O.W. Harris, International Typographical Union, Frank E. Izzard, Charles Alfred James, Ernest James, John G. Jarvis, Margaret G. Kerr, William Laing, W. Lavery, Kenneth McIntosh, A. Mason, Sydney Moore, William Morrison, J.O. Nix, North Hill News (newspaper), J.M. Ragan, Norman Reid, C.E. Shaw, Walter Simpson, Southwestern Publishers Ltd., Abe Suderman, Frederick Scott Thorn, Robert H. Thornton, Vancouver Printing Trades Union, and Winnipeg Newspaper Printers Association.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Calgary Printing Trades Union, 1985.

The material is in English.

No restrictions on access.

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Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-7211, PA-2812, NA-4866

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