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Title:
Canadian Labour Congress. Calgary Office fonds

Date(s):
1942-1995

Physical Description:
5.25 m of textual records. -- 307 photographs

History:
The Canadian Labour Congress, a national union central, was established on April 23, 1956 when the Canadian Congress of Labour, and Trades and Labor Congress of Canada amalgamated. In 1986 it represented 2.2 million trade unionists. The Calgary, Alberta office of CLC, which coordinated local activities, was managed for many years by Jim Shewchuk. It existed until 1983 when the Edmonton office took over.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of alphabetically-arranged files which consist primarily of labour agreements between various trade unions and their employers, some constitutions and bylaws, and photographs of CLC conventions, members and activities. Includes a Canadian Congress of Labour scrapbook of newspaper clippings about labour issues (1947-1948).

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Canadian Labour Congress, Calgary office, Jim Shewchuk, Allan Shewchuk and Ron Shewchuk, 1966-1998.

Language:
The material is in English.

Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/canlabour.cfm

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-2206, M-6736, M-8611, PA-3464, PB-875, PE-178

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