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Title:
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 348 fonds

Date(s):
1906-1956

Physical Description:
1.3 m of textual records

History:
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) was established in the USA in 1891. Local 348 was chartered in Calgary, Alberta in 1905 and represented electricians and electrical workers from a wide variety of local organizations and businesses.

Custodial History:
From 1973 to 1974 this fonds was held by the University of Calgary Library.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes (1921-1941, 1950-1956); union membership records (1906-1930, 1945-1950); general business files re all aspects of the union's local activities, as well as national and international labour concerns (1913-1930); and financial records (1923-1953). Includes material relating to the One Big Union and the Winnipeg General Strike (1919).

Source of Acquisition:
Gifts of Calgary Labour Council and the University of Calgary Library, 1974-1975.

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/ibew.cfm

Related:
See also the records of IBEW, Local 410 at Glenbow. This local merged with Local 348 in 1914.

Accruals:
Further additions expected.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-2214

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