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IBT Research Department records

 Collection
Identifier: IBT0010
This collections contains the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Research Department records dating from 1941-1983. The majority of the material pertains to research conducted by the IBT's Research Department into various companies and their contracts. The materials include correspondence, copies of labor contracts, statistics, reports, news clippings and photographs.

The collection also contains materials produced by the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations dating from February 17 - November 3, 1981. Included are full hearing transcripts as well as reports and individual statement transcripts. Investigation topics include organized crime in the waterfront industry and government efforts to combat labor racketeering.

Dates

  • 1907-2003

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Extent

7.25 Linear Feet

Overview

This collections contains the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Research Department records dating from 1941-1983. The majority of the material pertains to research conducted by the IBT's Research Department into various companies and their contracts. The materials include correspondence, copies of labor contracts, statistics, reports, news clippings, hearing transcripts.

Biographical / Historical

The IBT Research Department was a department of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters between 1941 and 1983. The purpose of the department was to conduct research of companies associated with the Teamsters and political affairs.

Arrangement

Organized into five series: Company Files, Senate Hearings, History Files, State Historical Society of Wisconsin Files, and Reports.

Physical Location

Materials are stored off-site, and will require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by IBT, 2012 [2012.005, 2012.055.]
Title
Guide to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Research Department records, 1941-1983
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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