IBT Office of the General President records
Scope and Contents
This collection contains materials produced by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Office of the General President. Included are IBT Constitutions and Community Service Suyveys. These materials date from 1883-2001.
- International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America (Organization)
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This collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
The General President supervises the affairs of the union in accordance with the Constitution and is subject to review by the General Executive Board. The General President presides over the IBT Convention which is held every five years. There have been ten General Presidents to date. Ten staff departments report to the Office of the General President. The office of the General President is responsible for enforcing and maintaining the IBT Constitution. Changes to the Constitution are suggested and voted on by delegates to the IBT Convention.
4.25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
This collection contains materials produced by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Office of the General President. Included are IBT Constitutions and Community Service Surveys. These materials date from 1883-2001.
Organized into three series: Constitutions, Community Service Surveys, and Vice President's Papers
Materials may be stored off-site, and may require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, 2012, [2012.021, 2012.025].
- Labor Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Labor unions Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Office of the General President records, 1883-2001
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English