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International Convention records

 Collection
Identifier: IBT0019
This collection is comprised of materials produced by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters' International Conventions dating from 1906-2011. The materials include organizational logistics, convention programs, delegate lists, material produced by Convention committees, transcripts of speeches, proceedings for each convention, proposed and adopted Constitutions, and reports.

Dates

  • 1906-2011

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

10 Linear Feet

Overview

This collection is comprised of materials produced by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters' International Conventions dating from 1906-2011. The materials include organizational logistics, convention programs, delegate lists, material produced by Convention committees, transcripts of speeches, proceedings for each convention, proposed and adopted Constitutions, and reports.

Biographical / Historical

The International Convedntion is considered to be the highest deliberative body if the IBT. From its founding in 1903 to 1912 the International Conventionwas held annually. From 1912 to 1915 it was held every three years. From 1915 to date it is held every five years. Conventions usually run five days during which officers are nominated, committees report out, invited speakers speak and resolutions are passed.

Arrangement

Organized into two series: Convention Organization and Logistics material and Convention Publications

Physical Location

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 January 4 [2012.003].
Title
Guide to the International Convention records1908-2006
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2014
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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