IBT Local 688 records
Scope and Contents
This collection contains material produced by and about International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 688 from St. Louis, MO and related unions dating from 1916-1993. Included are meeting minutes, the "Midwest Labor News" newspaper, photographs, and a dissertation focused on the history of Local 688.
- Creation: 1916-1993
- International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America (Organization)
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.
1.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
This collection contains material produced by and about IBT Local 688 which operated out of St. Louis, Missouri. It includes material from Local 611 which also operated out of St. Louis. The material is dated from 1916-1993. The material includes meeting minutes, the "Midwest Labor News" newspaper, photographs, and a dissertation focused on the history of Local 688. The material documents portions of the career of Harold Gibbons, a leader within the Teamsters and the broader American labor movement during his career.
This collection is organized alphabetically.
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 International Brotherhood of Teamsters 2012 [2012.086].
- Guide to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 688 records1916-1993
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English