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Local 961 Records - Harry Bath Files

Identifier: IBT0075

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials collected by Harry Bath of IBT Local 961. The files and scrapbooks pertain to Bath’s time as President of IBT Local 961. Other materials in the collection include memorabilia such as pins, a jacket, and desk decorations.


  • 1957-2012

Conditions Governing Access

This item is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Harry Bath was born in 1925. He was a member of Teamsters Local 961 for 41 years. He served as president of Local 961 for 27 of those years. Additionally, Bath held the position of Teamsters Joint Council 54 for 11 years, as well as many other positions on Teamster and Trucking boards. Upon retiring in 1988, Bath became a member of the Teamsters Retiree Association. Harry Bath passed away in 2012.


32 Cubic Feet (Scrapbooks, plaques, artifacts, correspondence)

Language of Materials



This collection contains materials, including files and objects, collected by Harry Bath during his time as a member of Teamsters Local 961 and the Teamsters Retiree Association.


Series 1 is arranged chronologically. Series 2 is arranged by memorabilia type.

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

This collection was a gift of Harry Bath’s daughter, Paula Bath. It was transferred from IBT in 2016.

Guide to Local 961 Records- Harry Bath Files, 1957-2012
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

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

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