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IBT Local 279, Decatur records

Identifier: IBT0081

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of agreements and correspondence with comapies with whom IBT Local 279 bargained. There are subject files relating to the Davis -Bacon Act and union benefits.


  • Creation: 1960-1978

Conditions Governing Access

This collection 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

IBT Local 279 was originally charted on January 31, 1933. The charter was revised on December 1, 1940.


0.75 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials



The collection consists mainly of agreements and correspsondence with companies with whom IBT Local 279 bargained.


The collection is arranged by company adn/or by subject.

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 transferred from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

Guide to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 279, Decatur records, 1960-1978
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

George Washington University Gelman Library
2130 H Street NW
Washington DC 20052 United States of America