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Guide to the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Papers, 1918-1997

Collection number: MC 186

Size: 12 boxes (4.00 cu.ft.)

About the New Hampshire AFL-CIO

The New Hampshire AFL-CIO was borne of the general merger of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955. On October 27, 1957, the New Hampshire A.F. of L. and the New Hampshire C.I.O. were merged and were issued a charter by the national AFL-CIO.

About the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Papers

The New Hampshire AFL-CIO collection includes executive board meeting notes, applications for affiliation from various unions, correspondence, notes from constitutional conventions, transcripts of those constitutional conventions, and publications.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], New Hampshire AFL-CIO Papers, 1918-1997, MC 186, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Donation: Dexter Arnold, Labor Historian and Staff Memeber of the NH AFL-CIO, May 23, 2001 (Accession number: 2001.19)

Related Material

Publications

Constitution of the New Hampshire State Federation of Labor, 1954-56, 1958-1964, 1966, 1968-1971, 1973-75, 1977-78, 1980-81, and 1984-86, and 1989.

Annual convention of the New Hampshire State Federation of Labor: Journal of Proceedings, 1918, 1919, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1930, 1937, 1938, and 1951-56.

Proceedings of the annual constitutional convention of the New Hampshire State Labor Council AFL-CIO, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960-1969 and 1971-1981 (1980 missing).

Reports of Secretary-Treasurer for the New Hampshire AFL-CIO, 1958, 1960-1969, and 1985 and 1989.

Report of Legislative Agent For General Court Session Booklets of NH State Labor Council AFL-CIO; for the years 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1973 and 1981.

Resolutions from the Constitutional Convention of the New Hampshire State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 1968-69, 1972-1980 and 1985 and 1989.

A copy of Compiled Labor Laws of the State of New Hampshire, 1923.

Collection Contents

Series I: Executive Board Meeting Notes, 1953-1997

(2 boxes)

This series contains notes from Executive Board Meetings, 1953-1980, and includes requests for donations, comments of union activities, past and upcoming legislation, financial statements, future activities of various unions, scholarship information, comments made by featured speakers, attendance check lists, etc.

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1 Executive Board Ledger containing notes for the years 1953-1957
Box 1, Folder 2 Executive Board loose notes from ledger
Box 1, Folder 3 Executive Board Ledger containing notes for the years 1958-1972
Box 1, Folder 4 Executive Board Notes typed from hand written ledger; January 1960-May 1962
Box 1, Folder 5 Executive Board Meeting notes 1968-1970
Box 1, Folder 6 Executive Board Meeting notes 1971
Box 1, Folder 7 Executive Board Meeting notes 1972
Box 1, Folder 8 Executive Board Meeting notes 1973
Box 1, Folder 9 Executive Board Meeting notes 1974
Box 1, Folder 10 Executive Board Meeting notes 1975
Box 1, Folder 11 Executive Board Meeting notes 1976
Box 1, Folder 12 Executive Board Meeting notes 1977
Box 1, Folder 13 Executive Board Meeting notes 1978
Box 1, Folder 14 Executive Board Meeting notes 1979
Box 1, Folder 15 Executive Board Meeting notes 1980
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1 Executive Board Meeting notes 1981
Box 2, Folder 2 Executive Board Meeting notes 1982
Box 2, Folder 3 Executive Board Meeting notes 1983
Box 2, Folder 4 Executive Board Meeting notes 1984
Box 2, Folder 5 Executive Board Meeting notes 1985
Box 2, Folder 6 Executive Board Meeting notes 1986
Box 2, Folder 7 Executive Board Meeting notes 1987
Box 2, Folder 8 Executive Board Meeting notes 1988
Box 2, Folder 9 Executive Board Meeting notes 1989
Box 2, Folder 10 Executive Board Meeting notes 1990
Box 2, Folder 11 Executive Board Meeting notes 1991
Box 2, Folder 12 Executive Board Meeting notes 1992 and partial 1993
Box 2, Folder 13 Executive Board Meeting notes 1997 (includes presentation by Richard L. Bouley and Rick A. Trombly on how the AFL-CIO needs to change its lobbying tactics)

Series II: Applications for Affiliation, 1958-1980

(.5 box)

Box 3
Box 3, Folder 1 Applications for Affiliation, 1958-1961
Box 3, Folder 2 Applications for Affiliation, 1963-1967
Box 3, Folder 3 Applications for Affiliation, 1968-1971
Box 3, Folder 4 Applications for Affiliation, 1972-1974
Box 3, Folder 5 Applications for Affiliation, 1975-1976
Box 3, Folder 6 Applications for Affiliation, 1977
Box 3, Folder 7 Applications for Affiliation, 1978
Box 3, Folder 8 Applications for Affiliation, 1979
Box 3, Folder 9 Applications for Affiliation, 1980

Series III: Correspondence, 1968-1989

(.5 box)

Box 3, Folder 10 Correspondence, 1968
Box 3, Folder 11 Correspondence, 1970-1971
Box 3, Folder 12 Correspondence, 1972
Box 3, Folder 13 Correspondence, 1973
Box 3, Folder 14 Correspondence, 1974-1979
Box 3, Folder 15 Correspondence, 1981
Box 3, Folder 16 Correspondence, Jan-Mar 1982
Box 3, Folder 17 Correspondence, Apr-Aug 1982
Box 3, Folder 18 Correspondence, Sept 1982
Box 3, Folder 19 Correspondence, Oct-Dec 1982
Box 3, Folder 20 Correspondence, Jan-July 1983
Box 3, Folder 21 Correspondence, Aug-Dec 1983
Box 3, Folder 22 Correspondence, 1987
Box 3, Folder 23 Correspondence, 1989

Series IV: Constitutional Conventions Notes, 1965-1992

(3 boxes)

This series contains delegate lists, roll call lists, committee lists and reports, credential forms, convention call pamphlet, printed materials to be distributed at the convention, convention souvenir programs, and correspondence.

Resolution Folders include copies of resolution booklets with personal notes, copies of resolutions included in booklets, copies submitted by different unions, and correspondence.

Box 4
Box 4, Folder 1 Constitutional Convention, 1965-1966
Box 4, Folder 2 Resolutions, 1966
Box 4, Folder 3 Constitutional Convention, 1967
Box 4, Folder 4 Resolutions, 1967
Box 4, Folder 5 Constitutional Convention, 1968
Box 4, Folder 6 Resolutions, 1968
Box 4, Folder 7 Constitutional Convention, 1969
Box 4, Folder 8 Resolutions, 1969
Box 4, Folder 9 Constitutional Convention, 1970
Box 4, Folder 10 Resolutions, 1970
Box 4, Folder 11 Constitutional Convention, 1971
Box 4, Folder 12 Resolutions, 1971
Box 4, Folder 13 Constitutional Convention, 1972
Box 4, Folder 14 Resolutions, 1972
Box 5
Box 5, Folder 1 Constitutional Convention, 1973
Box 5, Folder 2 Resolutions, 1973
Box 5, Folder 3 Constitutional Convention, 1974
Box 5, Folder 4 Resolutions, 1974
Box 5, Folder 5 Constitutional Convention, 1979
Box 5, Folder 6 Resolutions, 1979
Box 5, Folder 7 Constitutional Convention, 1980
Box 5, Folder 8 Resolutions, 1980
Box 5, Folder 9 Constitutional Convention, 1981
Box 5, Folder 10 Resolutions, 1981
Box 5, Folder 11 Constitutional Convention, 1982
Box 5, Folder 12 Resolutions, 1982
Box 5, Folder 13 Constitutional Convention, 1983
Box 5, Folder 14 Resolutions, 1983
Box 6
Box 6, Folder 1 Constitutional Convention, 1984
Box 6, Folder 2 Resolutions, 1984
Box 6, Folder 3 Special Constitutional Convention, June 1985
Box 6, Folder 4 Constitutional Convention, 1985
Box 6, Folder 5 Resolutions, 1985
Box 6, Folder 6 Constitutional Convention, 1987
Box 6, Folder 7 Constitutional Convention, 1989
Box 6, Folder 8 Constitutional Convention, 1991
Box 6, Folder 9 Resolutions, 1991
Box 6, Folder 10 Legislative Conference, 1983
Box 6, Folder 11 Legislative Conference, 1984
Box 6, Folder 12 Legislative Conference, 1985
Box 6, Folder 13 Legislative Conference, 1986
Box 6, Folder 14 Legislative Conference, 1988
Box 6, Folder 15 Legislative Conference, 1990
Box 6, Folder 16 Legislative Conference, 1992
Box 6, Folder 17 Miscellaneous (Constitutional Convention Souvenir Programs, 1975-1977, newspaper articles etc.)

Series V: Transcripts of Constitutional Conventions, 1963-1991

(6 boxes)

Box 7
Box 7, Folder 1 7th Constitutional Convention, 1963
Box 7, Folder 2 8th Constitutional Convention, 1964
Box 7, Folder 3 9th Constitutional Convention, 1965
Box 7, Folder 4 10th Constitutional Convention, 1966
Box 8
Box 8, Folder 1 11th Constitutional Convention, 1967
Box 8, Folder 2 12th Constitutional Convention, 1968
Box 8, Folder 3 13th Constitutional Convention, 1969
Box 8, Folder 4 14th Constitutional Convention, 1970
Box 8, Folder 5 15th Constitutional Convention, 1971
Box 9
Box 9, Folder 1 16th Constitutional Convention, 1972
Box 9, Folder 2 17th Constitutional Convention, 1973
Box 9, Folder 3 18th Constitutional Convention, 1974
Box 9, Folder 4 19th Constitutional Convention, 1975
Box 9, Folder 5 20th Constitutional Convention, 1976
Box 10
Box 10, Folder 1 21st Constitutional Convention, 1977
Box 10, Folder 2 23rd Constitutional Convention, 1979
Box 10, Folder 3 25th Constitutional Convention, 1981
Box 10, Folder 4 26th Constitutional Convention, 1982
Box 11
Box 11, Folder 1 27th Constitutional Convention, 1983
Box 11, Folder 2 28th Constitutional Convention, 1984
Box 11, Folder 3 29th Constitutional Convention, 1985
Box 11, Folder 4 30th Constitutional Convention, 1986
Box 12
Box 12, Folder 1 32nd Constitutional Convention, 1989
Box 12, Folder 2 34th Constitutional Convention, 1991
Box 12, Folder 3 Transcript of Special Convention, June 1985
Box 12, Folder 4 Transcript of Annual Convention of the Legislative Conference, Sept 27, 1986