Guide to the Malcolm H. Nelsen Collection of Railroad Labor Union Materials

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1173
Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
United Transportation Union
Nelsen, Malcolm H.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
Briers, Kenneth A.
Dates:
1950s-1960s..
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4.6 Cubic feet
14 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection relates to Nelson's work with railroad labor unions, including the United Transportation Union and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. The collection includes grievance files, bylaws of committees of the unions, meeting minutes and reports of those committees, company newsletters, and internal memoranda.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Railroad employee and officer of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen and the United Transportation Union.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated by Kenneth A. Briers in 1990.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Preferred Citation
Malcolm H. Nelsen Collection of Railroad Labor Union Materials, 1950s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred from the Department of the History of Science and Technology, Division of Transportation, in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Railroads -- Employees Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Labor unions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bylaws Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Memoranda Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Minutes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsletters -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives