Schenectady Labor Temple Association, 1912-1977

Descriptive Identification

Unit ID
apap035
Repository
M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives
Extent
8 cubic ft.
Physical Facet
processed to date
creator
Schenectady Labor Temple Association
Location
The materials are located onsite in the department.
Language
English
Abstract
Founded in 1907, the Schenectady Labor Temple Association promotes labor relations and interests within Schenectady County, NY.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Processed in 2012 by Geoffrey A. Huth and Amy C. Schindler .

Access

Access to this record group is unrestricted.

Copyright

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Acquisition Information

All items in this manuscript group were lent to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, by the Schenectady Labor Temple Association for preservation photocopying as a part of the Harry Van Arsdale, Jr., Labor History Project. The originals have been returned to the Schenectady Labor Temple Association.

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Schenectady Labor Temple Association, 1912-1977. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as [shortened name]).

Organizational Sketch

The Schenectady Labor Temple Association was incorporated in 1907 and was primarily interested in the erection and then the management of the Schenectady Labor Temple. The Association has also been involved in promoting labor interests in Schenectady, New York, most obviously through the publication of an annual labor and business directory. The Schenectady Labor Temple was designed by Schenectady architect R. L. Bowen and completed in 1927 on the corner of Clinton and Liberty Streets. The Labor Temple provided office and meeting space for unions throughout eastern New York and extending as far north as the Canadian border.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains minutes of meetings, 1912–1958; yearbooks, 1931–1967; and by–laws, 1940s, 1960s.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is organized chronologically. There are no series.

Components List

  • Annual Report of the Utica Labor Temple, 1917, 1917

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    1
  • Constitution and Bylaws, circa 1940s, 1960s, 1940s, 1960s

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    2
  • Correspondence with Department of Labor Concerning Labor Temple Construction, 1928

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    3
  • Financial Reports, 1966, 1976-1977

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    4
  • Labor and Business Directory, 1966, 1976-1977

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    5
  • Minutes, 1912-1915

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    6
  • Minutes, 1914-1915

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    7
  • Minutes, 1915-1918

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    8
  • Minutes, 1915-1918

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    9
  • Minutes, 1918-1921

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    10
  • Minutes, 1921-1925

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    11
  • Minutes, 1926-1930

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    12
  • Minutes, 1926-1930

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    13
  • Minutes, 1930-1940

    Box
    1 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    14
  • Minutes, 1940-1945

    Box
    2 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    1
  • Minutes, 1946-1951

    Box
    2 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    2
  • Minutes, 1952-1958

    Box
    2 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    3
  • Newsclipping, 1956

    Box
    2 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    4
  • Minutes, 1921-1925

    Box
    2 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    5
  • Minutes, 1926-1930

    Box
    2 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    6
  • Minutes, 1926-1930

    Box
    2 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    7
  • Minutes, 1930-1940

    Box
    2 (Schenectady Labor Temple Association)
    Folder
    8