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Carpenters' union in parade, 1912
Caprenters' union in parade, 1912
NA-1791-9

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, Local 1779 fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1902-1971
Series 2 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1907-1943
Series 3 Membership payments daybooks. -- 1919-1941
Series 4 Cashbooks. -- 1945-1972
Series 5 General administration files. -- 1956-1963
Series 6 Locals correspondence. -- 1956-1964
Series 7 District Councils and Provincial Negotiating Committee. -- 1959-1963

Inventory

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1902-1971. -- The series consists of a nearly-complete run of Local 1779's minutes. Note: The union was named Local 1055 from March 1902 to April 1904, at which point the union received a new charter and was renamed Local 1779. Minute books dating from 1913 to 1943 contain roll calls of executive officers which reveal the names of the officers, their executive positions and the duration over which each officer held his position(s) with the union.
M-7227-1 Minute book. -- 1902-1906
M-7227-2 Minute book. -- 1908-1911
M-7227-3 Minute book. -- 1913-1918
M-7227-4 Minute book. -- 1918-1922
M-7227-5 Minute book. -- 1922-1926
M-7227-6 Minute book. -- 1926-1930
M-7227-7 Minute book. -- 1939-1943
M-7227-8 Minute book. -- 1943-1947
M-7227-9 Minute book. -- 1947-1950
M-7227-10 Minutes of the Benefit and Welfare Committee. -- 1956-1971
Series 2 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1907-1943. -- The series consists of records of union dues payments on a monthly basis. The ledgers provide the members' names, dates of initiation, some birth dates and addresses as well as the members' status with the union, i.e. suspensions and re-admissions. Note: Each ledger contains an index of members' names which are listed alphabetically.
M-7227-11 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1907
M-7227-12 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1908-1910
M-7227-13 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1911-1914
M-7227-14 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1912
M-7227-15 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1912
M-7227-16 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1914
M-7227-17 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1915
M-7227-17 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1916
M-7227-19 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1917
M-7227-20 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1918
M-7227-21 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1920
M-7227-22 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1922. -- Note: pages 221-230 are missing.
M-7227-23 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1923-1924
M-7227-24 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1928-1929
M-7227-25 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1929-1930
M-7227-26 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1934-1938
M-7227-27 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1939-1940. -- Note: pages 301-400 are missing.
M-7227-28 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1943-1944
M-7227-29 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1945-1946. -- Note: primarily 1945.
M-7227-30 Membership fees ledgers. -- 1946-1947
Series 3 Membership payments daybooks. -- 1919-1941. -- The series consists of records of union dues payments on a daily basis. The books are supplementary to the ledgers in Series 2.
M-7227-31 Membership payments daybook. -- 1919-1922
M-7227-32 Membership payments daybook. -- 1930-1934
M-7227-33 Membership payments daybook. -- 1934-1941
Series 4 Cashbooks. -- 1945-1972. -- The series consists of a complete run of cashbooks overing Local 1779's general receipts and expenditures plus one volume of the union's Benevolent and Welfare Account. Note: The books, like the minute book in Series 1, reveal the names and positions of executive members and an indication of the duration over which each office held his position(s).
M-7227-34 Cashbook. -- 1945-1951
M-7227-35 Cashbook. -- 1951-1957
M-7227-36 Cashbook. -- 1957-1962
M-7227-37 Cashbook. -- 1962-1968
M-7227-38 Cashbook. -- 1968-1972
M-7227-39 Cashbook - Benevolent and Welfare Account. -- 1956-1966
Series 5 General administration files. -- 1956-1963. -- The series consists of files kept by Jack McNeil while he served as the Executive-Secretary-Treasurer for the Alberta Provincial Council of Carpenters. The files are primarily comprised of correspondence and other information sent from and/or regarding various affiliations, including affiliates under the jurisdication of the IBJC, eg. other provincial councils.
M-7227-40 Agreement (including job classification). -- 1962
M-7227-41 Apprenticeship Board. -- 1958-1962
M-7227-42 ATCO. -- 1963
M-7227-43 George Bergough (General Executive Board Member of District 10). -- 1960-1963
M-7227-44 Board of Industrial Relations. -- 1956-1960
M-7227-45 British Columbia Provincial Council. -- 1960-1963
M-7227-46 Builders' Exchange, Calgary. -- 1958
M-7227-47 Builders' Exchange, Edmonton. -- 1958
M-7227-48 Building Trades Council. -- 1959-1961
M-7227-49 Catalytic Agreements. -- 1961
M-7227-50 Conforce. -- 1963
M-7227-51 Credentials - 13th Convention. -- 1961
M-7227-52 R.J. Dancer (International Representative). -- 1957-1961
M-7227-53 Drywall Negotiations. -- 1959-1960
M-7227-54 Federal Government. -- 1962
M-7227-55 Federal Minister of Labour. -- 1958-1960
M-7227-56 Financial Reports from General Office. -- 1959
M-7227-57 Financial Reports from General Office. -- 1960-1961
M-7227-58 General Executive Board Minutes. -- 1960-1963
M-7227-59 General Office. -- 1960-1962
M-7227-60 General President. -- 1960-1962
M-7227-61 Income Tax Data. -- 1957-1960
M-7227-62 Insurance. -- 1956-1963
M-7227-63 Ladies Auxiliary Unions. -- 1958-1960
M-7227-64 Ladies Auxiliary Local 169. -- 1960-1961
M-7227-65 Louisiana State Council. -- 1960
M-7227-66 Ontario Provincial Council. -- 1958-1963
M-7227-67 Ontario Provincial Council. -- 1958-1963
M-7227-68 Press items. -- 1959-1962 and n.d.
M-7227-69 Provincial Minister of Health. -- 1958
M-7227-70 Provincial Minister of Labour. -- 1958-1961
M-7227-71 Remington Rand (re typewriter). -- 1956
M-7227-72 H. Ristock (Vice-President of the Alberta Provincial Council of Carpenters). -- 1960
M-7227-73 Saskatchewan Provincial Coucnil. -- 1954-1962
M-7227-74 W.G. Stanton (International Representative). -- 1960-1963
M-7227-75 Unemployment Insurance Data. -- 1958-1959
M-7227-76 Winnipeg Local 2612. -- 1958
M-7227-77 Workmen's Compensation. -- 1957-1961
M-7227-78 Wood Development Council. -- 1963
Series 6 Locals correspondence. -- 1956-1964. -- The series consists of files kept by Jack McNeil while serving on the Alberta Provincial Council of Carpenters. The correspondence and other information pertains to each local union under the jurisdiction of the APCC. Arranged by local number.
M-7227-79 Local 846, Lethbridge (Roy Berlando). -- 1960-1964
M-7227-80 Local 1322, Edson. -- 1961-1962
M-7227-81 Local 1325, Edmonton, 1960-1964
M-7227-82 Local 1460, Edmonton. -- 1961
M-7227-83 Local 1569, Medicine Hat. -- 1960-1963
M-7227-84 Local 1569, Medicine Hat. -- 1960-1963
M-7227-85 Local 1779, Calgary. -- 1960-1964
M-7227-86 Local 1779, Calgary. -- 1962-1963
M-7227-87 Local 1923, Camrose. -- 1956-1959
M-7227-88 Local 1923, Camrose. -- 1960
M-7227-89 Local 2103, Calgary. -- 1960-1961
M-7227-90 Local 2103, Calgary. -- 1962
M-7227-91 Local 2277, Grande Prairie. -- 1960-1961
M-7227-92 Local 2277, Grande Prairie. -- 1962-1963
M-7227-93 Local 2410, Red Deer. -- 1960-1961
M-7227-94 Local 2410, Red Deer. -- 1962-1963
M-7227-95 Local 2560, Calgary. -- 1958-1960
M-7227-96 Local 2568, Edmonton. -- 1960
M-7227-97 Local 2664, Edmonton. -- 1959-1960
M-7227-98 Local 2824, Edmonton. -- 1959-1960
M-7227-99 Local 2972, Grande Prairie. -- 1959-1963
M-7227-100 Local 2998, Lethbridge. -- 1961-1963
M-7227-101 Local 3002, Airdrie. -- 1963
M-7227-102 Local 3060, Claresholm. -- 1962-1964
M-7227-103 Local 3215, Hillspring. -- 1961
Series 7 District Councils and Provincial Negotiating Committee. -- 1959-1963. -- The series consists of files kept by Jack McNeil while serving on the Alberta Provincial Council of Carpenters, which include information about the Calgary and District Council, South Alberta District Council, and the Provincial Negotiating Committee.
M-7227-104 Calgary and District Council. -- 1959-1962
M-7227-105 Calgary and District Council. -- 1963
M-7227-106 Calgary and District Council. -- 1959-1963
M-7227-107 South Alberta District Council. -- 1959-1960
M-7227-108 Provincial Negotiating Committee. -- 1961-1963
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