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Labour dinner sponsored by the IBEW Local 348, December 1945
IBEW members on strike, Calgary, February 1972
NA-2864-20545

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers,
Local 348 fonds

To view brief history of organization and summary of contents click here.

Table of Contents

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1921-1941, 1950-1956
Series 2 Union membership. -- 1906-1930, 1945-1950
Series 3 General business files. -- 1913-1930
Series 4 Financial records. -- 1923-1953
Series 5 Miscellaneous. -- 1911-1937

Inventory

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1921-1941, 1950-1956
M-2214-37 Minute book. -- June 8, 1921-May 10, 1922
M-2214-38 Minute book. -- May 17, 1922-July 11, 1923
M-2214-39 Minute book. -- July 11, 1923-August 13, 1924
M-2214-47 Minute book. -- October 28, 1925-April 13, 1927
M-2214-50 Minute books. -- July 20, 1928-August 26, 1929. -- 2 volumes
M-2214-60 Minute book. -- December 13, 1929-November 23, 1932
M-2214-61 Minute book. -- December 14, 1932-December 11, 1935
M-2214-62 Minute book. -- January 8, 1936-March 9, 1939
M-2214-63 Minute book. -- February 22, 1939-November 12, 1941
M-2214-64 Minute book. -- March 10, 1950-May 16, 1956
Series 2 Union membership. -- 1906-1930, 1945-1950
M-2214-1 Membership roll and monthly fees records. -- 1906-1907
M-2214-2 Membership roll and monthly fees records. -- 1908-1910
M-2214-3 Membership roll and monthly fees records. -- 1911
M-2214-4 Membership roll and monthly fees records. -- 1912
M-2214-5 Accounts book. -- January 1912-July 1913
M-2214-6 Application for membership. -- 1910-1915. -- Includes travelling cards issued between 1911 and 1912.
M-2214-21 Attendance record book for union meetings. -- 1914-1917
M-2214-51 Membership address book and dues record book. -- 1928-1929. -- 2 volumes. -- Includes graph illustrating growth in membership of various craft trades in Calgary from 1920 to 1929.
M-2214-57 F.W. Baker - Correspondence re his sickness benefits and death benefits. -- 1929-1930
M-2214-65 Attendance record book. -- January 1, 1945-January 12, 1948
M-2214-66 Attendance record book. -- January 26, 1949-July 27, 1955
M-2214-67 Attendance record book. -- April 1950-June 15, 1955. -- For the IBEW Communication Workers Union.
M-2214-68 Attendance record book. -- March 8, 1950-June 21, 1955. -- For the IBEW Inside Wiremens' Unit.
M-2214-69 Cashbook and record of membership dues. -- March 1940-December 1944
M-2214-70 Cashbook and record of membership dues. -- January 1945-March 1947
M-2214-71 Cashbook and record of membership dues. -- April 1947-December 1948
M-2214-72 Cashbook and record of membership dues. -- January 1949-April 1950
Series 3 General business files. -- 1913-1930. -- The series consists of material related to the full range of activities of IBEW Local 348, and includes local union business; correspondence with, and circulars from, other unions and higher levels of the IBEW; reports re organization of unions, grievances, strikes, finances; and other records. Note: There are item-level descriptions of the contents of these files in the first box of the fonds.
M-2214-7 General business. -- March- August 1913. -- Includes material relating to the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada.
M-2214-8 General business. -- September-December 1913. -- Includes material relating to the Calgary Labor Temple Company.
M-2214-9 General business. -- January-April 1914. -- Includes material relating to the Alberta Federation of Labour.
M-2214-10 General business. -- May-August 1914. -- Includes material relating to the Calgary Labor Temple Company.
M-2214-11 General business. -- September-December 1914. -- Includes material relating to the Alberta Federation of Labour, Calgary Labor Temple Company, and the Calgary Unemployed Committee.
M-2214-12 General business. -- January-April 1915
M-2214-13 General business. -- May-August 1915. -- Includes material relating to the Calgary Labor Temple Company and the Calgary Socialist Party.
M-2214-14 General business. -- September-December 1915. -- Includes material relating to the Calgary Socialist Party and the Calgary Trades and Labour Council.
M-2214-15 General business. -- January-April 1916, -- Includes material relating to the First World War.
M-2214-16 General business. -- May-August 1916. -- Includes material relating to the Calgary Trades and Labour Council, and the Alberta Federation of Labour.
M-2214-17 General business. -- September-December 1916. -- Includes material relating to the Industrial Workers of the World.
M-2214-18 General business. -- January-Arpil 1917. -- Includes material relating to the Alberta Federation of Labour.
M-2214-19 General business. -- May- August 1917. -- Includes material relating to the Alberta Federation of Labour.
M-2214-20 General business. -- September-December 1917. -- Includes material relating to the Calgary Labor Temple Company.
M-2214-22 General business. -- January-April 1918. -- Includes material relating to the Calgary Trades and Labour Council.
M-2214-23 General business. -- May-August 1918. -- Includes material relating to reconstruction after the First World War, and the Alberta Federation of Labour.
M-2214-24 General business. -- September-December 1918. -- Includes material relating to the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada, and the Alberta Federation of Labour.
M-2214-25 General business. -- January-April 1919
M-2214-26 General business. -- May-August 1919. -- Includes material relating to the One Big Union, the Winnipeg General Strike, the Central Strike Committee, the Calgary Strike Bulletin, the Winnipeg Striker's Defense Bulletin, and the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada.
M-2214-27 General business. -- September-December 1919
M-2214-30 General business. -- January-April 1920
M-2214-31 General business. -- May-August 1920
M-2214-32 General business. -- September-December 1920
M-2214-35 General business. -- January-April 1921
M-2214-36 General business. -- May-July 1921
M-2214-40 General business. -- 1924
M-2214-41 General business. -- January-September 1925
M-2214-42 General business. -- January-December 1926
M-2214-44 General business. -- June-April 1927
M-2214-45 General business. -- May-August 1927
M-2214-46 General business. -- September-December 1927. -- Includes material relating to the Calgary Trades and Labour Council.
M-2214-49 General business. -- June-December 1928
M-2214-52 General business. -- January-August 1929
M-2214-53 General business. -- September-December 1929
M-2214-58 General business. -- January-July 1930
Series 4 Financial records. -- 1923-1953
M-2214-43 Audited financial statements. -- 1923-1926
M-2214-48 Financial correspondence. -- 1927
M-2214-54 Financial correspondence. -- 1929
M-2214-55 Cheque book. -- 1928-1930
M-2214-59 Financial correspondence. -- 1930
M-2214-73

Bank book. -- January 1933-June 1952

Cashbook. -- August 1949-January 1953

Series 5 Miscellaneous. -- 1911-1937
M-2214-76

Constitution and bylaws. -- 1913-1914. -- Consists of the following:

Constitution of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and rules for local unions under its jurisdiction

Bylaws of IBEW Local 348, adopted April 24, 1913

Bylaws of the Canadian District Council No. 1 of the Fourth District, IBEW, 1913, 1914

M-2214-28 Electrical Protection Acts. -- 1917 and 1919
M-2214-29 Calgary Federation of Civic Employees. -- 1919. -- Re bylaws and agreement with the City of Calgary.
M-2214-78 Calgary Federation of Civic Employees - Minutes. -- 1917-1929
M-2214-33 Memoranda of collective agreements. -- 1920
M-2214-34 Alberta Federation of Labor. -- 1916-1920
M-2214-56 Correspondence re Calgary City Council's proposed zoning bylaw. -- March 1930
M-2214-74 Miscellaneous IBEW Local 348 correspondence. -- n.d. -- Includes poster of the Executive Council of Alberta.
M-2214-75 IBEW pamphlets. -- 1971. -- Includes "The Electrical Workers' STory" and "History and Structuer of the IBEW"
M-2214-77 Trades and Labor Congress reports. -- 1911-1931
M-2214-79 Miscellaneous. -- 1911-1937. -- Includes copy of "The Companies Ordinance; report of the special committee re Workmen's Compensation Act (April 1937); and report of the National Industrial Conference (September 1919).
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