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Workers at Canadian Pacific Railway shops, Calgary
Workers at Canadian Pacific Railway shops, Calgary
NA-4976-1

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,
Local 357 fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1941-1983
Series 2 Mnutes. -- 1931-1983
Series 3 Administrative records. -- 1941-1968
Series 4 Arbitration and negotiations. -- 1965-1982
Series 5 Grievances and disputes. -- 1971-1979
Series 6 Administrative records. -- 1943-1985
Series 7 Seniority. -- 1936-1978
Series 8 Dues. -- 1900-1951
Series 9 Revelstoke Lodge, Local 258. -- 1950-1959
Series 10 Photographs.-- 1907-1975

Inventory

Series 1 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1941-1983. -- The series consists of bylaws of Calgary Lodge 357; constitutions and bylaws of District Lodge 2 of the IAM; and other affiliations of the Union. Includes booklets of information about the IAM.
M-7452-1

Calgary Lodge 357 bylaws. -- 1953

M-7452-2 Constitution and bylaws of District Lodge 2 and the Canadian Pacific Lines System Federation. -- 1945-1953
M-7452-3 Internatinal constitution. -- 1941
M-7452-4 AFL Railway constitution and bylaws. -- 1951
M-7452-5 International constitution. -- 1981
M-7452-6 CPR Federated Trades, Calgary Branch. -- 1974
M-7452-7 IAM booklets. -- 1969-1983
Series 2 Minutes. -- 1931-1983. -- The series consists of a complete run of Lodge 357's regular meeting minutes. Includes attendance registers from 1959 to 1979.
M-7452-8 Minutes. -- 1931-1946
M-7452-9 Minutes. -- 1947
M-7452-10 Minutes. -- 1948
M-7452-11 Minutes. -- 1949
M-7452-12 Minutes. -- 1950
M-7452-13 Minutes. -- 1951
M-7452-14 Minutes. -- 1952
M-7452-15 Minutes. -- 1953
M-7452-16 Minutes. -- 1954
M-7452-17 Minutes. -- 1955
M-7452-18 Minutes. -- 1956
M-7452-19 Minutes. -- 1957
M-7452-20 Minutes. -- 1958
M-7452-21 Minutes. -- 1959
M-7452-22 Minutes. -- 1960
M-7452-23 Minutes. -- 1961
M-7452-24 Minutes. -- 1962
M-7452-25 Minutes. -- 1963
M-7452-26 Minutes. -- 1964
M-7452-27 Minutes. -- 1965
M-7452-28 Minutes. -- 1966
M-7452-29 Minutes. -- 1967
M-7452-30 Minutes. -- 1968
M-7452-31 Minutes. -- 1969
M-7452-32 Minutes. -- 1970
M-7452-33 Minutes. -- 1971
M-7452-34 Minutes. -- 1972
M-7452-35 Minutes. -- 1973
M-7452-36 Minutes. -- 1974
M-7452-37 Minutes. -- 1975
M-7452-38 Minutes. -- 1976
M-7452-39 Minutes. -- 1977
M-7452-40 Minutes. -- 1978
M-7452-41 Minutes. -- 1979
M-7452-42 Minutes. -- 1980
M-7452-43 Minutes. -- 1981
M-7452-44 Minutes. -- 1982
M-7452-45 Minutes. -- 1983
M-7452-46 Attendance. -- 1959-1968
M-7452-47 Attendance. -- 1969-1979
Series 3 Administrative records. -- 1941-1968. -- The series consists of records which reflect the general adminsitrative activities of Lodge 357, primarily during the 1950s and 1960s. Note: this series includes a subseries of records sent from the Union's affiliated railway assocations. Artificially arranged in alphabetical order.
M-7452-48 Blacksmith Local 585. -- 1949
M-7452-49 Calgary Labour Temple. -- 1957-1960
M-7452-50 Calgary Labour Temple. -- 1959
M-7452-51 Calgary Labour Temple. -- 1963-1967
M-7452-52 Canadian General Vice-President. -- 1965-1967
M-7452-53 Canadian Labour Congress - Commission on Constitution and Structure. -- 1966
M-7452-54 Canadian Labour Congress. -- 1966-1967
M-7452-55 Circulars. -- 1950-1966
M-7452-56 Clipping from Labour Day Annual. -- 1954
M-7452-57 Compensation claims. -- 1948-1953
M-7452-58 Convention in Winnipeg. -- 1954
M-7452-59 Dominion and Provincial Government - Correspondence. -- 1965-1967
M-7452-60 Fidelity bonds. -- 1944
M-7452-61 Local information, Lodge 357. -- 1952-1964
M-7452-62 Miscellaneous (re cost of living bonus). -- 1941
M-7452-63 Miscellaneous - Communications. -- 1961-1963
M-7452-64 Statements due to injuries, etc. - Ogden and Alyth. -- 1968
  Railway affiliations
M-7452-65 Minutes of CPR Federated Trades. -- 1948-1966
M-7452-66 Railway Union's Local Committee Minutes. -- 1959-1962
M-7452-67 Railway Union's Local Committee Minutes. -- 1963-1966
M-7452-68 CPR System Federation No. 125, Montreal. -- 1963-1967
Series 4 Arbitration and negotiations. -- 1965-1982. -- The series consists of arbitration awards regarding disputes between the following: Canadian Pacific Ltd. and the Canadian Council of Railway Shopcraft Employees & Allied Workers; Canadian Pacific Ltd. and the AFL Railway Employees' Department, Division No. 4; and Ontario Northland Railway and the AFL Railway Employees' Department, Division No. 4. The series also includes IAM collective agreements with railway companies, voting information, and a letter pertaining to the transfer of work from the Alyth to Ogden shops.
M-7452-69 Arbitration and awards. -- 1975-1982
M-7452-70 Arbitration and awards. -- 1975-1982
M-7452-71 Railways arbitration. -- 1974
M-7452-72 Anti-inflation Act & Transfer of Work from Alyth to Ogden. -- 1975-1976
M-7452-73 Correspondence and negotiations received from all sources. -- 1965-1978
Series 5 Grievances and disputes. -- 1971-1979. -- The series consists of grievance reports and correspondence pertaining to grievances, primarily related to individual members. Also includes information about safety problems and the Enginemen's 1971 strike which led to layoffs at the Alyth shop.
M-7452-74 Grievances and correspondence - Alyth and Ogden. -- 1972-1978
M-7452-75 T. Hulmes. -- 1977
M-7452-76 W. Krokosinski. -- 1973-1977
M-7452-77 R. Learmont. -- 1978
M-7452-78 R. Leepack. -- 1978-1979
M-7452-79 D. Yarrow. -- 1978-1979
M-7452-80 Problems over safety, meetings with management, etc. -- 1976
M-7452-81 Enginemen's strike (re layoffs at Alyth). -- 1971-1972
Series 6 Administrative records. -- 1943-1985. -- The series consists of general administration files and correspondence reflecting the ongoing activities of Lodge 357 primarily during the 1970s and early 1980s.
  General administration
M-7452-82 Accident report form. -- n.d.
M-7452-83 Calgary Labour Temple Company Ltd. -- 1969-1980
M-7452-84 Circulars - Official from IAM. -- 1944-1978
M-7452-85 Circulars. -- 1982
M-7452-86 Circulars - District Lodge 2. -- 1983. -- Financial report from audit committee.
M-7452-87 District Lodge 2 - Booklet. -- 1983
M-7452-88 District Lodge 2 - Resolutions. -- 1980
M-7452-89 Federated Trades CP Rail. -- 1981
M-7452-90 Grand Lodge - Minutes. -- 1981-1983
M-7452-91 Health and Safety Committee - Ogden shops. -- 1979
M-7452-92 Negotiations from Division 4, District Lodge 2, and others. -- 1971-1975
M-7452-93 Option forms. -- 1950-1977
M-7452-94 Workmen's Compensation Board. -- 1976-1979
M-7452-95 Vouchers re union expenditures. -- 1965-1984
  Correspondence
M-7452-96 District Lodge 2 - CP Lines, System General Chariman. -- 1976-1979
M-7452-97 District Lodge 2 - Regional, General Chairman. -- 1979
M-7452-98 District Lodge 2 - Secretary-Treasurer. -- 1978-1979
M-7452-99 District Lodge 2 - Secretary-Treasurer. -- 1980-1981
M-7452-100 General V.P. for Canada . -- 1982
M-7452-101 Management. -- 1968-1977
Series 7 Seniority. -- 1936-1978. -- The series consists of membership seniority lists which primarily cover tradesmen of the CPR Odgen shops, including machinists.
M-7452-102 Seniority lists. -- 1936-1943
M-7452-103 Seniority lists. -- 1945-1954
M-7452-104 Seniority lists. -- 1956-1962
M-7452-105 Seniority lists. -- 1962-1967
M-7452-106 Seniority lists. -- 1968-1974
M-7452-107 Seniority lists. -- 1977-1978
Series 8 Dues. -- 1900-1951. -- The series consists of records created by Lodge 357 to track dues payments. The records provide the union members' names, which are listed alphabetically in the files dating from 1930 to 1951.
M-7452-108 Dues. -- 1900-1903
M-7452-109 Dues. -- 1930-1936
M-7452-110 Dues. -- 1937-1941
M-7452-111 Dues. -- 1942-1945
M-7452-112 Dues. -- 1946-1951
Series 9 Revelstoke Lodge, Local 258. -- 1950-1959. -- The series consists of a minute book of the Revelstoke Lodge.
M-7452-113 Minutes. -- 1950-1959
Series 10 Photographs. -- 1907-1975
PA-2870 Awards presented to members of the International Associationof Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 357. -- 17 photographs
PD-220 Album of views of groups of machinists. -- 1907-1975. -- 84 photographs
NA-4976-1 Workers at CP west end shops, Calgary. -- 1 photograph
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