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International Woodworkers of America (IWA) records

Identifier: Bx 199


Collection documents the workings of the International union, most heavily between 1959 and 1987, and includes minutes, proceedings, convention records, correspondence, expired contracts, financial and legal records, speeches, historical writings, issues.


  • 1936-1987


Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use note

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical/Historical note

CIO-affiliated union founded in 1937 by woodworkers in the United States and Canada. In April, 1987, the International Woodworkers of America (IWA) split to form the IWA-U.S. and IWA-Canada unions. The IWA-U.S. is headquartered in Gladstone, Or.


569.75 linear feet

0.75 Unprocessed linear feet (2 containers) : 1 manuscript box, 1 half legal manuscript box

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General Physical Description note

396 boxes

Processing Information note

Collection is processed.

Guide to the International Woodworkers of America records
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Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA