Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Related Material

Inventory

Inlandboatmens Union of the Pacific records , 1934-1939 (Accession No. 1574-001)

Inlandboatmens Union of the Pacific records , 1954-1970 (Accession No. 1574-005)

Inlandboatmens Union of the Pacific records , 1976-1978 (Accession No. 1574-007)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1967-1977 (Accession No. 1574-008)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, Puget Sound Division records , 1940-1977 (Bulk: 1970-1975) (Accession No. 1574-009)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1945-1979 (Accession No. 1574-010)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific , 1974-1975 (Accession No. 1574-011)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1938-1981 (Accession No. 1574-012)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1959-1969 (Accession No. 1574-013)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1972-1985 (Accession No. 1574-014)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1952-1985 (Bulk: 1981-1984) (Accession No. 1574-015)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1940-1982 (Accession No. 1574-016)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1947-1966 (Accession No. 1574-017)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1936-1984 (Accession No. 1574-018)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , circa 1937-1966 (Accession No. 1615-001)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, Puget Sound Division records , undated (Accession No. 1752-001)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific. San Francisco Division records , undated (Accession No. 1761-001)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1965-1967 (Accession No. 2044-001)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1968-1973 (Accession No. 2044-002)

Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific , circa 1962-1972 (Accession No. 2044-003)

Subject Terms


Guide to the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific Records
1934-1985



Manuscript Collection No.: 1574, 1615, 1752, 1761, 2044
Creator: Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific , creator
Title: Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records
Date Span: 1934-1985
Quantity: approximately 90 cubic feet
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Historical Note

Labor organization.

Organized as Ferryboatmen's Union of California in San Francisco, 1918. The name was changed in 1936 and it affiliated with the CIO in 1937-1948. In 1948 to 1979 it was affiliated with Seafarers' International Union of North America. October 31, 1980 it was affiliated with International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union.

Scope and Content

Consult the scope and content information for each of the accessions listed below.

Restrictions on Access

Consult the access restrictions information for each of the accessions listed below.

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Related Material

See also Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, San Francisco Division, Acc. No. 1761-001.


Inventory

  
Accession No. 1574-001
Inlandboatmens Union of the Pacific records , 1934-1939
.11 cubic feet (1 box)
Scope and Content
Agreements and awards, history of Inlandboatmen's Union achievement; 1934-1939.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Transferred periodically as per archival agreement of 8/26/70 beginning 3/17/71, March 17, 1971
Inlandboatmen's Union vis Merle Adlum, March 19, 1971

  
Accession No. 1574-005
Inlandboatmens Union of the Pacific records , 1954-1970
10 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, financial records, legal opinions, agreements, reports; 1954-1970.
Other Finding Aids
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Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Inlandboatmen's Union (acc1574-005), July 16, 1975
Inlandboatmen's Union (acc1574-006), August 06, 1975

  
Accession No. 1574-007
Inlandboatmens Union of the Pacific records , 1976-1978
.67 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, copies of letters, minutes, other items sent to Warren Lawless for publication in the Inlandboatmen's Union newspaper, "Inlandboatman of the Pacific" and the "Pacific Mariner"; 1976-1978.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Warren Lawless, June 08, 1977

  
Accession No. 1574-008
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1967-1977
1 cubic foot
Scope and Content
General correspondence, legal files regarding NW Marine Retirement Trust; 1967-1977.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Adlum, Merle, August 02, 1978

  
Accession No. 1574-009
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, Puget Sound Division records , 1940-1977 (Bulk: 1970-1975)
2 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Agreements, negotiations, payroll deductions, general correspondence.
Files include general correspondence of the Gray's Harbor Tug Boat Workers Union (with variant titles), 1940-1973.
Other Finding Aids
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Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, June 26, 1976

  
Accession No. 1574-010
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1945-1979
21 cubic feet (21 cartons)
Scope and Content
Agreements, negotiations, correspondence, financial records, minutes; 1945-1979.
The entire accession is San Francisco Division files. Bulk is records of union negotiations and agreements with various tugboat and shipping companies.
Other Finding Aids
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Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
I.B.U., November 19, 1980

  
Accession No. 1574-011
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific , 1974-1975
.42 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Writings, mock-ups of articles, ephemera, photographs, clippings; 1974-1975.
Accession consists of articles and other items sent to Warren Lawless for publication in the Inlandboatmen's Union newspaper, "Inlandboatman of the Pacific", 1974-1975; with mock-ups for some issues. There is quite a bit of material and quite a few good photographs about shipping in Alaska.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Warren Lawless, February 04, 1982

  
Accession No. 1574-012
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1938-1981
4 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Minutes, 1971-1979; conferences, 1979, 1981; subject series, newspaper, 1975-1981; audits, 1938-1967; pension fund records, ca. 1968-1981.
Other Finding Aids
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Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
I.B.U., February 25, 1982

  
Accession No. 1574-013
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1959-1969
.28 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Seafarers International Union of North America Convention Proceedings for the 9th through the 14th biennial conventions, 1959-1969.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
I.B.U., November 19, 1980

  
Accession No. 1574-014
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1972-1985
7.5 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, conferences and conventions, reports, grievances, other record series; 1972-1985.
Other Finding Aids
View inventory/container list
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
I.B.U., February 07, 1986

  
Accession No. 1574-015
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1952-1985 (Bulk: 1981-1984)
13 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, a few minutes, financial records, negotiations, legal files, pension and health benefit files, subject series, other record series.
Other Finding Aids
View inventory/container list
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
I.B.U., April 19, 1988

  
Accession No. 1574-016
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1940-1982
2 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, legal files, elections, photographs, clippings, subject series.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Extracted from the Merle Adlum papers, February 01, 1989

  
Accession No. 1574-017
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1947-1966
.42 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, election material, ephemera, legal papers; ca. 1947-1966.
Much of this accession documents raids on the IBU by the United Mine Workers, especially in 1954. These files were among papers in Merle Adlum's home at the time of his death.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Merle Adlum estate, April 01, 1990

  
Accession No. 1574-018
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1936-1984
2.28 cubic feet
Scope and Content
By-laws, minutes, correspondence and negotiations, contracts, conferences and conventions..
Minutes include those of Puget Sound Region Executive Board, 1950-1974; a number of regions in California and Oregon, 1973-1976; and Grays Harbor Tugboat Workers Union, 1936-1969.
Other Finding Aids
View inventory/container list
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
I.B.U., December 12, 1990

  
Accession No. 1615-001
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , circa 1937-1966
3 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, membership applications, minutes, agreements, ephemera.
Other Finding Aids
View inventory/container list
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Inlandboatmen's Union via Merle Adlum, May 07, 1971

  
Accession No. 1752-001
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, Puget Sound Division records , undated
.28 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Convention proceedings and minutes.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Merle Adlum, November 12, 1971

  
Accession No. 1761-001
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific. San Francisco Division records , undated
32.67 cubic feet (49 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, minutes, newspapers, constitution and by-laws, reports and legal documents.
Other Finding Aids
View inventory/container list
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Inlandboatmen's Union, San Francisco division via Clifford J. Seccombe, October 18, 1971.

  
Accession No. 2044-001
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1965-1967
.72 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Campaign literature from Inlandboatmen's Union 1965 and 1967 elections.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Inlandboatmen's Union via Merle Adlum, November 15, 1972

  
Accession No. 2044-002
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific records , 1968-1973
4 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Historical sketch, documents, correspondence, membership applications, ephemera.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Inlandboatmen's Union via Merle Adlum, May 16, 1974

  
Accession No. 2044-003
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific , circa 1962-1972
3 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, minutes, agreements, financial records, ephemera.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Inlandboatmen's Union

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Adlum, Merle Daniel, 1919-1986, creator.
Barr, Rodney E.
Fox, John M., 1902-1978, creator.
Johnson, William F., creator.
Liddle, Don, creator.
Miner, Larry, creator.
Organizations:
Alaska Native Brotherhood.
Alaska. Marine Transportation Division. Southeast Ferry System.
Committee for Maritime Unity.
Inland Waters Welfare Trust, creator.
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific--Archives.
Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific. Puget Sound Division--Archives.
International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots. Local 6.
Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast.
Masters, Mates and Pilots of America.
Northwest Marine Retirement Trust, creator.
Puget Sound Freight Lines.
Puget Sound Navigation Company.
Sailors International Union of North America.
Seafarers' International Union of North America, creator.
Seattle-King County Economic Development Council.
United Mine Workers of America. District 50, creator.
Titles:
Inlandboatman of the Pacific (newspaper)
Pacific Mariner.
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