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Finding Aid for the Philip Marshall Connelly Collection of Los Angeles CIO Industrial Union Council Records, 1942-1957
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Philip Marshall Connelly Collection of Los Angeles CIO Industrial Union Council Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1957
    Collection number: 2015
    Creator: Connelly, Philip Marshall
    Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Gift of Ted Ellsworth, 1970.
    • Purchase, 1972.
    • Collection was originally housed in the UCLA Institute of Industrial Relations Library.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Philip Marshall Connelly Collection of Los Angeles CIO Industrial Union Council Records (Collection 2015). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 964510 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to the Los Angeles labor movement and activities during the 1940s and 1950s. Includes files on 1948 national CIO convention, Henry Wallace third party movement, Mexican and South American labor, U.S. motors strike, opposition to 1946 subversives act, Catholic Interracial Council, anti-Taft-Hartley campaign, relations with Los Angeles mayor Fletcher Bowron, black community relations, and AFL-CIO Brotherhood cooperation.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Los Angeles CIO (Boxes 1-3).
    2. Ford-CIO, ca. 1948-50 (Boxes 4-5).
    3. Scrapbook clippings, poster layouts, photographs (Box 6).
    4. Poster of Vicente Lombardo Toledano (Box 7).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Connelly, Philip Marshall--Archives.
    Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.).
    Labor unions--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.