Archives Organization File, [1875-1986]

Collection Number: 5583

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
Cornell University Library


Archives Organization File, 1875-1986
Collection Number:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
537 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Reports, pamphlets, publications.
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Publications, manuals, policies, and plans issued by a large sample of Fortune 500 corporations and by a variety of organizations, such as professional and trade associations, government agencies, and educational and cultural organizations. The materials issued by corporations include company histories, employee newsletters, employee benefit plans, personnel practice manuals, performance appraisal forms, affirmative action policies, training brochures, job descriptions, and career development programs as well as national trade association documents and recruitment material.
Collection material in English


Publications, manuals, policies, and plans issued by a large sample of Fortune 500 corporations and by a variety of organizations, such as professional and trade associations, government agencies, and educational and cultural organizations. The materials issued by corporations include company histories, employee newsletters, employee benefit plans, personnel practice manuals, performance appraisal forms, affirmative action policies, training brochures, job descriptions, and career development programs as well as national trade association documents and recruitment material.
Several economic activities(sectors) are represented in the collection, such as manufacturing, transportation, mining, banking, insurance, utilities, trade, and services. Corporations whose pamphlets are held in the collection include AT&T, Bethlehem Steel, Bell Telephone System, Firestone Tire & Rubber, Ford Motor Co., General Electric, General Foods, General Mills, General Motors, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Heinz, International Harvester, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Aircraft Co., Maytag Co., Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., National Association of Manufacturers, Pennsylvania Railroad Co., Radio Corporation of America (RCA), Standard Oil, Tennessee Valley Authority, Union Carbide, and Westinghouse Electric among numerous other corporations.

A. Philip Randolph Institute.
Abbott Laboratories.
Abbott Laboratories. House Organs.
Abraham & Straus.
Addressograph - Multigraph Corporation.
Administrative Management Society.
Adult Education Association.
Aero Supply Mfg. Co.
Aerojet-General Corporation.
Aeroquip Corporation.
Aerospace Industries Association of America.
Aetna Life Insurance Company (Hartford, Conn.)
Affiliated Schools for Workers.
African-American Labor Center.
Agway Inc.
Air Reduction Company.
Air Transport Association of America.
Airlines Negotiating Committee.
Alaska. Dept. of Administration.Division of Personnel.
Alden's, Inc.
Alexander Smith & Sons, Carpet Co.
Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation.
Allegheny Metal.
Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation
Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.
Aluminum Company of America.
American Arbitration Association.
American Brake Shoe Company.
American Can Company.
American Labor Education Service.
American Locomotive Company.
American Management Association.
American Merchant Marine Institute.
American Metal Climax, Inc.
American Motors Corporation.
American Petroleum Institute.
American Plan Association.
American Society of Safety Engineers.
American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
American Textile Manufacturers Institute.
American Thread Company.
American Trucking Associations.
American Type Founders Company.
American Vocational Association.
Americans Against Union Control of Government.
Anaconda American Brass Company.
Anaconda Company.
Anaconda Copper Mining Company.
Anaconda Wire and Cable Company.
Anchor Hocking Glass Corporation.
Armco Steel Corporation.
Armour and Company.
Armstrong Cork Company.
Associated Builders & Contractors (U.S.)
Associated General Contractors of America.
Association of American Railroads.
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company.
Atlantic Refining Company.
Atlas Chemical Industries.
ATO, Inc.
Automobile Manufacturers Association.
Automotive and Aviation Parts Manufacturers.
Automotive Council for War Production.
Bell & Howell Co.
Bell Aircraft Corporation.
Bell of Pennsylvania.
Bell Telephone Company.
Bell Telephone Laboratories.
Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
Bird and Son, Inc.
Bituminous Coal Operators' Association.
Bloomer Brothers .
Boeing Aerospace Company.
Boeing Company.
Borden Company.
Brockway Glass Company.
Building Trades Employers' Association.
Bureau of National Affairs (Arlington, Va.)
Burlington Industries, Inc.
Burndy Engineering Company.
Burrough Corporation.
California Institute of Technology. Industrial Relations Center.
California Institute of Technology.
California State Personnel Board.
Canadian National Railways
Canadian Pacific Railway Company.
Carborundum Company (Niagara Falls, N.Y.)
Carnation Company.
Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation.
Carrier Corporation.
Caterpillar Tractor Company.
Celanese Corporation.
Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America.
Chemical Corn Exchange Bank.
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company.
Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of Maryland.
Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of Virginia.
Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company.
Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company.
Chessie System, inc.
Chicago Transit Authority.
Chrysler Corporation.
Cincinnati Bell Inc.
Cincinnati Bell Inc.
Civil Service Assembly of the United States and Canada.
Climax Molybdenum Company.
Clothing Manufacturers Association of the U.S.A.
Colgate-Palmolive Company.
Colorado Fuel and Iron Company.
Columbia Gas Company.
Commerce and Industry Association of New York.
Committee for the Nation's Health.
Commonwealth Edison Company.
Commonwealth Edison Company.
Communications Workers of America.
Cone Mills Corporation.
Connecticut General Life Insurance Company.
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, inc.
Consolidated Gas, Electric Light, and Power Company of Baltimore.
Consolidated Natural Gas Company.
Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation.
Consumers' League of New York City.
Consumers Power Company (Mich.)
Container Corporation of America.
Continental Can Company.
Continental Insurance Company.
Continental Oil Company.
Cooperative League of the U.S.A.
Corn Products Refining Company.
Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory.
Cornell University.
Corning Glass Works.
Council Against Communist Aggression (U.S.)
Council for International Progress in Management (USA)
Council of Profit Sharing Industries (U.S.)
Crane Co.
Crane Packing Co.
Credit Union National Association.
Crouse-Hinds Company.
Crown Zellerbach Corporation.
Crucible Steel Company of America.
Dan River Mills Inc.
Dartnell Corporation.
Daystrom, inc.
Deere & Company.
Detroit Edison Company.
Diamond Alkali Company.
Dictaphone Corp.
Dole Food Company.
Douglas Aircraft Company.
Dow Chemical Company.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
Eagle Pencil Company.
Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates.
Eastern Western & Southwestern Canier Company.
Eastman Kodak Company.
Eaton Corporation.
Eaton Manufacturing Company.
Ecusta Paper Company.
Electronic Industries Alliance.
Eli Lilly and Company.
Employers' Association of Chicago.
Employers' Association of Detroit.
Employers' Association of Grand Rapids.
Employers' Association of Massachusetts.
Employers' Association of Milwaukee.
Employers' Association of Pittsburgh.
Employers' Association of Washington.
Employers' Group of Insurance Companies.
Employers' Labor Relations Information Committee.
Employers' of Mutual of Wasau.
Engineers Joint Council. Engineering Manpower Commission.
Erie Railroad Company.
Erie-Lackawanna Railroad Company.
Erlanger Mills, Inc.
Erwin Cotton Mills.
Esso Research and Engineering Company.
Esso Standard Oil Company.
Exxon Corporation
Falstaff Brewing Corporation
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America
Federal Professional Association (U.S.)
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Federated Employers of San Francisco
Federated Employers of the Bay Area
Fieldcrest Mills Inc.
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company
First National Bank (Ithaca, N.Y.)
First National Bank Maryland
First National Bank of Boston
First National Bank of Chicago
First National Bank of Portland (Portland, Me.)
First National Bank of St. Louis
First Pennsylvania Bank, N.A.
First Pennsylvania Banking and Trust Company, Philadelphia.
Fischer and Porter Company
Florida Power & Light Company
Ford Foundation
Ford Motor Company
Foster and Forbes Glass Company
Foundation for Economic Education, inc.
General Dynamics Corporation.
General Electric Company
George Fischer, Ltd.
J.I. Case Company.
J.N. Adam & Company.
New Jersey Bell Telephone Company.
New York Chamber of Commerce.
Society for Equitable Assurances on Lives and Survivorships.
South Central Bell.
University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Industrial Relations.
William Filene's Sons Co.
A. Kimball Company.
B.F. Goodrich Company.
Civil Service Commission of the City of New York.
Council of Retail Merchants (Ohio)
Eli Lilly and Company.
General Electric Company. Erie Works (Erie, PA).
General Electric Company. River Works (Lynn, Mass.)
General Electric Company. Pittsfield Works (Pittsfield, Mass.)
General Foods Corporation.
General Mills, inc.
General Motors Corporation.
General Motors Corporation. Delco Products Division.
General Petroleum Corporation.
General Shoe Corporation.
General Telephone & Electronics Corporation.
General Telephone Company of California.
General Telephone Company of Indiana.
General Telephone Company of Michigan.
General Telephone Corporation.
Geneva Steel (Firm)
Gerber Products Company.
Glass Container Manufacturers Institute.
Glenshaw Glass Company.
Globe Ticket Company.
Goodyear Atomic Corporation.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.
Grand Union Company.
Graphic Arts Employers of America.
Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation.
Guaranty Trust Company of New York.
H.J. Heinz Company.
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Haloid Company.
Haloid Xerox, Inc.
Harris Trust and Savings Bank.
Harris-Intertype Corp.
Harris-Seybold Company.
Harvard University.
Hawaii Employers Council.
Hawaiian Pineapple Co.
Hercules Incorporated.
Honeywell Inc.
Illinois Bell Telephone Company.
Illinois Central Industries.
Illinois Central Railroad Company.
Imperial Chemical Industries, ltd.
Imperial Oil Limited.
Industrial Accident Prevention Associations.
Industrial Association of San Francisco.
Industrial Hygiene Council.
Industrial Hygiene Foundation of America.
Ingersoll-Rand Company.
Inland Steel Company.
Institute of Life Insurance (New York, N.Y.)
Institute of Management & Labor Relations.
International Business Machines Corporation.
International Nickel Company.
International Paper Company.
John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company.
Johns-Manville Corporation.
Johnson & Johnson.
Johnson Wax.
Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation.
Kaiser Steel Corporation.
Kennecott Copper Corporation.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
Koppers Company.
Kroger Company.
Leeds and Northrup Company.
Lever Brothers Company.
Libby, McNeill & Libby.
Libby-Owens Company.
Libby-Owens-Ford Glass Company.
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.
Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company.
Lincoln Electric Company.
Lincoln Telephone & Telegraph Co.
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation.
Lukens Steel Company.
Lumberman's Industrial Relations Committee.
Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company.
Marathon Corporation.
Marathon Oil Company.
Marquette Cement Manufacturing Company.
Marquette University.
Marshall Field & Company.
Maytag Corporation.
McCord Corporation.
McGraw-Hill Book Company.
McGraw-Hill Companies.
McGraw-Hill Publishing Company.
McKesson and Robbins, inc.
McMurray Company.
Mead Corporation.
Mead Johnson & Company.
Merchants and Manufacturers Association.
Merck & Co.
Meredith Publishing Group.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Beane.
Mesta Machine Company.
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.
Michigan Bell Telephone Company.
Michigan Central Railroad Company.
Michigan. Civil Rights Commission.
Michigan. Civil Service Commission.
Michigan. Dept. of Labor.
Michigan. Dept. of Social Services
Michigan. Labor Mediation Board.
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company.
Mobil Chemical Company.
Mobil Oil Corporation.
Mobil Overseas Oil Company.
Mobil Research and Development Corporation.
Mohawk Airlines.
Monroe Calculation Machine Company.
Monsanto Chemical Company.
Montgomery Ward.
Motorola, inc.
Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York.
Nash-Kelvinator Corporation.
National Academy of Arbitrators.
National Association of Broadcasters.
National Association of Foremen.
National Association of Furniture Manufacturers.
National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
National Biscuit Company.
National Broadcasting Company, inc.
National Cash Register Company.
National Coal Association.
National Committee for Full Employment (U.S.)
National Consumers' League.
National Council on the Aging.
National Education Association of the United States
National Electrical Manufacturers Association.
National Farmers' Union (U.S.)
National Foremen's Institute.
National Industrial Council (U.S.)
National Management Association (U.S.)
National Metal Trades Association (U.S.)
National Restaurant Association (U.S.)
National Restaurant Managers Association (U.S.)
National Safety Council
National Society of Professional Engineers.
National Steel Corporation.
National Urban League.
New England Electric System.
New England Powers Association.
New England Telephone and Telegraph Company.
New Jersey Bell Telephone Company.
New Jersey Manufacturers Association.
New Jersey. Dept. of Civil Service.
New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Personnel.
New York (State). Temporary Commission Against Discrimination.
New York (State). Dept. of Civil Service.
New York (State). Dept. of Labor.
New York (State). Public Employment Relations Board.
New York (State). Workmen's Compensation Board.
New York Central Railroad Company.
New York Shipping Association.
New York State Electric and Gas Corporation.
New York Stock Exchange.
New York Telephone Company.
New York Times Company.
North American Aviation, inc.
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Northwest Packers and Growers, inc.
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company.
Nunn-Bush Shoe Company.
Ohio Oil Company.
Ontario Hydro.
Ontario Hydro.
Organization Resources Counselors, Inc.
Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation.
Owens-Illinois Glass Company.
P.H. Hanes, Knitting Company.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
Pacific Power and Light Company.
Penn Central Merger Information Committee.
Penn Central Transportation Company.
Pennsylvania Railroad.
Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company.
Personnel Management Association of New York.
Personnel Management Association of the Northeast.
Personnel Management Association, inc.
Pfizer Inc.
Philadelphia Gas Works.
Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company.
Philadelphia Transportation Company.
Philip Morris and Company.
Phillips Petroleum Company.
Pillsbury Mills, Inc.
Pitney-Bowes, inc.
Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company.
Port of New York Authority.
Potomac Electric Power Company.
Potomac Sand & Gravel.
Procter & Gamble Company.
Prudential Insurance Company of America.
Public Personnel Association.
Public Service Corporation of New Jersey.
Public Service Electric and Gas Company.
State University of New York.
Theo. Hamm Brewing Company.
Thomas Macy & Co.
University of Hawaii (Honolulu). Industrial Relations Center.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations.
University of Michigan.
University of Minnesota.
University of Minnesota. Industrial Relations Center.
University of Mississippi.
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company.
George Wiedemann Brewing Company.
H.W. Wilson Company
Job Corps (U.S.)
Job Corps (U.S.)
John B. Stetson Hat Company.
Library of Congress
Pullman Company.
Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company.
Purdue University.
Quaker Oats Company.
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.
Radio Corporation of America. RCA Victor Division.
Railway Express Agency.
Ralston Purina Company.
Republic Aviation Corporation.
Republic Steel Corporation.
Research Council for Economic Security.
Research Institute of America, inc.
Resistoflex Corporation.
Revere Copper and Brass Incorporated.
Reynolds Metals Company.
Reynolds Metals Company. Consumer Products Division.
Rheem Manufacturing Company.
Ritter Company.
Ritter-Conley Manufacturing.
Ritter-Pfaudler Corporation.
Rockbestos Product Corporation.
Royal McBee Corporation.
Rubber Manufacturers Association (U.S.)
Rutgers University. Institute of Management and Labor Relations.
Rutgers University.
Samsonite Corporation.
San Diego Gas and Electric Company.
San Francisco Employers Council.
Sangamo Electric Company.
Sargent and Company (New Haven, Conn.)
Scott Paper Company.
Sealed Power Corporation.
Sears, Roebuck and Company.
Shell Oil Company.
Sinclair Oil Corporation.
SKF Industries, inc.
Society for Advancement of Management.
Society of Federal Labor Relations Professionals (U.S.)
Socony Mobil Oil Company.
Socony-Vacuum Oil Company.
Solar Aircraft Company.
Southern California Edison Company.
Southern New England Telephone Company.
Southern Pacific Company.
Southern Regional Council.
Spencer Kellogg and Sons, Inc.
Sperry Gyroscope Company, inc.
Sperry Rand Corporation.
St. Regis Paper Company.
Standard Oil Company (Indiana)
Standard Oil Company (Ohio)
Standard Oil Company of California.
Standard Oil Company of New Jersey
Standard Oil Company.
Standard Oil Development Company.
State Farm Insurance Companies.
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company.
State Mutual Life Assurance Company (Worcester, Mass.)
Stromberg-Carlson Telephone Manufacturing Co.
Studebaker Corporation.
Studebaker-Packard Corporation.
Sun Oil Company.
Supermarket Institute.
Swift & Company (Chicago, IL)
Sylvania Electric Products, Inc.
Sylvania Electronics Systems.
Taylor Instrument Companies.
Tennessee Valley Authority.
Tennessee Valley Authority.
Texaco, inc.
Texas Company.
Texas Instruments Incorporated.
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company.
Thompson Products, inc.
Thompson Ramo Wooldridge, inc.
Time Share Corporation.
Time, inc.
Timken Company.
Todd Shipyards Corporation.
Toledo Labor-Management-Citizens Committee.
Transportation Association of America.
Travelers Insurance Companies.
TRW Inc.
Twentieth Century Fund.
Twin City Rapid Transit Company.
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
U.S. Congress of Mayors.
Union Bag-Camp Paper Corporation.
Union Carbide Corporation.
Union Electric Company of Missouri.
Union Labor Life Insurance Company.
Union Oil Company of California.
Union Pacific Railroad Company.
Uniroyal, inc.
United Aircraft Corporation.
United Airlines.
United Brands Company.
United Gas Corporation.
United Shoe Machinery Corporation.
United States Civil Service Commission.
United States Rubber Company.
United States Steel Corporation.
United States. Bureau of Employment Security.
United States. Bureau of Federal Credit Unions.
United States. Bureau of Labor-Management Reports.
United States. Bureau of Labor Standards.
United States. Civil Aeronautics Administration
United States. Congress.
United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
United States. Dept. of Commerce.
United States. Dept. of Defense.
United States. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare.
United States. Dept. of Labor.
United States. Dept. of State.
United States. Dept. of the Air Force.
United States. Dept. of the Army.
United States. Dept. of the Interior.
United States. Dept. of the Navy.
United States. Dept. of the Treasury.
United States. Federal Trade Commission.
United States. General Accounting Office.
United States. General Services Administration.
United States. Internal Revenue Service.
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission.
United States. National Labor Board.
United States. Office of Economic Opportunity.
United States. Railroad Retirement Board.
United States. Securities and Exchange Commission.
United States. Small Business Administration.
United States. Social Security Administration.
United States. Social Security Board.
United States. Veterans Administration.
University of San Francisco.
University of the West Indies
University of Washington.
University of Wisconsin.
Upjohn Company.
Upjohn Institute for Community Research.
Victor Adding Machine Co.
Volunteers in Service to America.
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Wayne State University.
Weirton Steel Corporation.
West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company.
Western Electric Company.
Western Michigan University
Western Railways.
Western Union Telegraph Company.
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company.
Weston Electrical Company.
Weyerhaeuser Timber Company.
Wisconsin Electric Power Company
Workmen's Compensation Board of Vancouver (B.C.)
Wyandotte Chemicals Corporation.
Xerox Corporation.
Yale Towne Manufacturing Company
Yale University
Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company.
Zenith Radio Corporation.

Adult education
Agricultural industries
Aluminum industry and trade
Aircraft industry
Agricultural machinery
Architectural metal-work
Automobile industry and trade
Arbitration, Industrial
Agricultural chemicals industry
Audio equipment industry
Bituminous materials industry
Building trades
Buildings--Environmental engineering
Banks and banking
Baked products industry
Business consultants
Clothing trade
Coal mines and mining
Chemical industry
Compressor industry
Clerks (Retail trade)
Computer industry
Cereal products
Consumer protection
Container industry
Credit unions
Clay industries
Cement industries
Copper alloys
Dairy products industry
Detergent industry
Executives--Training of
Electric power transmission
Electronics industries
Food industry and trade
Frozen foods and industry
Footwear industry
Fruit trade
Farm produce--Marketing--Government policy
Finance, Public
Glass container industry
Glass manufacture
Gas extraction
Grain trade
Grocery trade
Gasket industry
Human capital
Hydroelectric power plants
Life insurance.
Iron industry and trade
Property insurance.
Casualty insurance.
Instructional materials industry
Health insurance.
Investment banking
Infant formula industry
Knit good industry
Labor unions
Local transit
Luggage industry
Medical supplies industry
Motor vehicle industry
Metal trade
Meat industry and trade
Military vehicle industry
Medical instruments and apparatus industry
Measuring instruments
Natural gas pipelines
Notions (Merchandise)
Newspaper publishing
Navigation equipment industry
National security
Office management
Office equipment and supplies
Petroleum refineries
Photographic industry
Paper folding (Graphic design)
Public utilities
Paper products industry
Political participation
Plastics industry and trade
Pharmaceutical industry
Paint industry and trade
Public administration
Public opinion polls
Paper bag industry
Retail trade
Rug and carpet industry
Rubber industry and trade
Railroad equipment industry
Roller bearings
Security systems industry
Service industries
Social security
Shipment of goods
Sanitary supply industry
Soybean industry
Slaughtering and slaughter-houses
Transportation equipment industry.
Trucking industry.
Trucks--Design and construction.
Textile industry.
Trade associations.
Tobacco industry.
Universities and colleges.
Vocational education.
Wood products.
Welding equipment industry.
Woolen goods industry.

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