Hawthorne Studies Records on Microfilm.

Collection Number: 5856 mf

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Hawthorne Studies Records on Microfilm.
Collection Number:
5856 mf
Creator:
Quantity:
14 microfilm reels
Forms of Material:
Articles, reports, pamphlets, correspondence, microfilm.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
From the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Collection. Finding aid for boxes at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Language:
Collection material in English

SUBJECTS

Names:
Western Electic.
Western Electric, Hawthorne Works
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Educational Dept.
Pioneer Youth of America.
Rand School of Social Science.

Form and Genre Terms:
Records
Microfilm


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Cite As:
Hawthorne Studies Records on Microfilm, #5856 mf. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Reel 1
Reel 1 item 1 1931
Box 1: Folder 2: Report of the industrial research division on employee interviewing techniques and results and the supervisors' conference program. 1931. Section I of the Report on employee interviewing techniques...is missing.
Reel 1 item 2 1927
Box 1: Folder 3: On a test to determine the effects of rest periods and hours of work on the relay assembly test group. Up to and including December 3, 1927. Indexed. Appendix missing.
Reel 1 item 3 1928
Box 1: Folder 4: On a test to determine the effect of rest periods asd hours of work on the relay assembly test group. February 25, 1928. Indexed.
Reel 1 item 4 1928
Box 1: Folder 5: On an investigation of rest periods, working conditions, and industrial efficiency. August 15, 1928. Indexed.
Reel 1 item 5 1929
Box 1: Folder 6: Supplementary progress report on an investigation of rest pauses, working conditions, and industrial efficiency,. May 11, 1929. Indexed.
Reel 1 item 6 1931
Box 1: Folder 7: (never completed or issued). 1931. A collection of notes, summaries, data, and graphs toward a report on rest periods, working conditions, physical and mental condition of workers; and other variables affecting output and efficiency; also, notes on methods used and kinds of data collected at Hawthorne.
Reel 1 item 7 1932
Box 1: Folder 8: From just before the start of the Hawthorne study, to outline the goals of the project and the workers' role in it. 1932.
Reel 1 item 8 1920-1929
Box 1: Folder 9: 1920s.
Reel 1 item 9 1927-1932
Box 2: Folder 1: Piece rates and conversion factors for relays assembled in the relay assembly test room.
Reel 1 item 10 1927-1930
Box 2: Folder 2
Reel 1 item 11 1929
Box 2: Folder 3: Chapter on fatigue from Edgar James Swift, Psychology and the Day's Work. Report from C. E. Turner to G. A. Pennock on vascular skin reactions and measurements of fatigue.
Reel 1 item 12 1928
Box 2: Folder 4: Hay, 1928. The original document is filed in Box 8 of the original records.
Reel 1 item 13 1927-1928
Box 2: Folder 5
Reel 1 item 14 1927
Box 2: Folder 6: Arranged by operator.
Reel 1 item 15 192 7-1929
Box 2: Folder 7: Vol. 1. 192 7-1929.
Reel 2
Reel 2 item 1 1931
Box 3: Folder 1
Reel 2 item 2 1927-1930
Box 3: Folder 2: On rest periods, hours, holidays, vacations; productivity, earnings, repairs, type; test room environment and supervision; job and company policies; fellow operators; and outside interests. Indexed. Arranged by operator.
Reel 2 item 3 1928-1930
Box 3: Folder 3: On their work and personal lives. Arranged by operator.
Reel 2 item 4 1093
Box 3: Folder 4: August 8, 1931 - December 26, 1931.
Reel 2 item 5 1927-1930
Box 3: Folder 5: Arranged by operator.
Reel 2 item 6 1930
Box 3: Folder 6
Reel 2 item 7 1930
Box 3: Folder 7
Reel 2 item 8 1931
Box 3: Folder 8
Reel 2 item 9 1930-1931
Box 3: Folder 9
Reel 2 item 10 1931
Box 3: Folder 10: Original document filed in Box 6 of the orginal records.
Reel 2 item 11 1928-1929
Box 3: Folder 11: Original document filed in Box 6 of the original records.
Reel 2 item 12 1931
Box 3: Folder 12: Original document filed in Box 7 of the original records
Reel 2 item 13 1932
Box 4: Folder 1
Reel 2 item 14 1930
Box 4: Folder 2
Reel 2 item 15 1927-1931
Box 4: Folder 3
Reel 2 item 16 1929-1931
Box 4: Folder 4: Questionnaires deal with the personal lives and habits and attitudes and health and goals of workers and their attitudes toward work, and the test.
Reel 2 item 17 1931-1932
Box 4: Folder 5: May, 1931 - May, 1932. Original document filed in Box 10 .of the original records.
Reel 2 item 18 1931-1932
Box 4: Folder 6: May, 1931 - June, 1932. Original document filed in Box 10 of the original records.
Reel 2 item 19 1931-1932
Box 4: Folder 7: June, 1931 - June, 1932. Original document filed in Box ,10 of the original records.
Reel 3
Reel 3 item 1 1931-1932
Box 4: Folder 8: June, 1931 - May, 1932.
Reel 3 item 2 1931-1932
Box 4: Folder 9: June, 1931 - February, 1932.
Reel 3 item 3 1933
Box 5: Folder 1
Reel 3 item 4 1928
Box 5: Folder 2: Operator was removed from the test for health and attitudinal reasons possibly related to her work in the study
Reel 3 item 5 1932
Box 5: Folder 3: Vol. I: January 1932 - March, 1932
Reel 3 item 6 1932
Box 5: Folder 4: Vol. II: April, 1932 - June, 1932.
Reel 3 item 7 1930
Box 5: Folder 5: A study of rest periods
Reel 3 item 8 1928
Box 6: Folder 1
Reel 3 item 9 1927-1930
Box 6: Folder 2
Reel 3 item 17 1928-1930
Box 6: Folder 3
Reel 3 item 18 1928-1930
Box 6: Folder 4: October, 1928 - November, 1930. Includes comments on rest periods, hours, holidays, vacations; production, earnings, repairs, type; supervision and test room environment; attitude and transient reactions toward fellow operators; outside interests. Arranged by operator.
Reel 3 item 19 1928
Box 6: Folder 5
Reel 3 item 20 1928
Box 6: Folder 6
Reel 3 item 21 1930-1931
Box 6: Folder 7
Reel 3 item 22 1929-1930
Box 6: Folder 8: Some of the personal reasons may have been associated with her participation in the experiment.
Reel 3 item 23 1929-1930
Box 6: Folder 9
Reel 3 item 24 1931
Box 6: Folder 10: March, 1931. Arranged by operator.
Reel 3 item 25 1930
Box 6: Folder 11: Arranged by operator.
Reel 3 item 26 1931
Box 7: Folder 1
Reel 3 item 27 1931
Box 7: Folder 2
Reel 3 item 28 1931-1932
Box 7: Folder 3: for the period November 9, 1931 to March 18, 1932.
Reel 3 item 29 1931-1932
Box 7: Folder 4: Vol. I: November, 1931 - January, 1932
Reel 3 item 30 1932-1932
Box 7: Folder 5: Vol. II: January, 1932 - February, 1932
Reel 3 item 31 1932-1932
Box 7: Folder 6: Vol. III: March, 1932 - May, 1932.
Reel 3 item 32 1931-1932
Box 7: Folder 7: Vol. IV. June 1931 - May, 1932. Arranged by operator. Original document filed in Box 10 of original records.
Reel 4
Reel 4 item 1 1930
Box 8: Folder 1
Reel 4 item 2 1930
Box 8: Folder 2: April, May, 1930.
Reel 4 item 3 1930
Box 8: Folder 3: On plant conditions and on company actions to improve them; and studies toward the improvement of employee relations.
Reel 4 item 4 1930
Box 8: Folder 4: For the year ending December 31, 1930, with general comments on the development and objectives of the program and on interviewing.
Reel 4 item 5 1928-1930
Box 8: Folder 5: Speeches by G.A. Pennock, M. L. Putnam, C. A. Melsheimer, C. L. Rice, and J. A. Davidson.
Reel 4 item 6 1929
Box 9: Folder 1: Interviews L5Q0 and W500 series.
Reel 4 item 7 1929
Box 9: Folder 2: Interviews L700 and W700 series.
Reel 4 item 8 1929
Box 9: Folder 3: Interviews L800 and W800 series.
Reel 4 item 9 1929
Box 9: Folder 4
Reel 4 item 10 1929
Box 9: Folder 5
Reel 4 item 11 1929
Box 9: Folder 6: Original document filed in Box 2 of the original records.
Reel 4 item 12 1931
Box 9: Folder 7: Original document filed in Box 12 of original records.
Reel 4 item 13 1929
Box 11: Folder 1: Indexed
Reel 4 item 14 1928
Box 11: Folder 2
Reel 4 item 15 1940
Box 11: Folder 3: delivered at the System Personnel Conference in Southern Pines, N. C., October 29, 1940 - November 2, 1940. 1940. Two papers by M. L. Putnam on the concept of employee relations and on employee grievances and one by F. J. Roethisbergen on morale in a business organization.
Reel 4 item 16 1930
Box 11: Folder 4: Includes papers on interviewing and the Hawthorne interviewing program, plans for 1931, and egocentricity.
Reel 5
Reel 5 item 1
Box 11: Folder 5: On the various experiments at Hawthorne.
Reel 5 item 2 1955
Box 11: Folder 6: Indexed
Reel 5 item 4 1931
Box 12: Folder 1
Reel 5 item 5 1931
Box 12: Folder 2: Indexed
Reel 5 item 6 1939-1950
Box 12: Folder 3
Reel 5 item 7 1928-1940
Box 12: Folder 4: Indexed
Reel 5 item 8
Box 13: Folder 1
Reel 5 item 9 1930
Box 13: Folder 2: February, 1930. Indexed. Two parts missing.
Reel 5 item 10 1930
Box 13: Folder 3
Reel 5 item 11 1930- 1931
Box 13: Folder 4
Reel 5 item 12 1931
Box 13: Folder 5: Indexed.
Reel 5 item 13 1931-1932
Box 13: Folder 6: Indexed.
Reel 5 item 14 1930
Box 13: Folder 7
Reel 6
Reel 6 item 1 1929
Box 14: Folder 1
Reel 6 item 2 1929
Box 14: Folder 2: General analysis of the first six months of the employee interviewing program and recommendations for future interviews and analysis.
Reel 6 item 3 1929
Box 14: Folder 3: Indexed. Original document filed in Box 13 of original record.
Reel 6 item 4 1929
Box 14: Folder 4: Original document filed in Box 9 of the original records.
Reel 6 item 5 1929
Box 14: Folder 5: Original document filed in Box 9 of the original records.
Reel 6 item 6 1930
Box 14: Folder 6: Vol. 1. Original document filed in Box 8 of the original records.
Reel 6 item 7 1930
Box 14: Folder 7: Vol. 2. Original document filed in Box 8 of the original records.
Reel 6 item 8 1930
Box 14: Folder 8: Discussion of the continuing modification of the analysis of comments taken from employee interviews.
Reel 6 item 9 1930-1931
Box 14: Folder 9: About the analysis of comments taken from employees and suggested actions on complaints turned up in employee interview.
Reel 7
Reel 7 item 1
Box 15: Folder 1: No date
Reel 7 item 2 1940
Box 15: Folder 2
Reel 7 item 3 1936
Box 15: Folder 3
Reel 7 item 4 1936-1937
Box 15: Folder 4: January, 1936 to March/ 1937. Parts of this document duplicate materials in Folder 3.
Reel 7 item 5 1949
Box 15: Folder 5: Indexed.
Reel 7 item 6 1936
Box 15: Folder 6
Reel 7 item 7 1936
Box 15: Folder 7
Reel 7 item 8 1938
Box 15: Folder 8
Reel 7 item 9 1938
Box 15: Folder 9
Reel 7 item 8 1938
Box 15: Folder 10
Reel 7 item 9 1939
Box 15: Folder 11
Reel 7 item 10 1940
Box 15: Folder 12
Reel 7 item 11 1940
Box 15: Folder 13
Reel 7 item 12 1940
Box 15: Folder 14
Reel 7 item 13 1936
Box 16: Folder 1: Duplicate copies with pencil notes.
Reel 7 item 14 1936
Box 16: Folder 2: Work and objectives of a personnel manager. Conclusions of a study on rest periods. Suggestions for dealing,with the individual and group problems incident to the change to a product type of organization. Correspondence and reports on the experiment in personnel counseling. Report on employee relations in the automobile industry. Correspondence and report on attitudes of short and long service employees based upon data obtained in personnel counseling. Discussion of rest periods for shop' departments. Miscellaneous correspondence on personnel problems.
Reel 7 item 15 1939
Box 16: Folder 3: Includes final study and a draft
Reel 7 item 16 1941-1948
Box 16: Folder 4
Reel 7 item 17 1943
Box 16: Folder 5: March 31, 1943. Indexed.
Reel 7 item 18 1945
Box 16: Folder 6
Reel 7 item 19 1948
Box 16: Folder 7
Reel 7 item 20 1949
Box 16: Folder 8: Sections of the repovt missing and pages missing from some sections.
Reel 7 item 21 1960-1961
Box 16: Folder 9: January 24- 25, 1961.
Reel 7 item 22
Box 16: Folder 10: No date
Reel 7 item 23
Box 16: Folder 11: No date
Reel 7 item 24
Box 16: Folder 12: No date. Sections of the study missing.
Reel 7 item 25 1944
Box 17: Folder 1: Also includes a counselor's observations on the effect of the counseling activity -in a conveyor assembly group.
Reel 7 item 26 1928-1932
Box 17: Folder 2: March 1928 - March 1932.
Reel 7 item 27 1929-1931
Box 17: Folder 3: February, 1929 - March, 1931.
Reel 7 item 28 1928-1934
Box 17: Folder 4: September, 1928 - February, 1934.
Reel 7 item 29 1928-1931
Box 17: Folder 5: October, 1928 - March, 1931.
Reel 7 item 30 1931
Box 17: Folder 6: Indexed.
Reel 7 item 31 1931
Box 17: Folder 7
Reel 7 item 32 1929
Box 17: Folder 8: Test studies in industrial research at Hawthorne by G. A. Pennock; A plan for improving employee relations on the basis of data obtained from employees by M. L. Putnam; and Changes in industry by Elton Mayo.
Reel 7 item 33 1929
Box 17: Folder 9
Reel 8
Reel 9
Reel 10
Reel 11
Reel 12
Reel 13
Reel 14