Archives Organization File (AOF) Part 1

Collection Number: 5583/1

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


Archives Organization File (AOF) Part 1,
Collection Number:
Kheel Center
120 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Records, 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, Danish, Flemish, French, German, Russian, Spanish


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.
Due to the volume of material in this collection the finding aid has been divided into six sections.
Section 1: Boxes 1-22
Section 2: Boxes 23-44
Section 3: Boxes 45-66
Section 4: Boxes 67-88
Section 5: Boxes 89-110
Section 6: Boxes 111-121

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. Department 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.

Adult education
Agricultural industries
Aluminum industry and trade
Aircraft industry
Agricultural machinery
Architectural metal-work
Audio equipment industry
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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