Ralph T. Seward Additional Arbitration Files

Collection Number: 5779

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ralph T. Seward Additional Arbitration Files, 1980-1987
Collection Number:
5779
Creator:
Seward, Ralph T.
Quantity:
15 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Records (documents), case files.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor- Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Collective labor agreements
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Arbitrator and mediator; member, National Mediation Service, National Defense Mediation Board; impartial umpire for cases involving the dairy, auto and steel industries, among others.
Ralph Seward (BA., Cornell University, 1927; MA., New York University, 1931; LLB., Columbia University, 1935) served as an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board (1936-1937) and was executive secretary (1937-1939) and general counsel (1939) of the New York State Labor Relations Board. He also served as chairman of the Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Department of Justice (1939-1941), as executive secretary, National Defense Mediation Board (1941-1942), and as associate public member of the U.S. National War Labor Board (1942) before going into private practice as an arbitrator and mediator. In addition to chairing two Emergency Boards of the National Mediation Service, Seward was impartial chairman for the metropolitan New York milk industry (1942-1944); impartial umpire for General Motors Corporation and the United Automobile Workers (1944-1947); chairman of the Board of Conciliation and Arbitration of United States Steel Corporation and United Steelworkers of America (1947-1949); impartial umpire for International Harvester Company and United Farm Equipment and Metal Workers of America (1949-1951); impartial umpire for Bethlehem Steel Corporation and the United Steelworkers of America (1952); and arbitrator and/or mediator in various other cases.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Seward, Ralph T.1907-
Communications Workers of America
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local 827
Illinois Bell Telephone Company
New Jersey Bell Telephone Company
New York Telephone Company
Inland Steel Company
United Steelworkers of America. Local 1010

Subjects:
Arbitration, Industrial--United States--Sources.

Form and Genre Terms:
Records (documents)
Case files


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
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Restrictions on Use:
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Cite As:
Ralph T. Seward Additional Arbitration Files #5779. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
5064: U.S. Emergency Board No. 169 Transcript of Proceedings and Exhibits
5113: Ralph T. Seward Arbitration Transcripts and Exhibits
5328: Ralph T. Seward Papers
5700: Ralph T. Seward Additional Arbitration Files
5970: Ralph Seward Additional Papers

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Box 1 Folder 1 1986
January 3, 1986
Box 1 Folder 2 1980
September 3, 1980
Box 1 Folder 3 1982
March 3, 1982
Box 1 Folder 4 1983
May 12, 1983
Box 1 Folder 5 1985
September 9, 1985
Box 1 Folder 6 1981
January 16, 1981
Box 1 Folder 7 1985
April 21, 1985
Box 1 Folder 8 1984
September 2, 1984
Box 2
Box 2 Folder 1 1982
December 16, 1982
Box 2 Folder 2 1984
April 13, 1984
Box 2 Folder 3 1981
April 16, 1981
Box 2 Folder 4 1985
September 30, 1985
Box 2 Folder 5 1981
April 22, 1981
Box 2 Folder 6 1981
June 22, 1981
Box 2 Folder 7 1981
June 19, 1981
Box 3
Box 3 Folder 1 1981
April 6, 1981
Box 3 Folder 2 1981
May 11, 1981
Box 3 Folder 3 1982
November 30, 1982
Box 3 Folder 4 1982
December 17, 1982
Box 3 Folder 5 1983
January 5, 1983
Box 4
Box 4 Folder 1 1983
April 28, 1983
Box 4 Folder 2 1982
April 10, 1982
Box 4 Folder 3 1984
November 29, 1984
Box 4 Folder 4 1987
February 25, 1987
Box 4 Folder 5 1986
February 5, 1986
Box 4 Folder 6 1984
October 15, 1984
Box 4 Folder 7 1981
July 8, 1981
Box 5
Box 5 Folder 1 1984
March 6, 1984
Box 5 Folder 2 1983
September 20, 1983
Box 5 Folder 3 1984
March 12, 1984
Box 6
Box 6 Folder 1 1982
October 15, 1982
Box 6 Folder 2 1986
January 23, 1986
Box 6 Folder 3 1985
May 15, 1985
Box 7
Box 7 Folder 1 1981
February 18, 1981
Box 7 Folder 2 1983
August 15, 1983
Box 7 Folder 3 1982
January 19, 1982
Box 7 Folder 4 1984
April 2, 1984
Box 7 Folder 5 1982
May 12, 1982 Additional US Post Office information - see box 15
Box 7 Folder 6 1981
March 27, 1981
Box 7 Folder 7 1984
May 18, 1984
Box 7 Folder 8 1982
February 18, 1982
Box 7 Folder 9 1980
October 15, 1980
Box 8
Box 8 Folder 1
Box 9
Box 9 Folder 1
Box 10
Box 10 Folder 1
Box 11
Box 11 Folder 1
Box 12
Box 12 Folder 1
Box 13
Box 13 Folder 1
Box 14
Box 14 Folder 1
Box 15
Box 15 Folder 1
transcripts and information