Ralph Seward Additional Papers

Collection Number: 5970

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ralph Seward Additional Papers, 1942-1991
Collection Number:
5970
Creator:
Seward, Ralph
Quantity:
12 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Papers (documents).
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Consists of National Academy of Arbitrators (NAA) records and arbitration decisions regarding United Steelworkers of America (USWA), United Auto Workers (UAW), Communication Workers of America (CWA), Airlines, and Telephone Companies.
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. (Ralph Theodore), 1907-

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

Form and Genre Terms:
Papers (documents)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
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Restrictions on Use:
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Cite As:
Ralph Seward Additional Papers #5970. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
5328: Ralph T. Seward Papers
5069: U.S. Wage Stabilization Board 1952 United Steelworkers of America Case
5113: Ralph T. Seward Arbitration Transcripts and Exhibits
5700: Ralph T. Seward Additional Arbitration Files
5779: Ralph T. Seward Additional Arbitration Files

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Box 1 Folder 1 1976-1977
Box 1 Folder 2 1987
Box 1 Folder 3 1962
Box 1 Folder 4 1959
Box 1 Folder 5 1958
Box 1 Folder 6 1960
Box 1 Folder 7 1964
Box 1 Folder 8 1961-1962
Box 1 Folder 9 1962-1964
Box 1 Folder 10 1976
Box 1 Folder 11 1955-1986
Box 1 Folder 12 1959-1963
Box 1 Folder 13 1955
Box 1 Folder 14 1953
Box 1 Folder 15 1949-1955
Box 1 Folder 16 1969-1987
Box 1 Folder 17 1968-1975
Box 1 Folder 18 1964
Box 1 Folder 19 1969-1970
Box 1 Folder 20 1962-1970
Box 1 Folder 21 1965
Box 1 Folder 22 1965
Box 1 Folder 23 1961
Box 1 Folder 24 1962
Box 1 Folder 25 1960
Box 1 Folder 26 1960
Box 1 Folder 27 1959
Box 1 Folder 28 1958
Box 1 Folder 29 1964
Box 2
Box 2 Folder 1 1958-1960
Box 2 Folder 2 1960
Box 2 Folder 3 1962
Box 2 Folder 4 1967
Box 2 Folder 5 1947
Box 2 Folder 6 1957
Box 2 Folder 7 1981
Box 2 Folder 8 1965
Box 2 Folder 9 1980
Box 2 Folder 10 1960-1963
Box 2 Folder 11 1955-1959
Box 2 Folder 12 1958-1962
Box 2 Folder 13 1959
Box 2 Folder 14 1974
Box 2 Folder 15 1950-1969
Box 2 Folder 16 1953
Box 2 Folder 17 1951
Box 2 Folder 18 1952
Box 2 Folder 19 1950
Box 2 Folder 20 1954
Box 2 Folder 21 1986
Box 2 Folder 22 1987
Box 2 Folder 23 1984-1986
Box 2 Folder 24 1986-1987
Box 2 Folder 25 1987
Box 2 Folder 26 1986-1987
Box 2 Folder 27 1964
Box 3
Box 3 Folder 1 1973
Box 3 Folder 2 1970
Box 3 Folder 3 1972
Box 3 Folder 4 1974
Box 3 Folder 5 1977-1991
Box 3 Folder 6 1950
Box 3 Folder 7 1963
Box 3 Folder 8 1962
Box 3 Folder 9 1962
Box 3 Folder 10 1970
Box 3 Folder 11 1969
Box 3 Folder 12 1974
Box 3 Folder 13 1960
Box 3 Folder 14 1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 15 1950
Box 3 Folder 16 1967
Box 3 Folder 17 1959-1972
Box 3 Folder 18 1974
Box 3 Folder 19 1959
Box 3 Folder 20 1948-1950
Box 3 Folder 21 1946-1949
Box 3 Folder 22 1982
Box 3 Folder 23 1962-1963
Box 4
Box 4 Folder 1 1964
Box 4 Folder 2 1964
Box 4 Folder 3 1948
Box 4 Folder 4 1938-1951
Box 4 Folder 5 1965
Box 4 Folder 6 1965
Box 4 Folder 7 1968-1974
Box 4 Folder 8 1978
Box 4 Folder 9 1961
Box 4 Folder 10 1976
Box 4 Folder 11 1970
Box 4 Folder 12 1970
Box 4 Folder 13 1959
Box 4 Folder 14 1974
Box 4 Folder 15 1960
Box 4 Folder 16 1960
Box 4 Folder 17 1974
Box 5
Box 5 Folder 1 1962
Box 5 Folder 2 1962
Box 5 Folder 3 1962
Box 5 Folder 4 1960
Box 5 Folder 5
Box 5 Folder 6 1949
Box 5 Folder 7 1979
Box 5 Folder 8 1974
Box 5 Folder 9
Box 5 Folder 10 1985-1988
Box 5 Folder 11 1976
Box 5 Folder 12 1972
Box 5 Folder 13 1971
Box 5 Folder 14
Box 5 Folder 15
Box 5 Folder 16 1971
Box 5 Folder 17 1970
Box 5 Folder 18 1970
Box 5 Folder 19 1966
Box 5 Folder 20 1968
Box 5 Folder 21 1963
Box 5 Folder 22
Box 5 Folder 23 1973
Box 5 Folder 24
Box 5 Folder 25 1976
Box 5 Folder 26 1970
Box 5 Folder 27
Box 5 Folder 28 1964
Box 5 Folder 29 1965-1966
Box 5 Folder 30 1976
Box 5 Folder 31 1976
Box 5 Folder 32 1975
Box 5 Folder 33 1977-1978
Box 5 Folder 34 1976
Box 5 Folder 35 1977
Box 5 Folder 36 1977
Box 5 Folder 37
Box 5 Folder 38 1976
Box 5 Folder 39 1974
Box 5 Folder 40 1974
Box 5 Folder 41 1973
Box 5 Folder 42 1979
Box 5 Folder 43
Box 5 Folder 44 1975-1976
Box 5 Folder 45 1986-1987
Box 5 Folder 46 1987
Box 5 Folder 47
Box 5 Folder 48 1978
Box 5 Folder 49 1978
Box 5 Folder 50 1988
Box 5 Folder 51 1985
Box 6
Box 6 Folder 1 1948
Bound
Box 6 Folder 2 1944-1945
Box 6 Folder 3 1949
Box 6 Folder 4 1947-1948
Bound
Box 7
Box 7 Folder 1 1950
Bound
Box 7 Folder 2 1950
Bound
Box 7 Folder 3 1949
Bound
Box 7 Folder 4 1947-1949
Bound
Box 8
Box 8 Folder 1 1945
Box 8 Folder 2 1945
Bound
Box 8 Folder 3 1945
Bound
Box 8 Folder 4 1945
Bound
Box 8 Folder 5 1945
Bound
Box 8 Folder 6 1945
Box 8 Folder 7 1956
Bound
Box 8 Folder 8 1948
Bound
Box 9
Box 9 Folder 1 1957-1962
Bound
Box 9 Folder 2 1957-1958
Bound
Box 9 Folder 3 1958-1959
Box 9 Folder 4 1957
Bound
Box 9 Folder 5 1958
Bound
Box 10
Box 10 Folder 1 1977-1979
Bound
Box 10 Folder 2 1969
Bound
Box 10 Folder 3 1955-1960
Bound
Box 10 Folder 4 1961
Bound
Box 10 Folder 5 1942- 1944
Bound
Box 10 Folder 6 1943
Bound
Box 10 Folder 7 1956-1963
Bound
Box 11
Box 11 Folder 1 1973
Bound
Box 11 Folder 2 1945-1952
Box 11 Folder 3 1945-1952
Box 11 Folder 4 1950
Bound
Box 11 Folder 5 1956-1959
Bound
Box 11 Folder 6 1948-1963
Bound
Box 12
Box 12 Folder 1 1950
Bound
Box 12 Folder 2 1948-1949
Bound
Box 12 Folder 3 1946
Bound
Box 12 Folder 3 1946
Bound
Box 12 Folder 3 1946
Bound