Skip to main content

Jeremiah J. Driscoll Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0077

Scope and Content

The papers consist of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and photographs related to Driscoll's activities with Royal Industrial Union (Local 937, UAW-CIO), public concerns of evictions of families from housing projects because of their "over-income", unionization efforts in Connecticut businesses, and state politics.

Dates

  • 1950-1953

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

Biography

Jeremiah J. Driscoll was president of the Royal Industrial Union at Royal Typewriter Company (Local 937, UAW-CIO) which was, according to newspaper reports, one of the largest unions in Hartford, Connecticut in the 1950s.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and photographs concerning Jeremiah Driscoll's activities with Royal Industrial Union (Local 937, UAW-CIO) of Hartford, Connecticut, public concerns of evictions of families from housing projects because of their "over-income", unionization efforts in Connecticut businesses, and state politics.

Arrangement

Series I: Scrapbook (1951-1953) contains photocopies of scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and photographs concerning Driscoll's activities with Royal Industrial Union (Local 937, UAW-CIO), public concerns of evictions of families from housing projects because of their "over-income", unionization efforts in Connecticut businesses, and state politics.

Custodial History

Original scrapbook is presumed to have been in the custody of Robert Asher, labor historian at the University of Connecticut.

Acquisition Information

Unknown. Photocopies of the scrapbook were donated in 2000. The original scrapbook was donated in 2012.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to Connecticut labor and labor activists. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

Title
Jeremiah J. Driscoll Papers
Status
Published
Author
Archives & Special Collections staff
Date
2012 September
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

Contact:
University of Connecticut Library
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US
860-486-2524