PERRY, JEFFREY BABCOCK.
Jeffrey B. Perry National Postal Mail Handlers Union records, 1968-2007

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/s6m2b

Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Perry, Jeffrey Babcock.
Title: Jeffrey B. Perry National Postal Mail Handlers Union records, 1968-2007
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1422
Extent: 116 linear feet (116 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of labor organizer and former postal union worker, Jeffrey Babcock Perry, including correspondence, publications, and research files.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Use copies have not been made for audiovisual material in this collection. Researchers must contact the Rose Library at least two weeks in advance for access to these items. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to audiovisual material.

Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance for access to unprocessed born digital materials in this collection. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to unprocessed born digital materials.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchased from Jeffrey Babcock Perry, 2017

Custodial History

Jeffrey Babcock Perry housed the materials in banker's boxes, which were transferred from his home to the Rose Library by Clancy-Cullen Moving and Storage Company, Inc. Some materials were re-housed upon arrival by Carrie Hintz, Meaghan O'Riordan, Sarah Quigley, and Laura Starratt.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Jeffrey B. Perry National Postal Mail Handlers Union records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Arranged and described at the box level by Carrie Hintz, Meaghan O'Riordan, Sarah Quigley, and Laura Starratt, November 2017.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Jeffrey Babcock Perry of New Jersey is a former postal union member and active member of his local chapter of the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (a division of the Laborers' International Union of North America). He played many roles in the union, including as union shop steward, union officer, and editor of the union newspaper prior to retiring from mail handling after 33 years. He is also an independent researcher, researching and writing about labor and national and international social justice issues.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Jeffrey Babcock Perry relating to his work as a labor organizer from 1968-2007 and includes correspondence, publications, and research files. The collection also contains legal briefs, depositions, strike bulletins, newsletters and other publications, memoranda, buttons, photographs, audiovisual material, born digital material, and research files relating to Perry's work on organized crime and the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA). A large portion of the materials document the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) and the Local 300 of that organization.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by titles created and assigned to material by Jeffrey Babcock Perry.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
35 ADP related
52 AFL-CIO and labor, general
6 American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
5 American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee binders
4 American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and Association for Union Democracy
44 Battle of the Bulk, 1978
115 Battle of the Bulk, 1978-1984
116 Battle of the Bulk, 1978
82 Contract negotiations
96 Contracts, 1990s
45 Contracts, 1990-1991
85 Contracts, 1993-1994
108 Contracts, published
83 Fox, Laborers' International Union of North America, books
72 Fox, Laborers' International Union of North America v. National Postal Mail Handlers Union
80 Fox, mail handler constitution, 1989 election
79 Fox, mail handlers CNA benefit plan
78 Fox 13
71 Fox 14, Laborers' International Union of North America v. National Postal Mail Handlers Union
70 Fox "I," mail handlers trusteeship hearing, 1988
73 Fox "M," mail handlers transcripts
84 Fox "N"
77 Fox "O," mail handlers, 1988-1990
75 Fox "S," mail handlers
76 Fox "R," mail handlers
48 Government regulations
22 Jeff Perry, 1981 election protest
30 Jeff Perry, early union writings
23 Jeff Perry, editor of postal publications
36 Jeff Perry, key union, 1990s
32 Jeff Perry, labor, postal related
99 Jeff Perry, National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1980s
47 Jeff Perry, National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1988-1989
103 Jeff Perry, National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1988-1990
109 Jeff Perry, National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1989-1991
26 Jeff Perry, Post Office strike and other, 1978-1984
40 Jeff Perry, postal related buttons, photographs, audiovisual material, and born digital material
31 Jeff Perry, postal writings with other postal articles
33 Jeff Perry, trials
34 Jeff Perry, union records, 1980s-2000s
28 Jeff Perry, United States Postal Service, 1988-1991
112 Jeff Perry, United States Postal Service, personal
29 Jeff Perry, United States Postal Service and New Jersey International Bulk Mail Center, Local 300, 1970s
25 Jeff Perry, writings and postal articles
41 Jeff Perry, writings and postal articles
67 Laborers' International Union of North America, 1985-1988
68 Laborers' International Union of North America, 1985-1996
69 Laborers' International Union of North America, 1994-1996
66 Laborers' International Union of North America-CNA, 1972-1988
65 Laborers' International Union of North America, history, 1980-2000
107 Local 189, BCCLTC single payer
74 Mail handlers, NAT 1988
102 Mail Handlers, 1988-1989
86 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1970s-1980s
10 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1976-1989
19 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1980s
91 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1983-1984
90 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1986-1989
8 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1987-1988
18 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1987-1988
53 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1988-1991
9 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1989
21 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1989
42 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1990s-2000s
2 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1990
12 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1990
87 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1991-1992
113 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, 1991-1996
54 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, convention transcripts, 1984-1988
81 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, conventions, 1989-2004
51 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, history and addresses
88 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300
97 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300
101 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300
105 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300
106 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300
16 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1980s
104 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1980s
100 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1980s-1990s
14 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1980-1981
94 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1981, 1987-1991
49 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1987
43 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1989-1990
98 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1989-1992
46 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1990s
92 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, 1990s
56 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 Executive Board, 1978-1990
57 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 Executive Board, 1990-1992
58 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 Executive Board, 1993-1994
59 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 Executive Board, 1995-1997
60 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 Executive Board, 1997-1999
61 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 Executive Board, 1999-2000
62 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 Executive Board, 2000-2002
63 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 Executive Board, 2002-2005
64 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 Executive Board, 2005-2007, with binder from 1993
20 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 Executive Board and Local Union Council, 1990s-2000s
15 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300, health centers, 1988
93 National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 300 and Laborers' International Union of North America, 1988-1989
50 National Writers Union, 1981-2004 and Labor and Working Class History Association, 2003
11 New Jersey International Bulk Mail Center, 1980-1985
95 New Jersey International Bulk Mail Center, Local 300, 1979-1981
13 New Jersey International Bulk Mail Center, Local 300, publicity binders
111 One union, labor party, etc.
110 Post office
27 Post Office, 1980s
24 Post Office, 1980s-1990s
39 Post Office history
38 Postal articles
3 Printed material and publications
7 Printed material and publications
17 Printed material and publications
37 Rainbow Coalition and Anti-Apartheid censuses
114 Trial boards
55 Union constitutions and contracts, circa 1985
89 United States Postal Service, contract, 1990
1 United States Postal Service, contract
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