Guide to the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union. Local 878 records
Collection number: HMC-1335.
Creator: Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union. Local 878.
Title: Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union. Local 878 records.
Volume of collection: 1.0 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Records of a labor union in Anchorage, Alaska.
Local 878 of the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees (HERE) was founded in approximately 1948 in Anchorage, Alaska.
The collection contains material collected by Lorena Showers through her years of membership and service to Local 878. Materials include a 1942 HERE membership certificate for a butcher in Dutch Harbor Alaska, meeting minutes, newletters, budget records, bylaws, letters of incorporation, correspondence, board of director meeting minutes, membership meeting records, documents concerning the pension trust fun, documents concerning the health and welfare trust fund, agreements with local businesses, retirees club records, and materials related to the Alaska Alliance of Hotel and Restaurant Employees.
Arrangement: The collection contents are not arranged in any particular order.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.
Preferred citation: Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union. Local 878 records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Related materials: For more materials related to labor and union activities in Alaska, see the research guide: Labor Collections.
Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by Lorena Showers in 1990 and on behalf of her estate in 1999.
Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2019.