To Fonds Description
Amalgamated Transit Workers. Local 107. (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds
. -- 1899-1978. -- 2.1 m of textual records and graphic material.
Minutes and other records. – 1899-1974. – 50 cm of textual records and graphic material. – Title based on content of series.
Regular and Special meetings: minutes and attendance
F.1 Bound minute book, regular and special meetings, April 1899 to March
F.2 Bound minute book, regular and special meetings, March 1901 to Sept.
F.3 Bound minute book, regular and special meetings, Oct. 1903 to Dec.
F.4 Bound minute book, regular and special meetings, Jan. 1910 to May
Bound minute book, regular and special meetings, May 1914 to May 1922
(too large to be placed in a file folder)
F.1 Bound minute book, regular and special meetings, June 1922 to May
F.2 Bound minute book, regular and special meetings, June 1928 to May
F.3 Bound minute book, regular and special meetings, June 1932 to Oct.
1938. Found loose in minute book, all undated: letter to C.
K. Green, one resolution, 2 pages of contract language. Bound minute book,
regular and special meetings, Nov. 1938 to Nov. 1958 (too large to be
placed in a file folder)
F.4 Minutes (unbound) of special meeting, 27 Feb. 1952
F.1 Bound minute book, regular and special meetings, Dec. 1958 to Feb.
F.2 Bound minute book, regular and special meetings, Mar. 1966 to May
F.3 Resolutions, 1960-1964
F.4 Executive committee statement, "Donations to Charity", undated
F.5 Bound attendance register, Aug. 1931 to June 1953; Bound attendance
register, Mar. 1969 to Mar. 1972; attendance lists, 1960. Note: See also
Box 14, F.2 for a 1921 attendance list.
Committees of L. 107
F.6 Strike Appeal Committee, 1971. Lists of donors, strike pay and food
voucher lists, correspondence. Note: There are no minutes. See also 1971
F.7 Welfare Committee, 1971: Applications for welfare, financial records.
Note: There are no minutes
F.8 Education Committee, completed undated questionnaires re contract
Related organizations: Eastern Canadian Joint Council of ATW (includes
F.1-2 Minutes and correspondence, 1973-1974; one b&w photograph of the
Federation of Hamilton Civic Employees (includes L. 107)
F.3-5 Minutes and correspondence, 1967-1974
Ontario Joint Council (includes L. 107)
F.6 Minutes, 1964-65, 1968
Correspondence. – 1936-1978. – 25 cm of textual records. – Title based
on content of series.
Note: Correspondence was found in secondary (not original) file folders
mainly in chronological order although some subject arrangement had been
F.1 1936, 1946, n.d.
F.3 1964-1978; includes correspondence with member and notice of the name
change for the union
F.7 1968-1975; mainly on health
F.8 1975, encl. transit study
Labour negotiations. – 1900-1978. – 75 cm of textual records. – Title
based on content of series. Note: Contains notes, proposals, minutes of
meetings, draft and signed agreements. Cambridge and Mississauga are arranged
separately near the end of the series. Printed agreements complete the
F.3 1919-1921, n.d.
F.1 1929, 1932-1934
F.6-7 1952-1956. Note: Minutes of meetings between management of Hamilton
Street Railway (HSR) and the negotiating committee begin here.
Galt, Ont. (later re-named Cambridge, Ont.)
F.1 Certificate, designating L. 107 as the bargaining agent for Public
Service Commission of Galt, Oct. 1962.
F.1 Certification process, 1970-1974
Printed Agreements between HSR and Canada Coach Lines and Local 107:
Grievances. – 1931-1978. – 12.5 cm of textual records. – Title based on
content of series.
F.1-2 HSR grievances, 1962-1978. Note: Includes some local-management
F.3-4 Canada Coach Line grievances, 1966-1977
Arbitration and Conciliation:
F.7 George Dunn, 1972-1974
F.8 E. English, 1973
F.9 J Giardano and A. Novak, 1977
F.10 D. Northcott, 1966
F.11 Ontario Railway and Municipal Board hearing re application to allow
the HSR to operate one-man-cars, 1931
Finances. – 1899-1974. – 12.5 cm of textual records. – Title based on
content of series.
F.1 Bound cash book, 1899-1902
F.2 Bound cash book, 1903-1904, attendance list, 1921
F.3 Financial statements, 1934-1951
F.4 Financial statements, 1952-1961
F.5 Financial statements, 1962-1969
F.6 Financial statements, 1970-1974 HSR Employees' Mutual Benefit Society
F.7 Financial statements, 1962-1966
F.8 Bylaws, ts., 1965; printed booklet, 1960
Seniority and history. – 1959-1975. – 12.5 cm of textual records. – Title
based on content of series.
F.1 Seniority and assignment lists, 1963-1969
F.2 Seniority and assignment lists, 1971-1973
F.3 Seniority and assignment lists, 1974-1975
F.4 60th Anniversary booklet, 1959, correspondence and receipts
F.5 "Highlights of the History of Division 107", ts., n.d. but 1959
F.6 75th Anniversary banquet and dance, 1973-74, correspondence
F.7 Peter Slee, "75 Years: A History of Division 107, Amalgamated Transit
Union," ts., n.d. but 1974
F.8 Various certificates issued to Henry Austin, 1959-1960; United Way
plaque, 1974; booklet re operation of a trolley coach, 1950
Constitution and bylaws, newsletters and news clippings, photographs and
engraving plates. – 1899-1977. – 25 cm of textual records and graphic
material. – Title based on content of series.
F.1 Printed ATU Constitutions, 1951-1975
F.2 Constitution and bylaws of L. 107, n.d.
F.3 Newsletter, first issue, n.d.; notice of June meeting, n.d.; ts. of
possible submission for the newsletter or circular
F.4 News clippings, 1965 strike; also press release, picket card and two
vote tallies, both undated.
Scrapbook of news clippings, 1971 strike
F.5 News clippings, 1977 strike, Cambridge, Ont.
F.6 News clippings, various Photographs:
F.7 3 b&w: George Hughson, ca. 1899; James Mellwraith, president, 1904;
Bill Allen, president, 1928
F.8 1 b&w of charter. Note: Only top line of charter can be read.
F.9 1 b&w of Sherman Ave. street car with driver and conductor; 1 b&w
of Jockey Club street car with driver and conductor; 1 b&w of 8 drivers
and conductors, n.d.; all photographs early 20th century
F.10 5 b&w of pensioners, 1964
F.11 6 b&w photographs of strike: n.d. but probably 1971
F.12 25 b&w of meetings and voting ; 1 b&w at CHML radio station, n.d.
F.13 6 b&w of groups (3duplicates)
F.14 1 b&w group in Toronto, n.d.
F.15 Negatives 3 oversize b&w studio portraits of groups; one is of HSR
Div. 107 representatives, Conciliation Board at Court House, Hamilton,
April 1918. The other two groups are not identified; n.d. but early twentieth
3 wood blocks containing 9 engraving plates each of portraits of men in
military uniform. Pasted on the back of two of them are Buster Brown cartoons
1 wood block containing engraving plate portrait of man in uniform. Written
in ink on back: " Fred ... who was Vice President when he enlisted in
86 Machine Gun Batt."
1 wood block containing engraving plate portrait of man in suit. Written
in pencil on back: "Albert Gee, member of Executive Board."
1 wood block containing engraving plate group portrait of men in uniform.
1 wood block containing engraving plate of automobile. Written in pencil
on back: "Culley & Breay, Chalmers, 7 pass."
1 wood block containing engraving plate containing drawing of man taking
a book down from a bookshelf.