Matthew C. Bates papers, 1988-2002

Overview of the Collection

Bates, Matthew C.
Matthew C. Bates papers
1988-2002 (inclusive)
0.48 cubic feet (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
Collection Number
5782 (Accession No. 5782-001)
Handbills, press kits and releases, and other ephemera created and gathered for aerospace industry negotiations and strikes
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

From 1988-2002, Matthew C. Bates handled internal/external communication for the International Association of Machinists' work in the aerospace industry. Bates was involved with negotiations and strikes at the Boeing Company.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection includes materials from Bates' involvement with negotiations and strikes at the Boeing Company, including a collection of handbills, press kits and releases, and other ephemera that he created and gathered for these campaigns. Major campaigns documented include those at Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, and other aerospace companies. Includes a VHS tape of 1989 Boeing Strike coverage.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donor: Matthew C. Bates, June 7, 2013.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Aerospace industries--United States
  • Labor movement--Washington (State)
  • Labor unions--Washington (State)
  • Labor--Washington (State)
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Strikes and lockouts--Washington (State)

Personal Names

  • Bates, Matthew C.--Archives

Corporate Names

  • Boeing Company--History--Sources
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers--Employees
  • Lockheed Martin--History--Sources
  • McDonnell Douglas Aerospace (Firm)--History--Sources
  • Raytheon Company--History--Sources

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • Labor Archives of Washington (University of Washington) (creator)