Research Studies and Publications, 1947-
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Brief Description:

Printed and duplicated copies of studies and reports published by the Institute and relating to labor-management relations, labor education, labor law, economics, wage data and employment and manpower problems.

The more extensive studies cover Radical and Labor Press in Chicago to 1890 (1949), An Inter-Disciplinary Approach to the Study of Labor-Management Relations (1950), Labor-Management Relations in Illini City (1953-54), Legislation by Collective Bargaining (1951), Channels of Employment (1952), National Economic Planning (1954), Small City Job Markets (1958), U.S. Participation in the I.L.O. (1959) and The Local Union-Management Relationship (1960), reports on joint labor-management cooperation from the Management Education Program (1975-82), and Leadership and Manpower Training Program for Spanish-Speaking Unionists (1976).

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 22/1/806
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Labor and Industrial Relations
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
Acquired: September 1963, November 1997
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Labor and Industrial Relations :

Established in 1945,1 the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations is responsible for fostering and coordinating education, extension, and research activities in labor and industrial relations, including advisory research and information services.2 In 1946, the name Institute for Labor Relations was changed to Institute for Labor and Industrial Relations.3 In 2008, the Institute was redesignated the School of Labor and Employment Relations.4 It offers graduate, professional and extension training for labor, management and civic groups.5 The Chicago Labor Education Program was established to help union leaders improve their leadership skills.6

This unit covers:

-Interdisciplinary Seminar on Economic Development and Comparative Research

-Chicago Labor Education Program (February 1965)


1. Labor and Industrial Relations Building Dedication, November 29, 1962, p. 15.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 43rd Report, March 9, 1946, p. 1031.

3. Board of Trustees Transactions, 43rd Report, May 29, 1946, p. 1112.

4. Agenda Item no. 14, Meeting of July 24, 2008, Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda Items, RS: 1/1/801

5. University of Illinois Catalog, 1946-47, p. 280.

6. Announcing Chicago Labor Education Program, p. 1.

Subject Index
Economic Planning
International Labor Organization
Labor Journalism
Labor Law
Labor Relations
Languages of Materials
English [eng]