Short Course, Conference & Institute Publications, 1947-72, 1985-
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Brief Description: Printed and duplicated announcements, lectures, programs, manuals, proceedings, and summaries from short courses for supervisors and managers (1947); conferences on collective bargaining, pensions (1951, 1953), Union Health programs, human relations (Record Series 9/10/810), Teaching of Industrial Relations and Labor Economics (1949-50), and concepts of management (1965); training programs for United Auto Workers (1951) and machinists; manpower training (1969); Laundry Workers' institute (1948), grievance arbitration (1972), and hazardous waste workers (1985);  and summer school for International Chemical Works Union (1951-55) and American Federation of Labor (1954-55).  Also includes ILIR faculty/staff retreat materials (1995, 1997) and Center for Human Resources Management materials (1999-2003).
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: 22/1/815
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Labor and Industrial Relations
Volume: 1.5 cubic feet
Acquired: September 1963;3/11/2008
Arrangement: Chronologically
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
Collective Bargaining
Extension Education
Labor and Industrial Relations, Institute of
Languages of Materials
English [eng]