Harold Gilden papers
MSGild70

 An inventory of its records at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Gilden, Harold M., b. 1905
Title
Harold Gilden papers
ID
MSGild70
Date [inclusive]
1950-1969
Extent
5.5 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
The Harold Gilden papers consist almost entirely of dockets and evidence relating to labor disputes which were arbitrated by Mr. Gilden. The majority of these disputes concern the railroad brotherhoods, although some cases relate to the airlines and to manufacturing. Also included in the collection are a number of documents relating to personal injury awards.

Preferred Citation

Harold Gilden papers, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Biography of Harold Gilden

Harold Gilden was a Chicago-based lawyer and labor arbitrator. Born in 1905, Gilden received a B.S. from the University of Illinois and a J.D. from the University of Chicago. He was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1928. He became an arbitrator for the National War Labor Board in 1943 and for the Wage Stabilization Board in 1946. In the post war period, Gilden served as an arbitrator for a wide range of boards, businesses, and unions, including the National Railroad Adjustment Board, Armour & Co., and the Chicago Typographical Union. He was married to Elise Byfield in 1939 and was survived by four children.

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Scope and Contents

The Harold Gilden papers consist almost entirely of dockets and evidence relating to labor disputes which were arbitrated by Mr. Gilden. The majority of these disputes concern the railroad brotherhoods, although some cases relate to the airlines and to manufacturing. Also included in the collection are a number of documents relating to personal injury awards.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives 2004-06-23

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Revision Description

  07/16/2010

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

None

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Gilden, Harold M., b. 1905 -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Arbitrators, Industrial -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
  • Chicago Political and Civic Life.
  • Lawyers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
  • Railroads -- Employees -- Labor unions -- Illinois.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Harold Gilden Papers 

Box Folder

American Train Dispatchers, et al. vs. Chicago and North Western Railway Co., et al., 1957 

1 1

Ibid., 1957 

1 2

Ibid., 1957 

1 3

Ibid., 1957 

1 4

Ibid., 1957 

1 5

Railway Labor Organizations Submission of Dispute to Section 13 Committee, 1957 

1 6

Reply to Railway Labor Organizations to Ex Parte Submission of Carriers, 1957 

1 7

Interstate Commerce Commission Docket No. 31876, 1957 

1 8

Reply to the Union Pacific Railroad Co. to Railroad Labor Organizations' submission, 1957 

1 9

Answer of Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Co., 1957 

1 10

Ex Parte Submission of Chicago and North Western Railroad Co., 1957 

1 11

Reply of Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad to Employees' Statement, 1957 

1 12

Ex Parte Submission of Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, 1957 

1 13

Ex Parte Submission of Union Pacific Railroad, 1957 

1 14

Chicago Union Station Company letter, 1955 

1 15

American Train Dispatchers, et al. vs. Chicago and North Western Railway Co., 1957 

2 16

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, et al. vs. Atlanta Joint Terminal, et al., 1957 

2 17

Brother of Railway and Steamship Clerks, et al. vs. Union Pacific Railroad and Railway Express, 1957 

2 18

Railway Employees' Department vs. New Orleans Passenger Terminal, Illinois Central Railroad, 1957 

2 19

Transcripts of Hearings Before Referee Harold M. Gilden, 1957. 

2 20

Ibid., 1957 

2 21

Ibid., 1957 

2 22

Railway Employees' Department vs. New Orleans Passenger Terminal, Illinois Central Railroad, 1957 

3 23

Order of Railway Telegraphers vs. St. Louis - San Fransisco Railway Co., 1957 

3 24

Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America, et al. vs. Atlanta Joint Terminal, et al., 1957 

3 25

Press Release and Report, Emergency Board of the Railway Labor Act, 1960 

3 26

Eastern Airlines vs. International Association of Machinists, Distric 100, 1962 

3 27

Ibid., 1962 

3 28

Ibid., 1962 

3 29

Ibid., 1962 

3 30

TWA vs. Airline Dispatchers Association, 1962 

3 31

Modine Manufacturing Co. vs. Local Union No. 82, 1962 

3 32

Kroger Co. vs. General Drivers Union, Warehousemen and Helpers, Local No. 89, 1968 

4 33

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, et al. vs. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, 1953 

4 34

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers vs. Kansas City Southern Railway, et al., 1957 

4 35

Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, et al., vs. Southern Railway Co., 1957 

4 36

Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees vs. Railway Express Agency, Inc., 1957 

4 37

Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks vs. Houston Belt and Terminal Railway Co., 1952 

4 38

Special brief on personal injury and physical disability awards, 1957 

4 39

Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees vs. Chicago, Rock Island, et al., 1957 

5 40

Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks vs. St. Louis - San Francisco Railway Co., et al., 1950s 

5 41

TWA vs. Airline Employees Association, 1969 

5 42

Railway Express Agency vs. Teamsters, 1957 

5 43

Ibid., 1957 

5 44

Ibid., 1957 

5 45

Ibid., 1957 

5 46

Ibid., 1957 

5 47

Ibid., 1957 

5 48

Ibid., 1957 

6 49

Ibid., 1957 

6 50

Ibid., 1957 

6 51

Ibid., 1957 

6 52

Ibid., 1957 

6 53

Ibid., 1957 

6 54

Ibid., 1957 

6 55

Ibid., 1957 

6 56

Philco Corp. vs. International Brotherhood of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, 1968 

7 57

Sante Fe Railroad vs. employees, 1965 

7 58

Ibid., 1965 

7 59

Ibid., 1965 

7 60

Ibid., 1965 

7 61

Ibid., 1965 

7 62

Ibid., 1965 

7 63

Ibid., 1965 

7 64

Ibid., 1965 

8 65

Ibid., 1965 

8 66

Analysis of records covering personal injury cases, c. 1951 

8 67

International Association of Machinists, et al. vs. Newport News Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Co., 1958 

8 68

Teamsters vs. Railway Express Agency - Teamsters Exhibits, 1956 

8 69

Ibid., 1956 

8 70

Ibid., 1956 

8 71

Teamsters vs. Railway Express Agency - REA Exhibits, 1956 

8 72

Ibid., 1956 

8 73

Ibid., 1956 

8 74

Ibid., 1956 

10 75

Boilermakers Exhibits, 1956 

10 76

Machinists Exhibits, 1956 

10 77

Report of the Presidential Railroad Commission, 1962 

10 78

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen dockets, n.d. 

11 79

Misc. railroad dockets, n.d. 

11 80

Additions to manual on personal injury awards, 1956 

11 81

Our Christmas Disaster, C. Edwin Hair, 1952 

11 82

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