Hulet M. Wells papers, 1909-1964  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Wells, Hulet M., 1878-1970
Title
Hulet M. Wells papers
Dates
1909-1964 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.09 cubic feet (3 boxes)
1 microfilm reel : positive
1 microfilm reel : negative
Collection Number
0422
Summary
Papers of a political activist and labor leader
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Hulet Martell Wells (May 4, 1878 - Feb 15, 1970) was chairman of the Socialist Party of Washington, president of the Seattle Central Labor Council, a founder of the Postal Clerks Union Local 28 in Seattle (1908), a founder of the Unemployed Citizen's League in Seattle (1931), and administrative assistant to Congressman Marion A. Zioncheck (early 1930's). He was convicted of sedition in 1918 and sentenced to two years at McNeil Island and later served at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary until his release in November 1920

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Consult the scope and content information for each of the accessions below.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 0422-003: Hulet M Wells papers, 1921Return to Top

.25 cubic feet (2 reels microfilm, 1 pos. and 1 neg.)

Scope and Content: Microfilm of selections from papers owned by Manuscripts and University Archives Division; included are: "I Wanted to Work" (pp. i, ii, 1-311) and "Russia in 1921 (pp. 1-70).

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Microfilmed from originals in Acc. #422 of the Hulet M. Wells papers owned by UW Libraries. Manuscripts and Univ. Archives Divisions. No source date, but acc'd 6/7/93

Accession No. 0422-004: Hulet M. Wells papers, 1909-1964Return to Top

.84 cubic feet (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: The bulk of the Wells papers consists of his autobiography, “I Wanted To Work.” Due to heavy use, researchers are to use the photocopy of the manuscript (folders 2/1-2/7) for reading and photocopying.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Container(s) Description Dates
Incoming Letter
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 0422-004
Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion. Seattle Legion #1
undated
Outgoing Letter
Box/Folder Accession
1/2 0422-004
To Richard Berner
8/11/1964
Speeches And Writings in Publications
Box/Folder Accession
1/3 0422-004
Humanizing the Dismal Science
4/1933
1/4 0422-004
Travelogue of Hell; Prison as Seen by a Leavenworth Inmate
8/1931
1/5 0422-004
They Organize in Seattle
3/1932
1/5 0422-004
Neo-Marxism and Farmer-Labor Economics
2/1939
Speeches And Writings
Box/Folder Accession
1/6 0422-004
From Russian Dictatorship to Canadian "Democracy"
undated
1/7 0422-004
Hello, Buck
1960
I Wanted to Work (Autobiography)
undated
Box/Folder Accession
2/1-2/7 0422-004
photocopy
2/8-2/19 0422-004
original
Box/Folder Accession
1/8 0422-004
Our "Rotten Borough" System
undated
1/9 0422-004
Pilgrims of the Volga Night
1921
1/10 0422-004
Russia in
1921, undated
1/11 0422-004
State Unemployment Insurance Bill
1933
1/12 0422-004
Washington D.C. Notes
undated
1/13 0422-004
The Witch Hunt
undated
Speeches And Writings Of Others
Box/Folder Accession
1/14 0422-004
Address by Edward B. Goltra of Seattle Local No.28 N.F.P.O.C
6/14/1958
Newsletter
Box/Folder Accession
3/1 0422-004
Local 28 News (Postal Clerks Union)
10/1953
Clippings
Box/Folder Accession
3/2 0422-004
Postal Union Activity
1909-58
3/3 0422-004
Mayoral and Congressional Candidacies
1910-12
3/4 0422-004
Miscellaneous
1912-61
3/5 0422-004
Potlatch Riot
1913
3/5 0422-004
Libel Suit Against the Seattle Times
1913,14,33
3/6 0422-004
Seattle Central Labor Council
1914-27
3/7 0422-004
Trial for Anti-Conscription, Imprisonment, Return
1918
3/8 0422-004
Russia and Related Activity
1921-22
3/9 0422-004
Farmer-Labor Party
1926
3/10 0422-004
Aide to Congressman Marion Zioncheck
1934
Box/Folder Accession
3/11 0422-004
Ephemera
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Sedition
  • Personal Names :
  • Wells, Hulet M., 1878-1970--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • McNeil Island Penitentiary
  • United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)