Washington Roadside Council records, 1958-1973  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Washington Roadside Council
Title
Washington Roadside Council records
Dates
1958-1973 (inclusive)
Quantity
15.42 cubic feet (16 boxes; one oversize folder)
Collection Number
1366 (Accession No. 1366-003)
Summary
Materials concerning efforts of Washington Roadside Council, other roadside councils and other organizations on behalf of highway beautification. Primarily papers of Jack Robertson, but include papers of previous president, Jonathan Whetzel
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
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Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Washington Roadside Council was organized to encourage the conservation of the scenic beauty of cities, countryside and highways and to promote highway safety. They lobbied for laws governing billboards and also promoted underground wiring. The organization began as a committee of Allied Arts of Seattle. Presidents were Jonathan Whetzel and Jack Robertson.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, legislation, minutes, newsletters, news releases, speeches and writings, ordinances, hearing transcripts, membership records, maps, ephemera, publications, clippings. Concerns efforts of Washington Roadside Council, other roadside councils and other organizations on behalf of highway beautification. Primarily papers of Jack Robertson, but include papers of previous president, Jonathan Whetzel.

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Restrictions on Use

Literary rights of Jack Robertson, a past president, transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • American Automobile Association
  • Arizona Roadside Council
  • Conservation Foundation
  • Ohio Roadside Council
  • Oregon Roadside Council
  • Pennsylvania Roadside Council
  • United States. Dept. of Commerce. Bureau of Public Records
  • Washington Columbia River Gorge Commission
  • Washington Roadside Council--Archives
  • Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs
  • Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs
  • Washington State Highway Commission
  • Wisconsin Roadside Council
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adams, Brock, 1927-2004 (creator)
    • Day, Hollis (creator)
    • Evans, Daniel J., 1925- (creator)
    • Mack, George M (creator)
    • Pelly, Thomas M. (Thomas Minor), 1902-1973 (creator)
    • Robertson, Jack (creator)
    • Whetzel, Jonathan (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Allied Arts of Seattle, Inc (creator)
    • California Roadside Council (creator)
    • Democratic Party. Metropolitan Democratic Club (Seattle) (creator)
    • Seattle (Wash.). City Council. Public Safety Committee (creator)
    • Seattle Natural Beauty Association (creator)
    • University of Washington. Governmental Research and Services Bureau (creator)
    • Washington (State). Legislature. Joint Committee on Highways (creator)
    • Washington (State). Office of the Attorney General (creator)

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