Dillis Charles Knapp papers, circa 1920-1981  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Knapp, Dillis Charles
Title
Dillis Charles Knapp papers
Dates
circa 1920-1981 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.70 cubic feet
Collection Number
2902
Summary
Correspondence, writings, newsletters, letters, ephemera, clippings, and subject series of a trade association executive of Seattle, Washington who was a peace advocate and pacifist
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

Dillis Charles Knapp was executive director of Pacific Northwest Trade Association, 1947-1963. Earlier he worked as a representative of the American Friends Service Committee. He was associated with the Rotary Club of Seattle, Seattle Committee on Foreign Relations, Seattle Committee for the Atlantic Colleges, and The World Affairs Council of Seattle.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, writings, newsletters, letters, ephemera, clippings, and subject series

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2902-001: Dillis Charles Knapp correspondence, 1961-1977 (bulk 1968-1974)Return to Top

.14 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Correspondence.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Dillis C. Knapp, 11/14/1978.

Description
Dillis Charles Knapp correspondence

Accession No. 2902-002: Dillis Charles Knapp papers, 1945-1978Return to Top

.28 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Correspondence, writings, newsletter.

Includes "The Wards and the Knapps", a family history by D. C. Knapp, 1978, 395 pages. Writings by Knapp on world peace were sent by him to public figures and various Quaker groups ca. 1945-1957. There is a large amount of correspondence regarding these peace proposals.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Donated by D.C. Knapp, 1/15/1980.

Description
Dillis Charles Knapp papers

Accession No. 2902-003: Dillis Charles Knapp papers, 1967-1974Return to Top

.28 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Letters, writings, ephemera, clippings.

Material in this accession relates to the war in Vietnam. Mr. Knapp circulated his manuscripts against the Vietnam war to various U.S. Congressmen and Senators, as well as local and national newspapers and magazines, and received many written responses.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Donated by D.C. Knapp, 7/15/1980.

Description
Dillis Charles Knapp papers

Accession No. 2902-004: Dillis Charles Knapp papers, circa 1920-1981Return to Top

2.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, 1943-1981; writings, ca. 1920-1974; subject series, 1960-1980.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Donated by D.C. Knapp, 8/1/1981.

Description
Dillis Charles Knapp papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Pacifists--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Knapp, Dillis Charles--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • United World College of the Atlantic
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adams, Brock, 1927-2004 (creator)
    • Bayh, Birch, 1928- (creator)
    • Blatnik, John A (creator)
    • Church, Frank (creator)
    • Cooper, John Sherman, 1901- (creator)
    • Dominick, Peter H. (Peter Hoyt), 1915-1981 (creator)
    • Drinan, Robert F (creator)
    • Eagleton, Thomas F., 1929-2007 (creator)
    • Foley, Thomas S (creator)
    • Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 (creator)
    • Fukui, Fumimasa, 1934- (creator)
    • Goodell, Charles E. (Charles Ellsworth), 1926-1987 (creator)
    • Gravel, Mike, 1930- (creator)
    • Gurney, Edward J. (Edward John), 1914-1996 (creator)
    • Hansen, Julia Butler, 1907-1988 (creator)
    • Harris, Fred R., 1930- (creator)
    • Hatfield, Mark O., 1922-2011 (creator)
    • Hicks, Floyd V (creator)
    • Huntley, James Robert (creator)
    • Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983 (creator)
    • Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 (creator)
    • Kawamoto, Shigeo, 1913-1983 (creator)
    • Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 (creator)
    • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 (creator)
    • Liu, Jung-Chao, 1929- (creator)
    • Liu, Tsung Fah (creator)
    • Magnuson, Warren G. (Warren Grant), 1905-1989 (creator)
    • McCloskey, Paul N., 1927- (creator)
    • McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 (creator)
    • Mikva, Abner J (creator)
    • Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996 (creator)
    • Pelly, Thomas M. (Thomas Minor), 1902-1973 (creator)
    • Pritchard, Joel M. (Joel McFee), 1925-1997 (creator)
    • Proxmire, William (creator)
    • Rarick, John R., 1924- (creator)
    • Robison, Howard W. (Howard Winfield), 1915-1987 (creator)
    • Schweiker, Richard S. (Richard Schultz), 1926- (creator)
    • Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 (creator)
    • Tydings, Joseph D. (Joseph Davies), 1928- (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Council on Foreign Relations. Seattle Committee (creator)
    • Pacific Northwest Trade Association (creator)
    • Rotary Club of Seattle (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Sparkman and McLean Company (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • World Affairs Council of Seattle (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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