Alfred Shemanski papers, 1900-1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Shemanski, Alfred, 1874 or 5-1966
Title
Alfred Shemanski papers
Dates
1900-1970 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.61 linear feet plus 1 vertical file
Collection Number
1313
Summary
Papers of a businessman and philanthropist of Seattle, Washington
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


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Businessman and philanthropist of Seattle, Washington.

Alfred Shemanski was born in Poland in 1874or 1875. He came to Seattle in 1900 and established a clothing store which became Eastern Outfitting Company. He was one of the founders of the Community Chest of Seattle and served on the University of Washington's Board of Regents for 13 years. In 1953 with his wife, Tillie, he set up a trust, the Alfred and Tillie Shemanski Fund for charitable purposes. Shemanski died in 1966.

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 1313-001: Alfred Shemanski papers, 1900-1970Return to Top

1.58 linear feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, financial records, speeches and writings, legal documents, scrapbooks.

The Glendale Country Club subgroup concerns a debt owed by the club and Shemanski's attempt to repay it.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Alfred Shemanski, Jan. 3, 1970 and Herbert Lippman, 1974.

Description
Alfred Shemanski papers

Accession No. 1313-006: Alfred Shemanski papers, 1925, 1964Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Two newspaper clippings.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Herbert Lippman, 6/1/1992

Description
Alfred Shemanski papers

Accession No. 1313-007: Alfred Shemanski papers, 1947-1958, undatedReturn to Top

.03 cubic feet (1 folder)

Scope and Content: Correspondence from Alfred Shemanski to his wife Rose; 1947, 1952, 1958. Also present is correspondence from I. Shemanski to Alfred; n.d.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Herbert Lippman, 1/1/1993.

Description
Alfred Shemanski papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Jacobsen, Philip A
  • Lippman, Herbert
  • Shemanski, Alfred, 1874 or 5-1966--Archives
  • Shemanski, Tillie
  • Corporate Names :
  • Eastern Outfitting Co. (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Alfred and Tillie Shemanski Fund (creator)
    • Eastern Outfitting Co. (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Glendale Country Club (creator)

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