Thomas C. Rabbitt papers, 1943-1961  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Rabbitt, Thomas C., 1905-1961
Title
Thomas C. Rabbitt papers
Dates
1943-1961 (inclusive)
Quantity
.42 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection Number
0753 (Accession No. 0753-001)
Summary
Papers, ephemera and photographs of a political leader, Washington State
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

Political leader, Washington State.

Thomas C. Rabbitt was born in 1905. He was a Washington State Senator (Democrat) from 1942-1946; Vice-President of the Washington Pension Union, 1938-1961; Executive Secretary of the Progressive Party of Washington, 1952-1953; and Executive Secretary of the Washington Commonwealth Federation from 1942-1946. Rabbitt was an air raid warden during World War II. He was called to testify before the Velde committee circa 1953 or 1954. He died in 1961.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, ephemera, and photographs from his term as Washington state senator (1942-46), from the 35th district --Seattle -- and other papers concerning his role as an officer in the Washington Commonwealth Federation and Washington Pension Union; papers on the Progressive Party in Washington State; 1943-1961.

Writings: regarding Canwell hearings 1948-1949, regarding U.S. Senate Subversive Activities Control Board (Velde Committee) 1953, regarding Washington state taxation situation.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Personal PapersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Biographical Features
1961
Incoming Letters
Box/Folder
1/2
Association of Washington Cities
1943
Cannery Workers’, and Farm Laborers’ Union. Local No. 7 (CIO)
1944
Coffee, John M.
1943
De Lacy, Hugh
1943
Democrats. Washington State Central Committee
1946
Railroad Brotherhoods. Washington. Joint Legislative Board
1946
Box/Folder
1/3
Seattle. City Council
1943
Seattle Civilian War Commission
1943
South Central Zone Air Raid Wardens
1943
Box/Folder
1/4
Velasco, Victorio
1944
U.W. Government Institute
1946
Washington Society For Mental Hygiene
1945
Young Men’s Christian Association
1945
General Correspondence
Box/Folder
1/5
Adamic, Louis
1945
1/6
Kitsap County Bar Association
1945
Speeches And Writings
Box/Folder
1/7
Statement re Canwell Hearings
undated
1/8
Statement re Velde Committee
undated
1/9
People’s World Articles By Rabbitt
1960
Legislation
Box/Folder
1/10
Initiative 183 - Resolution to Recommend That the United States Co-Exist Peacefully With Other Nations
undated
1/11
Misc.
1947-49
Box/Folder
1/12
Notes - On Legislation
1945
1/13
Questionnaire-re Fifth Amendment-based Defense
undated
1/14
Petitions Re Referendum On S.b. 379 - The “subversive Penalties Act”
1952
Ephemera
Box/Folder
1/15
Government Publications
1944-56
1/16
John Caughlan Defense Committee
1948
1/17
Misc.
1948
Box/Folder
1/18
News Releases
1954
oversize vf46
Poster - Rabbit’s 1946 Re-election Campaign Oversized
1946

Progressive Party Of WashingtonReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/19
Incoming Letters - Thelma, Dale
1954
1/20
Outgoing Letters
1951
1/21
Speeches And Writings - Statements Of Progressive Party
1952-53
1/22
News Releases - Criticism Of Referendum On S.b. 379
1952
1/23
Newsletters - The Washington Progressive
1949
1/24
Ephemera
undated
1/25
Photograph - Filing Of Progressive Party
1948
1/26
Reel Audio Tape - Rabbitt Campaign Ad
undated

Washington Pension UnionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/27
Constitution - National Federation For Old Age Security
undated
1/28
General Correspondence - Higman, M.
1945
1/29
Minutes - W.p.u. 18th Annual Convention
1955
Reports
Box/Folder
1/30
Of WPU
1953-55
1/31
Of William J. Pennock Association
1955
Box/Folder
1/32
Legislation - Proposed National Old Age Pension Bill
undated
1/33
Newsletters - Idaho Pension Union News
1953
1/34
Photographs - 1945 Signing Of Social Security Bill And 1948 Filing Of Petitions For Initiative 172
1945, 48

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Rabbitt, Thomas C., 1905-1961--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • DeLacy, Hugh, 1910-1986 (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Association of Washington Cities (creator)
    • Cannery Workers' and Farm Laborers' Union. Local 77 (creator)
    • Democratic Party (Wash.). Central Committee (creator)
    • Kitsap County Bar Association (Wash.) (creator)
    • Railroad Brotherhoods Joint Legislative Board of Washington (creator)
    • Seattle (Wash.). City Council (creator)
    • Seattle Civilian War Commission (creator)
    • South Central Zone Air Raid Wardens (creator)
    • University of Washington. Government Institute (creator)
    • Washington Pension Union (creator)
    • Washington Society For Mental Hygiene (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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