Henry J. Snively papers, 1883-1930  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Snively, Henry J.
Henry J. Snively papers
1883-1930 (inclusive)
.84 linear feet
Collection Number
3095 (Accession No. 3095-001)
Correspondence, case files, court papers and legal documents of Yakima County, Washington, Superior Court lawyer
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Yakima County, Washington, Superior Court lawyer. Snively was a Democratic candidate for governor in 1892.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, case files, court papers, legal documents.

Most of the cases relate to water (irrigation) and land rights in Yakima County, including many legal papers related to the Yakima Indian Reservation. Three Semple letters, 1887-1888, pertain to importation of 100 Afro-Americans to be used as strikebreakers in the Roslyn coal mines.

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

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Coal mines and mining--Washington (State)--Roslyn
  • Land tenure--Washington (State)--Yakima County--Cases
  • Lawyers--Washington (State)--Yakima County
  • Water rights--Washington (State)--Yakima County--Cases
  • Yakama Indians
  • Personal Names :
  • Snively, Henry J.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Northern Pacific Railroad Company
  • Geographical Names :
  • Yakima (Wash.)
  • Yakima County (Wash.)
  • Yakima Indian Reservation (Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Longmire, David (creator)
    • Longmire, Lizzie (creator)
    • Semple, Eugene, 1840-1908--Correspondence (creator)