Charles Horowitz papers and oral history interview, 1928-1989  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Horowitz, Charles, 1905-1989
Title
Charles Horowitz papers and oral history interview
Dates
1928-1989 (inclusive)
Quantity
circa 56.06 cubic feet plus 3 sound cassettes
Collection Number
2876
Summary
Tape recorded interview and transcript, printed materials, photographs a
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

Some meterials stored offsite; advance notice require for use.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Oral history interview, writings, speeches, biographical sketches, clippings, correspondence, minutes, photographs and subject series.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Consult the restrictions governing reproduction and use for each of the accessions listed below.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2876-001: Charles Horowitz oral history interview, 1977Return to Top

.06 cubic foot plus 3 sound cassettes ( 1 hour 50 min.)

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview conducted by Joseph Cohen and Meta Kaplan in 1977; transcript.

Interview includes a narration of Justice Horowitz's life in New York City and in Seattle as a student in Seattle Public Schools, at the University of Washington and as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. Included is a discussion of his involvement in Jewish organizations and of his career as a practicing lawyer and as a State Appelate Court and Supreme Court justice. He also discusses the Reform Community's attitude toward Zionism before Israel became a state.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

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 Charles Horowitz, 12/2/1977.

Description
Charles Horowitz oral history interview

Accession No. 2876-002: Charles Horowitz papers, before 1981Return to Top

1 item (11 pp.)

Scope and Content: Writing, "Life Insurance as Community Property : some practical considerations", undated, written before 1981.

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 UW Law Library, 7/1/1980.

Description
Charles Horowitz papers

Accession No. 2876-003: Charles Horowitz papers, 1983-1989Return to Top

1 document (5 p.)

Scope and Content: Speech and covering letter, 1983; biographical sketch, 1987; program from memorial service including obituary, 1989.

The speech acknowledges the role of Frank Hanawalt, principal of Garfield High School, Seattle, in establishing an emergency student aid program funded by the Saul and Dayee Haas Foundation. The biographical sketch is a lengthy article from "Bar Bulletin", Nov 1987.

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 Charles Horowitz, 2/10/1983.

Description
Charles Horowitz papers

Accession No. 2876-004: Charles Horowitz papers, 1928-1987 (bulk 1969-1980)Return to Top

56.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Speeches, correspondence, legal opinions, minutes, scrapbooks, photographs, subject series.

Restrictions on Access: Some materials stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Elinor Gordy and Caroline Miller, 7/12/1989.

Description
Charles Horowitz papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jewish judges--Washington (State)
  • Jewish lawyers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Judges--Washington (State)
  • Lawyers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Zionism
  • Personal Names :
  • Hanawalt, Frank
  • Horowitz, Charles--Archives
  • Horowitz, Charles--Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Washington (State). Supreme Court
  • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980
    • Corporate Names :
    • Federated Jewish Fund & Council of Greater Seattle (creator)
    • Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle (creator)
    • Seattle Bar Association (creator)
    • Temple De Hirsch Sinai (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Washington (State). Court of Appeals (creator)
    • Washington (State). Legislature. Joint Interim Committee on Facilities and Operations (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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