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University of Washington Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom records, 1943-1951

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Washington. Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom
Title
University of Washington Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom records
Dates
1943-1951 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.84 cu. ft.
Collection Number
UW Resource No. 09281
Summary
Records of the Committee
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

Public records, but advance notice is required to allow for screening of materials protected from disclosure by law. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Languages
English

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Hearing transcript, court papers, correspondence, writings. Primarily regarding the the Committee's investigations of six faculty members for the purpose of deciding whether to dismiss them for their alleged association with the Communist Party.

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Restrictions on Use

Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

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Accession No. 70-030: University of Washington Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom records, 1943- 1951 (bulk 1948-1949)Return to Top

3.42 cu. ft. (9 boxes)

Scope and Content: Hearing transcript, court papers, correspondence, writings. Primarily regarding the the Committee's investigations of six faculty members for the purpose of deciding whether to dismiss them for their alleged association with the Communist Party.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted) Researchers should use set 1 of the Hearing Transcripts (boxes 1-4). Duplicate hearing transcripts in box 5 are RESTRICTED

Description
University of Washington Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom records

Accession No. 78-024: University of Washington Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom records, 1948- 1949Return to Top

.42 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Stenographic notes (in shorthand) of hearings on alleged un-American activities by faculty members (1948-49)

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom records