Ethan Allen Peyser papers, 1932-1959 (bulk 1932-1953)  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Peyser, Ethan Allen, 1897-1958
Title
Ethan Allen Peyser papers
Dates
1932-1959 (bulk 1932-1953) (inclusive)
Quantity
approximately 4.5 feet.
Collection Number
0620, 1355
Summary
Correspondence, reports, minutes and speeches of a lawyer, army officer, and state and federal official
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

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Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Lawyer, army officer, and state and federal official.

Ethan Allen Peyser was born in 1897. His business activities included securities, real estate, and a legal practice. He was a member of the Washington State Industrial Development Committee, 1950-1951, and president in 1954 of the Washington Natural Gas and Electric Co. concerned with bringing natural gas into Washington. Peyser's government service falls into two periods: 1941-1945 and 1948-1953. During the first he was a member of the Censors Operating Board, 1941-1942; the Board of Economic Warfare, 1942; and the War Production Board whose Foreign Division Peyser headed. During the second period Peyser served on the National Security Resources Board, the agency through which the industrial dispersion program was implemented. The Seattle Chamber of Commerce National Security Division, 1952-1955, was also part of this program. Peyser died in 1958.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 0620-001: Ethan Allen Peyser papers, 1932-1959Return to Top

2.73 cu. ft. (7 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, minutes, speeches, relating to his work for various state and federal agencies and professional associations, 1932-1959.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

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

Acquisition Info: Mrs. E.A. Peyser, 1966-06-14

Description
Ethan Allen Peyser papers

Accession No. 0620-003: Ethan Allen Peyser papers, 1948-1952Return to Top

1.5'

Scope and Content: Industrial dispersion files, ca. 1948-1952.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

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

Acquisition Info: Mrs. Peyser, 1975-05-02

Description
Ethan Allen Peyser papers

Accession No. 0620-004: Ethan Allen Peyser papers, 1942-1944Return to Top

1 doc. case

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, related materials, 1942-1944.

These files relate to his work as Executive Director of the combined Production and Resources Board, 1942-1944.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Mrs. E.A. Peyser, 1975-09-29

Description
Ethan Allen Peyser papers

Accession No. 1355-001: Ethan Allen Peyser papers, 1944-1951Return to Top

4"

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, brochures and ephemera, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, 1944-1951.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

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

Acquisition Info: Gift of Mrs. Peyser, 1970-04-29

Description
Ethan Allen Peyser papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Beck, David (Dave) Daniel
  • Dewey, Thomas Edmund, 1902-
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Newspaper Guild
  • Communist Party of the United States of America
  • Henry M. Jackson Foundation
  • Northwest Seminar of International Law
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
  • U.S. Combined Production and Resources Board
  • U.S. Economic Warfare Board
  • U.S. National Security Resources Board
  • U.S. President. Soviet Protocol Committee
  • U.S. War Production Board
  • United Nations. Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Bailey, James M. (James Montgomery), 1841-1894 (creator)
    • Beebe, Albert H. (Albert Henry), b. 1878 (creator)
    • Coffee, John Main, 1897- (creator)
    • Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 (creator)
    • Gorrie, Jack Osborne, 1911- (creator)
    • Langlie, Arthur B. (Arthur Bernard), 1900-1966 (creator)
    • Lord, Royal B. (Royal Bertram), 1899-1963 (creator)
    • Peyser, Ethan Allen, 1897-1958 (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Puget Sound Navigation Company (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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