Pearl Anderson Wanamaker papers, 1925-1983  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Wanamaker, Pearl Anderson, 1899-1984
Title
Pearl Anderson Wanamaker papers
Dates
1925-1983 (inclusive)
Quantity
61.5 linear feet including 18 microfilm reels (negative) and 1 sound disc
Collection Number
0987
Summary
Educator, public official, state legislator, civic leader
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

Educator, public official, state legislator, civic leader.

Pearl Anderson Wanamaker was born 1899. Taught high school and served as Superintendent of Education in Island County. Served as Washington State Representative, 1928-1930, 1934-1936; State Senator, 1936-1940; Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1940-1956; president, National Education Association, 1946-1947; member, United States Education Mission to Japan, 1946 and 1950; president, National Council of Chief State School Officers, 1950.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Personal files as well as subgroups for Wanamaker's Superintendency career, her year as National Edication Association President, her membership on the U.S. Education Mission to Japan, interviews, correspondence, agenda, awards, recordings of speeches, dictaphone belts, scrapbook, ephemera, memorabilia, and related papers.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Wanamaker's rights transferred to the Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 0987-001: Pearl Anderson Wanamaker papers, 1925-1957Return to Top

37 linear feet

Scope and Content: Personal files as well as subgroups for Wanamaker's Superintendency career, her year as National Edication Association President, her membership on the U.S. Education Mission to Japan, etc. ; tape-recorded interview conducted by Frank Morris, Aug 26, 1968 (box 19).

Biographical features are in Box 1, folders 1-3.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Wanamaker's rights transferred to the Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Mrs. Wanamaker, 1/1/1964.

Description
Pearl Anderson Wanamaker papers

Accession No. 0987-002: Negative microfilm of the U.S. Education Mission to Japan (USEMJ) subgroup, 1946-1950Return to Top

13.5 linear feet
9 microfilm reels : negative

Scope and Content: Negative microfilm of the U.S. Education Mission to Japan (USEMJ) subgroup from Accession 0987-001 of the Pearl Anderson Wanamaker papers. Copy of film at National Institute for Educational Research, Tokyo, Japan.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Filmed from originals at UW Library, 12/1/1985.

Description
Negative microfilm of the U.S. Education Mission to Japan (USEMJ) subgroup

Accession No. 0987-003: Pearl Anderson Wanamaker papers, 1927-1983Return to Top

11.00 cubic feet (11 boxes, 1 sound disc)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, agenda, awards, 78 rpm disc recording of Wanamaker speeches, dictaphone belts, scrapbook, ephemera, memorabilia, and related papers.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Donated by James Wanamaker, 11/27/1995.

Description
Pearl Anderson Wanamaker papers

Accession No. 0987-004: Positive microfilm of the U.S. Education Mission to Japan (USEMJ) subgroup, 1946-1950Return to Top

9 microfilm reels : positive

Scope and Content: Positive microfilm of the U.S. Education Mission to Japan (USEMJ) subgroup from Accession 0987-001 of the Pearl Anderson Wanamaker papers. Copy of film at National Institute for Educational Research, Tokyo, Japan.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Received on University of Washington Libraries' Friends of the Library grant, 3/24/2003.

Description
Positive microfilm of the U.S. Education Mission to Japan (USEMJ) subgroup

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Civic leaders--United States
  • Civic leaders--Washington (State)
  • Civic leaders--Washington (State)--Island County
  • Women civic leaders--United States
  • Women civic leaders--Washington (State)
  • Women civic leaders--Washington (State)--Island County
  • Personal Names :
  • Adamson, Hans Christian
  • Anderson, Eva
  • Bienz, Thomas H
  • Boede, Violet P
  • Bond, Elden A
  • Bruno, Louis V
  • Clark, Max H
  • Haddon, Lulu
  • Hill, Glen G
  • McClure, Worth
  • Moawad, E.T
  • Turner, Bess
  • Wanamaker, Pearl Anderson, 1899-1984--Archives
  • Williams, David
  • Wright, P.A
  • Corporate Names :
  • United States. Education Mission to Japan
  • Geographical Names :
  • Japan
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Cain, Harry P. (Harry Pulliam), 1906-1979 (creator)
    • Coffee, John Main, 1897- (creator)
    • Hansen, Julia Butler, 1907-1988 (creator)
    • Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 (creator)
    • Magnuson, Warren G. (Warren Grant), 1905-1989 (creator)
    • Martin, Clarence D. (Clarence Daniel), 1886-1955 (creator)
    • Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 (creator)
    • Wallgren, Monrad C. (Monrad Charles), 1891-1961 (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • American Association of School Administrators (creator)
    • American Association of University Women (creator)
    • American Red Cross (creator)
    • Democratic Party (Island County, Wash.). Democratic Committee (creator)
    • Educational Policies Commission (creator)
    • General Mills Company (creator)
    • Island county (Wash.). Welfare Board (creator)
    • National Council of Chief State School Officers (creator)
    • National Education Association (creator)
    • United Nations. Economic and Social Council (creator)
    • United States Education Mission to Japan (creator)
    • Washington (State). Superintendent of Public Instruction (creator)
    • Washington Education Association (creator)
    • Washington Land Commission Board (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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