University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division records, approximately 1910-2017  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections
Title
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division records
Dates
approximately 1910-2017 (inclusive)
Quantity
approximately 150 cubic feet (approximately 180 boxes)
Collection Number
UW Resource No. 00752
Summary
Records of the Division
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.

Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, exhibit materials, donor files, project files, manuals, training documents, committee files, subject files, reference requests, audio duplication CDs, and other materials related to the Special Collections division.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Public Records; not subject to copyright. Copying, quotation, publication and other uses are unrestricted if records are open for public release.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 01-012: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1971-2000Return to Top

2.96 cu. ft. (4 boxes)

Scope and Content: Outgoing letters, non-donor correspondence, project files (exhibit preparation and Japanese microfilming);1971-2000.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1999-05-18

Accession No. 01-020: University of Washington, Libraries, Manuscripts, Special Collections, University Archives Division records, 1998-2000Return to Top

1.00 cu. ft. ( 2 cut-down boxes)

Scope and Content: Retrieval request forms; 1998-2000.

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

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

Acquisition Info: Gary Lundell, 2001-01-11

Accession No. 04-077: University of Washington, Libraries, Manuscripts, Special Collections, University Archives Division records, 2003Return to Top

0.14 cubic ft. ( 1 oversize folder)

Scope and Content: Exhibition poster; 2003

Print for the "Vistas of Green: the Olmsted Legacy in the University Neighborhood" exhibit curated by the MSCUA Division and on display between May 1 and August 29, 2003 in the Suzzallo Library Exhibition Room

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: John Paul Deley, 2003-08-05

Accession No. 05-031: University of Washington, Libraries, Manuscripts, Special Collections, University Archives Division records, 1964-2004 (bulk 1982-2004)Return to Top

.42 cubic ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, project files, clippings; 1964-2004 (bulk 1982-2004)

Files primarily document Karyl Winn's tenure as Head of Manuscripts and University Archives Division. Winn retired from the University of Washington Libraries in 2004

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 2005-01-26

Accession No. 05-062: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1958-2003Return to Top

12.58 cubic ft. (13 boxes)

Scope and Content: Curator of manuscripts donor files ca 1958 - 2003

Restrictions on Access: Closed, staff use only

Restrictions on Use: Public records

Acquisition Info: Manuscripts Section, 1978-11-28

Accession No. 11-009: UW Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division technical services records, 1979-2005Return to Top

1.58 cubic feet ( 2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Manuals, training documents, preservation records, Processing Supervisor's files, Technical Services special projects, samples of obsolete forms and handouts. Box 2 contains GENCAT files, 1994-2004.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users

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

Acquisition Info: Nan Cohen

Accession No. 71-065: University of Washington Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1961-1971Return to Top

1 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Records, 1961-1971.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Peter M. McClellan, Records Center Manager, 1971-12-20

Accession No. 77-040: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1960-1975Return to Top

2 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence with Director (1960-74), Associate Director (1960-70), Personnel Director (1973-75), Division Heads Conference minutes (1969-74)

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Richard C. Berner, Div. Head, 1977-11-21

Accession No. 78-014: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division records, circa 1971-1974Return to Top

.42 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence; ca. 1971-74

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Andrew Johnson, NW Coll., 1977-01-01

Accession No. 78-134: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1958-1977Return to Top

8.10.ft. (19 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, subject files (1958-77)

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

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

Acquisition Info: Three cartons from MSS, and Accessions 71-65, 72-33 and 77-40, 1978-11-28

Accession No. 80-011: University of Washington Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, circa 1967-1974Return to Top

1 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Special projects files; ca. 1967-74

Files of the Curator of Manuscripts.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1979-11-01

Accession No. 80-018: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts Section records, circa 1958-1965Return to Top

1 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Manuscripts section's retired finding aids; ca. 1958-65

Inventory Work Files, 10 years; Box 1: A - Holman, Box 2: Houghton - Port *; Box 3: Pratt - Workingmen*

Note: * indicates that box contents were redistributed to accommodate interfiling of inventories received June 2, 1975 per attached listing.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, Curator of MSS, 1972-06-27

Accession No. 81-037: University of Washington Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1950-1979 (bulk 1970-1975)Return to Top

2 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence files of Curator; 1950-1979 (bulk 1970-1975)

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

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1981-04-30

Accession No. 81-103: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1940-1975Return to Top

1.0 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: General correspondence - non-routine; University Archivist 1953-1975, Curator of Manuscripts 1940-1975, Archives and Manuscripts Division 1962-1974

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

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

Acquisition Info: Richard C. Berner, Univ. Archivist, 1976-10-05

Accession No. 83-039: University of Washington Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, circa 1967-1981Return to Top

.63 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence (reference/institutional) ca. 1967-81

Restrictions on Access: Restricted (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1983-08-04

Accession No. 84-061: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1967-1984Return to Top

2 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence; 1967-84

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Transferred by R.C. Berner, 1984-12-01

Accession No. 85-009: University of Washington Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1969-1977Return to Top

.63 cu.ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence and supporting files; 1969-77. Records reflect Mr. Berner's involvement in three University Committee while head of the University Archives and Manuscripts Division--UW. Libraries. Ephemera Task Force (1970-1976; UW. Records Mangaement Advisory Committee (1971-75); and UW. Campus Art Collection Committee (1969-1977)

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: R.C. Berner (23 Sept 1976 and 8 Mar. 1977)--originally accessioned as R.C. Berner Papers (#1869-4-77-11), 1976-09-23

Accession No. 86-035: University of Washington Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1974-1985 (bulk 1979-1985)Return to Top

3.25 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Exhibit preparation files (copies, layout diagrams, planning files, publicity), 1974-85 (bulk 1979-85)

Several exhibits were remounted with slight or substantial changes at later dates (Japanese evacuation, WGM, Scandinavian, and Notable Washingtonians). The WGM exhibit was remounted in the State reception room in Olympia on 4 tables in 1984. Collection Development exhibit (1984) was prepared by retiring Division Head Richard Berner, who did not prepare layout diagrams.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: No source given., 1986-03-01

Accession No. 87-001: University of Washington, Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, circa 1959-1985 (bulk 1969-1983)Return to Top

.83 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence; ca. 1959-85 (bulk 1969-83)

Restrictions on Access: CLOSED--Staff use only

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1987-01-05

Accession No. 87-033: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1986Return to Top

.92 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Photographs, captions, photocopies, and case layouts; 1986

Box 1: Materials from the Richard Hugo Exhibit (1986); Box 2: Materials from the 125th Anniversary of the University of Washington Exhibit (1986).

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn and Kerry Bartels, 1987-03-01

Accession No. 88-003: University of Washington, Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1987Return to Top

1.25 cu.ft. (Manuscripts)

Scope and Content: Exhibit preparation files, reserve copies of exhibit items, 35 mm slides showing exhibit, guestbooks, tape-recorded speeches, and reception photographs; 1987

Exhibit "A Legacy of Public Service" was formally opened at a reception on May 20, 1987. This large exhibit of 24 panels (later, with additional flat cases) documented the careers of Warren G. Magnuson and Henry M. Jackson.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Congressional Papers Project, 1987-06-01

Accession No. 88-034: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1967-1988Return to Top

.83 cu.ft. ( 2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, committee files, etc. 1967-88

Restrictions on Access: CLOSED until processed

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1988-07-18

Accession No. 89-023: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1962-1988Return to Top

.83 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Reference correspondence and subject files; 1962-88

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1989-03-16

Accession No. 89-027: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1987Return to Top

2.10 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Exhibit items for "Finding Aids" case in WGM/HMJ Legacy exhibit; 1987

Contents of "Finding Aids" case for the exhibit "A Legacy of Public Service," prepared in 1987. Includes a sketch of the case, photographs mounted on heavy board, mounted captions, dummy audiotapes, videotapes, and microfilm, dummy file folders, indexes. One ring binder containing a real copy of the inventory to Jackson accession #3560-3 has been removed and returned to the MSS Section reference shelf.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Congressional Papers Project, 1987-01-01

Accession No. 89-124: University of Washington Libraries,Special Collections and Preservation Division records, 1981, 1984Return to Top

2.42 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Minutes, correspondence and conference files; 1981, 1984.

The accession consists of the records of the Association of College and Research Libraries meetings in Minneapolis, MN in 1981 and Seattle, WA in 1984.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

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

Acquisition Info: Gary Menges, 1989-07-01

Accession No. 89-158: University of Washington, Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1958-1989 (bulk 1983-1988)Return to Top

5.83 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, subject series, reports, project files; 1958-89 (1983-88)

Files of Karyl Winn, Manuscripts Librarian, 1970-75, 1977+; Division Head, 1985+. Also files of the Division's Congressional Papers Project, 1984-87.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1989-12-21

Accession No. 89-160: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1958-1984Return to Top

2.83 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, and subject series; 1958-84 (1977-83)

Virtually all are files of Richard Berner as Division Head but some reports are from his early career as Curator of Manuscripts.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1989-12-21

Accession No. 90-109: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, circa 1981-1989Return to Top

.83 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Jewish Archives correspondence, conference files, interview files, oral history releases, and subject series; ca. 1981-89

Coordinators represented include Howard Droker, Julia Eulenberg, and Isabel Stusser. These files were retired after Stusser's resignation.

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

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

Acquisition Info: Isabel Stusser., 1990-07-01

Accession No. 90-145: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, circa 1967-1989Return to Top

1.42 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Obsolete inventories and data sheets, student time sheets, budget reports, and statistics; ca. 1967-89

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Janet Ness, 1990-08-21

Accession No. 91-006: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1958-1990Return to Top

4.42 cu.ft. (5 boxes)

Scope and Content: Reference/institutional correspondence, project files, Washington (State) Historical Records Advisory Board files; 1958-90

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: WA State Historical Records Advisory Board Files (?), 1991-01-02

Accession No. 91-030: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1989Return to Top

3.75 cu.ft. (Oversize flat boxes)

Scope and Content: Exhibit captions and photographs, all mounted on foam boards; 1989

Exhibit "A Century of Scholarship" honored the faculty of the University of Washington during its first hundred years 1889-1989. Ten individuals were selected as representative of thousands of faculty members who have played a role in the success of the University.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: MSS and Univ. Archives Div., 1989-01-01

Accession No. 91-042: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1989Return to Top

[Information not available]

Scope and Content: Photographic plates for production of exhibit poster; 1989

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: MSS and UW Archives, 1989-06-01

Accession No. 91-155: University of Washington Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1973-1974Return to Top

.42 cubic ft.

Scope and Content: North Cascades History Project files including incoming correspondence, ouotgoing correspondence, reports describing repositories, invoices; 1973-74

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: No source or date given

Accession No. 91-190: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1961-1991Return to Top

.42 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Donor correspondence, subject files; 1961-91

Donor files of Karyl Winn, Head of Manuscripts and University Archives division. Most subject files deal with storage and space planning.

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

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1991-10-11

Accession No. 91-213: University of Washington, Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, circa 1960-1989Return to Top

1.42 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: NUCMC reports ca. 1960-89, and NUCMC files from a project in 1988 to add a significant number of entries to their database; 1988

Box 1: Records from University Archives; Box 2: Records from the Manuscripts Division

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: MSS and Univ. Archives, 1991-11-01

Accession No. 91-229: University of Washington, Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, circa 1970-1986Return to Top

3 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Subject series, comprehensive guide files, exhibit files; ca. 1970-86

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: MSS and Univ. Archives, 1991-11-25

Accession No. 92-162: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1990-1992Return to Top

1 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Retrieval request forms; 1990-91 and 1991-92

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: MSS and Univ. Archives Div., 1992-09-08

Accession No. 93-010: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1973-1992 (bulk 1985-1992)Return to Top

2.26 cu.ft. (4 boxes)

Scope and Content: Outgoing letters, project files, subject series; Jacobs Collection administrative files, 1973-1992 (bulk 1985-92)

MSS Librarian/Division head's files. Also project administration files for Melville Jacobs Collection 1973-1983.

Restrictions on Access: Closed until processed

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1992-12-03

Accession No. 93-054: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, circa 1985-1990Return to Top

.33 cu.ft. (2 tubes)

Scope and Content: Congressional Papers poster and original Peaches (off-site warehouse) drawings; ca. 1985-1990

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: MSS and Univ. Archives, 1993-02-10

Accession No. 93-079: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, circa 1960-1984Return to Top

2 cu.ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Faculty Donor Prospect files; ca. 1960-1984. Includes correspondence, clippings, notes, and other items.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: University Archivist, 1993-02-09

Accession No. 94-017: University of Washington, Libraries, Special Collections Division records, 1993Return to Top

.42 cu.ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: "New Worlds, Ancient Texts" Exhibit Committee files; 1993

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Gary Menges, 1993-08-20

Accession No. 94-039: University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division records, 1954-1994 (bulk circa 1971-1994)Return to Top

.83 cu.ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Outgoing correspondence, subject files, project files; 1954-1994 (bulk ca. 1971-1994). These are files of the Manuscripts Librarian/Division Head.

Restrictions on Access: CLOSED-until processed

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn, 1994-05-09

Accession No. 95-096: University of Washington, Libraries, Special Collections and Preservation Division records, 1964-1982Return to Top

5 boxes

Scope and Content: Reference, administrative and donor correspondence (1964-1982) primarily from the files of Robert Monroe, head of Special Collections, 1958-1980. Includes index to correspondence.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Kristin Kinsey, 1994-08-05

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1-3 95-096
Correspondence in alphabetical order
1964-1982
4-5 95-096
Index to correspondence
1964-1982

Accession No. 95-412: University of Washington, Libraries, Special Collections and Preservation Division records, 1982-1992Return to Top

.21 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, manuals, and reports most pertaining to the GEAC library system; 1988-1992. Includes material relating to converting the library's circulation system from a manual to an on-line system.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Gary Menges, 1995-01-03

Accession No. 96-008: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1961-1995Return to Top

6.09 cu. ft. (7 boxes)

Scope and Content: Outgoing correspondence (1994-1995), institutional correspondence, subject series, project files, exhibition files; (1972-1995)

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Karyl Winn., 1996-01-26

Accession No. 96-206: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1992-1996Return to Top

3.00 cu. ft. (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Retrieval request forms; 1992-1996.

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

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

Acquisition Info: Gary Lundell, 1996-12-18

Accession No. 97-013: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1941-1996Return to Top

3.21 cu. ft. (5 boxes)

Scope and Content: Reference requests and correspondence (1985-1995), general correspondence (1977-1996), subject files, Melville Jacobs Collection user files, Jewish Archives project files (1978-1994), and exhibit preparation files and exhibits (1995-1996)

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

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

Acquisition Info: Manuscripts and University Archives, 1997-01-15

Accession No. 97-105: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1995-1999Return to Top

.42 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: "Donor Information at the Time of Acquisition" forms; January 1995-June 1999+ (OPEN-ENDED ACCESSION). See Local Notes for details.

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

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

Acquisition Info: UW. Libraries. Manuscripts and University Archives Division., 1997-06-30

Accession No. 98-035: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1961-1997Return to Top

2.18 cu. ft. (5 units)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, subject series, exhibit files, project files; 1980-1997 (bulk 1983-1997)

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: UW. Libraries. Manuscripts and University Archives Division., 1998-04-09

Accession No. 98-081: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1996-1997Return to Top

.42 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Retrieval requests; 1996-1997.

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

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

Acquisition Info: Gary Lundell, 1998-08-17

Accession No. 98-104: University of Washington, Libraries, Manuscripts, Special Collections, University Archives Division records, 1998Return to Top

.21 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Exhibit files for "Guilt by Association" exhibit; 1998.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Special Collections, Manuscripts and University Archives, 1998-10-14

Accession No. 99-058: University of Washington, Libraries, Special Collections and Preservation Division records, 1964-1997Return to Top

.84 cu.ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Interdepartmental correspondence, reports, lists, survey, 1961-1980, primarily of Robert D. Monroe. Minutes, interorganizational correspondence, reports, and related records of the Libraries' Collection Development and Management Council, 1980-1997.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

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

Acquisition Info: Gary Menges, 1998-10-08

Accession No. 99-131: University of Washington, Libraries, University Archives and Manuscripts Division records, 1997-1998Return to Top

.42 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Retrieval requests; July 2, 1997 - June 29, 1998.

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

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

Acquisition Info: Gary Lundell, 1999-09-02

Accession No. 14-004: Manuscripts and University Archives Accessioning and Disposal records, 1958-2008Return to Top

1.68 cubic feet (7 boxes)

Scope and Content: Charts used to record accession number, date and size of incoming accessions.

A&D charts commenced as electonic files beginning around 2008.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users

Restrictions on Use: Public Records, Use unrestricted when access has been granted.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder Accession
1 14-004
A&D charts
Scope and Content: Charts for the period July 1969 - August 1974 either have been lost or, most likely were never recorded.
Restrictions on Access:
Feb 1958 - July 1969, Sept. 1974 - June 1977
2 14-004
A&D charts
July 1, 1977 - June 30, 1990
3 14-004
A&D Charts for Private Papers
July 1, 1990 - June 30, 1998
4 14-004
A&D Charts for Private Papers
July 1, 1999 - Jan 15, 2009 (end)
5 14-004
A&D Charts for Faculty and Allied Organizations
1970-1990
5 14-004
A&D Charts for University Archives
1970-1990
6 14-004
A&D Charts for Public Records
Oct 1990 - Dec 2002
7 14-004
A&D Charts for Public Records
Jan 2002 - Oct 2008 (end)

Accession No. 14-005: Manuscripts and University Archives Donor Cards and Other Records, 1949-1994Return to Top

1.62 cubic feet (6 boxes)

Scope and Content: Donor cards and other records.

Restrictions on Access: Donor records Closed to all users

Restrictions on Use: Use unrestrcted when accesss is granted.

Acquisition Info: Office files accessioned when Nan Cohen retired. 7/29/2014

Container(s) Description
Donor Cards - Alphabetical by Accession Name
Scope and Content:
Restrictions on Access:
Box/Folder Accession
1 14-005
A-I
2 14-005
J-SE
3 14-005
Sh-Z
Donor Cards - Chronological
Box/Folder Accession
3 14-005
1949, 1958-1969
4 14-005
1970-1980
5 14-005
1981-1994, n.d.
Shelf lists (card files)
Box/Folder Accession
6 14-005
Cassette Tapes
6 14-005
Microfilm

Accession No. 14-006: UW Manuscripts and University Archives Description Files, circa 1992-2014Return to Top

2.42 cubic feet (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Files of the Description Coordinator, Nan Cohen. Primarily planning and committee files pertaining to Description Procedures manuals, recon projects and collection moves

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users

Restrictions on Use: Public records. Use unrestricted when access is granted

Acquisition Info: Transferred by Nan Cohen on 7/31/2014

Container(s) Description
Box/Folder Accession
1 14-006
Work flow discussions
Scope and Content:
Restrictions on Access:
1 14-006
1 14-006
Tech Services Meetings
1 14-006
Description Policy Documents
1 14-006
Nane Authorities
1 14-006
Terms of Access
1 14-006
Guide Writing Policies
Recon Projects
Box/Folder Accession
1 14-006
GenCat
1 14-006
OCLC and III
1 14-006
Millennium (III)
Encoded Archival Description (EAD)
Box/Folder Accession
1 14-006
Archivists Toolkit (AT)
Box/Folder Accession
1 14-006
Oaktree to Sand Point Move
2 14-006
Old Oaktree shelf lists
2 14-006
Interface with Cataloging Department
2 14-006
WSHRAP (Washington State Historical Records and Archives Project
2 14-006
Division History
Special Description Cases
Box/Folder Accession
2 14-006
Washington Women's Heeritage Project
2 14-006
Jacobs Research Funds
2 14-006
Archives of Northwest Art
2 14-006
Scandinavian Archives
2 14-006
HMJ Media Collection
2 14-006
NW Linguistics Collection
2 14-006
Poindexter Processing files
Box/Folder Accession
2 14-006
Manuals and Tools
Lists
Box/Folder Accession
3 14-006
Withdrawn Accessions
3 14-006
Old Manuscripts Shelf List
3 14-006
Vertical File Shelflist

Accession No. 15-001: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division records, 20th centuryReturn to Top

3 cubic ft (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Old datasheets (BDS) that were part of the conversion process of getting information from the datasheets into the AMS. These datasheets apparently had already been converted. Also contains obsolete (legacy) finding aids pulled from Reference room cabinets, including Henry M. Jackson and Brock Adams, replaced by EAD converted guides.

Restrictions on Access: 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.

Materials stored off site; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use is unrestricted after access has been granted)

Accession No. 15-017: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections inventories, Return to Top

19.61 cubic feet (18 boxes)

Scope and Content: Office copies of print finding aids; may include original inventories supplied by donors/transferring offices and other source material used to generate reference finding aids.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use is unrestricted after access has been granted)

Accession No. 15-021: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections records, 2006-2009Return to Top

3.42 cubic feet (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Permission for Use contracts

Restrictions on Access: Public records, but advance notice is required to allow for screening of materials protected from disclosure by law. Please contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for more information.

Records stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records—not subject to copyright. Copying, quotation, publication and other uses are unrestricted if records are open for public release.

Acquisition Info: Rebecca Baker, Special Collections, 2015-11-12

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 15-021
UW Libraries Special Collections Permission for use contracts and corresponding Reproduction requests - Jobs #7351-7899
Restrictions on Access:Restricted.
Dec 2006-Nov 2007
2 15-021
UW Libraries Special Collections Permission for use contracts and corresponding Reproduction requests - Jobs #7900-8499
Restrictions on Access:Restricted.
Oct 2007-Oct 2008
3 15-021
UW Libraries Special Collections Permission for use contracts and corresponding Reproduction requests - Jobs #8500-9299
Restrictions on Access:Restricted.
Oct 2008-Dec 2009

Accession No. 15-025: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections records, 1969- 2009Return to Top

2.79 cubic feet ( 3 boxes plus 1426 computer files (1.187 GB) )

Scope and Content: Records received from Carla Rickerson following her full retirement from Special Collections in 2015. Includes correspondence, reports, project files, and other documentation from Rickerson's time as Head of Special Collections (1998-2009), as well as from her time as the Pacific Northwest Librarian for Special Collections before she became head of the division. Also included are selected reports and project files from Rickerson's work at the Odegaard Undergraduate Library prior to her time at Special Collections.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Records stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records; not subject to copyright. Copying, quotation, publication and other uses are unrestricted if records are open for public release.

Acquisition Info: Carla Rickerson, Special Collections, 2015-07-07

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 15-025
Special Collections - Archival Backups Task Force
1 15-025
Special Collections - Annual Reports
2003-2009
1 15-025
Special Collections - CIA Visit/SAA presentation on CIA visit
1 15-025
Special Collections - Correspondence, Manuscripts
1 15-025
Special Collections - Correspondence, Northwest
1978-1998
2 15-025
Special Collections - Correspondence, Special Collections
2 15-025
Special Collections - Curators Meetings
2 15-025
Special Collections - Development
2 15-025
Special Collections - Digitization
2 15-025
Special Collections - Division Meetings
2 15-025
Special Collections - EAD Proposals
2 15-025
Special Collections - External Review
2008
2 15-025
Special Collections - Faculty Advistory Council to the University Archivist
2 15-025
Special Collections - Fellowship Proposal
2 15-025
Special Collections - Film Archivist
2 15-025
Special Collections - Future Report, Special Collections
2 15-025
Special Collections - Jacobs papers, Opening to researchers
2 15-025
Special Collections - Labor archives
2 15-025
Special Collections - Liddle drawings estimate
2 15-025
Special Collections - McConaghy Report
2 15-025
Special Collections - Manuscript Collections
2 15-025
Special Collections - Minor Repairs
2 15-025
Special Collections - Munincipal Archives
2 15-025
Special Collections - Operations Group
2 15-025
Special Collections - Oral History
2 15-025
Special Collections - PASS Council
2 15-025
Special Collections - Policies, Special Collections
2 15-025
Special Collections - Randlett, Mary
2 15-025
Special Collections - Reference Layout
2 15-025
Special Collections - Reference Meetings
1999-2009
2 15-025
Special Collections - Special Collections Report
1984
2 15-025
Special Collections - Stategic Plan 1999 Unit Action Plans
1999
2 15-025
Special Collections - Visioning Retreat, Special Collections
2 15-025
Special Collections - Wto
Special Collections - Electronic Records
1,266 files (919 MB)
Box Accession
3 15-025
Carla Rickerson - Bibliographic Instruction Coordinator Annual Reports
1980-1983
3 15-025
Carla Rickerson - East Asia Core Collection Bibilography and Conference
1972-1973
3 15-025
Carla Rickerson - Famous Feet Project--Nordstrom
3 15-025
Carla Rickerson - Five Million Volume celebration
3 15-025
Carla Rickerson - Govenor's Writers Awards
3 15-025
Carla Rickerson - Job Descriptions
3 15-025
Carla Rickerson - Odegaard Undergraduate Library Reference Annual Reports 1969/70-1979
3 15-025
Carla Rickerson - Talks and Tours
3 15-025
Carla Rickerson - Writings
Carla Rickerson - Electronic Records
160 files (270 MB)

Accession No. 16-022: University of Washington Libraries Special Collections audio duplication CDs, Return to Top

4.4 cubic feet (18 boxes including 250 working masters CDs and 250 archival copies CDs plus 250 listening copies CDs)

Scope and Content: Duplicated audio CDs created when library patrons requested copies. When audio was being transferred, three CDs were created to be housed and maintained in Special Collections: 1 24-bit gold archival copy, 1 16-bit working master, and 1 16-bit listening copy.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

General Notes: Starting in 2009, sound recordings were duplicated by Victory Studios on-demand when requested by patrons. Originals (usually audio reels or cassette tapes) were brought to the studio and would be copied onto 4 CDs: 1 24-bit gold archival copy, 1 16-bit working master, 2 16-bit listening copies per order. One listening copy would be given to the patron and the other 3 CDs remained in Special Collections. Special Collections began in-house transfers in 2016.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on Use: Restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for details.

Acquisition Info: 2010-2016

Container(s) Description
Box Accession
Box CDA1-CDA9 16-022
Series 1: CD Archival Copies
Box Accession
CDA1 16-022
CDA1-CDA33
CDA2 16-022
CDA34-CDA62
CDA3 16-022
CDA63-CDA91
CDA4 16-022
CDA92-CDA120
CDA5 16-022
CDA121-CDA149
CDA6 16-022
CDA150-CDA178
CDA7 16-022
CDA179-CDA207
CDA8 16-022
CDA208-CDA233
CDA9 16-022
CDA234-CDA253
CDM1-CDM9 16-022
Series 2: CD Working Masters
Box Accession
CDM1 16-022
CDM1-CDM33
CDM2 16-022
CDM34-CDM62
CDM3 16-022
CDM63-CDM91
CDM4 16-022
CDM92-CDM120
CDM5 16-022
CDM121-CDM149
CDM6 16-022
CDM150-CDM178
CDM7 16-022
CDM179-CDM207
CDM8 16-022
CDM208-CDM233
CDM9 16-022
CDM234-CDM253
Series 3: CD Listening Copies -- CD1-CD253

Accession No. 17-034: University of Washington Libraries Special Collections records, 2000-2017Return to Top

9.52 cubic feet (8 boxes)

Scope and Content: Retrieval request forms, 2000-2017.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access, contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.

Records stored off site; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records—not subject to copyright. Copying, quotation, publication and other uses are unrestricted if records are open for public release.

Acquisition Info: 2017-08-15

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 17-034
Records retrieval slips
July 2000-June 2001
2 17-034
Records retrieval slips
July 2001-June 2004
3 17-034
Records retrieval slips
July 2004-June 2006
4 17-034
Records retrieval slips
July 2006-September 2007
5 17-034
Records retrieval slips
October 2007-December 2009
6 17-034
Records retrieval slips
January 2010-April 2012
7 17-034
Records retrieval slips
May 2012-February 2015
8 17-034
Records retrieval slips
February 2015-July 2017

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Libraries--Washington (State)--Seattle--Archives
  • Libraries--Washington (State)--Seattle--Special collections
  • Personal Names :
  • Berner, Richard C
  • Winn, Karyl, 1942-
  • Corporate Names :
  • University of Washington. Libraries. Manuscripts and University Archives Division
  • University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections--Archives
  • University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections--Employees
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Berner, Richard C (creator)
    • Winn, Karyl, 1942- (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • North Cascades History Project (creator)
    • University of Washington. Libraries. Manuscripts Section (creator)
    • University of Washington. Libraries. Manuscripts, Special Collections, University Archives Division (creator)
    • University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections and Preservation Division (creator)
    • University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division (creator)
    • University of Washington. Libraries. University Archives and Manuscripts Division (creator)
    • University of Washington. University Archives (creator)
    • University of Washington. University Archives