Jonathan F. Whetzel papers, circa 1961-1980  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Whetzel, Jonathan F., 1927-
Title
Jonathan F. Whetzel papers
Dates
circa 1961-1980 (inclusive)
Quantity
18.00 cubic feet
Collection Number
2095
Summary
Papers of a Seattle attorney, state legislator and 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

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Material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Jonathan F. Whetzel was born in 1927. He served as Washington state representative and senator from Seattle's 43rd district.

Whetzel was a moderate Republican who served in the State Legislature, 1965-1974. He worked with Gov. Daniel Evans to implement Evans' legislative program and was elected to Evans' seat. He served on the Seattle City Council in 1977 and chaired the Public Utilities Committee. He served as president of the Municipal League of Seattle/King County, 1978-80 and other Seattle civic organizations in the 1980s.

In the business world, he served as manager of the Bullitt Company from 1956-1968, was Secretary and Vice President of Properties and a Director of King Broadcasting Company from 1961-1973, and was Executive Vice President and Director of Harbor Properties, 1973-1980.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2095-001: Jonathan F. Whetzel papers, 1964-1972Return to Top

1.00 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, and other files relative to his service as a Washington State representative and senator from Seattle's 43rd District.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records 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 Johathon Whetzel, 1/31/1973.

Description
Jonathan F. Whetzel papers

Accession No. 2095-002: Jonathan F. Whetzel papers, 1970-1974Return to Top

8.00 cubic feet (8 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, legislation, reports, clippings, ephemera, primarily from his service in the State Legislature. Box 7 includes several files from his employment by KING Properties, including Okinawa Plywood and Harbor Properties.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Some material 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 Judy Whetzel, 8/16/2002.

Description
Jonathan F. Whetzel papers

Accession No. 2095-003: Jonathan F. Whetzel papers, circa 1961-1980 (bulk circa 1969-1977)Return to Top

9.00 cubic ft. (9 boxes)

Scope and Content: Legislation, correspondence, campaign materials, newsletters, minutes, committee files, and other papers related to Whetzel's service in the State Legislature and on the City Council, the Seattle Planning Commission, and Seattle Municipal League. Also includes a few files from his employment with KING Broadcasting in its Asian timber operations

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records 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 Judith Whetzel, 10/21/2004.

Description
Jonathan F. Whetzel papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Businessmen--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Civic leaders--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Executives--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Legislators--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Whetzel, Jonathan F., 1927- --Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • King Broadcasting Company
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Seattle Chamber of Commerce (creator)
    • Washington (State). Dept. of Institutions (creator)
    • Washington (State). Legislature. House of Representatives (creator)
    • Washington State Research Council (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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