Citizens' Planning Council records, 1959-1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Citizens' Planning Council (Seattle,Wash.)
Citizens' Planning Council records
1959-1976 (inclusive)
5.78 cu. ft. (7 boxes, 1 folder)
Collection Number
4543 (Accession No. 4543-001)
Records of a citizen action group whose goal was to inform citizens about planning and involve them in the process
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Founded in Seattle June 20, 1961, its goals was to inform citizens about planning and involve them in the process. It also lobbied before local and regional planning agencies. It opposed the construction of new freeways including the I-90 Lake Washington bridge. Kathleen Eyre was president of Citizens' Planning Council from 1965 to 1972.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, reports, newsletters, news releases, minutes, membership lists, writings, ephemera, photographs, clippings, publications, and related materials.

Primarily records created by Kathleen Eyre. Also includes some personal papers of Eyre, principally regarding her participation in the White House Conference on Natural Beauty in 1965, and some personal papers of Anne Hauberg, one of the founders of the organization.

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Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • American Society of Planning Officials
  • Citizens' Planning Council (Seattle,Wash.)--Archives
  • I-90/War on Community Ugliness
  • Seattle Planning Commission
  • Urban America
  • Washington (State). Legislature. Joint Committee on Urban Area Government
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Eyre, Kathleen H (creator)
    • Hauberg, Anne Gould (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • CARHT (Organization : Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Citizens for Clean Air, Inc (creator)
    • Committee of 33 (creator)
    • Seattle (Wash.).¬†Municipal Art Commission (creator)

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