Richard Drinnon papers, 1901-2012 PDF
- Drinnon, Richard
- Richard Drinnon papers
- 1901-2012 (inclusive)19012012
- 3.42 cubic feet (4 boxes)
- Collection Number
- Papers of academic, author and anarchist Richard Drinnon
- University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
- Access Restrictions
Open to all users.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Richard Drinnon (1925-2012) was an academic, author, and anarchist. Drinnon received his PhD in History from the University of Minnesota in 1957. In 1961, while a professor at the University of California, Berkeley it was discovered that Drinnon was the second target of a shooter attempting to kill those associated with communism. During the 1968 anti-Vietnam protests taking place at colleges and universities across the country Drinnon participated in a walkout on Vice President Hubert Humphrey's speech at Bucknell University where Drinnon spent most of his career as a professor of history. With wife and occasional co-author Anna Maria, Drinnon had two children, Donna and Jon. Drinnon died in 2012 in Port Orford, Oregon.
Drinnon's best known works include Rebel in Paradise: A Biography of Emma Goldman (1982), and Keeper of Concentration Camps: Dillon S. Myer and American Racism (1987), working to chronicle the life of Myer, chief of the Japanese internment effort as the director of the War Relocation Authority. Other books include Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building (1997).
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Correspondence, writings, notes, research, academic administrative and book project files from 1960 to 1990.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Accession No. 5779-001: Richard Drinnon papers, 1901-2012 (bulk 1960-1990)Return to Top
Scope and Content: Correspondence, writings, notes, research, academic administrative and book project files from 1960 to 1990.
Restrictions on Access: Open to all users
Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info: Donor: Donna Drinnon; transferred by Mark and Deirdre Lankton, Port Orford, Oregon, June 1, 2013.
Processing Info: Minimally processed by Alexandra Rihm, summer 2013.
Correspondence, sorted alphabetically
Restrictions on Access:
History 205: History of the American West
Vietnam Talks, etc.
History 245: The Sixties
Consensus and Resistance
Countercultures: Old and New Lefts
Clippings: Book Reviews
Michael Drosnin, "Citizen Hughes"
Farmer, John Harrison
Dialectics of Liberation
UC Grad Students
The 'Plot' Trial, R. Drinnon
|May 4, 1968|
Drinnon Family Record/Genealogy
Fellowships/grants (graduate)- NEH
University Free Speech and Free Press
Keeper of Concentration Camps: Dillon S. Myer and American Racism
Notices, Reviews, and Advertisements
Letters about Keeper..
University of California Press
Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building
Facing West: University of Oklahoma Press
Facing West: Pantheon/Schocken
Facing West: University of Minnesota Press
Facing West: New American Library (NAL) and Harper & Row
Style sheet and illustrations
Rebel in Paradise: A Biography of Emma Goldman clippings and articles
|some 1961, mostly recent|
Nowhere at Home: Letters from Exile
Reviews, letters, and current Emma Goldman/Alexander Berkman
Correspondence and corrections
White Savage: The Case of John Dunn Hunter Reviews and Letters
Memoirs of a Captivity Among the Indians of North America Reviews
Rebel in Paradise: A Biography of Emma Goldman
Reviews and Letters
Rights, corrections, Harper contract, Chicago licensing agreement, 1989 copyright renewal
Living My Life New American Library (NAL) contract
University of Chicago Press: reprints and contracts
University of Chicago Press correspondence
Dancing Tribes/Crazy Horse
About Sacco and Vanzetti
The Kansas City Weekly Journal featuring article "Behind the Bars" about Emma Goldman's arrest
General Notes: This newspaper is meant to serve as an artifact in this collection. To read the article please see the scanned copy in the folder 24.
|Thursday September 12, 1901|
Emma Goldman article "Behind the Bars" copied from The Kansas City Weekly Journal
Miscellaneous papers and clippings
Marginalia and Miscellany
Scope and Content: This box contains articles, notes, and other items placed by Drinnon in the books used in his research, as well as copies of significant marginalia and notes written by Drinnon in the back of these books. Sorted by topic, these items cover Drinnon's research on Native Americans, Japanese internment, and Emma Goldman. Also included in this box is, left intact, the most heavily notated of the books, Drinnon's copy of Concentration Camps USA: Japanese Americans and World War II by Roger Daniels. Additionally, this box contains a copy of The Massachusetts Review, vol. 16, no. 4 (Autumn 1975) with Drinnon's "The Metaphysics of Empire-Building: American Imperialism in th Age of Jefferson and Monroe."
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- Subject Terms :
- Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
- Personal Names :
- Drinnon, Richard--Archives