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William C. Ruegnitz papers, 1906-1944

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ruegnitz, William C
Title
William C. Ruegnitz papers
Dates
1906-1944 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.68 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection Number
4205
Summary
Forester, labor organization 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

See individual accessions below for access restrictions.

Languages
English

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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Ruegnitz was a forester and a labor organization leader. He served as Western representative for Bates & Rogers Construction Company, 1903 to 1915; secretary and manager of the Loyal Legion of Loggers & Lumbermen, 1921 to 1926; president of the Loyal Legion of Loggers & Lumbermen, 1926 to 1936; and secretary and manager of Columbia Basin Sawmills and Columbia Basin Loggers from 1937 onward.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, business records, a notebook, and other material relating to the construction and lumber industries, including the activities of labor unions in the lumber industry.

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Restrictions on Use

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

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Accession No. 4205-001: William C. Ruegnitz papers, 1917-1944Return to Top

1.47 cubic feet (4 boxes)

Acquisition Info: Unknown.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: for terms of access, contact Special Collections.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, some printed material, and business records, all reflecting Ruegnitz's interest in labor relations in the Northwest lumber industry. His activities as an officer of lumbermen associations and a sawmill are also documented.

Description
William C. Ruegnitz papers

Accession No. 4205-002: William C. Ruegnitz notebook, 1906-1915Return to Top

.21 cubic feet (1 box)

Acquisition Info: Source: Robert Hansen, June 2008.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Scope and Content: This personal notebook belonging to W. C. Ruegnitz contains bids and other materials, such as notes for construction projects in Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and Canado on behalf of Bates & Rogers Construction Company (based in Chicago, Illinios). The bids include details about the locations (highlights include the Fremont Avenue Bridge and projects for the Great Northern Railway Company and Northern Pacific Railway Company), lists of materials and their estimated cost.

Description
William C. Ruegnitz notebook