Donald M. Barnes Collection, 1911-1965  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Barnes, Donald M.
Title
Donald M. Barnes Collection
Dates
1911-1965 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.25 linear feet
Collection Number
SPC 995-0387 (collection)
Summary
A collection of books, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings about the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), collected by Donald M. Barnes, a professor of history at Eastern Washington University (EWU).
Repository
Eastern Washington University
Archives and Special Collections
Archives & Special Collections
Eastern Washington University Libraries
320 Media Lane - 100 LIB
Cheney, WA
99004
-2453
Telephone: 509-359-2475
Fax: 509-359-4840
archives@ewu.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) was organized in Chicago in June 1905. The IWW promoted industrial unionism and abolition of the capitalist system. Violent political action and strikes were associated with the IWW, especially in the Pacific Northwest.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The materials in the collection consist of research notes and materials collected by Donald M. Barnes during work on his dissertation. Dr. Barnes was a member of the EWU History Dept. from 1966 until 1995. The collection also includes pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and ephemera.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Use of this collection is subject to the rules concerning access to archival and manuscript collections at Eastern Washington University. For more information, see: http://www.ewu.edu/Library/Services/Archives.xml

Copyright restrictions may apply. For more information or permission to publish, contact Eastern Washington University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections at (509) 359-2475, or archives@ewu.edu

Preferred Citation

Donald M. Barnes Collection; SPC 995-0387; box number; folder number; Archives & Special Collections, Eastern Washington University.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Anarchism--United States
  • Socialism--United States
  • Working class--Political activity--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Barnes, Donald M. (creator)
  • Chaplin, Ralph, 1887-1961
  • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley
  • Perry, Grover H.
  • Corporate Names :
  • Industrial Workers of the World
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • clippings (information artifacts)
  • ephemera
  • pamphlets
  • research notes
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Industrial Workers of the World (creator)