Harry M. Kenin recollections, 1939-1941  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kenin, Harry M., -1954
Title
Harry M. Kenin recollections
Dates
1939-1941 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.025 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
A 241
Summary
Harry M. Kenin (? - 1954) served two terms the Oregon State Senate, in 1939 and 1941, representing Clackamas, Multnomah, and Columbia counties. The collection (1939-1942) contains Kenin's recollections regarding his service in the state senate.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Harry M. Kenin, originally of Philadelphia, served two terms in the Oregon State Senate, in 1939 and 1941, representing Clackamas, Multnomah, and Columbia counties.

He also "served a term as president of the B'nai B'rith Lodge, and was affiliated with Temple Beth Israel in Portland." He was also a member of the "Portland school board, and on the state's Welfare Commission before his premature death in 1954."

[Source: Lena Kenin page at: oregonencyclopedia.org]

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection (1939-1942) contains Kenin's typewritten recollections (eleven pages) regarding his service in the state senate. The recollections are descriptive, especially in regards to Kenin's first days in the senate, how the senate worked, people he met, lobbyists, and types of bills and legislation.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Legislators--Oregon
  • Politicians--Oregon
  • Personal Names :
  • Kenin, Harry M., -1954
  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Senate
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon--Politics and government--1859-1950
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Reminiscences