Henry P. Huff papers, 1937-1999  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Huff, Henry P
Title
Henry P. Huff papers
Dates
1937-1999 (inclusive)
1952-1956 (bulk)
Quantity
2.11 cubic feet (2 boxes, 2 cassette tapes, and 1 vertical file)
Collection Number
1499
Summary
Tape-recorded interview, photographs and papers of a political and labor activist related to labor, the Communist Party of Washington State and his role as a defendant Smith Act trial of 1953 in the case of United States v. Huff.
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

Restrictions vary. Consult the access restrictions for each accession listed below.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Political activist, labor activist. Huff joined the Industrial Workers of the World in 1917 and was a charter member of the Communist Party, USA (CPUSA); serving in Southwest Washington as a member of the District Committee and District Board of the CPUSA, participating in unemployed struggles, the 1934 Pacific Coast Maritime Strike, and the 1935 Lumber Strike. He was a member of the National Committee of the CPUSA from 1944 to 1948. Huff was also a member of the Washington Commonwealth Federation, and a Smith Act trial defendent in the 1953 case United States v. Huff.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

See scope and content for individual accessions below.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 1499-001: Henry P. Huff papers, 1970Return to Top

2 Tapes; 2 page partial transcript

Scope and Content: Tape-recorded interview, 1930-1955, conducted by R.C. Berner and Robert Mitchell on 12-7-70. Includes transcripts.

Transcribed portion (2 pages) is of Huff re: the dissolution of the Washington Commonwealth Federation.

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

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donor: Henry P. Huff, December 15, 1970

Description
Henry P. Huff papers

Accession No. 1499-002: Henry P. Huff papers, 1937-1999 (bulk 1952-1956)Return to Top

2 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Small collection of typed speeches, trail transcripts, publications, and subject files related to labor, the Communist Party of Washington State, and Huff's role as a defendant Smith Act trial of 1953 in the case of United States v. Huff. Collection includes a CD of photographs.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donor: Nancy Gilbert, February 07, 2012.

Description
Henry P. Huff papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Huff, Henry P.--Archives
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Labor Archives of Washington (University of Washington) (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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