Robert E. Kildall papers, 1960-2009  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kildall, Robert E
Title
Robert E. Kildall papers
Dates
1960-2009 (inclusive)
Quantity
23 cubic feet
Collection Number
2415
Summary
Papers of businessman, environmentalist, and park commissioner, of Seattle, Washington
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

No restrictions on access.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Robert E. Kildall is an environmental activist concerned with urban park development. As chairman of the Magnolia community Club he helped promote the development of Commodore Park, 1973, along the ship canal and the establishment of Discovery Park, 1974, in the Fort Lawton area. In 1974 he was appointed to the Seattle Board of Park Commissioners, and served as chairman, 1975-1977. He continued his interest in the Discovery Park project, especially in the environmental problems associated with the placement by the Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle (METRO) of the West Point Treatment Facility, a waste treatment facility, adjacent to Fort Lawton. In 1977 he became chairman of the Clean Water Coalition and the Discovery Park Environmental Impact Statement Ad Hoc Committee.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, minutes, reports, clippings, ephemera, and newsletters.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2415-001: Robert E. Kildall papers, 1969-1977Return to Top

4.11 cubic feet (6 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, reports, informational papers.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

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

Accession No. 2415-006: Robert E. Kildall papers, 1973-1982Return to Top

4.55 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Historical features, correspondence, minutes, reports, ephemera, clippings, subject series.

A large part of this accession deals with Discovery Park. Much of the remaining portion is about water quality and waste treatment.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Donated by Robert Kildall, 10/14/1982.

Accession No. 2415-007: Robert E. Kildall papers, 1975-1984Return to Top

3.83 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, mailings, reports, environmental impact statements, clippings, ephemera4.

Bulk concerns Discovery Park, Seattle. Campaign to save military buildings at old Fort Lawton as historic sites. Opposition to METRO plan for large increase in size of the West Point waste treatment plant.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

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

Acquisition Info: Donated by Robert Kildall, 1/31/1986.

Accession No. 2415-008: Robert Kildall papers, 1960-1999Return to Top

10 cubic feet (10 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, periodical clippings on Discovery Park, Kiwanis Park, and West Point Treatment Plant.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Donated by Robert E. Kildall, 2/8/2000.

Accession No. 2415-009: Robert E. Kildall papers, 1967-2009Return to Top

.51 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: Collection includes news clippings, correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, photographs, printed news articles, lists, memos, reports, pamphlets, copy of "Passage to the Sea: History of he Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks", purchase application, deed, Landmark Nomination Report, procedural manuals, and information on United Indians of All tribes Foundation (UIAT) and the death of Bernie Whitebear.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Info: Ruth Kildall, 2016-01-13

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder Accession
Box/Folder 2415-009
Description
Date
1/1 2415-009
Discovery Park: Files of Ann Mack (1968-2007 & Beyond)
1968-2009
1/2 2415-009
Discovery Park: Files of Ann Mack (1968-2007 & Beyond)
1968-2009
1/3 2415-009
Discovery Park: Correspondence Records (Year 2001 - Book 1)
2000-2005
1/4 2415-009
Discovery Park
1990-2003
1/5 2415-009
Discovery Park
1990-2003
1/6 2415-009
Discovery Park: Correspondence File, News Articles, Etc (2001 - Book 3)
1997-2001
1/7 2415-009
Chapel on the Hill - Discovery Park (Year 2002-2004 & Beyond)
1978-2009
1/8 2415-009
Seattle Beautiful - Operation Triangle Parks + 100th Arbor Day Incense Cedars Planting - Magnolia Community Club
1970-2000
1/9 2415-009
Commodore Park History (Book 2)
1967-2008

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Environmentalists--Washington (State)--Seattle--Archives
  • Parks--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Kildall, Robert E., 1920-2014--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Friends of Discovery Park (Seattle, Wash.)--Archives
  • Seattle (Wash.). Board of Park Commissioners--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Discovery Park (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Fort Lawton (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business correspondence
  • Ephemera
  • Minutes (Records)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Caminiti, Benella (creator)
    • Carpine, Heidi H (creator)
    • Chapman, Bruce K (creator)
    • Dickenson, Calhoun (creator)
    • Hill, Tim, 1936- (creator)
    • Hundley, Walter R (creator)
    • Larkin, Wayne (creator)
    • Pritchard, Joel M. (Joel McFee), 1925- (creator)
    • Schell, Paul E. S (creator)
    • Simon, Elsie (creator)
    • Town, David L (creator)
    • Uhlman, Wesley C. (Wesley Carl), 1935- (creator)
    • Voorhees, Donald S (creator)
    • Wilder, Robert (creator)
    • Wimmer, Thomas O., 1910-1987 (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Clean Water Coalition (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Friends of Discovery Park (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Madison Park Community Club (creator)
    • Magnolia Community Club (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Montlake Community Club (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle. Citizens' Water Quality Advisory Committee (creator)
    • Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle. Council (creator)
    • Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle. West Point Advanced Waste Treatment Liaison Committee (creator)
    • Seattle (Wash.). Dept. of Parks and Recreation (creator)
    • Seattle Art Museum (creator)
    • Seattle Arts Commission (1971-2002) (creator)
    • Seattle Historical Society (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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