Harry C. Bauer papers, 1933-1978  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Bauer, Harry C. (Harry Charles), 1902-1978
Title
Harry C. Bauer papers
Dates
1933-1978 (inclusive)
Quantity
ca. .75 cubic ft
Collection Number
0874
Summary
Director of libraries and professor of librarianship, University of 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

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Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Harry C. Bauer was born in St. Louis, Mo., on July 22, 1902. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Washington University, and graduated from the St. Louis Library School in 1931. During World War II, he was a combat intelligence officer for the United States Air Force and earned a Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Air Medal. Bauer was the assistant library director at the University of Washington from 1945 to 1947 and director of the library from 1947 to 1959. He then served as a professor of library science until 1967. Bauer retired from the Army Reserves as a colonel and was a Mason, a Shriner, and a member of the American Legion and Kiwanis Club.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 0874-001: Harry C. Bauer papers, 1933-1978Return to Top

.42 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, speeches and writings, clippings; 1933-1978.

Restrictions on Access: Presume open to all users

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

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

Acquisition Info: Harry C. Bauer, 1968-03-26

Description
Harry C. Bauer papers

Accession No. 0874-003: Harry C. Bauer papers, 1947-1961Return to Top

.21 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, speeches, subject files; 1947-1961.

Re: University of Washington Centennial.

Restrictions on Access: Presume open to all users

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

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

Acquisition Info: Harry C. Bauer, 1962-01-15

Description
Harry C. Bauer papers

Accession No. 0874-004: Harry C. Bauer scrapbook, 1953Return to Top

1 scrapbook

Scope and Content: Scrapbook is labelled "Bauer's Guide to British Adventure". It was compiled from dust jackets of books on England and short verses by Bauer.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries. No deed of gift on file.

Acquisition Info: Transferred by Karyl Winn, 1983-01-01

Description
Harry C. Bauer scrapbook

Accession No. 0874-005: Harry C. Bauer papers, 1963-1972Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Writings; ca. 1963-1972.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries. No deed of gift on file.

Acquisition Info: Bruce Harding, Pullman, WA, 1991-09-06

Description
Harry C. Bauer papers

Accession No. 0874-006: Harry C. Bauer papers, 1978Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Writings; ca. 1978.

Accession consists entirely of issues of Prose Bowl, a publication of the Bibliographic Dowsers of America. Harry C. Bauer was president and presumably wrote most of the material.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries. No deed of gift on file.

Acquisition Info: Bruce Harding, 1992-05-01

Description
Harry C. Bauer papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • Prose Bowl
  • University of Washington. Centennial Executive Committee
  • University of Washington. Convocation, 1961
  • University of Washington. Senate. Centennial Celebration Preliminary Plans Special Committee
  • University of Washington. Senate. Centennial Committee
  • University of Washington. Statewide Centennial Committee
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Bauer, Harry C. (Harry Charles), 1902-1978 (creator)
    • Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971 (creator)
    • Smith, Charles W. (Charles Wesley), 1877-1956 (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Allied Arts of Seattle, Inc.. Street Tree Committee (creator)
    • Bibliographic Dowsers of America (creator)
    • Retired Officers Association (U.S.). Seattle Chapter (creator)
    • Seattle Citizens' Committee on Comic Books (creator)
    • Seattle Natural Beauty Association. Street Tree Committee (creator)
    • Tennessee Valley Authority (creator)
    • University of Portland (creator)
    • University of Washington. Alumni Association. Washington Alumnus Editorial Board (creator)
    • University of Washington. Blood Donors for the Armed Forces Committee (creator)
    • University of Washington. Libraries. Office of the Director (creator)
    • University of Washington. Office of the Secretary of the Faculty and University Committees (creator)
    • University of Washington.¬†University Archives

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)