Municipal League of Seattle and King County records, 1894-2010  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Municipal League of Seattle and King County
Title
Municipal League of Seattle and King County records
Dates
1894-2010 (inclusive)
Quantity
122.34 cubic feet
Collection Number
0472
Summary
Records of a civic organization of Seattle formed for municipan reform
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

Consult the access restrictions information for each of the accessions listed below.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Municipal League of Seattle and King County was organized in 1910. The purpose of the organization was municipal reform.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 0472-001: Municipal League of Seattle and King County records, 1894-1969Return to Top

31.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence and ephemera 1894, 1904, 1910-1960.

Correspondence and related items of Howard A. Adams.

Ephemera, 1947-1969.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Gift of the Municipal League Office, 6/25/1964.

Accession No. 0472-004: Municipal League of Seattle and King County records, 1934-1971Return to Top

14.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Reports, correspondence, financial records, minutes, ephemera, maps.

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 Municipal League, 5/28/1975.

Accession No. 0472-005: Municipal League of Seattle and King County records, circa 1969-1975Return to Top

5.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, financial records.

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 Municipal League, 8/6/1975.

Accession No. 0472-006: Municipal League of Seattle and King County records, 1940-1976Return to Top

2.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Municipal news, correspondence, legislation.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Accession No. 0472-007: Municipal League of Seattle and King County records, circa 1950-1976Return to Top

5.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Subject files, ephemera ca. 1950-1974; Royer news commentaries (transcripts), 1970-1976.

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 Municipal League, 1/9/1978.

Accession No. 0472-008: Municipal League of Seattle and King County records, 1911-1976Return to Top

5.00 cubic feet (5 cartons)

Scope and Content: Reports, minutes, clippings, memoranda, correspondence.

Master file of all mimeographed material - committee minutes, reports, League position statements - issued by League, 1942-1968. Box 4 contains typescript of Virgil G. Bogue's Seattle Municipal Plans Commission, 1911. A scrapbook of clippings documents the County Home Rule referendum campaign of 1948, which, when passed, allowed for the establishment of independent county governments.

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 Municipal League, 1/15/1980.

Accession No. 0472-009: Municipal League of Seattle and King County records, 1911-1985Return to Top

34.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, candidate evaluation files, issue files, newsletters, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks of clippings.

Minutes of Board, Executive Committee, and numerous other committees, 1920-1983. Candidate Evaluation Files 1934-1985 are for selected candidates. Issue Files include documentation on school desegregation in Seattle ca. 1977-1978.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.

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 Municipal League, 12/19/1989.

Accession No. 0472-010: Municipal League of Seattle and King County records, 1945-2000 (bulk circa 1975-1996)Return to Top

19.34 cubic feet (19 boxes and 2 tubes)

Scope and Content: Issue files on various urban topics in the greater Seattle area, but especially transportation (rapid transit proposals, the West Seattle bridge); minutes, correspondence, candidate evaluation files.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.

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 Municipal League, 10/12/2000.

Accession No. 0472-011: Municipal League of Seattle and King County records, 1950-2010 (bulk 1980-2000)Return to Top

7 cubic feet (7 boxes)

Scope and Content: Organizational documents, strategic planning records, meeting minutes, agendas, reports, writings, publications, newsletters, video and audio recordings

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: Donor: Donna Gordon, December 26, 2012.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder Accession
1 0472-011
box-folder-folder Accession
1/1 0472-011
Positions, reports, and issue watch
Box/Folder
1/2 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Reports
1990-2010
1/3 0472-011
Election Watch
1992, 1995-1998
1/4 0472-011
Municipal News
January 9, 1967, 1974-1976
1/5 0472-011
Municipal News
1977-1979
1/6 0472-011
Municipal News
1980-1982
1/7 0472-011
Municipal News
1983-1989
1/8 0472-011
Issue Watch/Brief
November 1985-Autumn 1987
1/9 0472-011
Issue Watch/Brief
Sprint 1988-December 1990
1/10 0472-011
Issue Watch/Brief
January 1991-August 1999
1/11 0472-011
Municipal News
December 1993-July 1998
1/12 0472-011
Municipal News
January 2000-October 2010
1/13 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
1994
1/14 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Notebook
1994
1/15 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
1995
1/16 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Notebook
1995
1/17 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Shoreline
1995
1/18 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
1996
1/19 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Notebook volume 1
1996
1/20 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Notebook volume 2
1996
1/21 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
1997
1/22 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Notebook
1997
1/23 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
1998
1/24 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Notebook
1998
1/25 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
1999
1/26 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Notebook
1999
1/27 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
2000
1/28 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Notebook
2000
1/29 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
2001
2 0472-011
box-folder-folder Accession
2/1 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January - June 1986
Box/Folder
2/2 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-November 1986
2/3 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-June 1987
2/4 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-December 1987
2/5 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-June 1989
2/6 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-December 1989
2/7 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-June 1990
2/8 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-September 1990
2/9 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
September-December 1990
2/10 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-June 1991
2/11 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-December 1991
2/12 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-March 1992
2/13 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
April-June 1992
2/14 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-December 1992
2/15 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
April 1993
2/16 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-August-1993
2/17 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
September-December 1993
2/18 0472-011
Eastside Board Agenda Packets and Minutes
1986
2/19 0472-011
Eastside Board Agenda Packets and Minutes
1986
3 0472-011
box-folder-folder Accession
3/1 0472-011
Executive Committee Minutes
1994
Box/Folder
3/2 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-March 1994
3/3 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
April-June 1994
3/4 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-September 1994
3/5 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
October-December 1994
3/6 0472-011
New Board Notebook
1994
3/7 0472-011
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
1995
3/8 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-March 1995
3/9 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
April-June 1995
3/10 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-September 1995
3/11 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
October-December 1995
3/12 0472-011
Executive Committee Minutes
1996
3/13 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-March 1996
3/14 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
April-June 1996
3/15 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-December 1996
3/16 0472-011
Executive Committee Minutes
1997
3/17 0472-011
Executive Committee Minutes
1998
3/18 0472-011
Executive Committee Minutes
1999
4 0472-011
box-folder-folder Accession
4/1 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-June 1997
Box/Folder
4/2 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-December 1997
4/3 0472-011
Board Strategic Planning Folder 1
1997
4/4 0472-011
Board Strategic Planning Folder 2
1997
4/5 0472-011
New Board Notebook
1998
4/6 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-March 1998
4/7 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
April-December 1998
4/8 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-May 1999
4/9 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
June-November 1999
4/10 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
October-December 1999
4/11 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
January-June 2000
4/12 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
July-August 2000
4/13 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets
September-December 2000
4/14 0472-011
New Board Notebook
2002
4/15 0472-011
Board Agenda and Minutes
Februaru-March 2003
4/16 0472-011
New Board Notebook
2004
4/17 0472-011
Board Minutes (Board, Executive Committee, Foundation)
2004
4/18 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets and Minutes
January-March 2005
4/19 0472-011
Board Agenda Packets and Minutes
April-August 2005
4/20 0472-011
Board Minutes (Board, Executive Committee, Foundation)
2006
4/21 0472-011
Board Minutes (Board, Executive Committee, Foundation)
2007
4/22 0472-011
Board Minutes (Board, Executive Committee, Foundation)
2008
5 0472-011
box-folder-folder Accession
5/1 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
2002
Box/Folder
5/2 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
2003
5/3 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
2004
5/4 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
2008
5/5 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee
2009
5/6 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Notebook
2010
5/7 0472-011
Civic Scholar
1994-1999
5/8 0472-011
Civic Award Finances
1997-1999, 2004
5/9 0472-011
Civic Awards Invitations/Programs
1988, 1990, 1993-95, 1997-2000,2003-2006, 2008-2010
5/10 0472-011
Bainbridge Island Municipal League
1993
5/11 0472-011
Municipal League of Tacoma/Pierce County
1996-1997
5/12 0472-011
Bellevue Municipal League [legal size folder]
1954-1955
5/13 0472-011
King County Revelle address to Eastside Municipal League
1982
5/14 0472-011
Municipal League Study [budgeting, membership, operations]
1978
5/15 0472-011
Committees Membership Lists
1966-1967
5/16 0472-011
League By-Laws (1971, 1976, 1981), Standing Rules (1978, 1981), Standing Rules for Candidate Evaluation Committee (1980), Advisory Council By-Laws (1978)
1971-1981
5/17 0472-011
Redmond Governance Study
1990-1991
5/18 0472-011
Growth Challenge Folder 1
1989-1990
5/19 0472-011
Growth Challenge Folder 2
1989-1990
5/20 0472-011
Report- The Growth Challenge
1990
5/21 0472-011
Report- Growth Management Committee
1991
5/22 0472-011
Open and Accountable Government Committee (Governance)
1990
5/23 0472-011
Project- Governance Planning II
1989-1990
5/24 0472-011
Project- Regional Governance Summit
1991
5/25 0472-011
Committee- County Oversight
1991
5/26 0472-011
Seattle 2000
1986-1987
5/27 0472-011
Taking the Pulse
2000-2001
5/28 0472-011
Transportation Committee
1992
5/29 0472-011
V.O.T.E.
1992
5/30 0472-011
Myths and Facts about Growth Management
1991
5/31 0472-011
Government Structure Committee- Bellevue
1987
5/32 0472-011
Report to the King County Council on the General Development Guide Review Process
1984
5/33 0472-011
Unincorporated Areas Committee Final Report
1991
5/34 0472-011
Voting Records in King County Governements Draft Report
1979
5/35 0472-011
Review and Evaluation- Program Budget (king County)
1973
5/36 0472-011
Review and Evaluation- Proposed Annual Budget (City of Seattle)
1973
5/37 0472-011
Lake Union: Selected Writings [on Lake Union Review District]
1973
5/38 0472-011
Are We Going Dry? An Examination of Regional Water Supply and Governance
1994
5/39 0472-011
Enhancing the Port of Seattle's Accountability to the Public
1993
5/40 0472-011
The Growth Challenge Project
1996
5/41 0472-011
King County Governance Reform: A Report to the Washington State Legislature
1992
5/42 0472-011
King County Governance Reform
1991
6 0472-011
box-folder-folder Accession
6/1 0472-011
Collection- Various Histories of the League
Scope and Content: 1910-1985 75 Years of Citizenship—The Municipal League of Seattle and King County—A History by Walt Crowley
1985
Box/Folder
6/2 0472-011
Collection—Various indexes of League positions, reports, Issue/Watch
1950-1994
6/3 0472-011
Collection—James R. Ellis
Scope and Content: "A Plan for Seattle’s Future" (speech 1978), Survival Tips for Part-Time Activities: Reflections on Lawyers and Reform, "Regional Citizenship" (1989), "A Cause Waiting for Rebellion" (1966).
1966-1989
6/4 0472-011
Bill Massey Papers, Folder 1
6/5 0472-011
Bill Massey Papers, Folder 2
6/6 0472-011
What League Has Done for You to Improve Local Government
1967
6/7 0472-011
Comments on the 1982 Downtown Alternative Plan
1982
6/8 0472-011
Integrated Financial System
1977
6/9 0472-011
Seattle Energy Policies
1976
6/10 0472-011
Capital Works Projects (King County, City of Seattle, Port of Seattle, Metro, Seattle School District) Researched 1980, Update 1982
1980-1982
6/11 0472-011
The King County Jail: A Time to Act
1980
6/12 0472-011
Seattle 2000 Revisited Vol. II
1987
6/13 0472-011
Municipal League's Transportation Task Force
1987
6/14 0472-011
How Seattle Hires Consultants: A Scandal in the Making
1978
6/15 0472-011
Good Budgets
Winter 1999
6/16 0472-011
Civic Leadership Campaign
1997
6/17 0472-011
Setting Regional Priorities: Tools for Planning and Choosing Capital Projects
1987
6/18 0472-011
Municipal League Transportation Committee Report
1993
6/19 0472-011
Statement on Regional Policy Committees
1994
6/20 0472-011
On the Need for New Leadership at Seattle City Light
2003
6/21 0472-011
Transit Planning in Metropolitan Seattle: An Historical Perspective (Richard Malm, University of Washington)
1983
6/22 0472-011
Issue—03 City Light
6/23 0472-011
Project- Sounding Board
1992
6/24 0472-011
Unincorporated Areas Committee Report
1991
6/25 0472-011
Ballot Issues Committee
1991
6/26 0472-011
Ballot Issues Committee
1992
6/27 0472-011
City Light Bond
2002
6/28 0472-011
Initiative 602
1993
6/29 0472-011
Initiative 593
1993
6/30 0472-011
King County Jail background
1981-1983
6/31 0472-011
Port of Seattle background
1981-1982
6/32 0472-011
Metro Transition (Metro 1990)
1980-1981
6/33 0472-011
Metropolitan Study Commission
1975
6/34 0472-011
Seattle Budget Levy Lid Lift
1982
6/35 0472-011
Without a Court Order: The Desegregation of Seattle Schools 1981 Issue—2000 Regional Transit System Prop 1
1981
6/36 0472-011
2000 Regional Transit System Prop 1
2000
6/37 0472-011
Report of the Citizens’ Summit on Regional Transit Summary
1993
6/38 0472-011
Regional Governance
2004
Box
7 0472-011
Audio/Visual Materials
Box Accession
7 0472-011
VHS Tapes
Box Accession
7 0472-011
Civic Awards News 10:00 pm KSTW (marked KIRO on tape)
June 27, 1997
7 0472-011
“Issue Watch” Municipal League/KCTS-TV9
April-July 1986
7 0472-011
Municipal League Mayoral Interviews, 8/12/??, 1:06:00, Played on/taped by TVW
1998 or 1999
7 0472-011
Municipal League Mayor Interview, 8/13/??, 44:30, Played on/taped by TVW
1998 or 1999
7 0472-011
Municipal League Candidates, 8/14/??, 21:30, Played on/taped by TVW (probably 1998-99)
1998 or 1999
7 0472-011
Civic Awards Luncheon, 1:02:00, TVW
May 1, 1999
7 0472-011
How to Research and Rate Candidates, 1:05:45, TVW
July 24, 2000
7 0472-011
Researching of Candidates Continued, 0:34:45, TVW
July 24, 2000
7 0472-011
Issues Training Session, 1:26:32, tape 1 of 2, TVW
July 26, 2000
7 0472-011
Issues Training Session, 1:28:59, tape 2 of 2, TVW
July 26, 2000
7 0472-011
Audio tape on reel
Box Accession
7 0472-011
“Political Gain” :60 Radio spot, Mono 7 ½ tape
Fall 1995
7 0472-011
Camcorder Tape
Box Accession
7 0472-011
Civic Awards
1995
7 0472-011
DVD
Box Accession
7 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Training/Issues Training, 165 Minutes
2005
7 0472-011
Municipal League Centennial Anniversary Video
March 18, 2010
7 0472-011
Audio Cassettes
Box Accession
7 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Training Day, Tape 1 of 2
July 20, 2005
7 0472-011
Candidate Evaluation Committee Training Day, Tape 2 of 2
July 20, 2005
7 0472-011
In case together:
Box Accession
7 0472-011
Municipal League Process Training
July 24, 2001
7 0472-011
Issues Training
July 25, 2001
7 0472-011
Viewfoils for overhead projector
Box Accession
7 0472-011
General Election Watch Party
November 6, 1990
7 0472-011
Negatives
Box Accession
7 0472-011
Printing logo
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Ralls, Alice O'Leary
  • Corporate Names :
  • Municipal League of Seattle and King County--Archives
  • Seattle (Wash.). City Council
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Bogue, Virgil Gay, 1846-1916 (creator)
    • Braman, James D'Orma, 1901-1980 (creator)
    • Crosser, C. A (creator)
    • Massey, William L
    • Royer, Charles, 1939- (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Coalition for Open Government (Wash.)
    • Forward Thrust (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Seattle (Wash.). Municipal Plans Commission (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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