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John R. Price papers, 1965-1997

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Price, John R. (John Richard)
Title
John R. Price papers
Dates
1965-1997 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.99 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection Number
4999
Summary
Meeting notices, agendas, minutes, correspondence, reports, writings, and subject files of John R. Price, a professor of law at the University of Washington, Seattle
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

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

John R. Price was a University of Washington professor of law. Price taught in the University of Washington School of Law from 1969 until becoming professor emeritus in 1997. He also served as Dean of the School of Law from 1982-1989. He received a B.A. from the University of Florida in 1958, and an LL.B. from the New York University School of Law in 1961. Price's principal areas of practice included community property, trusts and estates, federal taxation and tax planning, and ethics and professional responsibility.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Meeting notices, agendas, minutes, correspondence, reports, writings, and subject files related to Price's work on the President's Advisory Committee on Retirement and the Faculty Governance Committee, a memorial to Dr. Solomon Katz, the transfer of the Sand Point Naval Air Station property to the City of Seattle, and playground and school crossing safety.

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. 4999-001: John R. Price papers, 1973-1980Return to Top

0.63 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Meeting notices, agenda, minutes, correspondence, reports and subject files relating to Price's tenure as chairman and member of the President's Advisory Committee on Retirement, and the Faculty Governance Committee; 1973-1980. The President's Advisory Committee on Retirement was initially referred to as the Ad Hoc Committee on Retirement, a name that Price continued to use in labeling his files.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: John R. Price, 1997-03-10

Accession No. 4999-002: John R. Price papers, 1965-1997Return to Top

0.36 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: Includes correspondence, reports, writings, and other documents relating to the following topics: creation of a memorial to Dr. Solomon Katz, transfer of the Sand Point Naval Air Station property to the City of Seattle, playground safety, and school crossing safety.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: John R. Price, 2010-11-30 and 2010-12-02

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
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School Crossing Safety in Seattle
1971-1979
Seattle Times article: "City Councilman Tim Hill will bring safety proposals before the Council Public Safety and Health Committee on January 15"
December 1973
Statement submitted to City Council Public Safety and Health Committee, John R. Price
January 15, 1974
The Skandia Report: A report on children in traffic
September 1971
The Skandia Report II: Why are children injured in traffic? Can we prevent child accidents in traffic?
June 1974
Report, School Crossing Safety, Robert W. Hermer, District Safety Coordinator
July 15, 1976
Letter, Rune Ek, Editor of Skandia Reports
February 1979
The Skandia Report III: Unprotected Road Users
January 1979
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Transfer of Sand Point Naval Air Station to NOAA and the City of Seattle
1973-1974
Research documents—partial list
August 1973
Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Portion of the Former Sand Point Naval Air Station
August 30, 1973
Letter, A. R. Dammkoehler, Puget Sound Air Pollution Control Agency, to V. L. Barnes, General Services Administration
October 2, 1973
Letter, John R. Price to V. L. Barnes, enclosing statement, GSA's Environmental Impact Statement on the Future of Sand Point—Incomplete, Inaccurate and Unreliable
October 5, 1973
Letter, George Coggins, University of Kansas to John R. Price
November 7, 1973
Brochure, Friends of Sand Point Park, "Vote No on County Measure 3"
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Memo, Friends of Sand Point Park, Vote No King County Measure 3 Fact Sheet
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Notes, "J. Price, Points for Debate on Future of Sand Point NAS," used in one or more debates between John Price and Pete Bement and Alf Collins, proponents of establishing a general aviation airport at Sand Point NAS
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Booklet, Washington State Airport System Plan, prepared by The Aerospace Corporation, Seattle, Washington
June 1973
Master's Thesis, by David L. Eastman candidate for Master of Science Degree, University of Washington
1974
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Playground Safety in Seattle Public Schools
1965-1975
Troubleshooter column, Seattle Times
February 16, 1973
Minutes, Nathan Hale Area Citizens' School Advisory Council (elective advisory councils were established in each high school attendance area during the early 1970s); minutes include a resolution urging "the Seattle School District promptly to take steps to eliminate asphalt, concrete and other hard surfaces under climbing equipment and slides on school playgrounds."
February 21, 1973
Seattle Times article by Marcia Schultz based on her interview with Ann Topping, Children's Orthopedic Hospital Injury Unit
August 16, 1973
Letter, John R. Price to Dr. Abraham Bergman
August 29, 1973
Letter, Judy Lowell, Seattle Public Schools Insurance Management, to Anne Topping
October 3, 1973
Note, Ann Topping to John Price attaching handwritten tabulation of accidents from September 1971 through May 1972
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Letter, John R. Price to James Shelton, Principal, Maple Leaf School, Seattle
November 9, 1973
Memo, Jim Hall, Specialist Health, Physical and Recreational Education and Robert L. Nelson, Director of Business and Plant, re Safety Surface under Playground Equipment
November 21, 1973
Letter, John R. Price to Jim Hall
November 30, 1973
Letter, James Hall to John R. Price, enclosing May 19, 1972 memos from John Hunt to Fred Breit re Climbing and swinging bars safety and re Accident report on school playground equipment
December 7, 1973
Letter, John R. Price to Loren Troxel, Superintendent Seattle Public Schools
December 14, 1973
Letter, James A. Hall to John R. Price
December 21, 1973
Letter, John R. Price to Carver Gayton
January 4, 1974
Letter, J. Loren Troxel to John R. Price
January 22, 1974
Article, Puget Soundings, The Battle for Safer School Playgrounds, Abraham B. Bergman and Ann H. Topping,
April 1974
Course Description LA 548A, Schoolgrounds: A Total Learning Environment, Autumn Quarter 1974, Instructor Pat A. Miller
1974
Tentative Lecture Schedule, Landscape Architecture 498A, Autumn Quarter 1974 (December 3 lecture by Ann Topping and John Price)
1974
Flyer describing Playground Environment Seminar, Landscape Architecture X498, Instructor Pat Miller
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Tentative Draft, Booklet, Procedures for Implementation of "Self-Help" Playground Development Projects
November 20, 1974
Memo, Robert T. Buchanan, Chairman Department of Landscape Architecture to John R. Price
October 21, 1975
Booklet, United States national Committee for Early Childhood Education, Inc., "Playgrounds" and address by Lady Allen of Hurtwood
May 5, 1965
Article, Are Schools Safe? Analysis of 409 Student Accidents in Elementary Schools
May, 1969
Safety Education Data Sheets Nos. 69, Playground Apparatus and 74, Playground Surfacing, National Safety Council
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Article, How to Have Safer Playgrounds
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Handbook, Intermediate School District 110, School Safety Council
February 15, 1973
Seminar Paper, Litigation as a Method of Achieving Safe Public School Playgrounds, Peter Bacho
June 1, 1974
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Solomon Katz memorial
1990-1996
Memo, John R. Price to William P. Gerberding, President
January 9, 1990
Memo, William P. Gerberding to John R. Price
January 19, 1990
Program, A Tribute to Solomon Katz
March 8, 1990
Letter, John R. Price to Charles E. Odegaard, Ernest Conrad & Robert Heilman
February 5, 1992
Letter, Robert Heilman to John R. Price
February 8, 1992
Memo, John R. Price to William P. Gerberding
February 28, 1992
Memo, William P. Gerberding to David Thorud, Chair Campus Names Committee, Richard Andrews, Campus Art Committee
March 12, 1992
Memo, John R. Price to Karen Zaugg, Assistant to the President
April 8, 1992
Memo, Karen Zaugg to John R. Price
April 13, 1992
Memo, David B. Thorud to William P. Gerberding
June 10, 1992
Memo, William P. Gerberding to David B. Thorud
June 26, 1992
Memo, David B. Thorud to William P. Gerberding
July 7, 1993
Memo, John R. Price to Hubert Locke
January 31, 1994
Memo, John R. Price to Hubert Locke
February 10, 1994
Memo, Hubert Locke to David Thorud
February 14, 1994
Memo, John R. Price to William P. Gerberding
February 24, 1994
Memo, Hubert Locke to John R. Price
February 24, 1994
Memo, William P. Gerberding to John R. Price
March 3, 1994
Memo, William P. Gerberding to Richard O. Andrews
March 3, 1994
Memo, John R. Price to Neal Lessenger
April 12, 1994
Memo (Draft), John R. Price and others to William P. Gerberding
June 22, 1994
Memo, Hubert Locke to William P. Gerberding enclosing memo dated June 22, 1994 signed by John R. Price, Hubert Locke, Richard Johnson (Chair of History), Neal Lessenger, Carol Thomas and Ernest Conrad
November 5, 1994
Memo, John R. Price to Carol Thomas, Richard Johnson, Hubert Locke and Neal Lessenger
December 7, 1994
Resolution adopted by University of Washington Retirement Association supporting creating memorial to Dr. Solomon Katz
December 7, 1994
E-mail, Neal F. Lessenger to Carol Thomas, Hubert Locke, John R. Price and Richard Johnson; ccs to Tallman Trask, Marilyn Batt Dunn, Suzanne Metcalf and Richard Andrews
December 27, 1994
E-mail, Carol Thomas to Neal Lessenger, ccs to John R. Price, Richard R. Johnson, Tallman Trask, Marilyn Batt Dunn, Suzanne Metcalfe and Richard Andrews
December 28, 1994
E-mail, Hubert Locke to Carol Thomas, ccs to Neal Lessenger, John Price and Richard Johnson
December 28, 1994
E-mail, Marilyn Dunn to Carol Thomas, ccs to Neal Lessenger, Hubert G. Locke, John R. Price, Richard R. Johnson, Tallman Trask, Suzanne Metcalf and Richard Andrews
December 28, 1994
E-mail, Richard Johnson to Neal Lessenger, ccs to Carol Thomas, Hubert G. Locke, John R. Price, Tallman Trask, Marilyn Batt Dunn, Suzanne Metcalf, Richard Andrews
December 28, 1994
Letter, William P. Gerberding to Coryell Berry, President, University of Washington Retirement Association
January 12, 1995
E-mail, Neal Lessenger to Carol Thomas, Hubert Locke, John R. Price and Richard R. Johnson
January 26, 1995
Letter, John R. Price to Jonathan Bridge
February 7, 1995
Letter, Jon Bridge to Barbara Hurst, American Jewish Committee
February 8, 1995
E-mail, John Price to Neal Lessenger, ccs to Hubert Locke, Richard Johnson and Carol Thomas
February 9, 1995
E-mail, Carol Thomas to John Price, ccs to Neal Lessenger, Hubert Locke, Richard Johnson
February 10, 1995
E-mail, Richard Johnson to Neal Lessenger, ccs Carol Thomas, Hubert Locke, John R. Price
February 10, 1995
E-mail, Hubert Locke to John Price, ccs to Carol Thomas, Neal Lessenger and Richard Johnson
February 10, 1995
E-mail, John Price to Hubert Locke, ccs to carol Thomas, Richard Johnson and Neal Lessenger
February 13, 1995
E-mail, Carol Thomas to John Price, ccs to Hubert Locke, Richard Johnson and Neal Lessenger
February 14, 1995
E-mail, Carol Thomas to John Price, cc to Hubert Locke (attaching copy of e-mail, August 14, 1995, John Price to group)
August 14, 1995
E-mail, Carol Thomas to John R. Price (attaching copy of e-mail, February 22, 1996, Bill Talley to Carol Thomas and e-mail, February 22, 1996, Carol Thomas to Bill Talley)
February 26, 1996
Susan Black & Associates, Meeting Agenda, Art Courtyard/Katz Memorial Garden Project
May 9, 1996
Susan Black & Associates, Summary Meeting Minutes
May 29, 1996
Letter, John R. Price to Susan Black (with enclosures)
June 3, 1996
Memo, Robin Carnes to "distribution list", Capital Projects Manager, Sol Katz Memorial Garden, Art Building Courtyard Project-Program, includes description of the program, notice of meeting, etc.
September 5, 1996
Memo, Robin Carnes to "distribution list", enclosing copy of Susan Black & Associates' Design Development Drawings, Outline Specifications, etc.
September 19, 1996
E-mail, Carol Thomas to Neal Lessenger, John R. Price and Hubert Locke
October 30, 1996
Letter, John R. Price to William P. Gerberding
November 25, 1996
Program, Dedication of Sol Katz Memorial Garden
August 17, 1997
U.W. Daily Photograph of Solomon Katz Memorial Garden
October 2, 1997
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Miscellaneous
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