Harold S. Shefelman papers, 1950-1978  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Shefelman, Harold S., 1898-
Title
Harold S. Shefelman papers
Dates
1950-1978 (inclusive)
Quantity
30.00 cubic feet
Collection Number
2219
Summary
Papers of a lawyer and civic leader 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

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Material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Harold S. Shefelman was born in New York City in 1898. He grew up in San Antonio, Texas, but received a bachelor's degree from Brown University in 1920 and a law degree from Yale in 1925. Shefelman came to Seattle in 1925 to join the law firm of Weter & Roberts. He served on the University of Washington Board of Regents for 18 years, and was chairman of the selection committee that brought Dr. Charles E. Odegaard to the university. Shefelman was a partner in the law firm of Roberts & Shefelman. He was instrumental in Seattle's downtown awakening and in the development of the Seattle Center as the home of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. He served on the Washington State Board of Education, several state and city government reorganization committees and the Seattle Planning Commission. He served on the city planning commission from 1956-1964 and was president of the Municipal League of Seattle from 1956-1958. Shefelman was president and chairman of the Board of the Pacific Science Center Foundation from 1968 to 1971, and Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia from 1951 to 1979. Harold Shefelman died in 1984.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2219-001: Harold S. Shefelman papers, 1951-1971Return to Top

8.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, ephemera, legislative material.

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 Harold S. Shefelman, 11/13/1973.

Description
Harold S. Shefelman papers

Accession No. 2219-002: Harold S. Shefelman papers, 1950-1978Return to Top

22.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, reference material.

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 H.S. Shefelman, 10/2/1978.

Description
Harold S. Shefelman papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Chancellors, Diocesan--Washington (State)--Olympia
  • Lawyers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Regents--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Shefelman, Harold S., 1898- --Archives
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Clinton, Gordon S. (Gordon Stanley), 1920- (creator)
    • Evans, Daniel J., 1925- (creator)
    • Rosellini, Albert D. (Albert Dean), 1910- (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Alternatives for Washington (Organization) (creator)
    • American Assembly (creator)
    • American Bar Association (creator)
    • American Bar Association. Section of Municipal Law (creator)
    • American Law Institute (creator)
    • Brown University (creator)
    • Conference on Metropolitan Area Problems (creator)
    • Municipal League of Seattle and King County (creator)
    • National Civil Service League (creator)
    • National Municipal League (creator)
    • Pacific Science Center. Foundation (creator)
    • President's Commision on White House Fellows (creator)
    • Seattle Chamber of Commerce (creator)
    • Seattle Pacific College (creator)
    • Seattle-King County Bar Association (creator)
    • University of Washington. Board of Regents (creator)
    • Washington (State). Tax Advisory Council (creator)
    • Washington (State). World Fair Commission (1955-1962) (creator)
    • Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (creator)
    • Washington State Planning Council (creator)
    • Yale Law School Association (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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