Sara D. Kaplan papers, 1911-2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kaplan, Sara D
Title
Sara D. Kaplan papers
Dates
1911-2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
circa 12.08 cubic feet plus 2 vertical files (14 boxes)
Collection Number
4423
Summary
Papers, tape recorded interview of an advocate for human rights, race relations, education, and democrats
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.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Sara Kaplan was born in Pearshall, Texas in 1923. She moved to Washington in 1956 where she is known as an advocate for human rights, race relations, education, and Democrats. March 14, 1993 was proclaimed Sara Kaplan Day by the governor of Washington and Kaplan was honored in the U.S. House of Representatives for her good works by Washington Representative Jolene Unsoeld.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Consult the scope and content information for each of the accessions listed below.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 4423-001: Sara D Kaplan papers, 1993Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Proclamation, announcement, poems concerning Kaplan's 70th birthday.

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 Sara Kaplan, 3/1/1993.

Description
Sara D Kaplan papers

Accession No. 4423-002: Sara D. Kaplan oral history interview, 1995Return to Top

.04 cubic feet (1 sound cassette)

Scope and Content: Tape-recorded interview of Sara Kaplan conducted by Mildred Rosenbaum and Meta Buttnick on March 12, 1995.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Informant's/creator's rights dedicated to the public. May be used for research, instruction, publication or similar purposes.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Sara Kaplan, 3/12/1995.

Description
Sara D. Kaplan oral history interview

Accession No. 4423-003: Sara D. Kaplan papers, circa 1969-1990Return to Top

9.00 cubic feet (9 boxes)

Scope and Content: Ephemera, minutes, newsletters documenting her activities in social and political issues.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

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

Acquisition Info: Donated by Sara Kaplan, 3/19/1996.

Description
Sara D. Kaplan papers

Accession No. 4423-004: Sara D. Kaplan papers, 1968-1992Return to Top

.83 cubic foot (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Minutes, agenda, newsletters, clippings.

Papers document Kaplan's political activities, Jewish organizational activities and educational/teaching activities.

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 Sara Kaplan, 3/16/1995.

Description
Sara D. Kaplan papers

Accession No. 4423-005: Sara Kaplan papers, circa 1947-2000Return to Top

2.21 cubic feet (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, directories, newsletters, clippings, photographs, and related materials documenting her activities in political and social issues.

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 Sara Kaplan, 1/29/2001.

Description
Sara Kaplan papers

Accession No. 4423-006: Sara D. Kaplan papers, 1911, 1980Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Photocopies of Polk directory, 1911 of Kaplan Printing Co. advertisements. Photocopy of letter from Julius and Eva (probably Sara's parents) to Rabbi Moshe Pomerantz.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Sara D. Kaplan, 1995-03-12

Description
Sara D. Kaplan papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Civil rights workers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Civil rights workers--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Civil rights--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Civil rights--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Jews--United States--Politics and government
  • Jews--United States--Politics and government--Interviews
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Political activists--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Political activists--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Social justice--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Social justice--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Kaplan, Sara D.--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera
  • Interviews (Sound recordings)
  • Newsletters
  • Oral histories
  • Personal correspondence
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • B'nai B'rith Women. Seattle Chapter No. 647 (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Brandeis University. National Women's Committee. Seattle Chapter (creator)
    • Educators for Social Responsibility (U.S.). Seattle Chapter (creator)
    • National Education Association of the United States. Jewish Affairs Caucus (creator)
    • Washington Education Association (creator)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington), (host institution)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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