Clarence F. Massart papers, 1957-1968

Overview of the Collection

Massart, Clarence F.
Clarence F. Massart papers
1957-1968 (inclusive)
3.42 cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection Number
0865 (Accession No. 0865-001)
Papers of a city official of Seattle, Washington and owner of a Seattle heating and plumbing business
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Clarence F. Massart was the owner of a Seattle heating and plumbing business. He served on the Seattle City Council from 1950 to 1967 and as its president from 1964-1967. Among various Council committees on which Massart served was the Seattle Center Advisory Commission, which planned the Seattle World's Fair (Century 21) and the restoration of the site for the Seattle Center. Massart was defeated for re-election in the primary election of 1967.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, subject series, reports, photographs, and related series having to do with Massart's roles as Seattle businessman and city official.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donated by Clarence F. Massart, 1/1/1968.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top


Container(s) Description Dates
1 Biographical Features
1 Incoming Letters
1 General Correspondence 1960-1968
1 Association of Washington Cities correspondence
1 Budget correspondence 1968
1 Central Business District Steering Committee correspondence
1 City Light Revenues correspondence
1 Finances (City) correspondence
1 Housing correspondence
1 Seattle-King County Alcoholism Commission correspondence
1 Stadium - Professional Sports Stadium correspondence
1 Correspondence - congratulations to citizens 1965-1967
1 Conferences and miscellaneous series
1 Campaign (Massart) 1967
1 Commendations (Massart)
2 Alcoholic Rehabilitation Program 1957-1968
2 Boys Clubs of Seattle
2 Charter Amendment Advisory Committee 1967
2 Civic Center Veterans Annex 1963
2 Civil Rights 1966
2 Communist Imports
2 Gift Donation List
2 Information Bulletin (Massart's) 1967
2 Legislative Program for City of Seattle
2 METRO 1959-1965
2 Oceanography Study
2 Pacific Science Center Foundation
2 Port of Seattle (Kobe port affiliation)
2 Seattle Rapid Transit Advisory Committee 1966
2 Seattle Center agreements, Advisory Committee, reports
2 Seattle Junior Crew
3 Clippings
3 Memorabilia and ephemera
3 Reports - City Departments' progress reports, unpublished reports, published (mainly non-governmental publications)
3 Periodicals containing Seattle publicity
3 Proclamation
4 Publication re: human rights
4 Photographs
4 METRO Council 1959-1960

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • City council members--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)

Personal Names

  • Braman, James D'Orma, 1901-1980
  • Massart, Clarence F.--Archives

Corporate Names

  • Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle
  • Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle. Council
  • Seattle (Wash.). City Council
  • Seattle Center Advisory Commission
  • Seattle-King County Commission on Alcoholism