Samuel B. Bassett papers, 1926-1965  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Bassett, Samuel B., 1896-1971
Title
Samuel B. Bassett papers
Dates
1926-1965 (inclusive)
Quantity
3' linear
Collection Number
1792 (Accession No. 1792-001)
Summary
Legal case files of a lawyer in 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

Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections for details.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Bassett was a Seattle plaintiffs lawyer who practiced with George Vandeveer from 1924-1942 and represented the Joint Council of Teamsters, No. 28 and various Teamster locals.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Legal case files (bulk), 1926/27, ca. 1948-1965; incoming letters, 1953, 1963.

Accession includes a sample of legal records showing early and distinctive cases, including a wire tapping case, an Indian fishing rights case, a case involving dismissal of a University of Washington basketball coach, and cases involving Seattle labor unions and labor leaders, including Frank Brewster.

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 Bassett, Donaldson & Hafer, 1/1/1972.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

SERIES I :  ORGANIZATIONAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS 1928-1971Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/1, 4/51

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Copy of Inventory
Box/Folder
1/1
Clipping of Samuel Bassett obituary and pencil sketch art, labeled 'Sam'
Undated, 1971
4/51
Thesis (Admissibility of Evidence Obtained by Wire-Tapping - by Samuel Bassett)
1928

SERIES II :  CORRESPONDENCE 1927-1965Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/2, 4/1-4/34

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/2
Incoming letters - General
1953-1963
4/1
Incoming Letters - A
1934-1952
4/2
Incoming Letters - B
1928-1952
4/3
Incoming Letters - Blanken, David L.
1936-1939
4/4
Incoming Letters - C
1931-1954
4/5
Incoming Letters - D
1931-1952
4/6
Incoming Letters - Delta Theta Phi
1943-1952
4/7
Incoming Letters - E
1934
4/8
Incoming Letters - F
1933-1952
4/9
Incoming Letters - Foster, Harry Ellsworth
1937-1940
4/10
Incoming Letters - G
1937-1951
4/11
Incoming Letters - Green, B. A.
1930-1951
4/12
Incoming Letters - H
1934-1954
4/13
Incoming Letters - Hartford Accident and Indemnity Co.
1935-1950
4/14
Incoming Letters - I
1942
4/15
Incoming Letters - J
1928-1948
4/16
Incoming Letters - K
1935-1948
4/17
Incoming Letters - L
1941-1952
4/18
Incoming Letters - Liberal King Mining Co.
1927-1950
4/19
Incoming Letters - M
1940-1952
4/20
Incoming Letters - Millard, William
1941-1942
4/21
Incoming Letters - N
1936-1953
4/22
Incoming Letters - P
1941-1954
4/23
Incoming Letters - R
1936-1949
4/24
Incoming Letters - S
1927-1953
4/25
Incoming Letters - Sunset Minerals Inc.
1949-1954
4/26
Incoming Letters - T
1937-1953
4/27
Incoming Letters - W
1931-1953
4/28
Incoming Letters - XYZ
1938
4/29
Incoming Letters - Unidentified
1952-1953
4/30
Outgoing Letters
1927-1954
4/31
Outgoing Letters
Undated
4/32
General Correspondence
1927-1936
4/33
General Correspondence
1937-1944
4/34
General Correspondence
1945-1954

SERIES III:  LEGAL CASE FILES 1927-1965Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/3-3/12

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/3
Clancy vs. Loveland
1966
1/4
Charles S. Green vs. U.S.
1927
1/5
State vs. Huggin
1927
1/6
Kahlstrom vs. International Stevedoring Co.
1926-1927
1/7
Makah Indian Tribe vs. U.S.
1955-1961
1/8
Makah Indian Tribe vs. U.S.
1955-1961
1/9
Makah Indian Tribe vs. U.S.
1955-1961
1/10
Makah Indian Tribe vs. U.S.
1955-1961
1/11
Makah Indian Tribe vs. U.S.
1955-1961
1/12
Retail Clerks vs. Lamberton, et al
1948
1/13
Wanamaker vs. Puget Sound Broadcasting Co., Inc.
1956
1/14
Grayson vs. Curtis Publishing
1965
1/15
Grayson vs. Curtis Publishing
1965
1/16
Grayson vs. Curtis Publishing
1965
1/17
Grayson vs. Curtis Publishing
1965
1/18
Grayson vs. Curtis Publishing
1965
1/19
Grayson vs. Curtis Publishing
1965
1/20
Grayson vs. Curtis Publishing
1965
2/1
US vs. Teamsters, Local 174 et al
1957
2/2
Brewster, Frank W. (Deeds)
1955-1959
2/3
Brewster, Frank W. (Appraisal of Property Owned by)
1955-1959
3/1
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/2
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/3
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/4
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/5
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/6
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/7
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/8
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/9
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/10
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/11
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961
3/12
City of Hope (Trust)
1955-1961

SERIES IV:  LEGAL DOCUMENTS 1927-1965Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 4/36-4/48, 4/55

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
4/36
Legal Documents
1935-1944
4/37
Legal Documents
1960-1962
4/38
Legal Correspondence
1968-1970
4/39
Legal Documents
1960-1961
4/40
Tribunal (American Arbitration Association)
1963
4/41
Affidavits, Testimonies, Retainer Lists
1955-1963
4/42
Agreements, Retainer Lists
1961-1962
4/43
Legal Documents
1961-1962
4/44
Teamster Attorney Newsletters
1965
4/45
Teamster Attorney Newsletters
1965
4/46
Teamster Attorney Newsletters
1961-1962
4/47
Teamster Attorney Newsletters
1962-1964
4/48
Binder of Case Summaries on Community Property
Undated
4/55
Ledger Book
1905

SERIES V:  FINANCIAL RECORDS 1916-1965Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 4/49-4/50

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
4/49
Receipts, Tax Returns, Statements
1916-1950
4/50
Travel Finances, Client Receipts
1953-1961

SERIES VI:  MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS 1927-1965Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 4/52-4/54

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
4/52
Miscellany
1949-1969
4/53
Ephemera
1953-1961
4/54
Weary Walker at Art Exhibit
Undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Basketball coaches--Dismissal of--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Indians of North America--Fishing--Law and legislation
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Wiretapping--Law and legislation

Personal Names

  • Bassett, Samuel B., 1896-1971--Archives
  • Brewster, Frank W.--Trials, litigation, etc
  • Green, Charles S.--Trials, litigation, etc
  • Karlstrom, Lena--Trials, litigation, etc

Corporate Names

  • City of Hope
  • Makah Tribal Council (Neah Bay, Wash.)

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Beck, David (Dave) Daniel (creator)
    • Finley, Robert C (creator)
    • Grayson, John (creator)
    • Vanderveer, George F (creator)
    Corporate Names
    • International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America. Local 174 (creator)
    • International Stevedoring Co.--Trials, litigation, etc (creator)
    • Labor Archives of Washington (University of Washington)