Peter Patrick Mendelsohn papers, 1937-1959  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Mendelsohn, Peter Patrick
Title
Peter Patrick Mendelsohn papers
Dates
1937-1959 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.36 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
Collection Number
1285 (Accession No. 1285-001)
Summary
Papers of member of the Marine Cooks and Stewards Union regarding labor movement
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

Mr. Mendelsohn was a member of the Marine Cooks and Stewards Union.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, clippings, legal documents, pamphlets, miscellany.

In 1957, the Coast Guard prohibited Mendelsohn from obtaining a Merchant Mariners Document. Case went to 9th Circuit Court. A transcript (2 vols.) is included. Also transcript of hearings before Seafarers' International Union. Included are about 150 ephemeral items regarding labor movement.

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

Arrangement

Arranged in 5 series.

  • SERIES I, INCOMING LETTERS, 1957
  • SERIES II, LEGAL DOCUMENTS, 1952-1960
  • SERIES III, PAMPHLETS, 1950s
  • SERIES IV, NEWS CLIPPINGS, 1950s
  • SERIES V, MISCELLANEOUS, 1950s

Acquisition Information

Donated by Peter P. Mendelsohn, 11/12/1963.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

SERIES I :  INCOMING LETTERS1957Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/1

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Incoming Letters
Letters from lawyer Lloyd E. McMurray to Commandant U.S. Coast Guard re denial by Coast Guard of a Merchant Mariner's document for Mendelsohn.
1957

SERIES II :  LEGAL DOCUMENTS1952-1960Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/2-1/5

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/2
Appeals
1955-1956
1/3
Transcript of Lester et al vs. Parker, Mendelsohn, et al, U.S. Appeals Court 9th District (1 of 2)
1952
1/4
Transcript of Lester et al vs. Parker, Mendelsohn, et al, U.S. Appeals Court 9th District (2 of 2)
1952
1/5
Open Hearings Record RE: Complaints about Marine Cooks and Stewards Union
1960

SERIES III :  PAMPHLETS1950sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 2/1, Box 3-4

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2/1
Various Pamphlets (Fragile)
c. 1950s
Box
3
(Unfoldered) Various Pamphlets (Fragile)
c. 1940s-c. 1950s
4
(Unfoldered) Various Pamphlets (Fragile)
c. 1940s-c. 1950s

SERIES IV :  NEWS CLIPPINGS1950sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 2/2-2/3

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2/2
News Clippings
c. 1950s
2/3
News Clippings
c. 1950s

SERIES V :  MISCELLANEOUS1950sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
2
(Unfoldered) Resolutions, Reports, Newsletters
c. 1950s

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)

Personal Names

  • Mendelsohn, Peter Patrick--Archives

Corporate Names

  • Communist Party of the United States of America
  • International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union
  • Marine Cooks and Stewards Union
  • Seafarers' International Union of North America

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • Labor Archives of Washington (University of Washington) (creator)