Philip Tindall papers, 1919-1925

Overview of the Collection

Tindall, Philip, 1878-1965
Philip Tindall papers
1919-1925 (inclusive)
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Collection Number
0649 (Accession No. 0649-001)
Papers of city council member and lawyer of Seattle, Washington
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Philip Tindall (1878-1965) was a Seattle City Council member and lawyer. He ran for the Seattle City Council in 1919. Tindal was involved in issues concerned with Seattle Department of Lighting.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Letters, scrapbooks, and related items.

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and campaign materials relative to Tindall's 1919 campaign for Seattle City Council, and to issues in city government during his term on the council.

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Restrictions on Use

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tindall, 9/15/1966.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top


Container(s) Description Dates
1 General Correspondence 1919-1922
1 Second $5,500,000 Skagit Bond Issue approximately 1921-1922
1 Plan for Increasing the Output of the Skagit River Plants undated
1 Charter - Seattle adopted 1946 March 12
1 Campaign Ephemera undated
1 Photograph undated
1 Speech undated
1 Miscellaneous undated
1 Seattle Times Diablo Cartoons undated
1 Clippings re: Seattle's Open Housing Issue approximately 1963-1964
1 Miscellaneous clippings undated
1 Scrapbooks
2 scrapbooks

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • City council members--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Elections--Washington (State)
  • Electric utilities--Washington (State)
  • Lawyers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Municipal government--Washington (State)
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)

Personal Names

  • Calvin, Ewing D
  • Tindall, Philip, 1878-1965--Archives

Corporate Names

  • Seattle (Wash.). City Council
  • Seattle (Wash.). Department of Lighting

Geographical Names

  • Seattle (Wash.)--Politics and government
  • Washington (State)--Politics and government


  • City council members--Washington (State)

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Fitzgerald, C. B. (Cecil Bernard), 1881- (creator)