Biographical Note

Arrangement

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

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Preliminary Guide to the Marion S. Kinney Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 0461
Creator: Kinney, Marion S. , creator
Title: Marion S. Kinney papers
Date Span: circa 1930-1981
Quantity: 19 cubic feet plus 1 sound tape reel
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Marion (Camozzi) Kinney was born in Colfax, Washington, in 1912. During her early life, she worked as a grape-picker, a boxmaker, a farm laborer, and a machinist. In 1938, she joined the Communist party and became especially active in the Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born. Kinney served as the executive secretary of the Washington branch of this group. She was also an officer of the Newspaper Guild Auxiliary and a member of IAM Local #751. In 1960, Kinney worked to create the Washington Cultural Cooperative, which established the Frontier bookshop. Kinney was also a candidate for the Communist Party for the Washington House of Representatives in 1980.

Arrangement

Organized into 4 accessions.

Accession No. 0461-001, Mrs. Marion S. Kinney papers, 1940-1960
Accession No. 0461-003, Mrs. Marion S. Kinney audio recording, 1952
Accession No. 0461-007, Mrs. Marion Kinney papers, circa 1942-1981
Accession No. 0461-008, Mrs. Marion S. Kinney papers, 1930-1980

Scope and Content

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

Restrictions on Access

Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.

Restrictions on Use

Consult the restrictions governing reproduction and use for each of the accessions listed below.


Inventory

  
Accession No. 0461-001
Kinney, Marion S.
Mrs. Marion S. Kinney papers, 1940-1960
2.00 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Manuscripts, pamphlets and ephemera regarding radicalism.
Other Finding Aids
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Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Marian Kinney, 5/11/1964.

  
Accession No. 0461-003
Kinney, Marion S.
Mrs. Marion S. Kinney audio recording, 1952
One 7" sound tape reel
Scope and Content
Tape recording dubbed from discs in Kinney accession no. 461.
This is apparently a studio re-creation of the program Paul Robeson sang from the back of a truck at the Peace Arch in Blaine, Wash. on 18 May 1952.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Tape was dubbed from discs given by Mrs. Kinney, 5/11/1964.

  
Accession No. 0461-007
Kinney, Marion S.
Mrs. Marion Kinney papers, circa 1942-1981
16.00 cubic feet (23 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, minutes, ephemera, pamphlets, newsletters, clippings, news releases, conferences and conventions, reports, speeches and writings, hearings and photographs. Primarily records of the Washington Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born and the Washington state Communist Party.
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 Marion Kinney, 4/1/1981.
Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


  
Accession No. 0461-008
Mrs. Marion S. Kinney papers, 1930-1980
1 cubic ft (2 boxes)
Scope and Content
Clippings, correspondence, minutes and agendas, and other miscellaneous documents pertaining to the Communist Party, the American Newspaper Guild Auxiliary, the Washington State Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born, and the Women's Committee for Peace
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
John Brockhaus, 2014-12-12
BoxDate
1Evaluation of North Central Section Work1966-1969
1Marion Kinney Testimonial Committee1980
1Gus Hall controversy1962
1American Newspaper Guild Auxiliary1930s-1940s
1George Jackson Brigade1970s
1Washington State Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born1950s
1Meeting and event fliers1940s-1960s
1Women's Committee for Peace1930s-1940s
1Felt pendant
1Newspaper clippings
1Court decisions and documents1950s
2Mailings1950s
2Lists of names and addresses
2Seattle Chapter of Racial Equality Corelator and Black Power sermon1966
2Howard Costigan radio broadcast1940
2Communist Party campaign materials
2Double Jeopardy play script1963
2Seattle Vietnam Summer1967
2Meeting invitations1940s-1950s
2Ernesto Mangaoang memorial1968
2Messages of greetings to Mike Gold
2Clippings
2Miscellaneous

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Hansen, Julia Butler, 1907-1988.
Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983.
Kinney, Glenn G.
Kinney, Marion S.--Archives.
Magnuson, Warren Grant, 1905-
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Organizations:
American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born, creator.
American Newspaper Guild, Women's Auxiliary.
American Peace Mobilization. Women's Council for Peace.
Communist Party of the United States of America.
Communist Party of the United States of America (Wash.), creator.
East Madison Tenants Council.
Frontier Book Store (Seattle, Wash.), creator.
Hotel and Restaurant Employees' International Alliance and Bartenders' International League of America. Local 240 (Seattle, Wash.), creator.
International Association of Machinists. Hope Lodge 79 (Seattle, Wash.), creator.
International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers. Local 25 (Tacoma, Wash.)
Seattle Industrial Labor Union Council.
Washington Cultural Co-Op, creator.
Washington State Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born, creator.
Subjects:
Communism--United States.
Radicalism--United States.
Last modified: June 19, 2015
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