Biographical Note

Scope and Content

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Inventory

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Preliminary Guide to the Marion S. Kinney Papers
circa 1940-1981



Manuscript Collection No.: 0461
Creator: Kinney, Marion S. , creator
Title: Marion S. Kinney papers
Date Span: circa 1940-1981
Quantity: 18.00 cubic feet plus 1 sound tape reel
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

During Marion Kinney's early life she was a grape picker, a boxmaker at age 15, a farm laborer, and a machinist. Her family had believed in Socialism. Ms Kinney was executive secretary of the Washington Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born. It was organized in 1948 to protect foreign-born citizens from denaturalization and deportation under the Walter-McCarran Immigration law. She also operated the Frontier Bookstore, and has been active in the Communist Party, U.S.A.

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

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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.


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: February 8, 2013
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