Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Other Finding Aids

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Sol George Levy Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 2077
Accession No.: 2077-001
Creator: Levy, Sol George, 1891-1976 , creator
Title: Sol George Levy papers
Date Span: 1950-1972
Quantity: 5" linear and 1 1/2" linear
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Businessman and Boy Scout leader, of Seattle, Washington. 1891-1976. Sol Levy, who emigrated from London to the United States in 1904, was a Seattle wholesale grocer and importer. Levy founded the Washington State International Trade Fair in 1950, and was a member until 1970. He founded the Cub Scout movement in the U.S., served as member of the executive board, 1928-1959; and president of the Chief Seattle Council of Boy Scouts, 1947-1948; and received several notable awards for his distinguished service to this organization. In 1972 he received the Brotherhood Award of the Washington Region of the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, memoir, photographs, speeches and writings, clippings, memorabilia, 1950-1972 (negative microfilm prepared); tape-recorded interview.

Restrictions on Access

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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.

Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Levy, Sol George, 1891-1976--Archives.
Organizations:
Boy Scouts of America. Chief Seattle Council.
Washington State International Trade Fair, Inc.
Subjects:
Cub Scouts.
Last modified: July 09, 2007
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