Biographical Note

Arrangement

Scope and Content

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Guide to the Harvey Manning Papers
1939-2006



Manuscript Collection No.: 2097
Creator: Manning, Harvey , creator
Title: Harvey Manning papers
Date Span: 1939-2006
Quantity: 104.98 cubic feet (112 boxes, 1 oversize folder, and 1 vertical file)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Harvey H. Manning is a Northwest conservationist who has held offices in the Mountaineers and in the North Cascades Conservation Council. His career has included selling for radio station KISW, 1954-1957 and KXA, 1957; book salesman for Macmillan Company, 1957; Paper Editions, 1957; Rinehart and Company, 1958-1959; and Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1960. From 1961 to 1962 he was an agent for Sierra Club books. He has been primarily responsible for the publishing projects of the Mountaineers, having been chairman of the Literary Fund Committee for about ten years. He edited Wild Cascades, a publication of the North Cascades Conservation Council, and edits Not Man Apart, a publication of Friends of the Earth. Manning was an officer of the Issaquah Alps Trails Club.

Arrangement

Organized into 9 accessions:
Accession No. 2097-001, Harvey Manning correspondence and manuscripts, 1961-1973
Accession No. 2097-002, Harvey Manning papers, 1946-1962
Accession No. 2097-003, Harvey Manning papers, 1970-1990
Accession No. 2097-004, Harvey Manning writings, 1991-1992
Accession No. 2097-005, Harvey Manning papers, 1979-1995
Accession No. 2097-006, Harvey Manning papers, 1957-2006
Accession No. 2097-007, Harvey Manning letters, 1953-1955
Accession No. 2097-008, Harvey Manning scrapbooks and early writings, 1939-1984
Accession No. 2097-009, Harvey Manning papers, 1978-2006

Scope and Content

Correspondence, writings, manuscripts, minutes, reference files, reports, catalogs, publications, clippings, newsletters, ephemera, maps, sound recording; 1939-2006.

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.

Restrictions on Use

Some restrictions exist on copying, quotation or publication. Contact repository for details


Inventory

  
Accession No. 2097-001
Harvey Manning correspondence and manuscripts, 1961-1973
18.59 cubic feet (23 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, manuscripts; 1961-1973.
Manning's own freelance writings and personal correspondence are included in this accession. Previous accessions of Mountaineers. Literary Fund Committee records include project files he kept on particular Mountaineer books rather than correspondence files of a more general nature.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from Harvey Manning, February 1, 1973.
Processing Info
Minimally processed.

  
Accession No. 2097-002
Harvey Manning papers, 1946-1962 (Bulk: 1954-1960)
4.42 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, manuscripts, catalogs, clippings, ephemera, tape recording; 1946-1962 (bulk 1954-1960).
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from Harvey Manning, March 8, 1973.
Processing Info
Processed.
Other Finding Aids
Inventory available in the repository.

  
Accession No. 2097-003
Harvey Manning papers, circa 1970-1990
32 cubic feet (32 boxes)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, writings, clippings, ephemera; circa 1970-1990.
Bulk of the accession is drafts of hiking guide books and other books authored by Manning as well as correspondence related to them and personal correspondence. Also present is source material, mainly clippings, which have been weeded, with those retained separated from writings for reason of preservation. Most of the foldering was placed in as logical as possible groups by the Special Collections Staff.
Physical/Technical Access
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from Harvey Manning, May 23, 1991.
Processing Info
Minimally processed.
Other Finding Aids
Container list available in the repository.

  
Accession No. 2097-004
Harvey Manning writings, 1991-1992
0.42 cubic foot (1 box)
Scope and Content
Writings; 1991-1992.
These drafts are chapters for a projected book by the North Cascades Conservation Council to tell of its efforts to protect the mountainous area in Washington State between Snoqualmie Pass and the Canadian border. Bulk of the material is unbound earlier drafts, but the final version, a spiral-bound "pre-publication draft" is titled "Conservation and Conflict: the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service in the North Cascades 1892-1992."
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
May be copied and quoted.
Acquisition Info
Received from the North Cascades Conservation Council in several installment between 1991 and 1992.
Processing Info
Minimally processed.

  
Accession No. 2097-005
Harvey Manning papers, 1979-1995 (Bulk: 1988-1994)
26.06 cubic feet (26 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, writings, clippings, source material on beaches and North Cascades history, government reports, Issaquah Alps Trails Club Board minutes, other papers pertaining to the club; 1979-1995 (bulk 1988-1994).
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Received from Harvey Manning, July 8, 1997.
Processing Info
Minimally processed.
BoxDate
1Issaquah Alps1988-1994
1Friends of Cougar Mountain
2Issaquah Alps1988-1991
2Cougar Mountain
2Lakemont May Valley
2Grand Ridge
2Newcastle Landfills
3Beaches/Shorelines
4Beach Book Notes
5Lowland Hike Book Notes
5North Cascades History Book
5North Cascades History Book and Miscellaneous Letters
6North Cascades History Book and Miscellaneous Letters
6North Cascades History
6Issaquah Alps
6Renton
7Off-Road Vehicles
7Issaquah1988-1991
8North Cascades
8I-90, Greenway, Department of Natural Resources
9I-90, Greenway, Department of Natural Resources
9Manning Correspondence
10Public Trust
10Public Trust Doctrine
10Beaches
10Caminiti, Benella
11Mountaineers Books/Foundation
11Correspondence
12Correspondence
13Correspondence
13Issaquah Alps
14Public Trust Doctrine
14Beaches
14Issaquah Alps Board Minutes1979-
15Issaquah Alps Board Minutes1979-
15Issaquah Alps
16Issaquah Alps
16Issaquah Alps Grand Ridge
17Issaquah Alps Grand Ridge
17Beach Book, Published
18Beaches
19Cougar Mountain Regional Wild Land Park
19Master Park Plan
19Issaquah Alps
20Issaquah Alps
20I-90, Greenway, State Park1992
20Tiger Mountain1988
21Tiger Mountain1988-1995
21King County Wilderness Act (proposed)
22North Cascades History Book
23North Cascades History Book
24North Cascades History Book
24
25North Cascades History Book
25Mountain Bikes
26Mountain Bikes
26Cougar Mountain Wildlife Park
Folder
27Map of Mackworth Freeway at the King and Snohomish    OVERSIZE

  
Accession No. 2097-006
Harvey Manning papers, 1957-2006
15.46 cubic feet (16 boxes)
Arrangement
The materials in this accession are as received.
Scope and Content
Correspondence, writings, manuscript drafts, minutes, reports, publications, clippings, newsletters, calendars, maps; 1957-2006.
Papers document Manning's involvement in the Issaquah Alps and North Cascades Conservation Council. Includes writings and clippings covering a wide range of issues related the history and management of recreational use of the North Cascades mountains. Also includes extensive correspondence with Benella Caminiti related to the conservation of public parks in Seattle.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Received from Harvey Manning, June 9, 2006.
Processing Info
Minimally processed.
BoxDate
1-2North Cascades History, Politics, and Miscellaneous1970-2005
2-3North Cascades Park History, Book, and Miscellaneous1990-2005
3-5North Cascades Miscellaneous1962-2006, 1992-2005
5-6North Cascades, Issaquah Alps, and Miscellaneous1984-2004 , 2000-2004
6-7North Cascades, Issaquah Alps, and Miscellaneous1976-1996
7-8North Cascades, Issaquah Alps, and Miscellaneous1957-1990
8-9North Cascades, Issaquah Alps, and Miscellaneous1960-1998
9-10North Cascades, Issaquah Alps, and Miscellaneous1960-1992
10North Cascades, Issaquah Alps, Beaches, and Miscellaneous1960-1997
11North Cascades, Issaquah Alps, Beaches, and Miscellaneous1978-1996
11Beaches, Public Trust, Mountain to Sound, and Miscellaneous1979-2005, 1999-2005
12North Cascades, Issaquah Alps, Beaches, and Miscellaneous1973-1998
13Issaquah Alps Trail Clubs, Politics, Miscellaneous and Mountain to Sound1979-2001, 1999-2001
13-14Beaches, Whulge, Public Trust Doctrine, Benella Caminiti, Ralph Johnson, and Miscellaneous1975-2005, 2001-2005
14Manning Miscellaneous1966-1996
14-15Hiking Guides1966-2003
16Maps    OVERSIZE1962-1999
16Calendars    OVERSIZE2002-2003

  
Accession No. 2097-007
Harvey Manning letters, 1953-1955
0.03 cubic feet (1 vertical file)
Scope and Content
(1953-1955) Seven letters--six manuscript and one typed--on 22 leaves, and one photograph, from Harvey Manning to Ted and Ruth Beck.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Source: Theodore Beck, 2009 January 22

  
Accession No. 2097-008
Harvey Manning scrapbooks and early writings, 1939-1984
3.42 cubic feet (4 boxes)
Scope and Content
Albums detailing Manning's hiking trips in the early 1980s, and some of Manning's early writings (1939-1942). Each album is a multi-media scrapbook containing both photographs by Harvey Manning with itineraries, descriptions, along with affixed notes from the trip, menus for meals, lists of flowers encountered, assorted newspaper clippings etc. Album covering 1982 July 18-August 22 has been scanned but is not included in this collection.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Acquisition Info
Source: Paul Manning, 2013 April 17
BoxDate
Albums
1Album for Harvey Manning hiking trips1980 April 18-August 11
1Album for Harvey Manning hiking trips 1980 August 12-December 31
1Album for Harvey Manning hiking trips 1981 January 1-July 31
2Album for Harvey Manning hiking trips 1981 August 1-September 11
2Album for Harvey Manning hiking trips 1981 September 11-1982 February 6
2Album for Harvey Manning hiking trips 1982 February 7-July 17
3Album for Harvey Manning hiking trips 1982 August 23-1983 March 8
3Album for Harvey Manning hiking trips 1983 March 9-August 29
3Album for Harvey Manning hiking trips 1983 August 30-1984 June 12
4Early Writings of Harvey Manning1939-1942
Scope and Content: Various early handwritten notes and manuscripts, a small number of drawings, and pieces of editorial correspondence.
Rejection letter/envelope from Saturday Evening Post 1942 November 5
Rejection letter/envelope from Saturday Evening Post 1941 March 28
Empty envelope1942 November 18
Rejection letter/envelope from Esquire magazine1942 November 13
Rejection letter/envelope, as well as returned manuscript of poem, from the New Yorker 1942 September 29
Rejection letter/envelope, as well as returned manuscript entitled “The Truth about Shakespeare and Other Frauds,” from the New Yorker 1942 November 24
Rejection letter/envelope, as well as returned manuscript of satirical poem entitled “Foreign Policy,” from the Saturday Evening Post 1941 June 10

  
Accession No. 2097-009
Harvey Manning Papers, 1978-2006
4.58 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Scope and Content
Nine scrapbook albums on hikes, and a collection of unpublished manuscripts, collages, and clippings.
Physical/Technical Access
Records are stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Paul Manning, December 2013.
Processing Info
Processed by A. Demeter.
Box/FolderDate
Scrapbook albums
Scope and Content: 9 scrapbook albums detailing hikes taken by Manning from 1978 to 1980. Scrapbooks contain handwritten notes taken on the hikes which have been stapled onto the scrapbook pages, black and white photographs with handwritten captions, and some clippings. Each scrapbook begins with a page detailing the locations and dates of each excursion.
1Scrapbook 11978 February-March
1Scrapbook 21978 March 19-May 13
2Scrapbook 31978 May 14-July 8
2Scrapbook 41978 July 8-August 7
2Scrapbook 51978 August 8-October 22
3Scrapbook 61978 October 23-1979 March 17
3Scrapbook 71979 March 21-July 24
4Scrapbook 81979 July 25-September 24
4Scrapbook 91979 September 25-1980 April 17
Unpublished manuscripts
5/1-2 Mount Everest and Me 1999
5/3-4 On the Trail of the Milky Way: A Variety of Wilderness Experiences circa 2000s
5/5 Fighting Forewards paste-upcirca 2003
5/6 The End of Harvey’s Affair: With Neither a Bang nor a Whine 2004-2006
5/7 Cold Age Recalls Hot Youth 2006
5/8 Mr. Pippa Passes undated
5/9-12Collagescirca 2001-2002
5/13Clippings about photographer Ira Spring2003 April

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Manning, Harvey--Archives.
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