Harry M. Kenin recollections
Scope and Contents
The collection (1939-1942) contains Kenin's typewritten recollections (eleven pages) regarding his service in the state senate. The recollections are descriptive, especially in regards to Kenin's first days in the senate, how the senate worked, people he met, lobbyists, and types of bills and legislation.
- Creation: 1939-1941
- Kenin, Harry M., -1954 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Harry M. Kenin, originally of Philadelphia, served two terms in the Oregon State Senate, in 1939 and 1941, representing Clackamas, Multnomah, and Columbia counties.
He also "served a term as president of the B’nai B’rith Lodge, and was affiliated with Temple Beth Israel in Portland." He was also a member of the "Portland school board, and on the state’s Welfare Commission before his premature death in 1954."
[Source: Lena Kenin page at: oregonencyclopedia.org]
0.025 linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
Harry M. Kenin (? - 1954) served two terms the Oregon State Senate, in 1939 and 1941, representing Clackamas, Multnomah, and Columbia counties. The collection (1939-1942) contains Kenin's recollections regarding his service in the state senate.
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This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- Guide to the Harry M. Kenin Recollections
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).