Scope and Contents
The collection (1917-1965) contains his autobiography, correspondence, and addresses.
His autobiography has much to say about Fred Ross, Chris Boesen, and the Portland "Red Squad."
Major correspondents are Wayne L. Morse (1942-1953) and David Shaw (1947-1951).
Conditions Governing Access
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Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Beryl Albert Green (1887-1965) was a Portland, Oregon attorney who specialized in labor cases. In 1917 he defended the Industrial Workers of the World, in 1922 the railroad strikers, and in 1934 the striking longshoremen.
0.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 manuscript box
Language of Materials
Beryl Albert Green (1887-1965) was an Oregon attorney who specialized in labor cases, and who defended the Industrial Workers of the World, the 1922 railroad strikers, and the 1934 striking longshoremen. The collection (1917-1965) contains his autobiography, correspondence, and addresses.
Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
Collection processed by staff.
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.
- Addresses Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing
- Autobiographies Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Boesen, Chris
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Green, B. A. (Beryl Albert), 1887-1965
- Industrial Workers of the World
- Labor History Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Labor disputes -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Labor laws and legislation -- Oregon -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Labor lawyers -- Oregon -- Portland Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Labor movement -- United States -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Police -- Oregon -- Portland Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ross, Fred, 1910-1992
- Shaw, David, active 1947-1951
- Strikes and lockouts -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Beyrl Albert Green Papers
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- 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)