Betty Bowen Papers 1920-1977


Betty Bowen Papers, 1920-1977

Betty Bowen Papers 1920-1977

Papers of a publicist for and patron of the arts and historic preservation in Seattle, Washington.

16.67 cubic ft.; 40 boxes and 1 file folder


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Gohs, Carl (person)

Brown, Gordon S.  (Gordon Summers) (person)

Callahan, Kenneth, 1905-1986 (person)

Painter; Pacific Northwest; d. 1986. From the description of Kenneth Callahan papers, 1932-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81903297 Painter, muralist, writer and curator; Long Beach, Wash.; d. 1986. From the description of Kenneth Callahan interviews, 1982 Oct. 27-Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007020 Painter; Long Beach, Wash. Died 1986. From the description of Kenneth Callahan interview, 1965 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

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Hallsten, Pehr, -1965 (person)

Hauberg, Anne Gould (person)

PONCHO (Organizaton : Seattle, Wash.) (corporateBody)

Allied Arts of Seattle, Inc. (corporateBody)

Allied Arts of Seattle is a citizen advocacy group for the arts. It was established in 1954 to work "for a more beautiful city and a lively and diverse arts scene." In addition to promoting the arts, it also participates in city planning and beautification, and historic preservation. Through the Allied Arts Foundation, it awards grants and sponsors grant applications for artists and arts organizations. It also raises money to assist small arts organizations and artists through Allie...

Seattle Arts Commission (1971-2002) (corporateBody)

In 1971, a city ordinance established the Seattle Arts Commission to promote development of and public interest in the arts, as well as to advise the city on cultural and artistic development. The Commission was given cabinet-level status in the city government in 1976. In 2002, the department's name was changed to the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs (OACA), and it was brought into the Executive Dept. There continues to be a fifteen-member advisory group called the Seattle Arts Commission....

Gilkey, Richard C. (Richard Charles), 1925-1997 (person)

Anderson, Guy, 1906-1998 (person)

Painter; Seattle, Washington. From the description of Guy Irving Anderson letters, 1940-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86132752 Guy Anderson (1906-1998) was a painter, from LaConner, Wash. From the description of Oral history interview with Guy Anderson, 1983 Feb. 1-8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397204 Painter, LaConner, Wash. From the description of Guy Anderson interviews, 1983 Feb. 1 - Feb. 8 [sound recording]. (Unknown). Worl...

Wright, Clifford, 1919- (person)

Roethke, Beatrice (person)

Corley, Ward (person)

Staadecker, William B. (person)

Bowen, Betty, 1919-1977 (person)

Betty Bowen was born Betty Cornelius in 1919 in Kent, Washington, and raised in Skagit County. After graduating from the University of Washington in 1940, she worked first as a reporter for the Seattle Times, then as women's editor at the Seattle Star . She subsequently did free-lance public relations work. From the 1940s, Bowen was a prominent figure in the Seattle art world. In 1953, Dr. Richard Fuller hired Bowen to be public relations director for the Seattle Art Mus...

Sund, Robert, 1929-2001 (person)

Randlett, Mary, 1924- (person)

Nancy Blankenship Pryor was born in Walla Walla, WA in 1925. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Seattle, WA. She attended Whitman College and the University of Washington School of Librarianship. She was the chief librarian of the Washington/Northwest Room and the custodian librarian of the Washington Author's Collection. She served as the chief librarian of the Washington/Northwest Room for 15 years. In 1966 she helps create the Governor's Writers Awards. During the 1970's...

Bassetti, Fred, 1917- (person)

Pacific Northwest Arts Center (Seattle, Wash.) (corporateBody)

Graves, Morris, 1910- (person)

Seattle Historic Landmark and Compensation Task Force (Seattle, Wash.) (corporateBody)

Robbins, Tom. (person)

Born in 1936 in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, Robbins attended Washington and Lee before spending 3 years in the Air Force in Korea. He returned and graduated in 1961 from Richmond Professional Institute (now Virginia Commonwealth University). He held several positions at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, then became part of the counter-culture scene and worked at newspapers in New York and San Francisco before settling in Seattle. His first book, Another Roadside Attraction, was published in 1971 fo...

Krafft, Charles, 1947- (person)

Tobey, Mark (Mark T.) (person)

Ross, Nancy Wilson, 1901-1986 (person)

American author and noted authority on Asian religion and art. From the description of Papers, 1913-1986. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122349034 ...