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Philip Olin Keeney papers, 1935-1962.
BANC MSS 71/157 p box 1; BANC MSS 71/157 p box 2; BANC MSS 71/157 p OS Box
Collection Overview

Title:

Philip Olin Keeney papers, 1935-1962

Creator/Contributor:

Keeney, Philip Olin, 1891-1962, creator

Abstract:

Correspondence, clippings, and articles concerning his interest and activities in the library field particularly his involvement in a lawsuit stemming from his dismissal as librarian from The University of Montana. Also includes papers of Mary Jane Keeney regarding the Keeney's "political persecution", 1942-1956, and papers regarding the Washington Cooperative Bookshop, 1940-1949.

Date:

1935 (issued)

Subject:

Academic freedom -- Montana
Libraries -- Censorship

Note:

Printed materials transferred to the Book Collection of The Bancroft Library.
Philip Keeney was a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Librarianship. He was employed as a librarian by: The University of Michigan, University of Montana, Library of Congress, Office of Strategic Services, Office of Foreign Economic Administration, and in Tokyo with the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers-Pacific.

Type:

Scrapbooks.

Physical Description:

2 boxes, 1 oversize box (ca. .6 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 71/157 p box 1
BANC MSS 71/157 p box 2
BANC MSS 71/157 p OS Box

Origin:

Various places