Guide to the William Carey Jones Papers 1891-1898
Cage 280

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Jones, William Carey
Title
William Carey Jones Papers
ID
Cage 280
Date [inclusive]
1891-1898
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.5 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
Scrapbooks of press clippings about William C. Jones, and speeches given by him.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] William Carey Jones Papers, 1891-1898

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

William Carey Jones was born in New York in 1855 and practiced law from 1876 to 1897. He moved to the Territory of Washington in 1887. In 1897, Jones was elected as a Silver Republican to the United States House of Representatives. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1898, affiliated with the Democratic party. He resumed the practice of law, and died in Spokane in 1927.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about Jones, 1891-1898; and a book of two speeches Jones delivered to Congress, printed by the Government Printing Office in 1898.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1889-1893 -- Sources
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1893-1897 -- Sources

Personal Name(s)

  • Jones, William Carey, 1855-1927

Subject(s)

  • Politics and politicians

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Bibliography

(Bibiography Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress)

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