Guide to the Washington State Rabbit Breeders Association Records 1946-1979
Cage 400

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Washington State Rabbit Breeders Association
Title
Washington State Rabbit Breeders Association Records
ID
Cage 400
Date [inclusive]
1946-1979
Extent
480.0 items.
General Physical Description note
1 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, administrative and financial records, and publications of the state's rabbit breeders.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 400, Washington State Rabbit Breeders Association Records. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

In 1954 the Washington State Rabbit and Cavy Breeders Association, established on July 14, 1946, changed its name to the Washington State Rabbit Breeders Association (W.S.R.B.A.). According to the organization's by laws the goal of the association is "to promote, encourage, and advance the raising of domestic rabbits for meat, fur wool, laboratory and show purposes; to provide opportunities to breeders to improve their knowledge and skills; and to take appropriate action to advance all phases of the rabbit industry in the State of Washington."

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Arrangement note

The records of the Washington State Rabbit Breeders Association are arranged in three series: first, a correspondence file; second, an administrative records file; third, a publications file. Each series is arranged alphabetically by topic. The first series contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers. In the second series are reports, bookkeeping records, election ballots and returns, plus other records. The third series contains publications by the organization. This last series also contains production materials related to the publication series, such as correspondence and rough drafts. Although the material dates from 1946 to 1979, the bulk of the records date from 1955 to 1970.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1979

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 for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The records of the Washington State Rabbit Breeders Association were donated to the Washington State University Libraries by the association through Cindy Wickizer on April 24, 1978 (78-17).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State Rabbit Breeders Association--Archives

Personal Name(s)

  • Wickizer, Cindy. WaPS

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture--Washington (State)--Societies, etc.--Records and correspondence
  • Rabbits--Breeding--Washington (State)
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Correspondence 

Box Folder

General Correspondence 1946-1970   100

1 1

Presidential Correspondence 1959-1964   46

1 2

Rabbit School Correspondence 1947-1960   55

1 3

Washington State Correspondence 1953-1955   6

1 4

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Series 2: Administrative Records 

Box Folder

Accounts and Auditor's Reports 1946-1970   22

1 5

Addresses 1963-1964   10

1 6

Advertising 1959-1964   15

1 7

Alber's Advertising November 4 1963   6

1 8

Breeders Directory 1966-1967   5

1 9

Elections 1955   5

1 10

Membership Lists 1951-1970   8

1 11

"Minutes, Constitution and Bylaws" 1959-1970   44

1 12

San Juan Rabbit Report 1953-1958   11

1 13

Youth Group 1969-1970   13

1 14

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Series 3: Publications 

Box Folder

Annual Convention News 1946-1969   5

1 15

Bulletins 1955-1955   1

1 16

Bunny News 1961-1963   9

1 17

Newsletter 1951-1960   29

1 18

Rabbit Breeders Journal 1963-1979   60

1 19

Rough Drafts and Correspondence 

Box Folder

Bulletin Correspondence 1953-1954   28

1 20

Journal Rough Drafts 1964-1965   10

1 21

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