Preliminary Guide to the E. Roy Mundy Papers
MS.1977.08

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Mundy, Roy
Title
E. Roy Mundy Papers
ID
MS.1977.08
Date [inclusive]
1953-1963
Extent
6.75 Linear feet 6 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC staff use) 2-11-7-1.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical

E. Roy Mundy (1912-1989) was born in Abbeville, South Carolina, to W. H. Mundy and Ada Lee McKinney. He moved to the Pacific Northwest as a teenager, where he graduated from Roosevelt High School in Seattle and completed several quarters at the University of Washington. Following the construction of Grand Coulee Dam, Mundy became the owner and manager of the Grand Coulee Dam Credit Bureau, and acted as the City Treasurer of Grand Coulee in 1939. After his military service during World War II, Mundy became the Clerk of Grant County until he was elected to the Washington State House of Representatives for District 13 in 1952. He served as a state representative from 1953 to 1963, during which time he held the positions of Chairman of the Reclamation, Conservation, and Waterways Committee, as well as Chairman of the Fourth Congressional District Democratic Council. While a state representative, Mundy also became the owner and operator of Mundy Realty in Ephrata, Washington, and married Marjorie Virginia Pearson in 1956.

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Collection Description

This collection contains the professional papers of E. Roy Mundy, member of the Washington State House of Representatives for District 13 between 1953 and 1963. The collection primarily consists of bound copies of Washington State House and Senate bills pertaining to various subjects, including bills connected to the Committee on Reclamation, Conservation, and Waterways. This collection also contains copies of the "Legislative Digest" from the Association of Washington Industries, as well as miscellaneous papers and bill drafts.

Preliminary Inventory:

Box 1: Bound copies of Washington State House bills pertaining to various subjects (1957-1963).

Box 2: Bound copies of Washington State Senate bills pertaining to various subjects during the 1963 session, and copies of the "Legislative Digest" from the Association of Washington Industries (1957-1959).

Box 3: Bound copies of Washington State House bills pertaining to various subjects, including bills connected to the Committee on Reclamation, Conservation, and Waterways (1955-1957).

Box 4: Papers and bill drafts related to the Committee on Reclamation, Conservation, and Waterways (1957-1959), as well as papers related to the Washington State Legislature, and bound copies of Washington State House bills pertaining to various subjects (1953).

Box 5: Bound copies of Washington State House (1957 and 1963) and Senate (1959 and 1963) bills pertaining to various subjects.

Box 6: A copy of the "Legislative Digest" from the Association of Washington Industries in 1957, as well as bound copies of Washington State Senate bills pertaining to various subjects during the 1953, 1955, and 1959 sessions.

Box 7: Bound copy of Washington State House bills during the 1957 session.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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

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

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Washington State University Libraries by E. Roy Mundy in 1974 (MS.1977.08).

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Legislation -- Washington (State)--20th century--Archives
  • Washington (State). Legislature. House of Representatives.
  • Water -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State)

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