Guide to the Ben Early Kelley Papers 1901-1960
Cage 140

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Kelley, Ben Early
Title
Ben Early Kelley Papers
ID
Cage 140
Date [inclusive]
1901-1960
Extent
1.0 container.
General Physical Description note
.5 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Letters, photographs of steamboats on the Snake, a reminiscence entitled Over the Hill and Far Away, and an account of Squally John.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 140, Ben Early Kelley Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 1960

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 papers were a gift of Ben E. Kelley in 1960.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials note

In accordance with Mr. Kelley's wishes, this collection was split in two in 1965, with the remaining materials going to Gonzaga University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Kelley, Ben Early, b. 1885 --Archives

Subject(s)

  • Frontier and pioneer life--Washington (State)--Whitman County--History -- Sources
  • Pacific Northwest History
  • Photographs
  • Steamboats -- Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--History
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box-folder

Container list noting material sent to Gonzaga University 1960 

1 / 1

Letter from Ben E. Kelley to Dr. Richard Daugherty re: Squally John; Plateau Indian artifacts; Steptoes. January 10, 1960 

1 / 2

Letter from Ben E. Kelley to Professor McIntosh re: Material given to Washington State University and Gonzaga University. November 22, 1960 

1 / 3

Photographs 

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Steamboat "Spokane" passing the pier at Kelley's Bar landing, going to Lewiston, Idaho.   1 copy negative 9.5 x 12 cm. (70-395) 1 copy print 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

1 / 4 / A

Klootsman's Rock and steamboat "Lewiston" passing Bishop's Bar.   1 copy negative 9.5 x 12 cm. (70-393)

1 / 4 / B

Steamboat "Lewiston" an Bishop's Bar.   1 copy negative 9.5 x 12 cm. (70-394)

1 / 4 / C

U. S. Government dredge tied up at Kelley's Bar.   1 copy negative 9.5 x 12 cm. (70-397) 1 copy print 9.5 x 12 cm. 1 copy print 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

1 / 4 / D

Kelley home and bunkhouse across from Bishop's Bar.   1 copy negative 9.5 x 12 cm. (70-392)

1 / 4 / E

Packing plums at Kelley Ranch. 1901   1 copy negative 9.5 x 12 cm. (70-391)

1 / 4 / F

Hill Military Academy football team. 1901-1902   1 copy negative 9.5 x 12 cm. (70-396)

1 / 4 / G

Indian Post Office. Drawings and photographs with explanatory notes. 1931   4 prints 9 x 9 cm. 1 print 6.5 x 11.5 cm.

1 / 4 / H

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Box-folder

Squally John   Manuscript (photocopy) 205 pp.

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Over the Hill and Far Away   Manuscript (photocopy) 220 pp. [reminiscence]

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