Guide to the George Turner Scrapbooks 1885-1932
Cage 211

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
George Turner Scrapbooks
ID
Cage 211
Date [inclusive]
1885-1932
Extent
5.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
2.5 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
Newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, calling cards and other memorabilia regarding significant events in George Turner's legal and political career; autograph letters of British and American politicians.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] George Turner Scrapbooks, 1885-1932

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

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Biographical/Historical note

George Turner was an attorney, judge, diplomat, and United States Senator from Washington State. He practiced law in Mobile, Alabama and in Spokane, Washington beginning in 1869. He was elected to Congress and served as a Democratic Senator from 1897 to 1903.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of scrapbooks kept by George Turner, containing newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and other memorabilia documenting significant events in his legal and political career, as well as autograph letters of British and American politicians. This collection also includes scrapbooks kept by George Turner's wife, Bertha Turner, with photographs, calling cards, correspondence, and other memorabilia relating to their political and personal lives.

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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

Personal Name(s)

  • Turner, Bertha
  • Turner, George, 1850-1932

Subject(s)

  • City and Town Life
  • Political Campaigns
  • Politics and politicians
  • Statesmen -- England -- Autographs
  • Statesmen -- United States -- Autographs
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933 -- Sources
  • Washington (State) -- Politics and government -- Sources

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Bibliography

(Source: congress.gov, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress)

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Collection Inventory

Box

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings 1914 February 13-1916 November 6 

1

Envelope of newspaper clippings 1916 October 27-1916 November 7 

1

Scrapbook of photographs, calling cards, and correspondence 1871-1932; undated 

2

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings 1914-1917 

3

Folder of newspaper clippings 1917; undated 

3

Manuscript: 4th of July speech by George Turner 1885 July 4 

3

Report by The Morning Review on the retirement banquet for the Honorable George Turner 1888 March 11 

3

Book of newspaper clippings 1903 September 3-1903 November 22 

3

Pamphlet: "'Made in Germany': The Hon. Joseph G. Cannon's Definition of International Socialism" 1918 December 7 

3

Scrapbook of photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items 1900-1935; undated 

4

Scrapbook of photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items 1890-1935; undated 

5