Guide to the James McDill Porter Papers 1882-1930
Cage 260

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Porter, James McDill
Title
James McDill Porter Papers
ID
Cage 260
Date [inclusive]
1882-1930
Extent
3.0 containers.
General Physical Description note
1.5 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Personal correspondence, account books, diaries and professional papers.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 260, James McDill Porter Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Porter, James McDill, 1860-. Civil and mining engineer in the Inter-Mountain Region. Personal correspondence, account books, diaries and professional papers.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © ca. 1980

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 Mrs. Maude Porter Nelson in 1940 and Mrs. R.F. Becker in 1958.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Becker, R.F., Mrs., donor. WaPS.
  • Nelson, Maude Porter, Mrs., donor. WaPS.
  • Porter, James McDill, 1860- --Archives

Subject(s)

  • Diaries
  • Mines and Mineral Resources
  • Mining engineers--Northwest, Pacific--Diaries
  • Northwest, Pacific--Social life and customs
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Porter family correspondence and genealogy. 

1 1

Diaries of J.M. Porter 

Box Folder

 1882-1902 

1 2

 1904-1912 

1 3

 1914-1920 

2 4

 1921-1928 

2 5

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Box Folder

Professional file. 

3 6-17