Guide to the Ralph Bockmier Papers, 1917-1968
Cage 387

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Bockmier, Ralph
Title
Ralph Bockmier Papers
ID
Cage 387
Date [inclusive]
1917-1968
Extent
3.0 containers.
General Physical Description note
1.2 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Includes: Mr. Lumber, an autobiography; the Inland Empire Lumber Industry; and The inmost thoughts and conclusions of a paralytic.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 387, Ralph Bockmier Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Ralph Bockmier was born at Palouse, Washington. He spent many years in the lumber business in Spokane. His biography is covered fully in the autobiographical material in his papers.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers of Ralph Bockmier consists of various drafts and versions of his autobiography. Some related correspondence is included.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1995

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

Papers of Ralph Bockmier were donated to the Washington State University Libraries in 1992 (accession number MS92-61) by the Latah County Historical Society, Moscow, Idaho, where the papers had been left by an anonmyous donor. These papers were combined with other materials the Libraries had recieved prior to 1980.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Bockmier, Ralph H., 1893- --Archives

Subject(s)

  • Logging
  • Lumber trade -- Washington (State)--History
  • Paralytics -- Biography
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box

Reminiscences. Included: Mr. Lumber, an Auto-biography;  The Inland Empire Lumber Industry; and  The inmost thoughts and conclusions of a paralytic. 1967 

1
Box-folder

Notes and supplements of 1st draft of Memoirs of a Palouser. 

2 / 2-18

Letter to President Johnson, Lyndon B. 1917 1959 1960 1967-1968 1967 

2 / 19-28

Mr. Lumber, Memoirs..., Multiple drafts: handwritten,carbons and final typed copy (pp. 299-301 missing), preceded by Table of contents (Folder 29) from final typed version (Folder 42). 

3 / 29-43