Guide to the Hattie M. Swofford Scrapbook 1892-1940
Cage 698

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Swofford, Hattie M.
Title
Hattie M. Swofford Scrapbook
ID
Cage 698
Date [inclusive]
1892-1940
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
2 feet of linear shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of a single item: a carved wood scrapbook recording the history of the Mountain Home School in Latah County, Idaho, 1892-1940.

Preferred Citation note

Hattie M. Swofford Scrapbook, 1892-1940

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

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Biographical/Historical note

Mountain Home School District Number 1, located in Latah County, Idaho, was organized in 1890 with J. W. Haynes active in laying out the boundaries. The school's first session was held in 1892. In 1907 a new school building was constructed.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single item: a carved wood scrapbook recording the history of the Mountain Home School in Latah County, Idaho, 1892-1940. According to information included in the scrapbook, "This school is located 15 miles East of Garfield, Wash. and 8 miles north of Potlatch, Idaho in Latah County Idaho." The scrapbook includes photographs, newspaper clippings, manuscript and typewritten notes, chronologies, and lists of pupils and teachers. The materials were assembled by Hattie M. Swofford, a former teacher at Mountain Home School in circa 1940. The scrapbook is enclosed in a carved wood cover depicting the school building.

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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.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was donated to Washington State University Libraries by Hattie M. Swofford.

Processing Information note

Cheryl Gunselman processed this collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Mountain Home School -- Idaho -- Latah County

Personal Name(s)

  • Swofford, Hattie M.

Subject(s)

  • Education, Elementary -- Idaho -- Latah County
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Idaho
  • Scrapbooks

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