Guide to the "Two McCroskey Brothers" Scrapbook 1879-1962
Cage 789

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
McCroskey, Hermon Emerson
Title
"Two McCroskey Brothers" Scrapbook
ID
Cage 789
Date [inclusive]
1879-1962
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.25 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of a single volume, a scrapbook of mementos of brothers Hermon and Floyd McCroskey.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] "Two McCroskey Brothers" Scrapbook, 1879-1962

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

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Biographical/Historical note

Hermon Emerson McCroskey (1893-1978) and Floyd Talmage McCroskey (1893-1964) were the "Two McCroskey Brothers" named in this scrapbook's title. Both brothers were born in Whitman County, WA, to Solon and Mary Alice McCroskey. Both graduated from Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane, WA and served in World War I. Hermon, who assembled and annotated the album, was an executive for Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. Floyd remained in Washington State, and worked as an executive in the airline, finance, and insurance industries.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single volume, a scrapbook of mementos of brothers Hermon and Floyd McCroskey. Both their personal and professional activities are represented in photographs, news clippings, letters, postcards, and ephemera.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2012

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 may apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This item was purchased in 2012 from The Book Shop (MS 2012-29).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Paramount Pictures, Inc. -- Employees -- Archives

Family Name(s)

  • McCroskey family -- History -- Sources

Personal Name(s)

  • McCroskey, Floyd Talmage

Subject(s)

  • Scrapbooks

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