Guide to the John B. Strander Papers 1942-1944
Cage 800

Summary Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Strander, John B.
John B. Strander Papers
Cage 800
Date [inclusive]
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.5 linear feet of shelf space
Two bound volumes of notes from courses and activities at Washington State College.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] John B. Strander Papers, 1942-1944

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

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Biographical/Historical note

John B. Strander, a 1942 graduate of Lakeside School in Seattle, attended Washington State College for three semesters beginning in the fall of 1942. He earned a bachelor's degree in horticulture at Cornell University in 1947, and began a long career in Tukwila as a landscape architect and nurseryman, operating Strander Evergreen Nurseries from 1947 to 1967. He was a civic leader in Tukwila, serving as a planning commissioner and later as mayor.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of two bound volumes of notes, with typed and handwritten text, illustrations, course readings, and insertions. The notes cover John Strander's three semesters as a student at Washington State College. His courses and activities included Agricultural Engineering, Applied Entomology in Agriculture, Introductory Sociology, General Inorganic Chemistry in Industry, Contemporary Poetry, Agricultural Orientation, Elementary Landscape Design, Flower Arranging, Commercial Truck Gardening, General Horticulture, and Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2013
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610

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

These materials were transferred to the Washington State Libraries in 2013 from the University of Washington (MS.2013.22).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Students --History -- Sources


  • Colleges and Universities
  • Student life

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