Preliminary Guide to the Harry C. Weller Papers

Summary Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Weller, Harry Charles, 1901-
Harry C. Weller papers
Date [inclusive]
0.5 Linear feet 1 box.
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use: 2-6-27-5)
Materials are in English and Turkish.

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Biographical/Historical note

Harry Charles Weller (1901-1988) was born in Puyallup, Washington to Charles Amos and Elizabeth Weller. He graduated with a Bachelor's of Science degree from Washington State University in 1923 and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University in 1928. Weller joined the faculty of WSU in 1928, and in 1949 he was promoted to a professorship. From 1955 until his retirement in 1966, he served as chairman of the Department of Architectural Engineering. He was also a member of various organizations such as American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Educational Commission, Washington State Council Architects, Scarab, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau, Phi Kappa Phi and Kiwanis. As an active member of AIA, he served as Chairman of the Membership Committee, Spokane Chapter, in 1941, and Chairman of Library and Slides in 1957. During 1959-1962, he served a term as the Director of the Northwest Region of AIA. The Department of Architecture and Construction Management currently awards a scholarship in Harry C. Weller's name. (for more information, please see Cage 337)

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains the papers of Harry Charles Weller (1901-1988), a Professor of Architecture at Washington State University from 1949 to 1966. The collection includes correspondence with Stanley A. Smith, a colleague from Turkey from 1955 to 1969, as well as other correspondence from 1954 to 1966. The collection also contains records related to Weller's employment at WSU, and photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to other architects and architecture exhibits.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It has not yet been arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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


This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated on behalf of Harry C. Weller to Washington State University Libraries in 1989 (MS 1989-24).

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Related Materials

Related Materials

Harry Charles Weller papers (Cage 337)

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives.

Personal Name(s)

  • Weller, Harry Charles, 1901-


  • Architects -- Northwest, Pacific -- Archives
  • Architecture

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