Guide to the H. G. Nelson Logging Photographs circa 1900-1920
PC 26

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Nelson, H. G.
Title
H. G. Nelson Logging Photographs
ID
PC 26
Date [inclusive]
circa 1900-1920
Extent
105.0 items
General Physical Description note
.25 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of about 100 2x2-inch slides of original prints of logging during the early years of the twentieth century around Hoquiam, Washington and also a microfilm of same.

Preferred Citation note

H. G. Nelson Logging Photographs, circa 1900-1920 (PC 26)

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

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Biographical/Historical note

H. G. Nelson appears to have been a commercial photographer working out of Hoquiam, Washington during the early twentieth century. These photographs were taken for the Polson Brothers Logging Company, an ITT Rayonier predecessor.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of about 100 2x2-inch slides of original prints of logging during the early years of the twentieth century around Hoquiam, Washington and also a microfilm of same. Also included are photographs of Terry Abraham, Archives Librarian and G. Donald Smith, Director of the Library accepting the collection from ITT Rayonier representative Arden Kommer in 1976.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The photographs of H. G. Nelson were donated to the Washington State University Libraries by ITT Rayonier, Incorporated, in two parts in 1976 and 1977.

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by David Smestad in April, 1978.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Logging
  • Logging -- Washington -- Photographs.
  • Lumbering -- Washington -- Photographs.
  • Lumbermen -- Washington -- Photographs.
  • Photographs
  • Washington (State)

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