Guide to the M. Orion Monroe Papers 1915-1916
Cage 4957

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Monroe, M. Orion
Title
M. Orion Monroe Papers
ID
Cage 4957
Date [inclusive]
1915-1916
Extent
3.0 folders
General Physical Description note
.1 Linear Feet of Shelf Space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of two typescript versions and the published version of "A Critical Discussion of the Site of Camp Washington" by M. Orion Monroe, with a small amount of related documentation.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] M. Orion Monroe papers, 1915-1916

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

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Biographical/Historical note

M. Orion Monroe, a student at Washington State College (now University), began this project with a paper written for History 22, Frontier History of the United States, in 1915, and published it the following year in the Washington Historical Quarterly.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of two typescript versions and the published version of "A Critical Discussion of the Site of Camp Washington" by M. Orion Monroe, with a small amount of related documentation. Camp Washington was the name given to the site where Isaac Stevens and his exploring and surveying parties camped from October 25-30, 1853. The typescript versions include photographs, and the issue of the Washington Historical Quarterly containing the published version (volume VII, number 1, January 1916) includes interleaved related newspaper clippings.

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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.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

M. Orion Monroe donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 1970 (VF 1035; MS 1987-05).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed in 2009 by Cheryl Gunselman, Manuscripts Librarian.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Northwest, Pacific -- Discovery and exploration.
  • Stevens County (Wash.) -- History.

Personal Name(s)

  • Monroe, M. Orion -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Historic sites -- Washington (State) -- Stevens County.
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Folder

"A Critical Discussion of the Site of Camp Washington." Typescript (reproduction) with accompanying photographs, circa 1915 

1

"A Critical Discussion of the Site of Camp Washington." Typescript with accompanying photographs, circa 1915 

2

Washington Historical Quarterly, volume VII, number 1 (January 1916), including "A Critical Discussion of the Site of Camp Washington," and related items, 1916 

3