Cage 727

Charles Clement French

Century 21 Exposition planning

Records, 1958-1962

Acquisition And Processing Information

These files were transferred to Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections from the Washington State University President's office in 1975. They were originally classified as a University Archives collection (Archives 161), and reprocessed as a manuscript collection in 2009.

Extent/Quantity Information

Number of Containers: 1

Linear Feet of Shelf Space: .5


C. Clement French, President of Washington State University (1952-1966) was a member of the Board of Trustees for the Century 21 Exposition, also known as the Seattle World's Fair, held in 1962.

Collection Description

This collection consists of President French's records related to his work as a trustee of the Century 21 Exposition. The files include: correspondence; meeting minutes of the board of trustees, the National Science Planning Board, and the executive committee; corporate governance documents; schedules and other planning documents; and printed ephemera.

Collection Arrangement

The files are arranged chronologically.


French, Charles Clement, 1901- -- Archives
Century 21 Exposition (1962: Seattle, Wash.)


This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Preferred Citation

The suggested citation for the collection is:

[Item Description]
Charles Clement French Century 21 Exposition planning records, 1958-1962
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Washington State University Libraries
Pullman, WA

Related Materials

Charles Clement French papers, 1914-1971 (Cage 310); Washington State University Office of the President Records (Archives 12, Archives 203).


Materials are in English.

Container List:

Box Folder Description
Century 21 Exposition files
1 1 1958
  2 1959
  3 1960
  4 1961
  5 1962