Guide to the Harry E. Carpenter Papers 1859-1929
Cage 79

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Harry E. Carpenter Papers
ID
Cage 79
Date [inclusive]
1859-1929
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.25 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of: farmer's diaries and accounts (1893-1929) of E. Harry Carpenter, Carroll County, Illinois, brother of H.V. Carpenter, who was the first dean of the College of Mechanic Arts and Engineering at Washington State University.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Harry E. Carpenter Papers, 1859-1929

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

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of: farmer's diaries and accounts (1893-1929) of E. Harry Carpenter, Carroll County, Illinois, brother of H.V. Carpenter, who was the first dean of the College of Mechanic Arts and Engineering at Washington State University. Also accounts and tax receipts (1859-1889) of their father, Charles Higley Carpenter. The 1893 diary records service as guard at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and the guards' rule book is also included.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

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

This collection was a gift from Mrs. H.V. Carpenter in 1965.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.)

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Businesses and Corporations
  • Country life -- Illinois -- Carroll County -- Diaries

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