Guide to the Friel and Mathews Family Papers 1887-1999
Cage 877

Summary Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Friel and Mathews Family Papers
Cage 877
Date [inclusive]
43.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
24.5 linear feet of shelf space
Materials are in English, with the exception of some items in Subseries 2.4. Memorabilia, postcards, and receipts from Europe are in the following languages: Dutch, French, German, Italian, Czech, and Danish.
Papers of the Mathews and Friel families of Pullman, WA. Several generations of the family are represented, including John and Serena Mathews, continuing through to the marriage of their daughter Catherine to Jack Friel and two of their children, John Mathews Friel and Charlotte Friel. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, printed material, and memorabilia.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Friel and Mathews Family Papers, 1887-1999

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

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Biographical/Historical note

The principal individuals represented in this collection are Serena F. Mathews, John W. Mathews, Homer H. Mathews, Catherine M. Friel, John B. "Jack" Friel, Charlotte Friel, and John Mathews Friel.

Serena Florence Mathews (May 19, 1871-April 28, 1952) was born in Darlington, Wisconsin (Lafayette County) to Catherine "Katie" Ann and William Blight Wallis. After graduating from Darlington High School in 1890, Serena made her way to Pullman, WA a year later where she taught in the first Lincoln School on West Main Street and continued her studies at the newly-opened Washington Agricultural College and School of Science (later WSC, WSU). The Wallis family eventually joined Serena in Pullman and made their home on the corner of Spaulding and Maple Streets, which later became the Methodist Church parsonage. Following her marriage to attorney John W. Mathews, Serena remained an active participant in Pullman civic affairs and club work and established a reputation for using her affiliations to advocate for the progress of women and other matters. During World War I, Serena served as the Whitman County chapter president of the American Red Cross and helped organize the "Community War Workers," a group of over 100 women that raised funds and distributed supplies throughout the local community. The Pullman Fortnightly Club, of which she was a longtime member (and where her mother was a charter member), was instrumental in securing Serena's nomination to serve as the 17th president of the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs, a position she held from 1927-1929. Her work through the Federation of Women's Clubs helped to pass the County Library Bill in the 1930s, improving access to literature and information in rural communities across the state. She also advocated for child welfare reform, as well as reform for women inmates and developmentally disabled individuals. In addition to her work with the Women's Clubs, Serena was a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood (Chapter S), Order of the Eastern Star, and the Women's Society of Christian Service of Simpson Methodist Church.

John Wilbur Mathews (April 27, 1864-May 1, 1917) was born in Huntertown, Indiana (Allen County) as the seventh child of Samuel and Elvira Mathews. His grade school days were spent in a wooden frame schoolhouse on his father's farm, and he eventually pursued classical training at the Methodist Episcopal College in Fort Wayne, Indiana. His professional aspirations brought him to the Eastman National Business College in Poughkeepsie, New York, followed by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he obtained his law degree in 1889. Following graduation, he formed a law partnership with the Honorable D.D. Moody at Auburn, Indiana, but after a year, the firm was dissolved so that John "might fulfill a youthful desire to go west." He arrived in Pullman in May 1891 and opened a law office, establishing a reputation representing Palouse region farmers. As a staunch supporter of "dry" campaigns at the local and state level, he prosecuted violators of the state's liquor laws during his term as Whitman County Prosecuting Attorney (1896-1898). Some years later, Ferry County Commissioners took notice of his diligence in this area and hired him as a special prosecutor to "clean up the lawless conditions in that county" (Pullman Herald, May 4, 1917). He married Serena Wallis in Pullman on November 29, 1894, and they had three children: Homer (b. 1896), Catherine (b. 1901), and Charlotte (b. 1904). In 1910, John and Serena purchased a homestead in Buhl, Idaho and developed it from sagebrush to irrigated hay grain crop production. Prior to his final illness, John was elected Mayor of Pullman "on a platform pledging the improvement of the moral conditions of the city and a continuation of its previous progressive program" (Pullman Herald, May 4, 1917).

Homer Hamilton Mathews (August 14, 1896-April 23, 1968) was the eldest child and only son of John and Serena Mathews. He graduated from Pullman High School in 1914 where he was a member of the football team (Whitman County champions in 1913-1914). He went on to attend WSC (1915-1918) and became a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity. He was a member of the men's glee club, as well as a trombone player in the school band. Like his mother, he became an educator for a time and taught in Yakima in 1920. He eventually moved to Sacramento, California with his wife Esther.

John Bryan "Jack" Friel (August 26, 1898-December 12, 1995) was born in Waterville, WA to John M. and Maude (Woolverton) Friel. Jack moved to Pullman in 1916 and began his studies in history, economics, and political science at WSC and joined the Kappa Sigma fraternity. After the U.S. entered World War I, he enlisted in the U.S. Army (Camp Zachary Taylor, Louisville, Kentucky). After a brief stint in France, he returned to Pullman and lettered in baseball and basketball, earning all-conference honors in basketball in 1922. After his graduation in 1923, he began the three-year teaching assignment necessary to acquire a teaching certificate in the state of Washington at the time. It also marked the start of his basketball coaching career in the high school and college ranks, at Colville High School. He moved on to a three-year tenure at North Central High School in Spokane and coached the team to a state championship in 1928. Following his time in Spokane, he accepted a position as head basketball coach at WSC (later WSU), a position he held from 1928-1958. He also pursued a Master of Arts in Education at New York University, specifically in physical education methodology. He won 495 games as head basketball coach at WSC, which ranked him eighth in coaching wins in NCAA history at the time of his retirement in 1958. His most successful team was the 1940-1941 team which won the Pacific Coast Conference before losing to the University of Wisconsin in the NCAA championship game. Friel also served as the baseball coach at WSC from 1943-1945. After his retirement from WSC, he became the first commissioner of the Big Sky Conference, a position he held from 1963-1971. He also became the Northwest region's observer of officiating, and is credited with the implementation of the one-and-one foul shot. His contributions to the sport over the decades have been recognized with a number of honors, including the dedication of WSU Beasley Coliseum's Jack Friel Court in 1977. He was an inaugural inductee into WSU's Athletic Hall of Fame (1978), and was also named to the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame.

Catherine Mathews Friel (November 18, 1901-July 27, 2003) was born in Colfax, Washington, the second of three children, to John and Serena Mathews. Like her mother, Catherine was active in the civic affairs of the local community. In 1919, her senior year at Pullman High School, she transformed the high school's Girls League into Pullman's Y.W.C.A. and served as its first president. She was also active in literary groups and other clubs in Pullman, including the Fortnightly Club (of which she was a third generation member) and the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She attended Washington State College where she studied English and joined the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. While working in the college library for 25 cents an hour in her freshman year, Catherine met Jack Friel, three years her senior. "Freshman girls felt sophisticated going with older men who had been to Europe," she recalled in a spring 2002 article in Washington State Magazine (Pat Caraher, "Catherine Mathews Friel is thankful for life in a small college town"). She stayed in touch with Jack after they graduated in 1923 and embarked on a teaching assignment at Dayton High School, where she taught English. She would eventually complete a Master's degree in English and subsequently taught at Pullman High School. She was a vocal advocate for historic preservation on the WSU campus, and went to great lengths to help save Stevens Hall in the 1970s. Stevens Hall was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. But her efforts to preserve the legacies of WSU did not stop at the campus' first women's dormitory. Following the death of her son John and daughter Charlotte in the 1970s, she and Jack worked to establish the John Mathews Friel Memorial Artist Lecture Series through the WSU Museum of Art, as well as the Charlotte Friel Memorial Lecture in the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication. In 1999, Catherine was awarded the WSU Foundation Outstanding Service Award for her contributions to the university.

Jack and Catherine married on August 28, 1926. They had four children: Charlotte (b. 1929), Wallis (b. 1931), John (b. 1938), and Janette (b. 1940). With the exception of Janette, who obtained a psychology degree from Stanford and earned a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, all of their children attended and graduated from WSU. Although (like Janette) he is not a principal subject of this collection, it should be noted that Wallis, a former Whitman County Superior Court Judge, studied political science and graduated in 1953.

Charlotte Friel (December 29, 1929-December 31, 1971) grew up an active member of the Camp Fire Girls organization. She graduated from Pullman High School with the class of 1947 and received her B.A. in Speech from WSC in 1951, where she was editor of the WSU student newspaper The Daily Evergreen and a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Her aspirations in the field of broadcasting took her to New York City, where she applied for and was offered an administrative job at Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS). She advanced to the position of Manager of Research and Administration Corporate Affairs, a position she held from 1954 until her death in 1971. She obtained her M.A. in Communications from Columbia University in 1960, as well as her Ph.D. in Communications from New York University in 1968. Following her death from Hodgkin's Disease, the Charlotte Friel Memorial Lecture was established by Jack and Catherine in 1973 to bring in recognized professionals in the mass communications field to the WSU campus. Her papers and notes used to write her doctoral dissertation, "The Influence of Television in the Political Career of Richard M. Nixon, 1946-1962," were subsequently transferred from the New York University Libraries to what would become the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California.

John Mathews Friel (April 20, 1938-June 5, 1971) received his B.A. in Fine Arts from WSU in 1962. After working briefly as a graphic designer in the WSU Department of Publications and an art editor for the satirical magazine ASKANCE, he received a scholarship to study at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and later studied at the Los Angeles Art School. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve and was discharged on September 30, 1963. His hard-edge paintings became a hot commodity for individual buyers and collectors in the late 1960s and hung in business and private collections in the northwest, California, Chicago, and New York. His works "Interlock," "Thunderball," and "Flash" all hung in the executive reception areas of Columbia Records and the CBS Television Network in New York City. While living in Tokyo in 1966-1965, he had a one-man exhibit at the Tsubaki Kindai Gallery in Tokyo (1966). Upon his return to North America, he participated in a two-man collaboration titled "The IT Show," which was featured in the Albert White Galleries in Toronto, Canada, and the Rolf Nelson Gallery in Los Angeles. Despite his success in the fine arts world, John became "depressed and disillusioned with his artistic creations [and] he destroyed dozens of his paintings before his death." After his suicide in 1971, Catherine and Jack worked to honor John's memory as an artist and WSU graduate and in 1973 established the John Mathews Friel Memorial Artist Lecture Series through the WSU Museum of Art, where three of his paintings reside in the university's permanent collection. In 1980, Catherine donated some of John's papers to the Archives of American Art.

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Scope and Contents note

The Friel and Mathews Family Papers contain the papers of John and Serena Mathews family dating back to 1887, continuing through to the marriage of their daughter Catherine to Jack Friel and the lives of two of their children, John Mathews Friel and Charlotte Friel.

The papers of John and Serena Mathews consist primarily of records relating to Serena's involvement with the Federated Women's Clubs and the Mathews homestead in Buhl, Idaho. These papers also contain photographs of the family, including their three children Homer, Catherine, and Charlotte, certificates verifying John's authority to practice law in Washington state, and correspondence and ephemera from Serena's grand tour of Europe in the early 1930s. Serena was an active participant in civic affairs and her papers provide a glimpse into her political leanings and affiliations.

Jack Friel's papers consist of materials related to his career as a basketball coach at Washington State College. They include correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and memorabilia. Ephemera related to his brief semi-professional athletic career, high school coaching, and role as Commissioner of the Big Sky Conference are also included.

Catherine Friel's papers consist of materials related to her association with Washington State College as a student and alumna, including correspondence, ephemera from Kappa Alpha Theta, a speech delivered at WSU in 1991, and photographs, including photographs of Catherine in the Women's Auxiliary of the ROTC. Also included are correspondence, clippings, and photographs from the Fortnightly Club.

The collection also contains materials about Charlotte and John Mathews Friel, children of Jack and Catherine who passed away in the 1970s. Materials related to Charlotte Friel include a copy of her dissertation, photographs, diaries, clippings, speeches delivered by Friel, materials from Charlotte's extracurricular activities at WSC, and correspondence and publicity for the Charlotte Friel Memorial Fund. Materials related to John Friel include clippings on his art work and correspondence for the John Friel Memorial Lecture Series.

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Arrangement note

The collection is arranged in nine series according to family or individual, with the contents of each series being arranged in alphabetical order. Several of the series are further divided into subseries.

Series 1: Mathews Family, 1889-1952. Contains correspondence, photographs, and legal documents related to the Mathews family properties in Washington and Idaho, including a homestead near Buhl, Idaho (Twin Falls County) and the family residence in Pullman (1703 Ruby Street). There are also photographs of the Wallis family properties located in Pullman on Spaulding and Maple Streets, as well as photos of early twentieth century events and scenes around the Washington State College and Pullman High School campuses.

Series 2: Serena F. Mathews, 1890-1990. This series is divided into seven subseries, each arranged alphabetically. It consists primarily of Federated Women's Clubs and local club materials, personal correspondence, and materials from a trip to Europe.

Subseries 2.1: Federated Women's Clubs, 1901-1948. Correspondence, publications, photographs, and ephemera related to the Federated Women's Clubs, including meeting minutes, convention programs, delegate pins and ribbons, and other material. This series also contains scrapbooks, yearbooks, publications, and convention programs for the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs, specifically conventions at Aberdeen (1928), Longview (1936), Pullman (1924), Seattle (1930), and Yakima (1929). Many of the folders contain newspaper clippings of articles about former presidents and members of the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs, as well as miscellaneous policy issues advocated by women's clubs at the state and local level.

Subseries 2.2: Correspondence, 1910-1990. Correspondence with family, friends, and prominent members of the community on a variety of subjects, including incoming letters of condolence following the death of John Mathews.

Subseries 2.3: Diaries, 1939-1951. Twelve volumes detailing day-to-day activities and interactions with family and friends.

Subseries 2.4: European tour, 1930-1931. Travel documents, memorabilia, photographs, and postcards from Serena's trip to Europe beginning July 1930 and concluding July 1931. Many photographs are unidentified, but her traveling companions were Mrs. Elsa Chalfant and her two children, Margarete (age 16) and Arthur (age 12). There is a five-volume diary, over 900 pages, that Serena regularly updated throughout her travels, documenting her experience as an American tourist abroad. A 15-page essay, "Tid Bits from a Trip to Europe" is a condensed version of the diary with several pages detailing the National Socialist (Nazi) rallies they observed in Germany.

Subseries 2.5: Club activities, 1903-1951. Includes ephemera, notes, photographs, and miscellaneous programs of Pullman area clubs, including the Order of the Eastern Star, P.E.O., Pullman Women's Council, Pullman Fortnightly Club, the Monday Club, and the Pullman Historical Club.

Subseries 2.6: Published materials, 1919-1973. Contains miscellaneous publications by local and prominent authors.

Subseries 2.7: Miscellaneous, 1890-1952. Notes and ephemera, some of which was collected by Catherine Friel. Also contains Mathews' 1890 diploma from Darlington High School in Wisconsin, as well as a memorial scrapbook following Mathews' death in May 1952.

Series 3: John W. Mathews, 1887-1920. Contains miscellaneous law memorabilia, including a law school notebook with handwritten notes from coursework at the University of Michigan, law license and notary public certificates for the State of Washington. Also contains the Whitman County Prosecutor's Annual Report to the Governor for the year 1897, as well as some correspondence and ephemera related to the Monday Club.

Series 4: Homer H. Mathews, 1906-1964. Contains a Washington State College scrapbook (1915-1918) and Buhl, Idaho homestead scrapbook. Also contains local memorabilia from Pullman High School and grammar school.

Series 5: Friel Family, 1927-2000. Contains correspondence, documents, publications and photographs related to members of the Friel family (Jack, Catherine, Charlotte, Wallis, Janette, Edward, Agnes). Included is correspondence and ephemera from Jack and Catherine's wedding and wedding anniversaries. There are World War II ration books, along with a large correspondence file between the Friels and William Osborne, a WSC student housed by the Friels who was drafted and deployed to the South Pacific during World War II. His letters offer insight into conditions in the Pacific and South Asia theater. There are also newspaper clippings and articles on Waterville, WA (Jack's hometown), the Friels' lake house at Priest Lake, ID, and a map of Columbia Basin farm units in Othello, WA owned by Jack and Catherine. This series is the only part of the collection that includes information (newspaper clippings) on the career of Wallis W. Friel, a former Whitman County Superior Court judge. Additionally, there is correspondence between the Friels and WSU pertaining to memorial lecture contracts in honor of Charlotte and John.

Series 6: John B. "Jack" Friel, 1899-1991. This series is divided into three subseries, each arranged alphabetically. It consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and memorabilia related to Jack's career as a basketball coach at Washington State College and as Big Sky Conference Commissioner.

Subseries 6.1: Washington State University Athletics, 1921-1991. Consists of newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and photographs of WSU baseball, basketball, and football. There are five basketball scrapbooks with miscellaneous articles and programs, including one compiled for the dedication of Jack Friel Court in 1977. The 1940-1941 Washington State College basketball team--which lost to Wisconsin in the 1941 NCAA championship game--is featured prominently in this subseries. Photographs include former coaches, players, and teams, as well as Hall of Fame events.

Subseries 6.2: Correspondence, 1942-1992. Consists of personal correspondence, as well as correspondence related to Jack's nomination to the NCAA Hall of Fame, National Basketball Association Hall of Fame, WSU Athletics Hall of Fame, and the dedication of Friel Court. There are also letters on Jack's appointment as first Commissioner of the Big Sky Athletic Conference.

Subseries 6.3: Miscellaneous, 1918-1991. Contains World War I material (dog tags, regiment photograph, correspondence) and WSU realia, including materials related to the Kappa Sigma fraternity. There are newspaper clippings and photographs of the 1928 Washington state high school basketball tournament, which Jack won as head coach of Spokane's North Central High School. Material in the subseries from additional high schools include Colville High School, Wenatchee High School, and the Codger Bowl (Colfax High School vs. St. John's High School). There are also personal photographs from birthdays and wedding anniversaries, and the WSU Class of 1923's Golden Grad Weekend (1973).

Series 7: Catherine M. Friel, 1901-1999. This series is divided into seven subseries, each arranged alphabetically. It consists primarily of papers related to Catherine's education and work in the local community, as well as correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia from club activities such as the YWCA Girl Reserves, the Fortnightly Club, Kappa Alpha Theta, and the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

Subseries 7.1: Education and childhood, 1901-1991. Contains course notes from English classes at WSC, as well as a scrapbook and dance cards and programs from her student years. Also includes materials about Pullman High School.

Subseries 7.2: Teaching records, 1924-1982. Contains Catherine Friel's teaching records from Dayton High School, and several Dayton High year books.

Subseries 7.3: Subject Files, 1915-1999. Consists of photographs, correspondence, notes, and documents related to Catherine's personal and professional activities in the local community. Included are Spokane Sorosis programs, papers on the Washington State University Time Capsule Committee (in celebration of WSU's centennial), dog show awards and photographs of the Friels' prized cairn terriers, and other topics. Most notable is the Eva LaFollette Kunz oral history transcript. LaFollette was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William "Bill" LaFollette, a Representative in Congress for Washington's 3rd and 4th districts (1911-1915 and 1915-1919, respectively).

Subseries 7.4: Kappa Alpha Theta, 1913-1993. This series contains photographs, newspaper clippings, membership and alumnae lists, notes, publications, and correspondence related to the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Most of the material covers the Alpha Sigma chapter at Washington State University, including the chapter's founding in 1913. Alpha Sigma became the first Theta chapter to be established at a state college (land-grant school), breaking with the organization's tradition of establishing chapters at classical institutions.

Subseries 7.5: P.E.O. Sisterhood, 1920-1990. Correspondence, membership programs, and convention programs for the Philanthropic Educational Organization Sisterhood. Materials are predominantly from the Pullman chapter (Chapter S), but there are programs from the Spokane chapter as well (Chapter E).

Subseries 7.6: Fortnightly Club, 1929-1993. Photographs, correspondence, and yearbooks for the Pullman Fortnightly Club. There are photographs of member meetings, in addition to a 50th anniversary celebration in 1943.

Subseries 7.7: Correspondence, 1922-1991. Correspondence with family and friends.

Series 8: Charlotte Friel, 1943-1990. Consists of notes and publications related to Charlotte's childhood and involvement in Camp Fire Girls, as well as K-12 education in Pullman. The series is primarily correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings about Charlotte's broadcasting career at Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) in New York, and contains a copy of her Ph.D. dissertation titled "The Influence of Television in the Political Career of Richard M. Nixon, 1946-1962," in addition to photographs and the transcript of John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon's first joint radio-television broadcast. There is correspondence between Catherine and Jack Friel and WSU regarding the establishment of the Charlotte Friel Memorial Communications Seminar, and letters from Japanese friends of her brother John, following his death.

Series 9: John Mathews Friel, 1954-1993. This series contains correspondence, photographs, and publications on John's life and career as an artist. There is some personal correspondence with his sister Charlotte, as well as correspondence between Catherine Friel and WSU to establish the John Mathews Friel Memorial Lecture Series through the WSU Museum of Art.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2017
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Catherine M. Friel and John B. "Jack" Friel donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in three installments, beginning in 1991 (MS.1991.65, MS.1993.45, MS.2000.29).

Processing Information note

MASC staff and temporary employees performed preliminary processing on these materials beginning with their initial acquisition in 1991. Final processing was completed by Allison Bremmeyer in August 2017 under the supervision of librarians Steven Bingo and Cheryl Gunselman.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- History -- Sources

Family Name(s)

  • Friel family -- Archives
  • Mathews family -- Archives


  • Basketball coaches -- Washington (State)
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Women -- Societies and clubs -- 19th century
  • Women -- Societies and clubs -- 20th century

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Mathews Family, 1889-1952 

Box Folder

Buhl, ID Homestead correspondence (letters addressed to John and Serena Mathews) 1911-1950 

1 1-2

Buhl, ID homestead financial and legal documents (Property rights and easements, special warranty deeds, etc.) 1901-1949 

1 3

Buhl, ID homestead photographs (Series of photos taken by Serena F. Mathews when the Mathews family spent the summer of 1910 developing a homestead from sagebrush to irrigation for hay and grain crops) 1907, 1910 

1 4

Erich Klossner correspondence (letter addressed to Mr. Carl Milton Brewster and his wife Mrs. Alfhild Nordby Brewster. Includes a copy of Klossner's May 1, 1952 remarks, "Memorial to Serena Mathews") 1952 

1 5

Mathews family records (property and other records of the Mathews family in Pullman, WA) 1907-1947 

1 6

Mathews family and WSC photographs (includes photos at the family home in Pullman [1703 Ruby Street], vacation to Montana, Silver Lake or Lake D'Puddle, miscellaneous WSC campus and sporting events, Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity (SAE), etc. 1900-1928 

1 7-8

Pullman High School photographs (PHS agriculture class, football team, graduating class of 1914) 1913-1914 

1 9

Pullman Herald, Golden Jubilee issue (letter sent by Edythe Roberts in 1982 with a copy of the Pullman Herald's 1938 Golden Jubilee issue) 1938 

1 10

Wallis family records and documents (miscellaneous documents and certificates from Washington, Idaho, and Wisconsin) 1892-1915 

1 11

Wallis family photographs (includes photos of the Wallis family home on the corner of Spaulding and Maple Street(s) in Pullman, and adjacent properties) 1898-1909 

1 12

Millie Wallis correspondence 1889 

1 13

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Series 2: Serena F. Mathews, 1890-1990 

Subseries 2.1: Federated Women's Clubs, 1901-1948 

Box Folder

Aberdeen convention (Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs) 1928 

2 1

American Conference on Birth Control and National Recovery 1934 

2 2

Annual meetings for the State Federation of Colored Women's Organizations and Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs 1928-1941 

2 3

Assorted convention publications (Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs) 1906, 1927-1950 

2 4

Benefits of County Libraries Undated 

2 5

Bulletin (Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs) 1924-1936 

2 6-8

California Federation of Women's Club Annual Convention 1933 

2 9

The Club Woman (official publication of the General Federation of Women's Clubs) 1933-1934 

2 10

Correspondence 1932-1933 

3 1

Correspondence 1893-1949 

3 2

Correspondence and minutes 1926-1938 

3 3

Epsilon Sigma Omicron notes and correspondence 1929-1935 

3 4

Everett convention (Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs) 1949 

3 5

Federal Industrial Institution for Women 1928-1933 

3 6

Federation forest correspondence 1927-1928 

3 7

Federation forest land grant and board minutes 1928-1930 

3 8

Federation forest reflection and dedication 1947-1949 

3 9

General Federation of Women's Clubs clippings circa 1934 

3 10

General Federation Women's Clubs clippings circa 1912-1928 

3 11

General Federation Women's Clubs clippings circa 1928-1943 

3 12

General Federation of Women's Clubs Council Meeting booklets 1933-1934 

3 13

General Federation of Women's Clubs meetings notes 1933 and undated 

3 14

General Federation of Women's Clubs Council Meeting delegate pins and ribbons 1933-1934 

37 3

General Federation of Women's Clubs Council Meeting (Richmond, Virginia) 1933 

3 15

General Federation of Women's Clubs Council Meeting (San Antonio, Texas) 1928 

4 1

History of the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs circa 1944 

4 2

Longview convention (Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs) 1936 

4 3

Matsby correspondence 1946 

4 4

Meeting correspondence and minutes 1927-1928 

4 5

Minutes and notes 1924-1949 

4 6

Pullman convention (Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs) 1924 

4 7

Pullman Women's Club yearbooks 1914-1925 

4 8

Rose B. Larson obituary 1945 

4 9

Seattle convention (Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs) 1930 

4 10

Seattle convention (General Federation of Women's Clubs) 1932 

4 11

Souvenir Biennial: General Federation of Women's Clubs 1932 June 9-18 

4 12

The Spokane Woman (3 issues) 1927-1929 

37 4

Thro the Years (A collection of verse, prose, and letters gathered from the writings of former presidents of the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs) 1944 February 

4 13

Tribute to Ella Higginson for her contribution to the Federation of Women's Clubs 1941 

4 14

The Washington Club Woman (official publication Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs) 1938-1948 

5 1-2

Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs presidents (Mary Lincoln Brown, Mabel Campbell, Elsie Cowin, Marie Kulzer, Livona Lotzgesell, Juanita Ludwigs, Serena Mathews, Nellie Miller, Madalene Pratt, Helen Swensson, Maxine Thomas, Martha Thornton) 1903-1945 

5 3

Washington State Federation of Women's Club clippings 1928 

5 4

Washington State Federation of Women's Club clippings circa 1927-1931 

5 5

Washington State Federation of Women's Club delegate pins and ribbons 1927-1939 

37 5

Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs meeting programs 1928-1949 

5 6

Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs scrapbook 1925-1935 

5 7

Women's Clubs ephemera 1925-1944 

6 1

Women's Industrial Home and Clinic and County Library Bill 1920-1929 

6 2

Yakima convention 1929 

6 3

Yearbooks (Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs; 14 items) 1901-1934 

6 4-6

Subseries 2.2: Correspondence, 1910-1990 

Box Folder

Cards from grandchildren and Washington Federation of Women's Club presidents 1945-1947 

7 1

Correspondence and "Tid Bits from a Trip to Europe" 1942-1990 

7 2

Incoming correspondence (Arthur S. Beardsley, E.O. Holland, Lulu Holmes, Clarence D. Martin, M.H. Marvin, William "Bill" P. Weisel, etc.) 1918-1952 

7 3

Letters of condolence (death of John Mathews) 1917 

7 4

Outgoing correspondence 1910-1941 

7 5

Outgoing correspondence to children from Mathomere (Kitsap County) 1938, 1944-1947 

7 6

Personal correspondence 1927-1929 

7 7

Subseries 2.3: Diaries, 1939-1951 

Box Folder

Serena F. Mathews diaries (12 volumes) 1939-1951 

7 8-10

Subseries 2.4: European Tour, 1930-1931 

Box Folder

Memorabilia: Austria Undated 

7 11

Memorabilia: Belgium Undated 

7 12

Memorabilia: Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic) Undated 

8 1

Memorabilia: Denmark Undated 

8 2

Memorabilia: France 1931 

8 3

Memorabilia: Germany 1930-31 

8 4-5

Memorabilia: Great Britain 1931 

8 6

Memorabilia: Hungary Undated 

8 7

Memorabilia: Italy 1931 

8 8

Memorabilia: Switzerland Undated 

8 9

Passport 1930-1931 

9 1

Postcards from Europe (Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland, United States) 1930-1931 

36 1-10

Receipts from Europe 1930-1931 

9 2

Serena F. Mathews' European Diary, volume 1 (pages 1-200) 1930 July 27-September 20 

9 3

Serena F. Mathews' European Diary, volume 2 (pages 201-400) 1930 September 20-December 12 

9 4

Serena F. Mathews' European Diary, volume 3 (pages 401-600) 1930 December 12-1931 March 12 

9 5

Serena F. Mathews' European Diary, volume 4 (pages 601-800) 1931 March 12-May 11 

10 1

Serena F. Mathews' European Diary, volume 5 (pages 801-947) 1931 May 12-June 17 

10 2

Tid Bits from a Trip to Europe (Mathews' essay) Undated 

10 3

United States Lines (ship travel company) 1930 

10 4

Subseries 2.5: Club Activities, 1903-1951 

Box Folder

Community War Workers file (WWI) 1917-1918 

36 11

Order of the Eastern Star certificate of recognition 1951 December 26 

37 6

Order of the Eastern Star ephemera 1923-1959 

10 5

P.E.O. handbooks 1940-1942 

10 6

P.E.O. history Undated 

10 7

Programs and notes (Pullman Women's Council, Monday Club, Pullman Historical Club, Pullman High School advising notes) 1903-1929 

10 8

Pullman Fortnightly Club photographs circa 1915-1937 

10 9

Photographs (mostly undated and unidentified) circa 1930-1941 

10 10

Subseries 2.6: Published Materials, 1919-1973 

Box Folder

Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot paper, "The Experimentalists" 1939 

11 1

Serena Mathews article in Bunchgrass Historian ("Determined Bridegroom Hikes Sixteen Miles Through Flood") 1973 

11 2

The Secret to Keeping Friends by Emily Post (contains photographs and notes from Mother's Day, 1940) 1938, 1940 

11 3

The Sex Side of Life by Mary Ware Dennett 1919 

11 4

Subseries 2.7: Miscellaneous, 1890-1952 

Box Folder

Correspondence, ephemera, and issues of the Spokane Woman newspaper featuring Serena Mathews 1927-1940 

11 5

Darlington High School diploma (Darlington, Wisconsin) 1890 

37 7

Mathews literary notes and review Undated 

11 6

Mathews memorial and award 1947-1952 

11 7

Photographs and ephemera collected by Catherine Friel (primarily from Europe trip) 1930-1931 

11 8

Serena F. Mathews Memorial book 1930-1952 

37 8

Virgina City, Nevada book review and postcards 1938-1941 

11 9

War ephemera (Red Cross, Cause and Cure of War conference) 1919-1933 

11 10

Washington State College Greek Life 1927-1939 and undated 

11 11

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Series 3: John W. Mathews, 1887-1920 

Box Folder

Incoming correspondence 1897, 1913 

12 1

Law school notebook 1887 

12 2

Monday Club ephemera and correspondence 1903, 1913 

12 3

State of Washington Attorney and Counselor of Law license 1898 

37 9

State of Washington notary public certificates 1912, 1916, 1920 

37 10

Washington State Supreme Court Appellant's Brief (Harry L. Olive Company v. S.V. Meek) circa 1914 

12 4

Whitman County Prosecutor's Annual Report to the Governor (report written by John W. Mathews for the 1897 calendar year. Includes written response from Governor J.R. Rogers noting the January 1898 lynching of Chadwick Marshall at Colfax) 1898 

12 5

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Series 4: Homer H. Mathews, 1906-1964 

Box Folder

Buhl Homestead scrapbook 1910 

38 1

Golden Anniversary Homecoming booklet and ephemera 1964 

12 6

Grammar school graduation certificate and award (Common Schools of the State of Washington) 1906-1910 

12 7

Pullman High School diploma (Class of 1914) 1914 

Map Case 2

Washington State College scrapbook 1915-1918 

38 2

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Series 5: Friel Family, 1927-2000 

Box Folder

60th wedding anniversary guest book 1986 

38 3

1973 Golden Grad Reunion (50 year reunion of the WSC Class of 1923) 1973 

12 8

Article and poem by Erich Klossner 1952, 1956 

12 9

Brain Structures at work in Organism and Environment Interactions by Edward Friel 1977-1979 

12 10

Charlotte and John Friel lectureship contract 1989 

12 11

Fo-Paws and Communicator articles on Jack and Catherine Friel 1944, 1990 

12 12

Friel family correspondence and notes 1972, 1990 

12 13

Friel family documents and publications 1958-1990 

12 14

"The Insatiable Quest" and other poems by Erich Klossner 1971-1986 

12 15

Jack and Catherine Friel correspondence 1995-2000 

12 16

Jack and Catherine Friel correspondence 1966-1992 

12 17

Jack and Catherine Friel correspondence with John Kosich 1992 

12 18

Janette Friel report 1976-1977 

13 1

Lessons in Living scrapbook 1941 

13 2-3

Map of Columbia Basin farm units (units owned by Jack and Catherine in Othello, WA) circa 1971 

Map Case 1

"My Co-Ed" sheet music (Words by Agnes Friel, Music by LaVerna E. Kimbrough) circa 1927 

13 4

Priest Lake house 1969-1989 

13 5

Photographs circa 1930-1947 

13 6

Pullman city projects circa 1960-1977 

13 7

Ration books (World War II) circa 1941-1945 

13 8

Spokesman Review Magazine article featuring Friel home on Priest Lake May 24, 1970 

38 4

Straws for the Lyric Flame by Erich Klossner 1952 

13 9

Three Forks Museum 1986-1990 

13 10

Wallis Friel (Judge Wallis W. Friel, Whitman County Superior Court) 1959-1989 

13 11

Wallis Friel Snake River Six Band 1985-1990 

13 12

Washington State University correspondence 1995-1990 

13 13

Washington State University Museum of Art 1990-1991 

13 14

Waterville and Friel family articles 1986-1991 

38 7

Wedding correspondence and ephemera 1926 

14 1

World War II correspondence: William Osborne and Harold Mizony 1943-1945 

14 2

With Stardust on His Glasses by Erich Klossner 1956 

14 3

Ration books and tokens (World War II) 1942-1944 

35 6

John Kennedy Presidential campaign poster, 1960 

Map Case 3

New York Times newspaper issues about Apollo 11 moon landing (2 items), 1969 July 

Map Case 1

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Series 6: John B. "Jack" Friel, 1899-1991 

Subseries 6.1: Washington State University Athletics, 1921-1991 

Box Folder

1941 Washington State College basketball team articles (50th anniversary) 1991 

39 1

Baseball centennial plaque 1991 

39 2

Baseball centennial ephemera 1991 

39 3

Baseball signed by 1979 team 1979 

36 12

Basketball clippings scrapbook 1931-1940 

39 4

Basketball scrapbook 1940-1953 

14 4

Basketball scrapbook 1941-1947 

14 5

Basketball scrapbook (dedication of Jack Friel Court at WSU's Coliseum. Includes letters from Marv Harshman, Keith Lincoln, Sam Jankovich, Bob Smawley, Stan Bates, and others) 1977-1979 

14 6

Scrapbook (primarily basketball, with some other sports and topics) 1940s 

43 8

Clippings 1949-1990 

15 1-4

Clippings 1949-1990 

16 1-3

Clippings on retirement and 1941 team 1958-1971 

16 4

Jack Friel posters and articles circa 1986 

Map Case 1

Pullman Herald: "The Performing Arts Coliseum and Washington State University" 1973 May 24 

40 6

Silver Anniversary Reunion (1941 Basketball Team) 1966 

40 7

W.B. "Red" Reese clippings 1958-1980 

16 6

Washington State College athletics scrapbook circa 1933-1941 

41 1

Washington State College basketball programs 1941-1944 

16 7

Washington State College photographs 1920-1923 

17 1

Washington State University athletics photographs (former coaches, players, and teams; Hall of Fame ceremonies and banquets; Buck Bailey, Stan Bates, J. Fred "Doc" Bohler, Lieutenant Archie Buckley, Isaac "Ike" Deeter, Hubie Dunn, John Friel, Glenn Galligan, Doug Gibb, Marv Harshman, Paul Lindemann, Jack Mooberry, George Raveling, Golden Romney, Kelvin Sampson, Bob Smawley, Jim Sutherland, John Wooden, and others) 1921-1991 

17 2

Washington State University Athletics programs and mailings 1947-1990 

17 3

Subseries 6.2: Correspondence, 1942-1992 

Box Folder

Basketball correspondence (John F. Bohler, Tippy Dye, Wiles Hallock, Marv Harshman, Jon Heimbigner, A.F. Raiter Jr., George Raveling, Joseph R. Vancisin, and others) 1945-1992 

17 4

Big Sky Athletic Conference correspondence and 1970-1971 conference pressbook 1967-1990 

17 5

Big Sky Athletic Conference correspondence on appointment as Commissioner 1963 

17 6

Friel Court correspondence (dedication ceremony of Friel Court on December 3, 1977) 1977-1978 

17 7

Erich Klossner correspondence 1978 

17 8

Letters and clippings from WSC graduates and former players 1953-1992 

17 9

National Basketball Hall of Fame correspondence (William "Bill" Mokray, Bob Smawley, Lee Williams) 1973-1979 

18 1

National Collegiate Athletic Association Hall of Fame correspondence and material 1976-1990 

18 2

Personal correspondence (outgoing and incoming letters to and from Jack and Catherine from friends, former players and teammates, acquaintances: Alfred B. Butler, Isaac "Ike" Deeter, Don J. Eagle, Ernest "Ernie" J. Filiberti, Thomas S. Foley, Shirley Fouts, Jack Gardner, Major General John A. Klein, John D. Kosich, Raymond F. Johnson, Paul Lindemann, J.D. Lewis, Jim Lyle, John D. McCallum, Carl E. McCullough, W.H. McPhee, Bob Miller, Harvey L. Murdock, Edward R. Murrow, Tom O'Neill, Craig Smith, Phil Wainscott, and others) 1942-1991 

18 3-4

Retirement correspondence 1958 

18 5

Washington State University correspondence (John Christopher, Sara Coddington, Rod Commons, Laurie Dahl, Lois B. DeFleur, John Elwood, C. Clement French, Dick Fry, Weldon B. Gibson, Sonia M. Hussa, Sam Jankovich, Janet Casello Johnson, Raymond F. Johnson, Willemina J. Kardong, Connie Kravas, Keith Lincoln, Robert "Bob" and Margaret McEachern, Bill Moos, Brian Murray, Glen Oman, Kelvin Sampson, Bob Smawley, Samuel H. Smith, Glenn Terrell, Lee Williams, Richard "Dick" A. Young, and others) 1950-1991 

18 6

Washington State University Hall of Fame correspondence 1979-1990 

18 7

Subseries 6.3: Miscellaneous, 1918-1991 

Box Folder

90th birthday guest book 1988 August 26 

41 2

Basketball ephemera 1928-1958 

18 8

Basketball rules analyses 1984-1985 

18 9

Big Sky Athletics (photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence) 1963-1973 

18 10

Wilbur Bohm diary 1964-1965 

19 1

Certificates 1943-1991 

19 2

Codger Bowl Reunion (Armistice Day County Football Championship, 1938: Colfax High School vs. St. John's High School) 1988 

19 3

Colville High School photographs 1924-1984 

19 4

Fraternity certificates and photograph 1920, 1938, 1943 

19 5

Kappa Sigma correspondence (external and internal improvements and renovations to the Kappa Sigma house) 1960-1978 

19 6

New York University M.A. Education notes 1937-1939 

19 7

Memorial clippings and letters 1995 

19 8

Pac-10 Conference Basketball Observer's Guide 1983 

19 9

Personal photographs (50th and 60th wedding anniversary; Jack's 90th birthday; childhood photographs in Waterville, Washington) 1899-1986 

19 10

Skookum (Colville High School yearbook) 1924, 1925 

19 11

State College of Washington graduation diploma 1923 

16 5

The Tamarack (North Central High School yearbook) 1926, 1928 

20 1

Washington state high school basketball tournament (North Central High School state tournament champions) 1928 

20 2

Washington State University photographs (Golden Grad Weekend, Class of 1923; Herman Deutsch Reading Room; John Mathews Friel Memorial Lecture Series, etc.) 1944-1978 

20 3

Washington State University realia 1968-1991 

41 4

Wenatchee High School athletics 1920-1974 

20 4

World War I correspondence 1918 

20 5

Clippings about Jack Friel's semi-professional baseball career 1925 

20 5

World War I dog tags circa 1918-1919 

20 6

World War I regiment photograph (Camp Zachary Taylor, Louisville, Kentucky) 1919 February 7 

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Series 7: Catherine M. Friel, 1901-1999 

Subseries 7.1: Education and Childhood, 1901-1991 

Box Folder

Catherine's first years 1901-1903 

20 7

Course notes: British Literature circa 1920 

20 8-9

Course notes (Spenser, Shakespeare, Intro to Philosophy, The Silent Voice, British Poets, Pullman High School) 1919-1920 

20 10

Course notes: Classic and Medieval Literature circa 1920 

20 11

Course notes: Definitions of literature course notes circa 1920 

20 12

Course notes: English classes circa 1920 

20 13-14

Course notes: English classes circa 1920 

21 1-8

English notebook 1910-1915 

21 9

The Hi Times (Pullman High School newspaper) 1959-1960 

21 10

Pullman High School Centennial, 1892-1992 1992 

21 11

Pullman High School, Class of 1963 (20 year reunion) 1983 

22 1

Pullman High School history (newspaper articles and school memorabilia; includes 1916 PHS yearbook Alkiwawa) 1916-1991 

22 2

Teaching papers circa 1920-1926 

22 3-4

Washington State College scrapbook 1919-1923 

22 5

Washington State College dance cards and programs 1921-1922 

22 6

Subseries 7.2: Teaching records, 1924-1982 

Box Folder

Dayton High School 1924-1982 

22 7

Nesika Wawa (Dayton High School yearbook (3 volumes: 1924, 1925, 1926) 1924-1926 

22 8-9

Subseries 7.3: Subject files, 1915-1999 

Box Folder

Biographical file Undated 

23 1

Certificates (Certificate of Admission to the (Pullman) High School; Phi Kappa Phi; U.S. Air Force recognition of Catherine Friel as "honorary life member of the Air Defense Team") 1915, 1922, 1959 

23 2

Dog Show Awards photographs 1950-1953 

23 3

Eva LaFollette Kunz oral history 1981 

23 4

Fine art collecting 1979 

23 5

The Lincoln Log (an English class publication) 1942-1943 

23 7

National YWCA Girl Reserves meetings 1922-1928 

23 8

"Paths to Power: Women in Professions" (Speech given at Washington State Convention of P.E.O. in Pullman by WSU Vice Provost of Student Affairs, Maureen Anderson) 1990 

23 9

Phoebean Study Club (founded by Catherine Friel in 1947) 1947-1977 

23 10

Presentation of Campus Day trophy by President Taft (photograph) 1920 

23 11

Pullman Trim Tops 1971 

23 12

Retired Teachers correspondence (National Retired Teachers Association) 1967-1974 

23 13

Spokane Sorosis programs 1926-1931 

23 14

Washington State University correspondence (Mac and June Crow, Walt Dryfoos, Connie Kravas, Keith Lincoln, Paul R. Hagner, John C. Pierce, Samuel H. Smith, Alexis S. Tan) 1995-1999 

23 15

Washington State University Time Capsule Committee 1989-1991 

23 16

YWCA Girl Reserves 1927-1929 

23 17

YWCA Girl Reserves middy (Girl Reserves sailor collar blouse) circa 1926 

24 1

Subseries 7.4: Kappa Alpha Theta, 1913-1993 

Box Folder

Alpha Sigma chapter 35th Anniversary 1948 

24 2

Alpha Sigma chapter 50th Anniversary 1963 

24 3

Alpha Sigma chapter 75th Anniversary 1988 

24 4

Alpha Sigma chapter and Washington State University clippings 1950-1986 

24 5

Alpha Sigma chapter and Washington State University friends 1920-1988 

24 6

Alpha Sigma chapter clippings 1954-1968 

24 7

Alpha Sigma chapter papers (membership and alumnae lists; booklets) 1972-1993 

24 8

Conventions 1959-1998 

25 1-3

Conventions 1969-1978 

25 4-5

Correspondence 1953-1978 

25 6

Correspondence and notes 1951-1986 

25 7

Discrimination, equality, and other discussion ideas 1966-1968 

26 1

District XV President correspondence 1967-1971 

26 2

District XV President correspondence 1971-1991 

26 3

District XV President correspondence with National Chairman 1964-1976 

26 4

Greek life and university articles 1967-1970 

26 5

Installation of the Alpha Sigma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta 1913 

26 6

Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation 1967-1975 

26 7

Manuals and other publications 1970-1974 

26 8

National correspondence 1970-1980 

27 1

New Member Program 1970-1993 

27 2

Philanthropies 1969-1970 

27 3

Photographs 1964-1993 

27 4

Photographs and ephemera 1921-1950 

27 5

University and fraternity trends 1964-1968 

27 6

Subseries 7.5: P.E.O. Sisterhood, 1920-1990 

Box Folder

Correspondence 1920-1990 

27 7-8

Invitations and membership cards 1927-1952 

28 1

Programs (Chapter E and Chapter S) 1926-1952 

28 2

Programs and letters 1972-1993 

28 3-5

P.E.O. Chapter "S" 1989-1993 

28 6

State convention programs 1934, 1981 

28 7

Subseries 7.6: Fortnightly Club, 1929-1993 

Box Folder

Fortnightly Club photographs (50th anniversary of the Fortnightly Club) 1943 

23 6

Fortnightly Club photographs and correspondence circa 1929-1992 

29 1-2

Fortnightly Club yearbooks 1941-1942, 1978-1993 

29 3-4

Subseries 7.7: Correspondence, 1922-1991 

Box Folder

Important letters and documents; miscellaneous correspondence; notecards with illustrations by Richard Hashagen of scenes and buildings at WSU, Colfax, and Whitman County 1922-1991 

29 5-6

Postcards (blank) with photographs and illustrations of buildings and scenes at WSU, Pullman, and the Palouse region Undated 

36 13

Photograph preservation research (correspondence and clippings) 1987-1989 

30 1

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Series 8: Charlotte Friel, 1943-1990 

Box Folder

Articles about Charlotte Friel's broadcasting career 1962-1983 

30 2

Autograph books and announcements (Pullman High School, Class of 1947 graduation announcements; autograph book from Serena Mathews with note written inside) 1936-1947 

30 3

Camp Fire Girls event programs (Mother-Daughter Banquet and "Daughters of Democracy" Annual Party) 1940, 1943 

30 4

Camp Fire Girls notes and assignments Undated 

30 5-6

Camp Fire Girls publications circa 1939-1940 

30 7-8

Camp Fire Girls project book: "The Rank of a Firemaker" Undated 

43 1

Camp Fire Girls project book: "Torch Bearer Craftsman in Literature" Undated 

43 2

CBS office photos (Tad Myers, James Delay, Charlotte Friel, and Helen Brown) October 8, 1965 

30 9

Charlotte Friel Memorial Communications Seminar correspondence and documents 1973-1989 

31 1-2

Charlotte Friel Memorial Communications lecturers 1984-1989 

31 3

Clippings 1962, 1970 

31 4

Correspondence (transfer of the Charlotte Friel papers from New York University Libraries to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California upon its completion) 1972-1973 

31 5

Diaries and travel journals; address book 1943-1947, 1952, 1964 

31 6-7

Edward R. Murrow Symposium (papers and clippings) 1978-1990 

31 8

"History of the Northwest" extension course coursework (taught by Dr. Herman Deutsch) 1947 

32 1

Incoming correspondence from family 1970 

32 2

Incoming correspondence from Japanese friends of John Mathews Friel (sent to Charlotte before and after John's death on June 5, 1970) 1970-1972 

32 3

"The Influence of Television in the Political Career of Richard M. Nixon, 1946-1962" (Charlotte Friel Ph.D dissertation) 1968 

32 4-6

The Influence of Television in the Political Career of Richard M. Nixon (Ph.D research design) 1966 

32 7

Media identification cards and membership cards (CBS/Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, American Women in Radio and Television, etc.) 1956-1965 

33 1

Jokes and illustrations 1943 

33 2

Newspaper articles 1950-1971 

33 3

New York University diplomas (Master of Arts; Doctor of Philosophy) 1960, 1968 

43 3

Outgoing correspondence with family 1936-1968 

33 4

Pullman High School Class of 1947 twenty year reunion 1967 

33 5

Theta Sigma Phi 1962-1980 

33 6

Transcript and photographs of John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon first joint radio television broadcast 1960 September 26 

33 7

Washington State College Board of Control records (NSA, Constitution and Bylaws, Correspondence [BWG], Student Government, Retreat, Educational Policies, Activities, Committees, Agenda, TUB, CUB Promotion, Miscellaneous, Activity Center Series, Evergreen, Budgets) 1950 

33 8-9

Kay J. Wight (correspondence and clippings) 1982-1986 

33 10

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Series 9: John Mathews Friel, 1954-1993 

Box Folder

Archives of American Art correspondence (John Mathews Friel papers) 1980 

34 1

Articles on youth camp 1950 

34 2

Childhood drawings (former basketball players) Undated 

43 4

Correspondence on art loan (letter written to Jack and Catherine Friel from the Law offices of Irwin, Friel and Myklebust, P.S., in Pullman's Old National Bank Building) 1974 April 23 

34 3

Correspondence with Charlotte Friel 1954-1964 

34 4

Fine Arts Artist (life and career of John M. Friel as an artist; includes publications with John's art) 1959-1993 

34 5-6

Friends of the WSU Museum of Art 1979-1980 

34 7

John Mathews Friel Memorial Fund 1974-1978 

34 8

John M. Friel Memorial exhibit photographs (photographs taken by L.M. Curtis, depicting WSU's honorary dance group Orchesis interpreting John Friel's artwork produced between 1964-1971. Choreographed by dance professor W. "Tony" Weaver) 1973 

34 9-10

John Mathews Friel Memorial Lecture Series (correspondence, programs, etc.) 1978-1993 

35 1

Magazine publications featuring John Mathews Friel artwork (Home and Garden, Office Design, LIFE) 1966-1967 

43 7

Photographs of John M. Friel art (Hard-edge paintings commissioned by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill of Chicago in the lobby of the Manitowoc Savings Bank in Wisconsin; Jewelry (Finnish) Shop in Ghiradelli Square, San Francisco, CA; other unidentified locations) circa 1968 

35 2

Washington State University and John M. Friel Memorial exhibit color slides 1973 

35 3-4

WNBC-TV "Kaleidoscope 4" interview (NBC network affiliate in New York interview with John M. Friel about his hard-edge contemporary paintings) 1964 

35 5

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