Guide to the Elwyn Kechley Scrapbook
Cage.881

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Kechley, Elwyn, 1910-2008
Creator
Kechley, Gerald, 1919-
Title
Elwyn Kechley Scrapbook
ID
Cage.881
Date [inclusive]
1927-1934
Extent
1.0 box.
Language
English
Abstract
Elwyn Kechley Scrapbook, 1927-1934. While a student at Washington State College, Kechley played in a band that performed on cruise ships in 1931 and 1932, and most of the material in the scrapbook relates to these experiences. Materials include photographs, newspapers (whole issues and clippings), and memorabilia.

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Biographical/Historical note

Elwyn Kechley (1910-2008) was the son of the Rev. E.L. Kechley and Luella (Henderson) Kechley of Nebraska. He attended school in Chehalis, WA, and graduated from Washington State College in 1934. During his years at WSC, he worked on cruise ships as part of a band or orchestra.

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Scope and Contents note

Elwyn Kechley Scrapbook, 1927-1934. While a student at Washington State College, Kechley played in a band that performed on cruise ships in 1931 and 1932, and most of the material in the scrapbook relates to these experiences. Materials include photographs, newspapers (whole issues and clippings), and memorabilia.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2018

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

Gerald Kechley donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2018 (MS-2018-02), via Liz Kennedy.

Processing Information note

Cheryl Gunselman processed this collection in 2018.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Kechley, Gerald, 1919-

Subject(s)

  • College students--Washington (State)--History--Sources
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Music
  • Musicians--Archives

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