Preliminary Guide to the Bud Kimball Photography Business Records 1963-1980
MSSM.018

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Kimball, Wildey
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Bud Kimball Photography Business Records
ID
MSSM.018
Date [inclusive]
1963-1980
Extent
22 linear feet, 21 boxes.
Location
(MASC Staff Use: MS 1985-21: 2-6-1-4; MS 1985-43: 2-11-3-4)
Language
Collection materials are in English.
Language
Materials are in English.
Abstract
These business records of Bud Kimball Photography in Steilacoom, WA, were received in multiple installments, accessioned separately as described below.

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Biography/History

Wildey "Bud" Kimball (1914-2003) became a professional aerial photographer in the 1950s, with a majority of his contracts centered in the Pacific Northwest, but also including Alaska, California, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, and Oklahoma. His business, Bud Kimball Photography, was in operation from the 1960s to the 1980s.

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Scope and Content

These business records of Bud Kimball Photography in Steilacoom, WA, were received in multiple installments, accessioned separately as described below.

MS 1985-21: This collection consists of general financial and business records including travel expense reports, receipts, cancelled checks, purchase orders, and documents pertaining to contracts from the 1970s.

MS 1985-43: This collection consists of general financial and business records including receipts, expense reports, price list, cancelled checks, bills, etc., from the 1960s to the 1980s. The collection also includes papers concerning contracts. Additionally, the collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, newspaper clippings, maps, as well as photographs of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, The Dalles in Oregon, and unidentified coastal regions.

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Arrangement

This is an unprocessed collection, received in multiple installments (MS 1985-21 and MS 1985-43). It has not yet been arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc/

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA

509-335-6691

mascref@wsu.edu

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Bud Kimball to Washington State University Libraries in 1985 (MS 1985-21 and MS 1985-43). This is an unprocessed collection.

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Related Materials

Related Material

Wildey "Bud" Kimball Photographs (PC 121) http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc/finders/pc121.htm.

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Names and Subjects

Geographic Name(s)

  • Saint Helens, Mount (Wash.)

Subject(s)

  • Photographers--Archives
  • Aerial photography
  • Washington (State)

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