Guide to the Wilkin Photo Service Steamboat Photographs 1890-1922
PC 112

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Wilkin Photo Service
Title
Wilkin Photo Service Steamboat Photographs
ID
PC 112
Date [inclusive]
1890-1922
Extent
18.0 items
General Physical Description note
1.5 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
18 photographs of steamboat scenes on Washington's Snake River, circa 1890-1922.

Preferred Citation note

[Item description] Wilkin Photo Service Steamboat Photographs, 1890-1922 (PC 112)

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

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Scope and Contents note

18 10"x14" labeled prints of steamboats and scenes in Lewiston area. Includes boiler explosions, and troops bound for Spanish-American War. Taken (or at least printed) by the Wilkin Photo Service Lewiston, Idaho, between 1890 and 1922, the photographs document the fleet of steamboats that early in the century serviced the Snake River around Lewiston, Idaho.

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Arrangement note

The photographs in this collection are retained in their original order.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

https://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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was found in a family trunk by Lloyd Bounds of Richland, WA, after he inherited it in 1973. They were received at WSU Libraries' MASC sometime between 1979 and 2000; accessioned in December 2000 as UPC 031.

Processing Information note

Photographs are individually sleeved to reduce curling effects.

Existence and Location of Copies note

The items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Wilkin Photo Service.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.) -- History.
  • Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.) -- Photographs.

Subject(s)

  • Photographs
  • Ships and Shipping
  • Steamboats -- Washington (State) -- History.
  • Steamboats -- Washington (State) -- Photographs.
  • Transportation
  • Washington (State)
  • Waster and Water Rights

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