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PC 14
Lloyd Robbins
Photographs of Pullman, ca. 1895-1900

The Washington State University Library received the Lloyd Robbins collection of glass negatives ca. 1971. Circumstantial evidence inplies they may have been held by Kester Grimes, a nephew of George Ritchey's wife, Carlotta (what are described as prints made from Grimes-owened Pullman & WSU glass plates in the early 1900s are recorded as being donated on May 11, 1962). They were processed by David Smestad in March, 1978.

 

Number of Containers: 1
Linear Feet of Shelf Space Occupied: .25
Approximate Number of Items: 11


Pullman (1900)

BIOGRAPHICAL STATEMENT

Lloyd Robbins was an amateur photographer who photographed Pullman and the campus during the 1890’s. He was apparently a friend of George Ritchey (PC 13) and photographed him at work in a grain storage elevator in Pullman; the photos taken from Military Hill appear to have been taken from Ritchey's home on Windus Street.

ARRANGEMENT AND DESCRIPTION

Digitized versions of these images can be found in the Pullman and the Palouse Digital Images Collection.
The collection consists of:
4x5 glass negative of Endicott, Washington. (1 item)
5x7 glass negatives of Pullman, the campus, and a grain storage elevator in Pullman. (10 items)
(Recent prints have been made of most of the images.)

CONTAINER LIST

Folder Description

1
Endicott, Washington

2
Campus and Pullman

3
Pullman

4
Campus and Pullman

5
Campus – winter

6
Campus

7
Grain storage – Pullman

8
Grain storage – Pullman

9
Grain storage – Pullman

10
Grain storage – Pullman

11
Grain storage - Pullman