Myron Samuel Huckle Photographs of Washington State University 1924-1930
PC 31

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Myron Samuel Huckle Photographs of Washington State University
ID
PC 31
Date [inclusive]
1924-1930
Extent
2.5 Linear feet
General Physical Description note
Approximate 1849 items
Abstract
The collection consists of 14 scrapbooks consisting of black and white photographic prints of WSU campus buildings, student activities, athletics, faculty and campus groups. The photographs are roughly organized by subject.

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Biographical Note:

Myron Samuel Huckle graduated from Washington State College in 1927 with a BS in mechanical engineering. He supported himself while in college and for a few years following as a professional photographer. After leaving Pullman he taught for fifteen years: one year at the thermodynamics laboratory at Harvard University, five years in aeronautics at MIT, and nine as President of the U.S. Engineering School. He spent thirty-three years as Air Reserve officer with five years active duty in World War II. He retired as a Lt. Col. in 1968. He also spent nine years as industrial engineer with the Defense Supply Agency at San Francisco. Myron Huckle presently lives with his wife in Seattle. They have three children, two of whom attended WSU, and 5 grandchildren.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of 14 scrapbooks consisting of black and white photographic prints of WSU campus buildings, student activities, athletics, faculty and campus groups.

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Arrangement note

The photographs are in their original sequence, which is somewhat organized by subject. Correspondence and biographical infromation from Myron Huckle is in a folder after scrapbook #2 (the folder is labeled 2.5). The folder also contains Sports Information Director's Richard Fry's 1989-2004 identifications of the athletes in the photos in scrapbook 2.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Myron S. Huckle photographic scrapbook collection consists of scrapbooks donated by Myron Huckle to the Washington State University Library in September, 1978 (78-37) and from scrapbooks which had been received by the library from other sources prior to 1970.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Photographic prints -- Washington (State) -- Pullman -- 1924-1930.
  • Progress photographs -- Washington (State) -- Pullman -- 1924-1930.
  • Scrapbooks -- Washington (State) -- Pullman -- 1924-1930

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Historic buildings -- Washington (State) -- Pullman.
  • Student Life, Scrapbooks
  • Universities and colleges -- Washington (State) -- History.
  • Washington (State)
  • Washington State University -- Buildings.
  • Washington State University -- History.

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Collection Inventory

Scrapbook 

 1 Plays 

 2 Athletics (including football, tennis, golf, track, baseball, wrestling, boxing, gymnastics and basketball), cheerleaders and game rallies 

 3 Faculty portraits, group portraits 

 4 Plays, musical groups, campus scenes, students, group portraits 

 5 Plays, dancers, campus scenes, Pullman, harvest scenes 

 6 Campus scenes, buildings, classrooms and laboratories, students, Pullman, plays, dormitories, President Holland 

 7 Buildings on campus 1924-1930 

Scope and Contents note

Includes architectural plans and models, construction of Commons Hall, Troy Hall, Duncan Dunn, Bohler Gym, Field House and Hospital. Photos of M.C. Connelly (contractor), Stanley Smith (college architect), and Fred Whiteside (foreman). Also includes sororities and fraternities and building interiors.

 8 College of Agriculture (classes, laboratories, buildings, exhibits, farm, livestock) 

 9 Groups (activities, dormitories, fraternities and sororities, classes, train depot, faculty) 

 10 Silver Lake, buildings, campus scenes, football games, Pullman 

 11 Interiors of campus buildings (classrooms, dormitories, etc.) 

 12 Men's athletics, Spurs, game rallies, signs and displays, winning cups and footballs 

 13 Women's activities 

 14 Buildings, students, sports, campus, bands, military, laboratories, and activities 

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