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W.S.U. Board of Student Publications.
Chinook Photographs, 1974-1979

The Chinook photographs were transferred to University Archives in August 1980 (UA 80-20). The photographs were arranged and processed in April and May 1981 by Robert Arnett.

Number of Containers: 4
Linear Feet of Shelf Space: 2
Number of Items: 3455

ORGANIZATIONAL SKETCH

Photographs generated for use in the annual student yearbook, Chinook, for 1974 through 1979 were transferred to the University Archives when the bulk of the collection was no longer useful to the Chinook staff. Since a large majority consisted of unlabelled multiple images of the same subject, only representative images were selected for retention. Following these guidelines the original accession was reduced by 75%.

ARRANGEMENT AND DESCRIPTION

The types of photographs generated for publication in the Chinook include 6 x 6cm. color transparencies, 2 x 2" mounted color transparencies, and black and white negatives with corresponding contact prints. The color transparencies lacked organization and were sorted into groups according to the subject of the image. In most cases the color transparencies were of events on campus and of students and their activities. Also included were views of the campus and the Pullman area. The black and white negatives (and their contact prints), each of a student group or organization, were identified with the name of the group or organization and the specific date on the envelope. The envelopes have been retained in alphabetical order.

The photographs were separated into containers according to type. Except for the black and white negatives and prints, the sequence of the containers is arbitrary.

CONTAINER LIST

Box   Description # of
Items
 
1 6x6 cm. Color Transparencies, 1977-1979. Art, Athletics, Board of Regents, Campus, Concerts, Events, Faculty and Staff, Palouse, President Terrell, Pullman, Speakers, Students, Theatre, and Visitors to Campus. 2700
2 2x2 inch Color Transparencies, 1977-1979. On slide sheets, 20 transparencies on 24 sheets, according to groups: Athletics, City Scenes, Campus Scenes, Events, and Students. 440
3 Black and white negatives, with corresponding contact prints, 1974-1979. Student groups and organizations, arranged alphabetically, A through K 215
4 Black and white negatives, with corresponding contact prints, 1974-1979. Student groups and organizations, arranged alphabetically, K through Z 190