Guide to the Colin Sandwith Collected WSC and Pullman Postcards 1909-1911
PC 60

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Colin Sandwith Collected WSC and Pullman Postcards
ID
PC 60
Date [inclusive]
1909-1911
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.25 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
48 collected postcards primarily of student life and the campus of Washington State College, dating from 1909-1911.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Colin Sandwith WSC Postcard Collection, 1909-1911 (PC 60)

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

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Biographical/Historical note

Colin Sandwith was a student in the Veterinary program at Washington State College. He was admitted in 1908 and graduated in 1911.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of 48 images from 1909-1911, primarily commercially produced postcards with a very few personal photographs included. The image depict student life and the campus of Washington State College.

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Arrangement note

The materials have been arranged into an alphabetical set of series. Images within a series are in no particular order. In the final folder is a two-page biographical history of the collector of these images and the donor, written by the donor.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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

http://www.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

The postcards were donated to Washington State University Libraries’ Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) by Robert Guard of Port Townsend, WA on October 27, 2016. Colin Sandwith, who collected the postcards, was Mr. Guard’s maternal grandfather. The images were accessioned as UA2016-02.

Processing Information note

The postcards were reorganized and foldered in groups. These have been files as PC 60, filling a hole in the Photo Collections series. What, if anything, was previously located as PC 60 is no longer known; it was removed sometime prior to 2002.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University--History

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pullman (Wash.)--History

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities.
  • Universities and colleges--Washington (State)--History
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Athletics. 7 images. 1909 

1 1

Buildings, Pullman’s College Hill. 3 images. 

2

Buildings, WSC. 20 images. 

3

Frosh-Soph competitions. 6 images. 1909 

4

Pullman, flood. 5 images. 1910 

5

Student life. 3 images. 1909 

6

Veterinary. Includes two images of WSC’s Spokane Veterinary Hospital No. 2. 4 images. 1909-1911 

7

Donor correspondence. 

8