Guide to the Earl Connette Locomotive and Northwestern Scene Photographs 1950s-1970s
PC 66

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Connette, Earl.
Title
Earl Connette Locomotive and Northwestern Scene Photographs
ID
PC 66
Date
1950s-1970s
Extent
260.0 items
General Physical Description note
2 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
Negatives and prints of the New York Central Railroad system and of natural scenery in the Pacific Northwest. Most are undated and unlabeled, but the identified scenes come from Idaho and Wyoming, and the images are believed to be from the 1950s to the 1970s.

Preferred Citation note

[Item description] Earl Connette Locomotive and Northwestern Scene Photographs, 1950s-1970s (PC 66)

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

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of nine 15"x19" mounted landscape scenes, and two 11"x14" spiral bound albums each containing about 50 photographs of the New York Central Railroad system. Additionally it holds about 150 2¼" square negatives. While all non-railroad photographs are from the Pacific Northwest they're unlabeled and undated; an index card in the negatives labels sets of those as: "Jackson Hole WY, Rivers, Stanley Basin ID, Local, Special, Flowers & Trees, Historical, Seven Devils ID, and Studies."

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Arrangement note

Items are maintained in their original order and mountings, with box 1 containing the large mounted prints and albums, and box 2 containing the negatives.

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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.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The collection was donated by Anne Connette of Moscow, ID in August of 1985.

Processing Information note

Materials are retained in their original casing and ordering.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Northwest, Pacific -- History -- Photographs.
  • Northwest, Pacific -- Photographs.

Personal Name(s)

  • Connette, Earl -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Idaho
  • Photographs
  • Railroads
  • Railroads -- New York (State) -- History.

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