Guide to the Raymond A. Hanson Photographs circa 1950s
PC 76

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Hanson, Raymond A.
Title
Raymond A. Hanson Photographs
ID
PC 76
Date
circa 1950s
Extent
36.0 items
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of photographs, circa 1950s, of inventions and business operations of Raymond A. Hanson, international businessman, whose company, RAHCO International, Inc., in Spokane, WA, supplied machinery systems for construction, mining and canal building.

Preferred Citation note

Raymond A. Hanson Photographs, circa 1950s (PC 76)

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

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Biographical/Historical note

Raymond A. Hanson was an international businessman whose Spokane, WA company, Rahco, supplied machinery systems for construction, mining and canal building.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of 36 photographs, circa 1950s, of inventions and business operations of Raymond A. Hanson and his company, RAHCO International, Inc.. RAHCO International, Inc. supplied machinery systems for construction, mining and canal building. The subjects of the photographs include Extrudacast, MX-Cast, early combines, and Sputnik.

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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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • RAHCO International, Inc. -- Photographs.
  • RAHCO International, Inc.

Personal Name(s)

  • Hanson, Raymond A. -- Photographs.

Subject(s)

  • Agricultural machinery industry -- Photographs.
  • Businesses and Corporations
  • Combines (Agricultural machinery) -- Photographs.
  • Construction equipement industry -- Photographs.
  • Mechanical engineering -- Photographs.
  • Mining machinery industry -- Photographs.
  • Photographs
  • Technology
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

R.A. Hanson Co. (RAHCO International, Inc.)   5.0 items

1 1

Ray Hanson photos   3.0 items

1 2

Extrudacast photos, MX-cast photos   17.0 items

1 3

Early combines   8.0 items

1 4

Sputnik   3.0 items

1 5