Guide to the Washington State College Exposition Award Certificates 1904-1905
Archives 346

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Washington State College Exposition Award Certificates
ID
Archives 346
Date [inclusive]
1904-1905
Extent
1.0 o.s. folder
General Physical Description note
2.25 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of five individual oversized certificates, each detailing awards received by Washington State College from one of two Expositions.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Washington State College Exposition Award Certificates, 1904-1905 (Archives 346)

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

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Biographical/Historical note

Washington State University dates to 1890, with first classwork beginning in 1892. Pending further research, the nature and breadth of the school's presentations and involvement at the 1904 and 1905 Expositions is unclear.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of five individual oversized certificates, each detailing awards received by Washington State College from one of two Expositions. Most are approximately 2 feet high by 1.5 feet wide. One certificate is from the 1904 Universal Exposition in St. Louis; the other four are from the 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in Portland, OR.

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Arrangement note

The collection is organized chronologically, and then alphabetically by what the award was for.

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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.

Conditions Governing Use note

All materials are out of copyright.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The materials in this collection were, based on accession numbers, received at Washington State College's Libraries in 1934 from an unidentified source and placed in the general stacks. They were transferred to Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) sometime prior to 2001 by parties unknown, and retained without an accession number.

Processing Information note

This collection was processed in October 2014 by University Archivist Mark O'English.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.)
  • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
  • Washington State College -- Archives
  • Washington State University -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Exhibitions -- Awards
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

location item

Grains, seeds, grasses, and forage plants: silver medal. 1904. 

O.S. 1

Collective exhibit of Transparencies: silver medal. 1905. 

O.S. 2

Engineering: gold medal. 1905. 

O.S. 3

Exhibit as a Unit: gold medal. 1905. 

O.S. 4

Geology: gold medal. 1905. 

O.S. 5