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Letter selected [W] - List of Collections
 

Total # of Records found: 50
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Title: Wahl (Ralph E.) Photographs and Papers
 
Description: The Ralph E. Wahl Photographic Collection comprises photographic materials and textual records reflecting Wahlís activities and interests as a photographer and fisherman in the Pacific Northwest. The collection contains a substantial number of prints, slides, negatives and proof sheets documenting the sport of Fly fishing, as well as regional landscapes, rivers and wildlife. It also includes diaries, correspondence, clippings, notes and written materials relating to Wahlís fishing activities and publications.
 
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Dates: ca. 1920 - 1992Volume: 26.5 linear feet
Restrictions: Some use/publication restrictions (expire 2025)Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Wahl's Department Store Records
 
Description: The Wahl's Department Store records contain administrative and financial records, real estate, and advertising records documenting the history of a family-owned department store in Bellingham, Washington. Real estate records include floor plans for the store and also the Grand Theatre. The bulk of the collection comprises twelve bound volumes chronicling the store's advertising campaigns from 1944-1969.
 
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Dates: 1900-1982Volume: 13.5 linear ft.
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Washington Pioneers Project: Whatcom County Materials
 
Description: This is a collection of transcripts of interviews with early Whatcom County settlers. Interviewees include John Bennett, Annie Judson Ebey, Hugh Eldridge, George A. Jenkins, S.J. Kavanaugh, Charles A. McLennan, Elizabeth Austin Roeder, and Lottie Roeder Roth. There are also notes and personal histories collected during the interviews, as well as copies of newspaper clippings related to Whatcom County settlers and early history.
 
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Dates: 1936-1937Volume: 0.25 linear ft.
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Washington Science Teachers Association Records
 
Description: The Washington Science Teachers Association collection contains historical information on the origins and activities of this educational association in Washington State. The materials date from the year of the associationís formation in 1959 to the last journal publication in 2004. The bulk of the contents are administrative records and publications. There are also conference and club activities materials that document the interactions of the WSTA among different communities in Washington.
 
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Dates: 1959-2004Volume: 11.5 linear ft.
Restrictions: noneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Washington State Climatological records
 
Description: The Washington State Climatological records date from around 1865 to 1989, and include reports and publications containing climate data from around the state.
 
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Dates: 1865-1989Volume: 5 linear ft
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Washington State Federation of Democratic Women records
 
Description: The Washington State Federation of Democratic Women records document the activities of the organization, its president, and officers.
 
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Dates: 1974-2007 (bulk 2005-2006)Volume: 4 linear ft.
Restrictions: Publication restrictions apply until 2020.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Washington State Good Roads Association records
 
Description: The Washington State Good Roads Association records include organizational history, bylaws, programs of conventions, proceedings, financial records, correspondence, budget reports, and publications. The collection also includes several files of subordinate organizations, including the Kitsap County Good Roads Association and the North End Improvement Council within Kitsap County.
 
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Dates: 1910-1987Volume: 2.5 linear ft,
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Washington State Harbor Line Commission maps
 
Description: This is a collection of reports and maps of harbors in Western Washington published by the Washington State Harbor Line Commission between 1891 and 1892.
 
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Dates: 1891-1892Volume: 0.1 linear ft
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Washington State Normal School Off-Campus Housing photographs
 
Description: This is a collection of photographs documenting off-campus housing approved for use by students of the Washington State Normal School in the 1920s and 1930s.
 
Dates: circa 1920-1939Volume: 1 linear ft.
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Washington State Oral/Aural History Program interviews
 
Description: This collection comprises microfiche transcripts of oral history interviews documenting the lives and experiences of African Americans and Filipinos in Washington State.
 
Dates: 1974-1977Volume: 0.5 linear ft.
Restrictions: Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Washington Women's Heritage Project Records
 
Description: The Washington Women's Heritage Project collection includes National Endowment for the Humanities grant proposals, working notes, correspondence, western region budget records, travel expenses, personnel files, planning reports, research topics and sources, slide tape display records, oral history cassette tapes and transcriptions, publicity and press releases, workshop information, display photographs and Whatcom County Women's Network Newsletter (1982-1983).
 
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Dates: 1979-1983Volume: 11 linear ft.
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: YesVideo Tape: No 

Title: Washington-Alaska Military Cable and Telegraph System Newsletters
 
Description: The Washington- Alaska Military Cable and Telegraph System (WAMCATS) was part of U.S. Army Signal Corps and used both military and civilian workers. It operated from 1900 to 1936 laying telegraph lines in various locations in Alaska. This collection contains 2 folders holding primarily copies of newsletters started by members of WAMCATS with one booklet written by K.M. Spencer about the Alaska Communication System radio station at Gulkana, Alaska and a few pieces of correspondence related to the newsletter.
 
Dates: 1983-2002Volume: .5 linear ft.
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Waterfront Oral History Project records
 
Description: This collection comprises oral history interviews, transcripts and related materials generated through the 2006 Waterfront Oral History Project in Bellingham, Washington. Students at Western Washington University interviewed eighteen current and former employees of the Georgia-Pacific Corporation's pulp mill on Bellingham's industrial waterfront. Interviewees discuss plant operations and topics including research into chemical byproducts and their uses in other industries, relations between the GP corporation, mill employees, and the community (including Western Washington University), as well as labor and union activity. The collection includes audio-visual footage recorded by David Albright, portions of which were incorporated into his 2006 documentary "Smells Like Money: The Story of Bellingham's Georgia-Pacific Plant".
 
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Dates: 1926-2006, bulk 2006Volume: 3 linear feet
Restrictions: Some access and publication restrictions. Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: YesVideo Tape: Yes 

Title: Weaver (William) research materials on Washington State
 
Description: This is a collection of research materials relating to World War II, Southwest Indians, Skagit County's Bayview community, Washington State, and other topics. Materials include a number of oral history interviews and corresponding transcripts.
 
Dates: 1940-1979Volume: 30 linear ft
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: YesVideo Tape: No 

Title: Wells (Oliver) oral history interviews
 
Description: This is a collection of oral history interviews conducted by Oliver Wells between 1958 and 1968. The content relates to Pacific Coast Native American culture and to farming practices in the Chilliwack Valley of British Columbia. Many of the recordings have been described and some transcripts are available.
 
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Dates: 1958-1968Volume: 3 linear ft.
Restrictions: Duplication and publication restrictions apply.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: YesVideo Tape: No 

Title: Wernstedt (Lage) photographs
 
Description: Lage Wernstedt photographs include photographs and glass plate negatives of mountains, glaciers, rivers, and lakes in the Cascade Range in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Wernstedt was a surveyor and cartographer for the U.S. Forest Service in the early and mid twentieth century.
 
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Dates: circa 1916-1935Volume: 1 ln. ft.
Restrictions: noneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Western Gallery collection of Washington State images
 
Description: This is a collection of published images showing various scenes throughout Washington State around the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. Places documented include Bellingham, Everett, Lake Chelan, Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver, and Yakima. There are also images of forests, glaciers, logging activities, mountains, railroads, and rivers around the state.
 
Dates: 1890-1910Volume: 0.5 linear ft
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Western Washington State College Symposium on Canadian-American Relations records
 
Description: This is a collection of material generated around a symposium for legislators and other government officials from both Washington state and British Columbia. The event was hosted by Western Washington State College (now Western Washington University). Records include budget information, invitations to the symposium, correspondence, press clippings, reports, and the publication "Environment and Man in British Columbia and Washington."
 
Dates: 1974Volume: 0.5 linear ft
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Western Washington University Centennial collection
 
Description: This collection contains newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, reports, photographs, remembrances, and yearbooks documenting the first one hundred years of Western Washington University. Also included in the collection are project and committee files from the Western Washington University Centennial History Committee.
 
Dates: 1899-1999Volume: 1 linear ft
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Western Washington University Centennial Oral History Project Records
 
Description: This collection includes oral histories, tapes and transcripts, commissioned as part of the centennial celebration of Western Washington University. The interviews were conducted with former faculty, staff, and students to document their experiences at Western.
 
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Dates: 1988-2000Volume: 6 linear ft
Restrictions: Some access and use restrictions. Contact repositoFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: YesVideo Tape: No 

Title: Western Washington University faculty photographs
 
Description: The collection includes both early and contemporary images of faculty and administrators at Western Washington University.
 
Dates: 1947-1977Volume: 0.25 linear ft
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Western Washington University special events photographs
 
Description: This is a collection of photographs documenting special events at Western Washington University, including Senator Henry (Scoop) Jackson's presentation of the "Atlas of the United States" to the WWU Map Library.
 
Dates: 1976Volume: 0.25 linear ft
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Western Washington University Special Events Program: Dept. of Continuing Ed.
 
Description: Files relating to special events including speaker solicitations are included in this collection.
 
Dates: 1960'sVolume: 1 linear ft.
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Western Washington University's "The Great Depression and Its 50 Year Shadow" Symposium Records
 
Description: The collection contains the records of a grant based project designed to document the effects of the Great Depression in Whatcom County. Includes grant applications, planning records, transcripts of symposium speakers and programs, and audio tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews with local figures on their Depression-era experiences.
 
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Dates: 1981-1982Volume: 1 linear ft
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: YesVideo Tape: No 

Title: Wetherell (June) research collection on the Pacific Northwest
 
Description: This is a collection of bibliographic reference material and notes gathered by June Wetherell during her preliminary research for a historical fiction piece about the Pacific Northwest.
 
Dates: 1947-1963Volume: .5 linear ft.
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Total # of Records found: 50
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