Rodney Glisan Mount Rainier photograph collection, 1905-1906  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Photographer
Glisan, Rodney
Title
Rodney Glisan Mount Rainier photograph collection
Dates
1905-1906 (inclusive)
Quantity
36 photographic prints in 2 albums (1 box) ; 5 1/2" x 3 1/4"
Collection Number
PH0368
Summary
Photographs of a Mount Rainier and Mount Baker climbing expeditions of Mazamas
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Additional Reference Guides

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Rodney L. Glisan (April 3rd, 1869 - 1934) of Portland, Or, was the son of Dr. Rodney Glisan, and Elizabeth R. Couch, a daughter of the founder of Portland. He received a law degree and practiced primarily in the area of realty and estates. He was active in local politics and was an amateur photographer. He was an active member of the Mazamas club, a Portland based mountaineering club founded in 1894 and served as the seventh president of the organization. In the early 1900's the Mazamas club organized a major hike every year.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of 2 albums documenting trips by the Mazamas. The first album documents a 1905 Mazamas hike up Mount Rainier. The second album documents their 1906 climb up Mount Baker. Several of the photographs were published in their mountain climbing periodical "The Mazamas" with a story that documented the trip. Includes images of glaciers, crevasses and ice formations. All photographs were taken by Rodney Glisan.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Album 1: Mount Rainier, 1905Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/1 1-1 1905
1/1 1-2 1905
1/1 1-3 1905
1/1 1-4 1905
1/1 1-5 1905
1/1 1-6 1905
1/1 1-7 1905
1/1 1-8 1905
1/1 1-9 1905
1/1 1-10 1905
1/1 1-11 1905
1/1 1-12 1905
1/1 1-13
 Mount Rainier
Photo marked by red ink indicating showing route to the summit.
1905
1/1 1-14 1905
1/1 1-15 1905
1/1 1-16 1905
1/1 1-17 1905
1/1 1-18 1905
1/1 1-19 1905
1/1 1-20 1905
1/1 1-21 1905
1/1 1-22 1905
1/1 1-23 1905
1/1 1-24
Missing Photo
1905
1/1 1-25 1905
1/1 1-26 1905

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photograph albums

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)