Alfred G. Thompson papers, 1940-1948  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Thompson, Alfred G
Alfred G. Thompson papers
1940-1948 (inclusive)
0.23 cubic ft. (1 box)
Collection Number
5941 (Accession No. 5941-001)
Newsclippings related to Alfred Thompson's involvement on the University of Washington crew team in the 1940s
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Alfred G. Thompson, and his brother, Ernest Thompson, attended the University of Washington in the 1940s. Thompson was the son of Finnish immigrants who settled in Everett, WA. In an effort to earn money for his attendance at UW, Alfred worked summers in a lumber mill and joined the Army Air Corps for the GI Bill benefits. In c. 1946, Alfred began attending the UW. He rowed for UW Crew between c. 1946 and 1948. Thompson worked for Pacific Northwest Bell for 35 years following his graduation from UW in 1949.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Mainly consists of newsclippings related to Thompson's involvement on the University of Washington crew team, c. 1946-1948. Also includes Associated Students of the University of Washington identification cards for both Alfred Thompson and Ernest Thompson.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Rowers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Rowing--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Thompson, Alfred G.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • University of Washington--Rowing
  • University of Washington--Students
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera