Donald Beaty Collection, 1903-1940  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Beaty, Donald
Title
Donald Beaty Collection
Dates
1903-1940 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.6 linear feet, (200 items, includes 1 volume)
Collection Number
SPC 982-0165 (collection)
Summary
Chiefly copies (from 1936-1940) of Columbian, the newsletter published by the Mason-Walsh-Atkinson-Kier Company (MWAK), relating to the construction industry and its role in the building of Grand Coulee Dam. Beaty's father worked on the Grand Coulee Dam for the MWAK and collected their newsletters. The collection also includes a copy of William S. Shiach's History of North Idaho (1903), which was retained by Beaty's father because of genealogical interest.
Repository
Eastern Washington University
Archives and Special Collections
Archives & Special Collections
Eastern Washington University Libraries
320 Media Lane - 816 "F" Street
Cheney, WA
99004
-2453
Telephone: 509-359-2475
Fax: 509-359-4840
archives@ewu.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Mainly copies (from 1936-1940) of Columbian, the newsletter published by the Mason-Walsh-Atkinson-Kier Company, relating to the construction industry and its role in the building of Grand Coulee Dam. The collection also includes a copy of William S. Shiach's History of North Idaho (1903).

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Restrictions on Use

Use of this collection is subject to the rules concerning access to archival and manuscript collections at Eastern Washington University. For more information, see: http://www.ewu.edu/Library/Services/Archives.xml

Copyright restrictions may apply. For more information or permission to publish, contact Eastern Washington University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections at (509) 359-2475, or archives@ewu.edu

Preferred Citation

Donald Beaty Collection; SPC 982-0165; box number; folder number; Archives & Special Collections, Eastern Washington University.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

MWAK Columbian, 1936-1940Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1:1
Volume 2, Nos. 1-20
3 January 1936-15 May 1936
1:2
Volume 2, Nos. 21-26, 28-40
22 May 1936 – 2 October 1936
1:3
Volume 2, Nos. 41-53
9 October 1936 – 31 December 1936
1:4
Volume 3, Nos. 1-20
8 January 1937 – 21 May 1937
1:5
Volume 3, Nos. 21-40
28 May 1937 – 8 October 1937
1:6
Volume 3, Nos. 41-50
15 October 1937 – 17 December 1937
1:7
Volume 4, Nos. 1-4, 6, 8-13
16 June 1938 – 1 December 1938
1:8
Volume 5, Nos. 5-25
9 March 1939 – 14 December 1939
2:1
Volume 6, Nos. 5-10, 13-23
6 March 1940 – 31 October 1940

Shiach, William, The History of North Idaho, Western Historical Publishing Co., 1903Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 2:2

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Construction industry
  • Dams--Design and construction
  • Dams--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Beaty, Donald--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
  • Idaho--History
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Newsletters
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Shiach, William S. (contributor)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Mason-Walsh-Atkinson-Kier Company (creator)