Winfield R. Eberle papers, 1907-1973  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Eberle, Winfield R
Winfield R. Eberle papers
1907-1973 (inclusive)
0.23 cubic feet (1 box plus 1 oversize folder)
Collection Number
Performance posters, cast photograph, and scrapbook of Winfield Richard Eberle, a Glee Club and vaudeville performer and student at the University of Washington, Seattle
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

University of Washington alumnus. Winfield Richard Eberle graduated from the University of Washington in 1912 with a B.A. in Liberal Arts. He was a Glee Club Stunt Man, and a member of the County Fair Vaudeville, Oval Club Minstrels, Junior Play Committee, Senior Pin Committee, and the Delta Tau Delta fraternity.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Performance posters for Eberle's Glee Club and vaudeville acts and scrapbook from his time as a student at the University of Washington.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top


Accession No. 5585-001: Winfield R. Eberle papers, circa 1910-1912Return to Top

1 oversize folder

Scope and Content: This collection of personal memorabilia contains a performance poster (2) for "University of Washington Glee Club Concert," "Director Bowman Ralston and Varsity Glee Club" with "'The Dutch Twins'--Armstrong and Eberle" and "'Brown & Black Specialty'--Fullen and Kellogg"; "All America Vaudeville" flyer for College Men's Night, Friday, November 3, 8 pm, featuring (among others) "'German Sketches' by 'Dutch' Wynn Eberle '12"; mounted photo of men and women standing on shore by a boat, surrounded by cutouts of individual men's heads--at top, "Mr. R. Eberle," at bottom, handwritten, "Oh You Launch Party"; etching (approximately 3 ½" x 17") of 9 baby faces with badges and hand-drawn additions, Seattle Engraving Company, artist Meckle or Mecklem.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Source: James Tomkins, 2010 November 29

Custodial History: This material was sent to the School of Drama, then transferred to University Archives.

Winfield R. Eberle papers

Accession No. 5585-002: Winfield R. Eberle scrapbook, 1907-1973Return to Top

0.23 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: "College Daze" scrapbook of Winfield Eberle, a 1912 graduate of the University of Washington. Includes photographs, news clippings, programs, ticket stubs, and other ephemera. Major subjects include Eberle's Vaudevillian activities as one of the "Dutch Twins" (with partner Robert Armstrong, later one of the stars of the movie King Kong); the UW chapter of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity; the UW Glee Club; the UW rowing team; the UW campus and student life; UW coeds; the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition; and Eberle's family and home.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Status of creator's copyrights is unknown; restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Users are responsible for researching copyright status before use.

Acquisition Info: Zephyr Used & Rare Books (Kol Shaver), 2013-01-14

Winfield R. Eberle scrapbook

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Glee clubs--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Minstrel shows--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Vaudeville--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Eberle, Winfield R.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Delta Tau Delta Fraternity
  • University of Washington--Alumni and alumnae--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • University of Washington. University Archives

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  • Subject Terms :
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)