Cecil P. "Bud" Compau Collection, 1900-1983  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Compau, Bud (Cecil P.)
Title
Cecil P. "Bud" Compau Collection
Dates
1900-1983 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.2 linear feet, (1 manuscript box)
Collection Number
WCMss.192
Summary
The Cecil P. "Bud" Compau Collection, which dates from 1900 to 1983, contains photograph albums with images of the 1918 harvest, camping at Lewis Peak, scenes along the Columbia River, and other images of the Northwest. Also included in this collection is an ovituary, and an article related to the life of Cecil P. "Bud" Compau.
Repository
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
99362
Telephone: 509-527-5922
Fax: 509-526-4785
archives@whitman.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Cecil P. "Bud" Compau was born on May 28, 1897 in Elgin, Oregon. He graduated from Washington State College in 1923 before working as a field representative for a bank in Spokane. In 1946 he was elected to the executive board of the Inland Empire Council of Boy Scouts. He died on May 29, 1983.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Cecil P. "Bud" Compau Collection consists of a photograph album, "Places and Faces," that contains images of the 1918 harvest, camping at Lewis Peak, scenes along the Columbia River, a visit to Seaside, Oregon and photographs of Touchet, Washington school groups. This collection, which dates from 1900 to 1983, also contains a copy of his obituary and an article describing his banking career, in Spokane, Washington.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Whitman College and Northwest Archives by Mr. and Mrs. J. Parker Compel on June 16, 2005. The accession number associated with this donation is retro-0223.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Geographical Names

  • Seaside (Or.)
  • Spokane (Wash.)
  • Touchet (Wash.)