B.C. Collier photographs, circa 1901-1911  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Photographer
Collier, B. C
Title
B.C. Collier photographs
Dates
circa 1901-1911 (inclusive)
Quantity
44 photographic prints (1 box; 1 folder)
Collection Number
PH0358
Summary
Photographs taken by B.C. Collier of Wenatchee , Colville, and Chelan Indians and landscapes in the Lake Chelan, Washington area
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

Entire collection can be viewed on the Libraries’ Digital Collections website. Permission of Visual Materials Curator required to view originals. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Bourbon Charles (B.C.) Collier was born February 23, 1857 to James Collier and Mary Jane Lynkhardt in Iowa. Collier married Effie May Groscot (April 1868-December 1, 1953) in 1885. The couple had five children, Patricia Vera (August 12, 1886-December 28, 1966), Ira Leonard (April 18, 1888-May 18, 1961), Helen Natalie (March 15, 1890-December 9, 1978), George Lynkhardt (June 6, 1892-March 16, 1978) and Olive Irene (October 12, 1899-April 8, 1989). Patricia, Ira and Helen were born while the family lived in Ohio, George in Illinois and Irene shortly after they moved to Olympia, Washington.

Patricia married Thomas W. Parrish (March 26, 1876-October 16, 1953) on June 20, 1907. Helen graduated from the University of Washington in 1912. She married John Hogansen (January 28, 1884-November 29, 1981) on December 27, 1927. George married Evelyn Violet Aitken (November 19, 1892-May 1969) on May 19, 1915. Ira married Iris Kneen (1893-1961) on November 4, 1916 in Spokane, Washington.

B.C. Collier had a photography studio on the corner of 5th and Washington Street in Olympia, Washington from 1901-1902 and 1915-1916. He also had a studio at 11 ½ Wenatchee Avenue North in Wenatchee, Washington from 1903-1911 and is listed as a member of the Wenatchee Commercial Club in the 1910-1911 directory. Collier died on September 7, 1917 and is buried in Cashmere, Chelan County, Washington.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs taken by B. C. Collier including portraits of Native Americans from the Colville, Wenatchee, and Chelan tribes, made both in the studio and in their villages. There are also landscapes of the Columbia, Wenatchee, and Chelan Rivers; photographs of buildings; and portraits of members of the Collier family, and the Ladies Aid Group of Wenatchee First Presbyterian Church.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Native AmericansReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/1 1 circa 1903-1911
1/1 2-3 circa 1903-1911
1/1 4-5 circa 1903-1911
1/1 6
 Jim Homas and family in front of teepee and salmon drying rack at state hatchery, Chiwaukum, Washington
Written on verso: Group of Siwashes at State Hatchery Chiwaukum Drying Salmon.
circa 1903-1911
1/1 7 circa 1903-1911
1/1 8
 Silico Sasket, chief
Writte on verso: Silco Sasket Indian chief lived at mouth of the Entiat River for many years.
circa 1903-1911
1/1 9
 Thrace, a Wenatchee Indian girl
Written on verso: Thrace A Belle of the Wenatchees.
circa 1903-1911
1/2 10
 Indian camp, Wenatchee, Washington

Written on verso: Camp of Siwashes at Wenatchee.

Two versions of image: NA704 and NA1314
circa 1903-1911
1/2 11 circa 1903-1911

LandscapesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/3 12 circa 1903-1911
1/3 13 circa 1903-1911
1/4 14
 Mountains and Lake Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington
Written on verso: Lake Wenatchee a Gem of the Mountains.
circa 1903-1911
1/4 15
 View at the mouth of Wenatchee River, Chelan County, Washington
Written on verso: First flat above mouth of Wenatchee River.
circa 1903-1911
1/4 16
 Wenatchee River, Leavenworth, Washington
Written on verso: Wenatchee River at Leavenworth, Washington
circa 1903-1911
1/4 17 circa 1903-1911
1/5 18
 View of Columbia River from hills near Wenatchee, Washington
Written on verso: Looking down Columbia River from Hills Back of Wenatchee.
circa 1903-1911
1/5 19 circa 1903-1911
1/6 20 circa 1903-1911
1/6 21 circa 1903-1911
1/6 22 circa 1903-1911
1/6 23 circa 1903-1911
1/6 23a circa 1903-1911
1/6 24 circa 1903-1911
1/6 24a-24c circa 1903-1911

BuildingsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/7 25 circa 1903-1911
1/7 26 circa 1903-1911

PortraitsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/8 27 circa 1903-1911
1/8 28
 Collier family
Front row: Effie, Irene, B.C.. Back row: George, Ira, Helen, Patricia.
circa 1903-1904
1/9 29 circa 1901-1902
1/9 30 circa 1901-1902
1/9 31 circa 1901-1902
1/9 32 circa 1903-1904
1/9 33 circa 1903-1905
1/9 34 circa 1903-1905
1/9 35 circa 1901-1902
1/10 36 circa 1903
1/10 37 circa 1903-1905
1/10 38 circa 1901-1902
1/11 39 circa 1903-1904
box:oversize
KV911 40 circa 1903-1904
Box/Folder
1/11 41
Alfred J. Olds reading
Alfred Olds was born in Massachusettes and visited Wenatchee, Washington in 1894. He purchased property in the town from the Burch family the following year. The Olds Company was on this land and operated an apple orchard.
circa 1903-1910

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Chelan Indians--Photographs
  • Colville Indians--Photographs
  • Rivers--Washington (State)--Photographs
  • Wenatchi Indians--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Collier, B. C.--Photographs
  • Collier, Helen--Photographs
  • Collier, Irene--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Chelan County (Wash.)--Photographs
  • Wenatchee River (Wash.)--Photographs
  • Wenatchee River Region--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Landscape photographs

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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