Arthur Elliot Harrison papers, 1939-1975  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Harrison, Arthur Elliot, 1908-1976
Title
Arthur Elliot Harrison papers
Dates
1939-1975 (inclusive)
Quantity
ca. 7.12 cubic ft
Collection Number
2373
Summary
Papers of former professor of electrical engineering at the University of Washington who also studied the growth and expansion of the Nesqually Glacier on Mt. Rainier, and the Coleman-Roosevelt Glacier on Mr. Baker from the 1940s to the 1970s
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

Open to all users.

Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Professor of electrical engineering, University of Washington, and author. Arthur Harrison was a professor of electrical engineering from 1949-1976. During the late 1940s he became interested in the study of glaciers and since that time has documented the growth and expansion of the Nesqually Glacier on Mt. Rainier, and the Coleman-Roosevelt Glacier on Mr. Baker. Professor Harrison was also active in the Mountaineers and the Sierra Club, Pacific Northwest Chapter. Arthur E. Harrison died in Seattle on May 20, 1976.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2373-001: Arthur Harrison papers, 1939-1963Return to Top

3' 5" linear

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reprints, clippings, 1939-1963.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Arthur E. Harrison, 1974-04-04

Description
Arthur Harrison papers

Accession No. 2373-002: Arthur E. Harrison papers, 1951-1972Return to Top

2' 10.5" linear

Scope and Content: Field notes, survey notes and charts, reports, writings, maps, photographs, clippings; 1951-1972.

The bulk of this accession concerns Harrison's measurement of the Coleman Glacier, Mt. Baker. Three cartons of photographs of Mount Baker, Coleman Glacier and other glaciers were retained in Special Collections. Boxes 3-11 are hand-drawn maps of Coleman Glacier, 1954-1965.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Transferred from Spec. Collections, 1984-09-01

Description
Arthur E. Harrison papers

Accession No. 2373-003: Arthur Harrison papers, 1950-1975Return to Top

.83 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Speeches and writings, subject series; 1950-1975.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

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

Acquisition Info: Separated from Edgar Horwood papers, 1988-09-23

Description
Arthur Harrison papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Harrison, Arthur Elliot, 1908-1976--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Mount Baker (Wash.)
  • Mount Baker National Forest
  • Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983 (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs (creator)
    • Mountaineers (Society) (creator)
    • Sierra Club (creator)
    • University of Washington. University Archives

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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