Seymour Samuel Cook cabinet card collection, circa 1865-1895  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Cook, Seymour Samuel
Title
Seymour Samuel Cook cabinet card collection
Dates
circa 1865-1895 (inclusive)
Quantity
122 cabinet card photographs
Collection Number
PH0517
Summary
Cabinet card photographs of first Washington State Legislature and of members of Cook's family
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

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Seymour Samuel Cook was an elected representative (October 1,1889) from Vancouver, Clark County. Cook was born on November 3, 1832 in Trumbull County, Ohio, son of Amos Z. Cook and Ester Tomms. He lived in Wisconsin, Iowa and Missouri. Cook went to California in March 1875 to 1880, where he booked passage to Portland, Oregon. He was a highly skilled stone and brick mason and was responsible for paving Front Street in Portland.

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Collection of 122 cabinet card photographs (16.5 cm x 10.7 cm) of portraits of the first Washington State Legislature and related staff officers, circa 1880-1891. Also includes photographs of members of Seymour Samuel Cook's extended family, circa 1865-1895, specifically the Roberts family and the Kratz family from Missouri, Washington, Pennsylvania, and Iowa, as well as a few unidentified portraits.

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Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Preferred Citation

The required credit line for use of images from Special Collections is: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, [plus the negative number].

The negative number is provided with the image and is a letter + number combination such as UW13452; Hegg 1234; or NA1275. A typical credit line would be, University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, UW13452.

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BOX 1: Washington State House of Representatives. 1889-1890.
Allen, Alexander. (Seattle, King County. 1890.)(Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Bird, Francis W. (Seattle, King County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Blackburn, John T. (Vashon, King County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Blackfan, C.T. (Sherman, Lincoln County. Mar. 24, 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Blair, Hannibal. (Klickitat County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Bothell, George. (Bothell, King County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Brown, Josiah H. (Deep Creek Falls, Spokane County. Dec. 20, 1889.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Browne, George. (Tacoma, Pierce County. Mar. 19, 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Clarke, Alonza K. (Rockford, Spokane County.) (Photo by D.R. Brockman of Olympia)
Cleman, John. (North Yakima, Yakima County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Cornwell, James Madison. (Walla Walla, Walla Walla County.) (Photo by Brodeck & Co. of Walla Walla)
Day, Henry B. (Dayton, Columbia County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Dean, E.B. (Spokane Falls City, Spokane County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Eddy, A.H. (Snohomish City, Snohomish County. Feb. 22, 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Edens, John James. (Guemis, Skagit County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Evans, Elwood. Jan. 20, 1890. (Photo by Thwaites of Portland, Ore.)
Farrish, William. (Asotin, Asotin County. Mar. 17, 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Feighan, John W. [later Speaker of the House]. (Spokane County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Foster, Charles E. (South Bend, Pacific County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Gandy, Joseph Edward. (Spokane Falls, Spokane County. Mar. 19, 1890.) (Photo by Isaac G. Davidson of Tacoma)
Geoghegan, John Dennis. (Vancouver, Clark County. Mar. 3, 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Gilchrist, Charles. (Centralia, Lewis County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Grubb, S.G. (Cheney, Spokane County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Herren, S.C. (Winlock, Lewis County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Hughes, William H. (Seattle, King County. Mar. 20, 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Huntington, Chandler. (Freeport, Cowlitz County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Hutchinson, R.H. (Framington, Whitman County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Judson, George H. (Lynden, Whatcom County. Dec. 29, 1889.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Judson, Stephen. (Steilacoom, Pierce County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Kennedy, William K. (Ritzville, Adams County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Lull, A.B. (Port Angeles, Clallam County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
McReavy, John. (Union City, Mason County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Meade, William J. (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Metcalf, John T. (Montesano, Chehalis County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Megler, Joseph G. (Brookfield, Wahkiakum County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Morse, George W. (Oak Harbor, Island County.) (Photo by J.O. Brown)
Moultray, William R. (Whatcom County. Dec. 20, 1889.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Nims, L.B. (Cosmopolis, Chehalis County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Nims, Sarah D. (Cosmopolis, Chehalis County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Ostrander, Benjamin R. (St. John, Whitman County. Mar 1, 1890.) Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Painter, Joseph Clark. (Walla Walla County. Mar. 10, 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Person, Jefferson Taylor. (Endicott, Whitman County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Peterson, Oliff. (Roy, Pierce County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Plummer, Alfred A. (Port Townsend. 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Power, Isaac N. (Ellensburg, Kittitas County. Mar 14, 1890.) (Photo by La Roche of Seattle)
Purdy, Bruce F. (Goldendale, Klickitat County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Randall Marcy H. (Marcus, Stevens County. Mar. 24, 1890.) (Photo by M.F. Kelly of Tacoma)
Robertson, Alexander. (Florence, Snohomish County.)(Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Rotch, Francis J. (Bucoda, Thurston County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Rutter, Washington C. (Gilman, King County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Sharp, John P. (Ellensburg, Kittitas County. Mar. 17, 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Shaw, Amos F. (Vancouver, Clark County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Stevenson, George H. (Cascades, Skamania County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Straight, Zebulon K. (Walla Walla County.) (Photo by Brodeck & Co. of Walla Walla)
Tucker, J.E. (Friday Harbor, San Juan County.) (Photo by Eastman of Portland, Ore.)
Weatherford, Alfred H. (Dayton, Columbia County.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Mills, A.J. (Vancouver. Mar. 8, 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Chandler, William M. (Assistant Chief Clerk, House of Representatives, first Legislature. Mar. 18, 1890.)(Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Cline, Charles Edward. (Chief Clerk, House of Representatives.)(Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Leiter, John H. (Sargeant at Arms, Lower House of Representatives.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Reynolds, Rolin T. (Watchman, House of Representatives. Feb 4, 1890.) (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)

BOX 2: Washington State Senate 1889.
Forsyth, C.E. (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Rinehart, William Vance. (Photo by Boyd of Seattle)
Thompson, L.F. (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Wilson, Eugene T. (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)

Other Washington state portraits.
Fenderson, Linnie. (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Harrison, Benjamin. (President)
Hazard, William H. (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Lindsley, Addison Alexander. (2 photographs. One dated Mar. 28, 1890, the other July 20, 1891. Was one of the 71 signers of the Constitution on August 22, 1889 from Vancouver, Clark County. Elected State Treasurer in 1889. )(Photo by Rogers of Olympia and McAlpine and Lamb of Portland)
Ridpath, Ridley C. (Rogers of Olympia)
Sharp, Abbie Gardner. (Only survivor of the Spirit Lake Massacre in 1857.)
Squire, Watson C. Dated Nov. 28, 1889. Former Territorial governor, elected U.S. Senator from 1891-1897. (Photo by La Roche of Seattle)
Stock, Claud H. (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Vincent, J.H. (Bishop)
Weir, Allen. Dated Mar. 28, 1890. (From Port Townsend. Elected Secretary of State 1889, editor of the ARGUS, one of the signers of the Constitution in 1889. Photo by Rogers of Olympia)

BOX 3: Family Portraits
FOLDER 1:
Roberts Family
James Roberts
John Roberts
Beatrice Roberts, daughter of William Roberts. (William Roberts is a nephew of Sarah R. Roberts Cook) (Photo by G.L. Eastman of Portland, Ore.)
Sarah R. Roberts & Samuel Seymour [illeg.] (Photo by Hofsteater of Vancouver, Wa.)
Sophia Roberts, sister of William Roberts, niece of Sarah R. Roberts.
Susan (Mackey) Roberts)
Kratz Family: (related to Roberts family by marriage. Lillie May Cook (Lillie Kratz) is the daughter of Samuel Seymore Cook and Sarah R. Roberts Cook)
Earl Kratz. 1890. (Photo by Rogers of Olympia)
Al Kratz and sons Leslie and Valentine. (Photo by S. Hobson of McMinnville, Ore)
Earl Leslie and Valentine Seymour Kratz. (Photo taken by J. Hogg, Excelsior Studio, McMinnville, Ore.)
Earl Kratz? (Photo taken by Rogers of Olympia)
Albert Earl Kratz and wife Lillie May Cook, Seymour Valentine Kratz and Earl Leslie Kratz. (Photo taken by Thwaites of Portland, Ore.)
Seymour Valentine Kratz. (photo taken by Thwaites of Portland, Ore.)
Earl Leslie and Valentine Seymour Kratz. (Photo taken by Graham of Corvallis, Ore.)
Earl Leslie Kratz. (Photo taken by Thwaites of Portland, Ore.)
Lillie and Valentine Kratz. (Photo taken by Eastman of Portland, Ore.)
Lillie Kratz (?) (Photo by D.R. Brockman, Olympia)
Lillie Kratz (?) (Photo by Eastman of Portland, Ore.)
Lillie Kratz and Lin Jones. (Photo by G.L. Eastman of Portland, Ore.)
Lillie Kratz.
Earl Leslie Kratz. (Photo by Thwaites of Portland, Ore.)
Earl Leslie Kratz. (Tintype)
Hazel Allen, daughter of G.L. Allen and Mary Loretta Cook Allen. (Photo by Eastman of Portland, Ore.)
Hazel Allen. (Photo by Thwaites of Portland, Ore.)

Other miscellaneous portraits:
Elder Butler.
Henry Christ of Vancouver, Wa. (Photo by Hofsteater of Vancouver) [Wearing Mason uniform]
Garry Hadley of Portland, Ore. (Photo by Watson of Portland, Ore.)
Edwin Hoyt.
Lila Hoyt
Jonston and wife. (Photo by Eastman of Portland, Ore.)
Baby Lester K [illeg] (Photo by O.S. Hendee & Co. of Portland, Ore.)
Madison McCracken.
Master McCracken
Milo Philips
Lois Philips
J. Partridge
Mrs. J. Partridge
Arminta Rhodes
Charles Sagan
Strayers children (Photo by Thwaites of Portland, Ore.)
Trimble, Bennet
Joanna Trimble
5 unidentified portraits.

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  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Cabinet photographs

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