Frank A. Jacobs Photographs, 1920-1921  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Jacobs, Frank A
Frank A. Jacobs Photographs
1920-1921 (inclusive)
7 photographic prints (1 folder) ; 8 x 10 in.
Collection Number
Photographs of climbers and mountaineers in Mount Rainier National Park.
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Photojournalist Frank A. Jacobs was born in Kansas in 1881. He settled in Seattle in 1907 and began work as a photojournalist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in 1909. He spent the 1920s as the official photographer for the Rainier National Park Company. He died in 1979.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of photographs of mountaineering expeditions in Mount Rainier National Park taken by Frank A. Jacobs.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

The dates in this collection were taken from the photographer's numbering system in which the first two numbers are the year that the photograph was taken.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top


Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 1-3 Group climbing a glacier 1920
1 4-6 Group portrait of climbers on mountain 1920
1 7  University party with guide Dean Landis, Paradise Valley Aug. 6, 1921

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mountaineering--Washington (State)--Mount Rainier National Park--Photographs
  • Mountaineers--Washington (State)--Mount Rainier National Park--Photographs
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.)--Photographs