Adam West Day Collection, 2017 August-September  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Adam West Day Committee
Title
Adam West Day Collection
Dates
2017 August-September (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 flat file folder)
43 megabytes, (102 digital files)
Collection Number
WCMss.427
Summary
The Adam West Day Collection, which dates from August 2017 to September 2017, contains promotional materials and correspondence from Adam West Day in Walla Walla, Washington. Adam West Day was a Whitman College graduate and most well known for his part as Batman in a television series that aired from 1966 to 1969.
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

William West Anderson was born in Walla Walla, Washington on September 19, 1928. He received a bachelor's in literature from Whitman College, and was drafted into the United States Army during World War II. During his service, he worked as an announcer for American Forces Network television. After the war, Anderson changed his name to Adam West, and began to pursue a career in acting. While West starred in many films during his career, he is most famous for playing Batman in the television series that aired from 1966 to 1969. West died on June 9, 2017. To recognize and honor West's long career as an actor, the Walla Walla City Council declared September 19 to be Adam West Day. Events were held around Walla Walla to celebrate the day.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Adam West Day Collection, which dates from August 2017 to September 2017, contains materials from the first annual Adam West Day in Walla Walla, Washington. Items include posters and fliers, newspaper and magazine articles, and correspondence. Also included are photographs from the day of the event.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence 2017 August-September
1 2 Newspaper and magazine articles 2017 September
1 3 Promotional materials 2017 September
Digital photographs 2017 September

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • West, Adam
  • Geographical Names :
  • Walla Walla (Wash.)