Percy Sether photograph collection, 1906-1907  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Sether, Percy, 1886-1937
Percy Sether photograph collection
1906-1907 (inclusive)
20 photographic prints (1 folder) ; sizes vary
Collection Number
Photos of University of Washington campus, events, activities and students.
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

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.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Born Isaac Percy Sether on February 14, 1886, Percy was a member of the Phi Chi pharmacy fraternity and graduated from the University of Washington School of Pharmacy in 1907. He passed his Washington State Board Pharmacy Exams in October 1907 and went on to become a pharmacist in various locations in Washington State and Montana. He married Ida Redden on June 8th, 1918 in Great Falls, Montana. He died March 31, 1937 and is interred at Greenwood Memorial Terrace in Spokane, Washington.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes photos of University of Washington campus events, activities and students in Seattle, Washington. Images of building exteriors include Lewis Hall, Clark Hall, the Armory/Gymnasium, the Canoe House, and interior photos of the Denny Hall chemistry classroom during class. Campus Days activities include creating trails, clearing brush, work breaks and meals. Other student activities include the 1907 University of Washington Rowing Team and canoe trips out to Pharmacy Point. Group portraits on the University of Washington Campus include Percy Sether and other identified students. Many of the images were photographed by Sether's classmate Edwin C. King.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top


UW Campus DaysReturn to Top

University of Washington Campus Days was an annual event between 1904 and 1934 that brought faculty and students together to improve the UW grounds. Lunch and refreshments were provided.

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 14
 Pharmacy Squad clearing trail on UW campus during Campus Day, University of Washington, Seattle
E. C. King (Photographer)
Written on verso: Pharmacy Squad Campus Day 1907 by E.C. King. Frenz, Winn, McDowell, Dewey, Camp, Warne, Dunmore, McCaughan, Whiteside, Reed, Lachene. Univ. of Wash 1907. Percy Sether - striped shirt in front.
1 15 1907
1 16
 Students clearing felled trees on shore of Lake Washington, University of Washington, Seattle
Written on verso: This is a picture of our campus day. Friday- 4-17-07. Tell the folks hello . Addressed to: Mr Luther Sether.
April 17, 1907
1 17 1907

Group portraits of studentsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 18 1906-1907
1 19
 Group of students in front of residence, University of Washington, Seattle
Percy Sether is in the back row, second from left.
1906- 1907
1 20
  Portrait of student residents of the Men's Dorm, Lewis Hall, University of Washington, Seattle
Written on verso: Taken 6/13/1907. Percy Sether is in the front row, sixth from the left.
June 13, 1907

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College students--Sports--Washington (State)--Seattle--20th century--Photographs
  • College students--Washington (State)--Photographs
  • College students--Washington (State)--Seattle--20th century--Photographs
  • Historic buildings--Washington (State)--Photographs
  • Pharmacy students--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Sether, Percy, 1886-1937--Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • University of Washington--Buildings--Photographs
  • University of Washington--Photographs
  • University of Washington--Students--Photographs
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • King, Edwin C. (Edwin Clay), 1884-1937 (photographer)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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