Charles M. Gates Fort Simcoe Photographs, circa 1960  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Gates, Charles M. (Charles Marvin), 1904-1963
Charles M. Gates Fort Simcoe Photographs
circa 1960 (inclusive)
44 photographic prints : black and white
44 negatives
Collection Number
Photographs of Fort Simcoe, Washington
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Charles Marvin Gates was born in 1904 in New Hampshire. He graduated from Yale College in 1926 and received his M.A. in history from Harvard University in 1928. In 1930 he began his studies for the doctorate at the University of Minnesota. During his career, Gates served as a professor of history at the University of Washington, a charter member of the Society of American Archivists, and a member of various historians' organizations. In the mid-1940s, Gates and Herman J. Deutsch of the State College of Washington developed the Pacific Northwest History Project for collecting and preserving documents concerned with Northwest history.

Gates co-authoredEmpire of the Columbia: A History of the Northwestwith Dorothy Johansen. He also wrote the centennial history of UW,The First Century at the University of Washington, which was published in 1961. For the last twenty years of his life, Gates edited Pacific Northwest Quarterly. He died in 1963.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Set of 44 35mm negatives and 44 black and white 5x7 prints of Fort Simcoe taken by Professor Charles M. Gates. Probably taken circa 1960.

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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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  • Photographs

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  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)