Glenn N. Ranck papers, 1898-1926  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Ranck, Glenn N., 1869-
Glenn N. Ranck papers
1898-1926 (inclusive)
circa 5 linear feet (160 items plus scrapbook)
Collection Number
0513 (Accession No. 0513-001)
Papers of a soldier, state legislator and journalist
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

Ranck, born in 1869, was a sergeant in Spanish-American War serving in the Philippines. He represented Clark County (Republican) in the 1902 and 1906 legislatures, was president of the Vancouver Historical Society, editor of the Vancouver Chronicle, and Treasurer of Clark County in 1921.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, writings, and memorabilia mainly relating to his activities as a sergeant in the Spanish-American War, and to his interest in pioneer history of the Pacific Northwest; 1898-1926.

Scrapbook is primarily clippings but contains some correspondence and memorabilia.

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Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Philippines
  • Personal Names :
  • Ranck, Glenn N., 1869- --Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Republican Party (Wash.)
  • United States. Army. Washington Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1st
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Birnic, H. W (creator)
    • Camersford, Austin (creator)
    • Elliott, T. C. (Thompson Coit), 1862-1943 (creator)
    • Hough, P (creator)
    • Jones, Wesley Livsey, 1863-1932 (creator)
    • Lamping, George B (creator)
    • Meany, Edmond S. (Edmond Stephen), 1862-1935 (creator)
    • Nicolai, Harry T (creator)
    • O'Keane, Frank (creator)
    • Poindexter, Miles, 1868-1946 (creator)
    • Ranck, Kate (creator)
    • Rogers, John Rankin, 1838-1901 (creator)
    • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 (creator)
    • Vorys, Arthur Isaiah (creator)
    • Warburton, S (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Hill Military Academy (Portland, Or.) (creator)
    • Hudson's Bay Company (creator)
    • Library of Congress (creator)
    • Oregon Historical Society (creator)
    • Provincial Archives of British Columbia (creator)
    • Skamania County Historical Society (creator)
    • United Spanish War Veterans (creator)
    • United States. Dept. of Commerce (creator)
    • United States. Dept. of the Interior (creator)
    • Washington (State). Office of the Secretary of State (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)