Western United States photograph collection, circa 1860-1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Western United States photograph collection
circa 1860-1970 (inclusive)
5 boxes plus oversize photographs
Collection Number
Photographs of California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming localities
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

The collection is open to the public.


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Views of California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming subdivided into specific localities.

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Container(s) Description Dates
1 California, Colorado and Idaho
California: Los Angeles, Mt. Shasta, Palm Springs, San Francisco, Sequoia National Park, Yosemite National Park, Miscellaneous Colorado: Miscellaneous (see also oversize) Idaho: Avery, Burke, Cataldo, Couer d'Alene, Fort Boise, Fort Hall, Fort Sherman, Idaho Falls, Kootenai County, Lake Pend d'Oreille, Larsen, Lapwai, Leesburg, Lewiston, Moscow, Spirit Lake, Sun Valley, Troy, Wallace, "General"
circa 1860-1970
2 Montana
Bannack, Bozeman, Butte, Diamond City, Dutton, Fort Benton, Fort Custer, Fort Owen, Fort Union, Glacier National Park, Granite, Helena, Marysville, Pioneer City, Silver City, Townsend, Three Forks, Twin Bridges, Virginia City, "General"
circa 1860-1970
3 Nevada and Oregon
Nevada: Goldfield, Las Vegas, Reno Oregon: Arlington (oversize), Ashland, Astoria, Baker City, Bandon, Bend, Bonneville Dam, Clackamus County, Clatsop County, Columbia River Highway, Coos County, Corvallis, Curry County, Dalles, Deschutes County, Douglas County, Eugene, Harney Co. (oversize), Hood River County, Jackson County, Josephine County, Klamath County, Lane County, Lincoln County, Linn County, Lebanon.
circa 1860-1970
4 Oregon
McMinnville, Morrow County, Mt. Hood (see also oversize), Multnomah Falls, Oregon Caves, Oregon City, Pendleton, Portland (see also oversize), Rogue River
circa 1860-1970
5 Oregon, Utah and Wyoming
Oregon: Salem, Seaside, Sherman County, Toledo, Wallawa County, "General" Utah: Coalville Wyoming: Fort Fetterman, Fort Laramie, Newcastle, Rawlins, Yellowstone, "General"
circa 1860-1970
XE1 Marial, Oregon Collage circa 1910-1914

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)
  • Geographical Names :
  • California--Photographs
  • Colorado--Photographs
  • Idaho--Photographs
  • Montana--Photographs
  • Nevada--Photographs
  • Oregon--Photographs
  • Utah--Photographs
  • Wyoming--Photographs