Scott Gordon photograph collection, circa 1913  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Gordon, Scott
Title
Scott Gordon photograph collection
Dates
circa 1913 (inclusive)
Quantity
72 photographic prints (1 box) ; 5"x7"
Collection Number
PH0775
Summary
Photographs of Seattle, Mt. Rainier National Park, Yakama Indians, and places along the Inside Passage of Alaska and along the White Pass and Yukon Railroad
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs of Seattle, Mt. Rainier National Park, Yakama Indians, and places along the Inside Passage in Southeast Alaska and along the White Pass and Yukon Railroad. They were taken by a visitor from the east coast who took a trip through Washington and Alaska.

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WashingtonReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Seattle
item
1 circa 1913
2 circa 1913
3 circa 1913
4
 View over Seattle toward the Puget Sound
On verso: "View from my window. Magnolia Bluff in the distance."
circa 1913
5 circa 1913
6 circa 1913
7
 Fir tree fallen across walkway in Woodland Park
On verso: "A fallen monarch."
circa 1913
8
Tree lined path in Woodland Park
On verso: "Where the shadows grow long. A walk in Woodland park."
circa 1913
9 circa 1913
Mount Rainier National Park
item
10
 Entrance to Mount Rainier National Park
On verso: "This road winds through a dense forest of fir and cedar. 14 miles from the gate to Longmire Springs."
circa 1913
11
View of Paradise River facing the Upper Cascades
circa 1913
12 circa 1913
13
Christine Falls on road to Paradise Park
On verso: "Elevation above sea level 3.668."
circa 1913
14
View of the Tatoosh Range from Paradise Valley
circa 1913
15
Mount Rainier
On verso: "As seen from Paradise Valley. It is from Paradise Park 6000 feet above sea level that the start is made for the summit of the mountain, usually one or two a.m. when the ice fields are frozen."
circa 1913
16 circa 1913
17 circa 1913
18
Nisqually River and canyon
circa 1913
19
Nisqually River and Eagle Peak near the end of Tatoosh Range
circa 1913
20 circa 1913
21
Government Road winding through a dense forest of fir and cedar trees
circa 1913
22
Mount Rainier and Government Road viewed from above Longmire Springs
circa 1913
23
Narada Falls
On verso: "Principal falls on Paradise River with sheer drop of 150 feet. Elevation above seal level."
circa 1913
24 circa 1913
25 July 27, 1913
26
Forest
On verso: "The trail through Van Trump Park to Mount Rainier. 6000 feet abv. sea level. Ten mile jaunt."
July 27, 1913
27 circa 1913
28 circa 1913
29
  National Park Inn
On verso: "Still accommodates hundreds of guests. The fore ground is simply perforated with mineral springs. Sulphur, iron, soda, shasta, etc. Mount Rainier in the distance."
circa 1913
30 circa 1913
31 circa 1913
32 circa 1913
Yakama Indians
item
33 circa 1913
34 circa 1913
35 circa 1913
36 circa 1913
Container(s) Description Dates
Along the Inland Passage
item
37 circa 1913
38
 Ketchikan, Alaska at 6:30 am
On verso: "The Home of the Salmon."
circa 1913
39
 Tea roses in Wrangell
Hand colored photograph.
circa 1913
40 circa 1913
41
Seymour Narrows
circa 1913
42 circa 1913
43 circa 1913
44
Gambier Bay
On verso: "It was in these waters that the S. S. City of California went down in 30 fathoms of water."
circa 1913
45 circa 1913
46 circa 1913
47
Taku Glacier viewed from the water
circa 1913
48 circa 1913
49 circa 1913
50
Sunset over Lynn Canal, near Fort Seward
circa 1913
51 circa 1913
52
Davidson Glacier viewed from Lynn Canal
circa 1913
Sitka
item
53
Front view of St. Michael's Cathedral
On verso: "Greek Russian. Reverend Sergius Leo Kostrometinoff Pastor in charge."
circa 1913
54 circa 1913
55
 Reverend Sergius Leo Kostrometinoff
On verso: "Pastor of St. Michael's Cathedral. He has won the respect and love of all who know him."
circa 1913
56
View of islands and water
On verso: "Just as the sun went down. 9:45 p.m. Taken from the Russian Cemetery."
circa 1913
57 circa 1913
58
 Old trading post
On verso: "Here is where ex- Gov. Brady's sow was born."
circa 1913
59 circa 1913
60 circa 1913
61 circa 1913
62
 Spruce trees lining a walk way
On verso: "Lovers Lane."
circa 1913
63
Saw Tooth Mountain and Sitka Bay
circa 1913
64
Indian River
On verso: "Ye who drink once of its waters shall return to drink again."
circa 1913
65
 Two buildings of the Industrial School for Nations of Alaska
On verso: "Built by Presbyterian Home Mission Association. These are the girls buildings. Dormitories, etc."
circa 1913
66
 Richard Allen Memorial building, Industrial School
On verso: "Gymnasium and cooking school. Built by Richard Allen, New Jersey."
circa 1913
67
 Three buildings of the Industrial School
On verso: "Boys dormitories and laundry. Also engine room furnishes their own electric light."
circa 1913
68 circa 1913
White Pass and Yukon Railroad Route
item
69
 Inspiration Point
On verso: "Taken from the car window. Over the 'White Pass and Yukon Route' along the trail of '97. The bones of the horses which fell by the wayside are still bleaching in the sun. Above Skagway, Alaska. About 95 miles by rail we behold the rivers of White Pass City in this canyon some 215 feet below."
circa 1913
70
 Summit Lake and train along edge of lake
On verso: "A tiny sapphire shot among the great bare hills. And from this bit of brilliance, the mighty Yukon takes its rise. This is where the Stars and Stripes and the Union Jack of England waves. For some reason Old Glory was absent."
circa 1913
71 circa 1913

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Container(s) Description Dates
item
72
Basket of sweet potatoes
circa 1913

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Indians of North America--Washington (State)--Photographs
  • National parks and reserves|zWashington (State) |vPhotographs
  • National parks and reserves--Alaska--Photographs
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)
  • Yakama Indians--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.)--Photographs
  • Rainier, Mount (Wash.)--Photographs
  • Seattle (Wash.)--Photographs
  • Sitka (Alaska)--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs