Colin Sandwith Collected WSC and Pullman Postcards, 1909-1911

Overview of the Collection

Colin Sandwith Collected WSC and Pullman Postcards
1909-1911 (inclusive)
.25 linear feet of shelf space, (1 box)
Collection Number
PC 60 (collection)
48 collected postcards primarily of student life and the campus of Washington State College, dating from 1909-1911.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman, WA
Telephone: 509-335-6691
Access Restrictions

This collection is open and available for research use.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Colin Sandwith was a student in the Veterinary program at Washington State College. He was admitted in 1908 and graduated in 1911.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of 48 images from 1909-1911, primarily commercially produced postcards with a very few personal photographs included. The image depict student life and the campus of Washington State College.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Item Description] Colin Sandwith WSC Postcard Collection, 1909-1911 (PC 60)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


The materials have been arranged into an alphabetical set of series. Images within a series are in no particular order. In the final folder is a two-page biographical history of the collector of these images and the donor, written by the donor.

Acquisition Information

The postcards were donated to Washington State University Libraries’ Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) by Robert Guard of Port Townsend, WA on October 27, 2016. Colin Sandwith, who collected the postcards, was Mr. Guard’s maternal grandfather. The images were accessioned as UA2016-02.

Processing Note

The postcards were reorganized and foldered in groups. These have been files as PC 60, filling a hole in the Photo Collections series. What, if anything, was previously located as PC 60 is no longer known; it was removed sometime prior to 2002.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Athletics. 7 images. 1909
2 Buildings, Pullman’s College Hill. 3 images.
3 Buildings, WSC. 20 images.
4 Frosh-Soph competitions. 6 images. 1909
5 Pullman, flood. 5 images. 1910
6 Student life. 3 images. 1909
7 Veterinary. Includes two images of WSC’s Spokane Veterinary Hospital No. 2. 4 images. 1909-1911
8 Donor correspondence.

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