Columbia Basin Project Slides, circa 1952-1958

Overview of the Collection

Columbia Basin Project Slides
circa 1952-1958 (inclusive)
1 container, (14 items)
Collection Number
PC 63
Collection consists of 196 slides depicting irrigation, schools and towns in the Columbia Basin area, documenting the growth of the school districts in conjunction with irrigation, c. 1952 - 1958.
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

The collection is open and available for on-site research use. Researchers will be instructed to wear gloves. Though the images vary widely in their physical condition, reproductions in the form of digital scans and prints will be available for most of the items in the collection.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Gift of Albert D. Waterman, 1987.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1 Old lists of labeled slides, organization of the lists is unrelated to the organization of the slides, undated.
3 items
1 2 CBSDA Executive Committee Meeting, Moses Lake, WA, January 1956 and April 1956.
1 item
1 3 Diagrams from the Columbia Basin Project of the Columbia Basin area; Charts relating to the Kellogg Project.
1 item
1 4 Charts depicting Washington state high school course offerings and enrollment; Charts comparing U.S. and Washington state.
1 item
1 5 Negative sheets with color slides.
7 items
Page 1: Othello, WA Page 2: Othello (cont.), Warden, Connell, Eltopia, WA Page 3: Moses Lake, WA Page 4: Moses Lake (cont.), Royal City, WA Page 5: Ephrata, WA, Mesa, WA Page 6: Grand Coulee Dam, WA, Pasco, WA Page 7: Pasco (cont.), Quincy, Crab Creek, WA
1 6 Houses, farms, cities, land plots, and dams, locations and identitiesunknown
1 item

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Subject Terms

  • Columbia Basin Project (U.S.) -- History
  • Columbia Basin Project (U.S.) -- Photographs
  • Irrigation -- Columbia River Valley.
  • Water resources development -- Washington (State) -- History