Wilmer Hall Records, 1952-1966

Overview of the Collection

Wilmer Hall Records
1952-1966 (inclusive)
approximate 82 items, ( .25 linear feet), ( 1 containers)
Collection Number
Archives 142
Collection includes minutes of both cabinet and hall meetings, and also hall handbooks.
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 for research use.

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

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Wilmer Hall was designed by Stanley Smith, University Architect. Constructed in 1937, it was originally named South Hall. In 1947 it was renamed as Wilmer Hall in honor of Frank J. Wilmer, a former state senator and member of the Board of Regents. It was planned and has been used continuously as a women's residence.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


These records consist of minutes and hall handbooks. The minutes are arranged chronologically and contain minutes of both the cabinet meetings of elected officers and house meetings.

Acquisition Information

The records of Wilmer Hall were transferred to Washington State University Libraries prior to 1980 (WSU 168).

Processing Note

The records were processed in May 1984 by Ann M. Klavano.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Minutes Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
5 items
1 2
28 items
1 3
24 items

Hall Handbooks , 1952-1955Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 4

5 items

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Dormitories--Washington (State)--Pullman--Archives

Corporate Names

  • Washington State University--Buildings--Archives
  • Washington State University. Wilmer Hall--Archives (creator)
  • Washington State University. Wilmer Hall--Records and correspondence

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • State College of Washington. South Hall. (creator)
    • State College of Washington. Wilmer Hall. (creator)