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Canadian Rockies Prints, 1905
Overview of the Collection
- Canadian Rockies Prints
- 1905 (inclusive)19051905
- 1.5 Linear feet of shelf space, (1 box), (20 items)
- Collection Number
- PC 99 (collection)
- Twenty paper printed photographs of the Canadian Rockies. These were apparently a gift from philosopher William James (1842-1910) to Pauline Goldmark (1874-1962).
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open and available for research use.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
William James, 1842-1910, is a noted psychologist and philosopher. The album was apparently a gift from him to Pauline Goldmark. James did visit the Banff area at least once, spending several days there in early 1898, so it is possible he acquired the images then. The handwritten identifiers on the photographs do not match James' handwriting, nor was he known to do photography, so presumably these were custom or commercially produced and bound, and later gifted.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Twenty 9"x7" photographs of the Canadian Rockies, primarily near Banff, each printed on 12"x9 sheets which were cloth-mounted. The sheets were part of a three-hole album. All images are labeled but undated.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
[Item description] Canadian Rockies Prints, 1905 (PC 99)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
The images are retained in what is presumably their original order, with the album cover at the end of the collection.
It is unclear when the collection came to MASC. The album was apparently a 1905 gift from philosopher William James to Pauline Goldmark. A note in the album cover reads "Pauline Goldmark. 270 W. 94 St." A second note under that reads "from William James. 1905."
The collection has been unbound, which presumably happened at the original processing.
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||Foot of Great Glacier.|
|3||Lakakkaw Fall and Glacier.|
|4||Cascade Mt. from the Hot Springs.|
|5||View up the Bow Valley from summit of Mt. St. Piran.|
|7||Yoho Valley from Yoho Peak.|
|8||Thompson River at Spence's Bridge, B.C.|
|9||Valley of the Ten Peaks. Moraine Lake in the distance.|
|10||Valley of the Ten Peaks.|
|12||Field Valley from the west.|
|13||First glimpse of Lake Louise.|
|14||Overlooking Lake Louise from Mt. St. Piran.|
|15||Summer snow storm, Lake Louise.|
|17||Down Asulka Valley.|
|20||Hermit Range, down Asulkan Valley.|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Goldmark, Pauline, 1874-1962.
- James, William, 1842-1910.
- Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alta.) -- Pictorial works.