W.A. Lowman Papers on Fishing and Canning Industry, 1913-1918

Overview of the Collection

Title
W.A. Lowman Papers on Fishing and Canning Industry
Dates
1913-1918 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.5 linear feet
Collection Number
XOE_CPNWS0389
Summary
W.A. Lowman was owner of the Anacortes, Washington-based White Crest Company and Coast Fish Company. This collection contains papers relating primarily to Lowman's involvement in regional (West Coast) salmon fishing and canning associations, including the Puget Sound Salmon Canners Association.
Repository
Western Washington University, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Archives Building
808 25th St.
Bellingham, WA
98225
Telephone: (360) 650-7534
cpnws@wwu.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English

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W.A. Lowman was owner of the Anacortes, Washington-based White Crest Company and Coast Fish Company. This collection contains papers relating primarily to Lowman's involvement in regional (West Coast) salmon fishing and canning associations, including the Puget Sound Salmon Canners Association. Much of the collection comprises brief, information correspondence (for example re: meetings and voting on particular legislation). The files also include copies of some meeting minutes (Puget Sound Salmon Canners Association), and materials that document or reference the following: formation and members of Associations, committee work, WWI measures, legislative matters, the "Thelma case", labor contracting.

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Preferred Citation

W.A. Lowman Papers on Fishing and Canning Industry, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.

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Acquisition Information

Collection was donated by Eric Tietjen in 2023.

Custodial History

Linda Lawson facilitated transfer of the collection in 2023.

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