Guide to the Will Photographs 1891-1921
PC 125

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Will, Roy E
Title
Will Photographs
ID
PC 125
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1908-1912
Date [inclusive]
1891-1921 1908-1912
Extent
140.0 images
Language
English
Abstract
Portraits of Washington State College ca. 1908-1912, accumulated by then-students Roy Will and Jane Atherton Will. Notable is a series of photographs depicting a ROTC training camp at Clarkston, WA, held in 1912.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Will Photographs (PC 125)

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

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Scope and Contents note

Roy E Will and Jane (Jennie) E Atherton Will were students at Washington State ca. 1908-1913. Portraits of Washington State College ca. 1908-1912, accumulated by then-students Roy Will and Jane Atherton Will. Notable is a series of photographs depicting a ROTC training camp at Clarkston, WA, held in 1912. While a few images predate or postdate 1908-1912, the bulk of the materials are within that period; the images outside that period are from locations outside the Pullman area. Roy Will's parents owned farmland near Harrington, WA, and the majority of the post-1913 farming photos are from that location.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Will photographs were gifted to Washington State University's Archives from Donna Setterberg of Portland, OR, granddaughter of Roy E Will and Jane (Jennie) E Atherton Will. They were received at the Archives on May 7, 2009 as UPC 2009-01. Two additional images were received from Donna Setterberg on Nov. 9, 2012, and added to the collection.

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by University Archivist Mark O'English in May of 2009.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

One notebook of fabrics and writings was removed from the collection for separate processing as Cage 4946. This notebook belonged to Jane Atherton Will, and is believed to have been from a WSC Home Economics course.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State College -- History.
  • Washington State University -- History.

Personal Name(s)

  • Will, Jane E Atherton (Jennie E Atherton) -- Archives
  • Will, Jane E Atherton (Jennie E Atherton)
  • Will, Roy E -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Universities and colleges -- Washington (State) -- History.
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Folder

WSC campus scenes, 1909-1912. Inc. one image of visit by "Fighting Bob" Evans, March 19, 1909. (21 images) 

1

WSC football scenes, 1908. (9 images) 

2

Moscow Mountain outing, ca. 1910-1911. (5 images) 

3

ROTC Encampment, Clarkston, WA, 1912. (20 images) 

4

"Flu muzzles," First National Bank, Pullman, WA, [1918]-11-01. Text on back is by Jane Atherton's sister Cecile (4th from left in image). (1 image) 

5

Loose scrapbook pages and images: WSC, 1913; Pasadena, 1919; farming at Harrington, WA, 1920-1921. (26 images) 

6

Scrapbook. Group and campus scenes at WSC, 1913; family and farmland at Harrington, WA, ca. 1915; San Francisco Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915. (155 images) 

7

Roy Will's birthplace: Milton, OR, July 30, 1891. (1 image) 

8

Acquisition information, 2009. (1 sheet) 

9