Guide to the George Bedirian Photographs of Palouse Landscapes 1985
PC 142

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Bedirian, George, 1939-
Title
George Bedirian Photographs of Palouse Landscapes
ID
PC 142
Date
1985
Extent
11.0 images
General Physical Description note
1.5 Linear feet of Shelf Space
Dimensions note
7 images are 11"x17" ; 4 images are 8"x10"
Language
English
Abstract
George Bedirian (1939-) began photographing the Palouse region in 1969, and in 1987 a number of his photographs were compiled and published as Palouse Country: An Essay in Photographs. This collection consists of 11 color photographs of Palouse region photographs, primarily landscapes and aged farm buildings.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] George Bedirian Photographs of Palouse Landscapes, 1985 (PC 142)

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

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Biographical/Historical note

George Bedirian (1939-) began photographing the Palouse region in 1969, and in 1987 a number of his photographs were compiled and published as Palouse Country: An Essay in Photographs. An updated version would be published in 2002 simply as Palouse Country. His works have been exhibited worldwide; a number of his images were hosted in an exhibit at WSU's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections in the summer of 1983.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of 11 color photographs of Palouse region photographs, primarily landscapes and aged farm buildings. They help document the evolution of the farm-based society and architecture of the region.

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Arrangement note

The images in the collection are untitled and undated (the framing for each was signed and dated by Bedirian in 1985), and are in no particular order save that the seven larger (11"x17") are located under the four smaller (8"x10") images.

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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.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply; MASC has no documentation regarding ownership/reproduction rights for these images.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was purchased in 1985 by the Washington State University (WSU) Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) and accessioned as MS1985-38. The collection was kept framed and mounted in MASC until September 22, 2011, when it was unframed and processed.

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by University Archivist Mark O'English in 2011.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Palouse River Valley (Idaho and Wash.) -- Photographs.

Personal Name(s)

  • Bedirian, George, 1939-

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Washington (State)

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