Guide to the Gertrude B. Hein Scrapbooks
1904-1940

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Creator: Hein, Gertrude B., (Gertrude B. (Downey)), 1874-1942
Title: Gertrude B. Hein Scrapbooks
Dates: 1904-1940 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number: MSS 258
Summary: Two scrapbooks compiled by Gertrude B. (Downey) Hein, one consists of letters, typescript poems, and newspaper columns, all written by Hein's sister, Belle Angstadt, of Priest River and Coolin, Idaho; the second constains photos of friends and family, including Belle Angstadt and her friend, filmmaker Nell Shipman, who made silent films at Priest Lake, Idaho.
Repository: Boise State University Library, Special Collections and Archives

1910 University Drive
Boise, Idaho 83725-1430
Boise, ID, 83725
208-426-3958
archives@boisestate.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 

Content Description

Two scrapbooks compiled by Gertrude B. (Downey) Hein, a resident of Palouse, Washington. One scrapbook consists chiefly of letters, typescript poems, and newspaper columns, all written by Hein's sister, Belle Angstadt, of Priest River and Coolin, Idaho; the second consists mainly of photos of friends and family, including Belle Angstadt and her friend, filmmaker Nell Shipman, who made silent films at Priest Lake, Idaho. The first scrapbook also contains clippings relating to the activities of Hein and her husband, Dr. Ernst T. Hein; the second contains many photos taken in and around Priest Lake.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is available for research.

Alternative Forms Available :  

Archive holds a preservation copy of the scrapbooks as well as the originals.

Preferred Citation :  

[item description], Gertrude B. Hein Scrapbooks, Boise State University Special Collections and Archives.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

Gift of Joy Matlock, 2007.

Related Materials :  

see also: Nell Shipman Papers

Barry Shipman Papers

Tom Trusky Papers

Janet Davis and Larry Townsend Collection on Nell Shipman


Subjects

  • Geographical Names :
  • Priest Lake Region (Idaho)
  • Subject Terms :
  • Angstadt, Belle, 1867-1926
  • Hein, Ernst T.
  • Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970

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