Guide to the Frank S. Bown Papers

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Bown, Frank S.
Title: Frank S. Bown Papers
Dates: 1876-1957 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet
Collection Number: HTM_WCMss362
Summary: Scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photos, and papers related to Frank S. Bown's time as a Whitman student, army officer, and Whitman professor.
Repository: Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Contact Information: Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
Telephone: 509-527-5922
Fax: 509-526-4785
Languages: Collection materials are in: English English 

Content Description

The collection consists of photographs of Walla Walla (1924), a photocopy of a map of Walla Walla from 1876, photos of Whitman College Glee Club (1929,1930), military documents (1942-1945), two scrapbooks, music from "Choral Finale from 'The Chief Joseph Legend' " by John Verrall (date unknown), and pamphlets and educational materials, including "The Story of the Declaration of Independence" (1926), "Oregon: A Program" (1928), "The American Missionary" (1924), "The Whitman Alumnus: Convocation News" (1932), "A Brief History of The Washington Territorial Militia 1855-1889 and The National Guard of the State of Washington 1889-1957 (1957), and "The Ten Greatest Mathematicians" (date unknown).

Use of the Collection

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Administrative Information


  • Personal Names :
  • Frank Bown

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