Guide to the Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association Records
1974-1981

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association
Title: Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association Records
Dates: 1974-1981 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 3 containers. (1 linear feet of shelf space.)
Collection Number: Cage 465a
Summary: Additional correspondence, memoranda, business records and administrative materials of an association concerned chiefly with water pollution issues.
Repository: Washington State University Libraries
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections

Pullman, WA 99164-5610 USA
(509) 335-6691
http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc/
mascref@wsu.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical Note

The Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association, originally the Northwest Conference on Stream Pollution, held its first annual meeting in Lewiston, Idaho, on May 15, 1935. The name of the Conference was changed to Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association in 1959.

Content Description

This collection of the Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association's 1974-1981 records also includes a few items from before that time frame.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

This collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation :  

[Item Description]. Cage 465a, Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association Records. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

These Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association 1974-1981 records are arranged in two series.

Series One is Papers. This series includes a wide variety of written material related to the Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association (PNPCA) from 1977 to 1981. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order according to subject matter. Within each folder the papers are arranged chronologically. This series includes material related to regional sub-sections of the PNPCA, PNPCA conventions, organizational awards, membership, and committees, as well as newsletters and correspondence.

Series Two is Photographs. This series includes photographic prints and negatives related to PNPCA activities, as well as other miscellaneous photographs from 1974 to 1981. This material is arranged in alphabetical order according to subject matter. The contents of each folder are arranged chronologically when possible. This series includes photographs of PNPCA conventions and meetings, and various wastewater treatment and pollution control systems throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Acquisition Information :  

The records of the Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association were donated to the Washington State University Libraries by Dr. William Funk in 1983 (MS83-38).

Related Materials :  

The records of the Association from 1946 to 1976 were deposited in the Washington State University Libraries in 1977 and 1978 and were arranged and described in 1978 as Cage 349. The inventory for that group includes an extensive historical sketch. The records of the Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association from 1974-1977 were donated to the Washington State University Libraries in 1979 and processed in 1982 as Cage 465.


Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series 1: Papers, 1977-1981
Container(s)
Description
Box
Folder
1 1 Awards, 1978-79
1 2 British Columbia Section Liaison, 1978-79
1 3 Collection System Management, 1978-79
1 4 Committee & Section Roster, 1978-79
1 5 Constitution & By-Laws, 1977-79
1 6 Executive Committee, 1977-79
1 7 Finances, 1978-79
1 8 Government Affairs, 1979
1 9 Membership, 1978-79
1 10 Miscellaneous, 1978-81
1 11 Morgan and Camp Medals and Collection System Award, 1979
1 12 Newsletter, 1978-79
1 13 Nominations, 1979
1 14 Personnel Advancement, 1979
1 15 Program, 1978-79
1 16 Sewer Design, Construction, and Maintenance Committee, 1979
1 17 Spokane, 1979
1 18 State Directors, 1978-79
1 19 Subsections, 1979
1 20 Vancouver, 1979
1 21 Victoria, 1978
1 22 WPCF Correspondence, 1978-79

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Series 2: Photographs, 1974-1981
Container(s)
Description
Box
Folder
2 23 Camas, Washington Wastewater Treatment, undated
Clackamas Community College
Box
Folder
2 24 1979
2 25 1981
2 26 Colfax, Washington Wastewater Treatment Plant, undated
Miscellaneous
Box
Folder
2 27 1976
2 28 1978
2 29 undated
2 30 Portland Convention, 1977
2 31-32 Sea-Tac Executive Committee Meeting, 1979
2 33 Seattle, 1980
2 34-35 Spokane Convention, 1979
3 36 Spokane Convention, 1979
3 37 Swinomish Indian Fish Company, 1979
3 38 Unidentified Meeting, 1980
3 39 Victoria Convention, 1978
Wilsonville Wastewater Treatment Plant
Box
Folder
3 40 1974
3 41 1976

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Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Personal Names :
  • Funk, William, Dr., donor. WaPS  ( donor)
  • Corporate Names :
  • Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association--Archives  ( creator)
  • Subject Terms :
  • Water--Pollution--Northwest, Pacific

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