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