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WSU's rarest book? Frederick Meserve's Historical Portraits
This essay explores the unusual purchase of one of the rarest books produced in the twentieth century.
The Unlikely Acquisition of one of the Rarest Books of the Twentieth Century.
(Easy Access Newsletter for the Northwest Archivists, 2007-12)
Filling the Treasure Room: Professor Carl Milton Brewster and the Development of Rare Book Collections at Washington State University, 1938-1950
With limited resources, but boundless enthusiasm, President Holland and a handful of faculty including Professor of Organic Chemistry, Carl Milton Brewster, set the foundation for Washington State University's Rare Book ...
Audio Slide Show. Historical Portraits
(WSU Today, 2008)
In the rare books vault in Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections of Terrell Library there is an extremely rare set of Civil War portrait books purchased by WSU in the early 1940’s. What makes each one of these ...
Why Should We Have to Buy Our Own Things Back? The Struggle over the Spalding-Allen Collection
In 1836, Henry Spalding and his wife Eliza joined Marcus and Narcissa Whitman on a mission to bring Christianity to the Indians of the Oregon Country. In 1846, Spalding acquired Nez Perce clothing, artifacts, and horse ...