Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Digital Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Acquisition Info

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Jane Wilson MacGowan Oral History Interview
1982



Manuscript Collection No.: 3500
Accession No.: 3500-001
Creator: MacGowan, Jane Wilson, 1911-2005 , creator
Title: Jane Wilson MacGowan oral history interview
Date Span: 1982
Quantity: 2 sound cassettes; partial transcript: 17 pages
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Mrs. MacGowan worked at Boeing during WWII. A college graduate in music, she has remained active in many music organizations, especially Seattle Young Artists.

Scope and Content

Tape recorded interview conducted in 1982; partial transcript; summary, 1982.

Mrs. MacGowan describes growing up in early-day Fauntleroy when there were only two houses. She recounts her teaching career, marriage and family. She was among the earliest Mountaineers and describes mountaineering in detail, including the beginnings of mountaineering classes and of REI Co-op.

The partial transcript includes an index to subjects covered on the tape.

Digital Content

Listen to the audio recording of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access

Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries. Researchers may make brief quotations from interviews for non-commercial publications. More extensive quotation or commercial publication must be approved by the Director of Women Studies or the Director of the Women's Information Center at the UW or by the Director of Women Studies at Washington State University.

Acquisition Info

Donated by UW Women's Studies Dept., 2/24/1983.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:
MacGowan, Jane Wilson--Archives.
Last modified: June 3, 2013
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