Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Other Finding Aids

Inventory

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Dwight Alvin Watson Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 2170
Creator: Watson, Dwight Alvin , creator
Title: Dwight Alvin Watson papers
Date Span: 1923-1990
Quantity: 1.25 cubic feet of textual materials plus 4 sound cassettes and 2 ephemeral items
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Alpine enthusiast and photographer, Seattle. As an avocation Watson skied, hiked, and climbed in the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. In retirement he corresponded with former outdoor companions and with others interested in alpine history of Washington State

Scope and Content

Consult the scope and content information for each of the accessions listed below.

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

Consult the restrictions governing reproduction and use for each of the accessions listed below.

Other Finding Aids

The visual materials that form part of this collection are described and indexed in the Dwight Watson Photograph Collection, PH Coll 165.


Inventory

  
Accession No. 2170-001
Dwight Alvin Watson oral history recording, 1973
4 sound cassettes
Scope and Content
Tape-recorded interview conducted by Harry Majors, of years 1920-1950, Aug 30,1973
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository. 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 not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Dwight Watson, Seattle, August 30, 1973

  
Accession No. 2170-002
Dwight Alvin Watson ephemera, before 1974
2 items (1 vertical file)
Scope and Content
2 items of a winter trip of Watson and Herman Ulrichs.
Restrictions on Access
Access may be restricted. Contact Special Collections for more information.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Received August 30, 1973.

  
Accession No. 2170-003
Dwight Alvin Watson papers, circa 1944-1990
.83 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Scope and Content
General correspondence (ca. 1944-1990); writings, ephemera, maps, snapshots, and other material primarily concerning mountaineering and photography in the North Cascades area of Washington State. Bulk dates of the accession are ca. 1970-1990.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Estate of Dwight Watson, May 13, 1996.

  
Accession No. 2170-004
Dwight Watson papers, 1923-1987
.42 cubic feet (1 box)
Scope and Content
Writings in scrapbooks, mainly of his excursions or "rambles" in the Cascade Mountains. Includes maps, photographs, other illustrations, and devotional writings; 1923-ca. 1950, 1980, 1987.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Estate of Dwight Watson, July 18, 1997.

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Watson, Dwight Alvin--Archives.
Last modified: December 09, 2008
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