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Office of Marketing and Communications, WSU Vancouver: Slides, 1989-2006

Identifier: WSUV.Archives.006

Scope and Contents

The coverage of dates expands from WSU Vancouver's first official year as a university in 1989 and continues through commencement ceremonies in 2006. The slides continued as a medium for the Office of Campus Advancement until 2003 when staff began to exclusively use digital formats.


  • 1989 - 1996; 1998-1999; 2001; 2003 - 2006

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Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Biographical/Historical note

The Office of Campus Advancement was a precursor to WSU Vancouver's Office of Marketing and Communications and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Campus Advancement originally oversaw campus fundraising, event planning, internal and external communications and a host of other activities conducted by Marketing and Communications and Development and Alumni Relations. The office split into two separate departments at the beginning of the 2006-2007 school year.


5.01 Linear feet (22 archive boxes.) : The majority of the collection consists of slides. The is one box of containing compact discs and two boxes containing photographs and negatives.


The slides were compiled by the WSU Vancouver Office of Campus Advancement and were used for presentations, media communications and for publications in print and online. Included are images from photo shoot sessions of students, staff and faculty on the original WSU Vancouver campus located at Clark College's Bauer Hall. The slides cover the Salmon Creek ground breaking ceremony, construction on the Salmon Creek site, Washington State Governor Gary Locke's visit to the campus, graduation ceremonies, classroom and outdoor scenes and other campus events. The collection is a part of the UA-WSUV.2013.003 accession.

Arrangement note

The slides in the collection are arranged by year in a series of boxes (Box 1-16). An additional three boxes of slides (Box 17-19) are arrange by particular theme: Art and Presentation Slides; Campus Construction, circa. 1994-1996; Misc. 1990s. The slides were originally enclosed in binders and arranged by this same sequence.

Box 20 consists of compact discs with photo images in jpeg format. These feature Washington State University Vancouver Graduation Ceremonies, a campus visit from Washington State Governor Gary Locke and a 2006 Employee Appreciation Event.

Box 21-22 includes photographs of WSU Vancouver Salmon Creek Construction, pre-construction photographs and site transition and miscellaneous campus photos from the late 1990s. A smal number of photographic negatives are also included.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the Archives by staff at the WSU Vancouver Office of Communications and Marketing. The collection was orginally accessioned as UA-WSUV.2013.003 in 2013.
Office of Marketing and Communications, WSU Vancouver: Slides, 1989-2006 WSUV.Archives.006
Finding aid prepared by Robert Schimelpfenig
June 16, 2014
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Repository Details

Part of the Washington State University Vancouver, Archives and Special Collections Repository

14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave
Vancouver WA 98686 United States