Pacific University Archives

Weir (William Clarence) Scrapbook Edit


MS 35
Finding Aid Author
Jessie Sweeney
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Finding aid written in English.
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  • 1914-1923 (Creation)


  • 0.5 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    1 oversize box

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  • Biographical Note

    William Clarence ("W.C.") Weir was the President of Pacific University from 1922-1924. Before coming to Pacific, he had worked at the Bellingham, Washington Normal School, which is now known as the Woodring College of Education at Western Washington University. He had also been active in the Red Cross during World War I and had served in the Foundation for Education of the Congregational Churches of America.

  • Summary

    William Clarence ("W.C.") Weir was a professor at the Normal School in Bellingham, Washington, and was later the President of Pacific University. His scrapbook is primarily composed of newspaper clippings pertaining to the Bellingham area.

  • Preferred Citation

    William C. Weir Scrapbook, Pacific University Archives, Forest Grove, Oregon.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Pacific University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Pacific University is retained by Pacific University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

  • Accruals

    No accruals are expected.

  • Scope and Contents Note

    The scrapbook of William Clarence ("W. C.") Weir is primarily composed of newspaper clippings with some loose printed material inside the cover. It pertains to the Bellingham, Washington area. Subjects of the newspaper clippings include the American Legion Club and other local organizations, women's employment and civic activities during the World War I, and local events including the Tulip Festivals and parades that took place in the city during this time.