Title: Marcus Whitman
Author: Edmond S. Meany
Description: Bound in half leather with marbled sides. Leather is scuffed and edgeworn. The original leather spine has been overlaid with leather and a paper title label affixed to it. Red card endpapers. Interior is unmarked. 16 unnumbered pages (10 are blank). Frontispiece portrait of Meany. 7.5 x 5 inches. Two copies noted on OCLC.
A bound copy of the poem "Marcus Whitman," dedicated by Prof. Edmond Meany to the University of Washington Graduating Class of 1913. It indicates that the poem was dedicated on Junior Day in 1912, but it also has Meany's brief statement of his hopes for the class, dated 18 June 1913.
Edmond Stephen Meany (1862-1935) was a historian and professor of botany at the University of Washington in Seattle. He was also an alumnus of the school, having graduated as the valedictorian in 1885. He became the head of the Department of History in 1897 and was the head of the committee that selected the university's current location site in downtown Seattle. During the last 25 years of his life he amassed an extensive collection of material on early Washington pioneers. His papers are archived at UW.
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: [University of Washington]
Place: [Seattle, Washington]
Keywords: poetry, University of Washington, commencement, Marcus Whitman, Oregon Territory, Washington state historians, Washington state, pioneers,
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