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Werner Lenggenhager Photograph Collection

Werner Lenggenhager Photograph Collection

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Werner Lenggenhager Photograph Collection

The Seattle Public Library, Special Collections
Seattle, Washington 98104

2014



Profile Description

Language: Finding aid written in English.

Collection Summary

Repository:The Seattle Public Library Seattle, Washington 98104
Title:Werner Lenggenhager Photograph Collection
Dates:1950-1984
Quantity:35 linear feet (73 boxes)
Abstract:Werner Lenggenhager (1899-1988) was a Swiss immigrant, a Boeing employee, and a hobby photographer who made it his life's work to create a photographic record of Seattle's architecture, monuments, and scenery. Over the course of his life, Lenggenhager gave nearly 30,000 prints of his photographs to The Seattle Public Library.
Location: R779 092 L5471W
Language: Records are in English.

Arrangement of the Records

Arranged in original order

Scope and Contents of the Records

Werner Lenggenhager (1899-1988) was a Swiss immigrant, a Boeing employee, and a hobby photographer who made it his life's work to create a photographic record of Seattle's architecture, monuments, and scenery. Over the course of his life, Lenggenhager gave nearly 30,000 prints of his photographs to The Seattle Public Library.


Index Terms

These records are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The Seattle Public Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Buildings-Washington (State)-Seattle.
Photograph Collections-Washington (State)-Seattle.
Seattle (Wash.)-Pictorial Works.

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