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Washington State Cemetery Association records, 1980-2003

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Washington State Cemetery Association
Title
Washington State Cemetery Association records
Dates
1980-2003 (inclusive)
Quantity
6.77 cubic ft. (8 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection Number
5391 (Accession No. 5391-001)
Summary
Cemetery files, maps, and administrative files of the Washington State Cemetery Association
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Box 4 contains one file with social security numbers and is closed until processed as indicated in the finding aid.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Washington State Cemetery Association was established in 1997 with the mission to research, protect, restore, and preserve old and abandoned cemeteries in Washington state, to maintain their history, and to provide education and awareness of old and abandoned cemeteries and their care to the public.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Cemetery files contain burial listings, historical features, directories, indexes, lists of genealogical publications, correspondence, and photographs related to Washington State cemeteries. The majority of these files contain paper copies printed between 1999 and 2001, documenting information found on various genealogical and cemetery web-sites. There are also a number of cemeteries located in various states represented in one of the series.

Administrative files include correspondence, contact lists, minutes, bylaws, resolutions, annual reports, articles of incorporation, proposed legislation, clippings, brochures, survey forms, newsletters, publications, and related records documenting the creation of the organization.

Also included are several maps and surveys of Washington State cemetery properties.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Due to copyright laws, the burial listings may only have one copy per person made for educational purposes.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Washington State Cemetery Files IReturn to Top

Cemetery files are arranged alphabetically by cemetery title, with one folder for each cemetery.
Container(s) Description
Box
1
A-E
2
E-I
3
J-U
4
V-Z

Washington State Cemetery Files IIReturn to Top

These boxes are arranged alphabetically by cemetery title, with one folder for each letter.
Container(s) Description
Box
7
A-S
8
T-Z

Washington State Cemetery Files IIIReturn to Top

Cemetery files are arranged alphabetically by the name of the Washington State county.
Container(s) Description
Box/Folder
4
Adams
4
Asotin
4
Benton
4
Chelan
4
Clallam
4
Clark
4
Columbia
4
Cowlitz
4
Douglas
4
Ferry
4
Franklin
4
Garfield
4
Grant
4
Grays Harbor
4
Jefferson
4
King
4
Kitsap
4
Kittitas
4
Klickitat
4
Lewis
4
Lincoln
4
Okanogan
4
Pacific
4
Pend Oreille
4
Pierce
4
San Juan
4
Skagit
4
Skamania
4
Snohomish
4
Spokane
4
Stevens
4
Thurston
4
Walla Walla
4
Whatcom
4
Whitman
4
Yakima

Kitsap County Cemetery FilesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
5
Bangor Cemetery
5
Bethel Cemetery
5
Little Boston Cemetery
2002
5
Breidablek, Evergreen Church/Cemetery Association
5
Buena Vista Cemetery
2001-2002
5
Brownsville Cemetery
1997
5
Brownsville Cemetery
1998-2000
5
Burley Cemetery
2001
5
Central Valley Cemetery
5
County Line Cemetery
5
Crosby Cemetery
5
Doyle-Johnson Cem.
2000
5
Eglon Community Cemetery
5
Erland's Point Cemetery
2000
5
Fraola Cemetery Association
5
First Lutheran Church Cemetery
5
Forest Lawn Cemetery
5
Hansville Cemetery
2000
5
Hillcrest Cemetery
1998
5
Indian Corner
5
Island Center Cemetery
5
Ivy Green Cemetery
5
Kingston Cemetery
5
Knights of Pythias
5
Minter Pioneer Cemetery
5
Olalla Pioneer Cemetery
5
Point Misery
5
Port Madison (Kane) Cemetery
5
Jackson India Cemetery
5
Poulsbo City Cemetery
5
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Cemetery
5
Reservation Cemetery
5
Seabeck Cemetery
5
Seabold Cemetery
1998-2002
5
Sedgwick Cemetery
5
Silverdale Lutheran Church
2000-2001
5
Silverdale Pioneer Cemetery
5
St. Paul's Memorial Garden
5
Port Gamble
5
Sunset Lane Cemetery
5
Suquamish St. Peter's Cemetery
5
Tracyton Cemetery Association
5
Vanalstine James M.
5
Veterans Cemetery
5
Vinland Cemetery
2000
5
Washington Veteran's Home - Retsil
2002
5
Ysper Cemetery
5
Woodland Cemetery
5
Kitsap County Maps
5
Misc. Material

Administrative FilesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
4
Legislation - National
4
State Taxes
RESTRICTED
1997
4
Washington Proposed Legislation
1999
4
Abandoned Cemeteries Program
1998
4
Department of Community, Trade, and Economic Development - Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation
2001
4
Historic Places in WA
1999
4
Secretary of State
4
Washington State Cemetery Board
4
Property Tax Bulletins - Cemeteries
1991-2000
4
Secretary of State
1998
4
State Surplus Program
4
Books
1998-2002
4
Chicora
2001
4
Cemetery Committee Report
4
B.C.
4
AGS Web Site
2000
4
National Trust for Historic Places
4
Legislation Task Force
1999-2000
4
California
2001
4
Connecticut Gravestone Network
1996-1998
4
Georgia
4
Indiana Cemetery Preservationist
2000-2001
4
Indiana Web Site
2000-2001
4
Kentucky
2000
4
Boone County, KY Workshop
1999-2002
4
Boone County
1989-1999
5
Maryland
2001
5
Michigan
2000
5
Ohio
1999
5
Oregon State
5
Oregon Historical Cemetery Association
5
Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Network
1995
5
Texas
1999-2000
5
Save Texas Cemeteries
1998
5
USGS Maps - Cemeteries in Washington
5
Funeral Home
1999
5
Port Blakely Cemetery
2001
5
Fort Steilacoom Cemetery
5
Sunnyslope Cemetery
5
Snohomish Pioneer Cemetery
2 folders
5
Association for Gravestone Studies
1986-1997
5
National Trust for Historic Places
6
AGS Quarterly
2000-2003
6
Marshland Cemetery
6
Union City Cemetery
6
Mason County
6
Ballow
6
DeWatts
6
Grove (Turnow)
6
Hartstene Island
6
Kamilche
6
Lilliwaup Cemetery
6
Miller Cemetery
6
Oakland
6
Old Belfair
6
Potlatch
6
Skokomish Indian
2 folders
6
Tahuya (Tombstone Territory)
6
Twin Firs
6
Union City Cemetery
6
Snohomish Pioneer Cemetery
6
[Unfoldered Materials]
3 folders
6
Sidney Cemetery
6
Case File
1984
6
Sidney Cemetery
2000
6
Mountain View Cemetery - Addition: Pearson
1980
6
Fort Vancouver
2002-2003
6
Lake McMurray Cemetery
6
[Untitled Folder]
6
Hillgrove Cemetery
2003
6
[Untitled Folder]
6
Dan Russell
1999-2002
6
Comet Lodge Cemetery Articles
6
[Untitled Folder]
6
Six Prong Cemetery
2001-2002
6
Ravensdale Cemetery
2002
6
Trafton Comm Club Cemetery
1999-2001
6
[Untitled Folder]
6
Mt. View Cemetery
6
Maple Leaf Cemetery
6
[Untitled Folder]

MapsReturn to Top

Container(s): Mapcase Drawer 4