Guide to the Cromwell Reunion Memories, 1980  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Guide to the Cromwell Reunion Memories
1980 (inclusive)
1 File (1 folder)
Collection Number
Recollections gathered at a 1980 reunion of the alumni of the Cromwell School near Tacoma, Washington.
Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Pacific Lutheran University
12180 Park Avenue South
Tacoma, Washington
Telephone: 253-535-7586
Fax: 253-535-7315
Access Restrictions

This collection is available for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Cromwell, a community on the Hale Passage in Puget Sound, was named in the early 1900s for John B. Cromwell who came to Tacoma from Wisconsin in 1883. He was a real estate agent and became postmaster of the city in 1889. Cromwell had a population of one hundred fifty persons in 1915 and had a post office from March 1903 to September 1931.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of a manuscript that is a compilation of memories of friends who lived and attended school in Cromwell during the early 1900s. Also included is a list of names and addresses of people invited to the Cromwell Reunion held in July 1980.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Archives and Special Collections Department at Pacific Lutheran University. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish or quote from (the collection) must be submitted to the University Archivist. The reader must also obtain permission from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Cromwell Reunion Memories , SIEmss_120, Archives and Special Collections, Pacific Lutheran University, 12180 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98447

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Autobiographies
  • Class reunions
  • Reunions
  • Personal Names :
  • Anderson, Nora Seglem
  • Attlesey, Clara Seglem
  • Berntsen, Fritz
  • Berntsen, Henry
  • Berntsen, Ida
  • Bloom, Clarence
  • Bloom, Clifford
  • Bloom, Lawrence N.
  • Bloom, Walter
  • Brynestad, Melvin
  • Campbell, Lillian Bloom
  • Cromwell, John B.
  • Denny, Ruth Seglem
  • Erickson, Amanda Muri
  • Fosness, Adolph
  • Fosness, Chris
  • Fosness, Einar
  • Fosness, Ella
  • Fosness, Elmer
  • Franson, Margaret
  • Hagen, Anna Samuelson
  • Heineman, Olga Berntsen
  • Kellogg, Roy D.
  • Loen, Arnold L.
  • Marvik, Stella Muri
  • McCormick, Nora Samuelson
  • McFarlone, Clara Mri
  • Rice, Hedda Samuelson
  • Rolland, Alfred
  • Rolland, Margaret Fosness
  • Samuelson, Frank Victor
  • Samuelson, Martin
  • Seglem, Herbert J.
  • Severtsen, Carlton E.
  • Smith, Ruth Muri
  • Strand Ornella Loen
  • Svare, Cora Vista
  • Corporate Names :
  • Cromwell School (Cromwell, Wash.)
  • Peninsula Gateway (Gig Harbor, Wash.)
  • Peninsula Light Company (Gig Harbor, Wash.)
  • Family Names :
  • Svinth family
  • Geographical Names :
  • Bremerton (Wash.)
  • Cromwell (Wash.)
  • Fox Island (Wash.)
  • Gig Harbor (Wash.)
  • Tacoma (Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Autobiographies
  • Essays
  • Occupations :
  • Postmasters
  • Real estate agents
  • Students