The collection is open to the public.
This is a collection of transcripts of interviews with early Whatcom County settlers. Interviewees include John Bennett, Annie (Judson) Ebey, Hugh Eldridge, George A. Jenkins, S.J. Kavanaugh, Charles A. McLennan, and Elizabeth Austin Roeder. There are also notes and personal histories collected during the interviews, as well as newspaper clippings and a short manuscript on Whatcom County history written by Lottie Roeder Roth.
Washington Pioneers Project: Whatcom County materials, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|1/1||John Bennet interview||1936 August 11|
|1/2||Annie (Judson) Ebey personal history outline and reminiscences of Phoebe Judson (Annie’s mother)||Undated|
|1/3||Hugh Eldridge interview and family history supplement||1936 June 19|
|1/4||George A. Jenkins interview and supplement||Undated|
|1/5||S.J. Kavanaugh interview and diary exerpt||1936 May 27|
|1/6||Charles A. McLennan interview||Undated|
|1/7||Elizabeth Austin Roeder interview and monogram||1936|
|1/8||Lottie Roeder Roth’s short history of Whatcom County||undated|
|1/9||Miscellaneous materials relating to Whatcom County, mostly newspaper clippings||1936-1937|