Album on the Daughters of the American Revolution, Chief Whatcom Chapter, 1925-1934  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Album on the Daughters of the American Revolution, Chief Whatcom Chapter
Dates
1925-1934 (inclusive)
Quantity
.21 cubic feet (1 box)
1 album including 5 photographs, correspondence and ephemera
Collection Number
PH2009-052
Summary
Album of photographs and ephemera relating to the activities and members of the Chief Whatcom Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, from Bellingham, Washington
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

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Historical BackgroundReturn to Top

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), founded in 1890, is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, education, and the preservation of American history. Membership is open to woman who are 18 years or older and a lineal descendent of someone who served in the armed forces or as a civil officer in one of the colonies or states, was a recognized patriot, or was an individual who gave material aid in the fight for American independence.

The Chief Whatcom Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution was established in Bellingham, Washington in 1912.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Album relating to the activities and members of the Chief Whatcom Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, from Bellingham, Washington. The album includes 5 photographs, 5 postcards, correspondence and ephemera.

Includes two photographs of a decorated car entered by the Chief Whatcom Chapter in the 1925 Tulip Festival Parade and one photograph of a garden party; correspondence with members from other chapters, and with the Library of Congress regarding a gift from the chapter; ephemera from the planting of a George Washington Bicentennial tree and from the 1934 state DAR conference, hosted by the Chief Whatcom Chapter; holiday cards; poems read at meetings; and clippings, mostly about the death of Lottie T. Roth, member of a prominent Bellingham pioneer family.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Description Dates
Album on the Daughters of the American Revolution, Chief Whatcom Chapter
1 album with 42 pages
1925-1934

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • Daughters of the American Revolution. Chief Whatcom Chapter (Bellingham, Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)