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New Englad Undertaking Company Funeral Records, 1905-1929

Overview of the Collection

Creator
New England Undertaking Company
Title
New Englad Undertaking Company Funeral Records
Dates
1905-1929 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.2 linear feet, (10 volumes)
Collection Number
Ms 73
Summary
The New England Undertaking Company operated in Spokane from 1905 to 1929, when it was merged with the Ball-Bumgarner-Swanson Funeral Home. The collection contains funeral records from all 24 years of the company's existence.
Repository
Eastern Washington State Historical Society (Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture), Joel E. Ferris Research Library and Archives
Joel E. Ferris Research Library and Archives
Eastern Washington State Historical Society (Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture)
2316 W. First Ave.
Spokane, WA
99201
Telephone: 509-363-5342
Fax: 509-363-5303
archives@northwestmuseum.org
Access Restrictions
Collection is not restricted.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

John. M. Knight established the New England Undertaking Company in Spokane in 1905. He operated the business in conjuction with a furniture making establishment until his death in 1929, when the undertaking company was mered with the Ball-Bumgarner-Swanson Funeral Home.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of ten volumes of funeral records arranged in chronological order, covering all years of operation.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for general use.

Preferred Citation

New England Undertaking Company Funeral Records (Ms 73), Eastern Washington State Historical Society/Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

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

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1 Funeral Records 10 Mar. 1905 - 29 Aug. 1907
1/2 Funeral Records 1 Sept. 1907 - 30 May 1909
1/3 Funeral Records 31 May 1909 - 26 Nov. 1910
1/4 Folder Missing
1/5 Funeral Records 13 Nov. 1912 - 8 July 1914
2/1 Funeral Records 11 July 1914 - 26 Aug. 1916
2/2 Funeral Records 26 Aug. 1916 - 12 Apr. 1918
2/3 Funeral Records 14 Apr. 1918 - 21 May 1920
2/4 Funeral Records 18 May 1920 - 27 Nov. 1922
2/5 Funeral Records 26 Nov. 1922 - 30 Nov. 1925
3/1 Funeral Records 2 Dec. 1925 - 14 Dec. 1929