Blaine Family Papers, 1849-1864  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Blaine, Catherine, 1829-1908, and Blaine, David, 1824-1900
Blaine Family Papers
1849-1864 (inclusive)
0.25 linear feet, (1 bound manuscript including one photograph)
Collection Number
The collection is bound volume of transcribed letters documenting the travels of the Blaines and their life in the Puget Sound area of Washington state. The volume also contains papers and genealogical information.
University of Puget Sound, Archives & Special Collections
University of Puget Sound Archives & Special Collections
Collins Memorial Library
1500 N. Warner St.
Tacoma, WA
Telephone: 253-879-2669
Access Restrictions

This collection is available for research.

Funding for preparing this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Reverend David E. Blaine (1824-1900) was an authority for the Methodist Episcopal Church in Seattle, Washington (1853-1856), and in Oregon: in Portland (1856), Oregon City (1856-1859) and Lebanon (1859-1862). He also ministered in New York and Pennsylvania (1873-1882).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Transcription of the original letters of Rev. David Blaine and his wife Catherine written from New York, at sea, and from Washington State (Olympia, Seattle, etc.) after their journey to the Pacific Northwest. They deal in some detail with family matters and the events of daily life for a pastor and his family in the Puget Sound area of Washington. The letters were compiled by E. L. Blaine in 1932.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Methodist Church--Oregon--Clergy
  • Methodist Church--Washington (State)--Clergy
  • Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Pioneers--Washington (State)
  • Family Names :
  • Blaine Family
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon
  • Washington (State)