Nellie Browne Duff papers, circa 1859-1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Duff, Nellie Browne.
Title
Nellie Browne Duff papers
Dates
circa 1859-1970 (inclusive)
circa 1903-1965 (bulk)
Quantity
3 linear feet
Collection Number
XOE_CPNWS0138duff (collection)
Summary
The collection includes newspaper clippings, publications, research material and personal papers generated by Bellingham resident and Bellingham Herald writer, Nellie Browne Duff.
Repository
Western Washington University, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Archives Building
808 25th St.
Bellingham, WA
98225
Telephone: 360-650-7534
cpnws@wwu.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection includes newspaper clippings, publications, research material and personal papers generated by Bellingham resident and Bellingham Herald writer, Nellie Browne Duff. Materials document, in particular, the construction of and events celebrating the Blaine Peace Arch, other local, regional and Washington (State) history, and Duff's personal involvement in various community clubs and organizations.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Nellie Browne Duff papers, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

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

Nellie Browne Duff Papers, 1859-1970Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Aitken, J.M., Whatcom County Game Warden - letter
circa 1926
1/2
Bellingham's "Biggest" Christmas tree
circa 1949-1960
1/3
Bellingham Herald feature - "Old People"
1954 December 24
1/4
Bellingham Herald feature - "The Apostles"
1963
1/5
Bellingham Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) - Man of the Year in Sports awards
1953-1962
1/6
Bennett, Elmer F., Secreatry of the Deparment of Interior
1958
1/7
Boles Home
1959
1/8
Border crossing
circa 1951-1959
1/9-1/10
Burn, June - articles on the San Juan Islands
circa 1940s
1/11
California
1948-1953
1/12
Cancer Society
1962-1964
1/13
Carver, Jack - Air Force and general interest
1958-1963
1/14
Carver, W.E. - research materials on Washington (State)
circa 1891-1948
1/15-1/16
Certifcates and awards
1959-1965
1/17
Chastek, Chester J., Captain, Selective Service System
circa 1959-1962
1/18
City Water Department (Bellingham?) - leather booklet
undated
1/19
Columbia River Packers Association photographs
1947
1/20
Congregational Church of Bellingham
circa 1949-1960
1/21
Deception Pass
circa 1928-1948
1/22
Disabled American Veterans
circa 1954-1959
Duff, Nellie Browne
Box/Folder
1/23
Art and sketch book - thread pictures and other miscellaneous drawings
undated
1/24
Beta Sigma Phi - pledges, Ritual of Jewels, manuals, programs, test
circa 1940s
1/25
Clubs and organizations
circa 1960s
1/26
Mount Shuksan - pictures to frame
undated
1/27
News features
circa 1950s
1/28
Pathast, Bernhard - "Mother and Children" (reproduction of painting)
undated
1/29
Release of All Claims form
circa 1966
1/30
Retirement materials
1960
1/31
Travelers insurance
1947
Box/Folder
1/32
Elks Lodge
circa 1951-1957
1/33-1/34
Event programs (Bellingham)
circa 1923-1965
1/35
Ford Foundation
circa 1950s-1960s
1/36
Forest Service features
1960
1/37
Fraternal Council of Northwest Washington
undated
1/38
Harmon Company (in association with Washington Mill Company) - ledger
1859-1862
1/39
Indian treaties clippings
circa 1931-1948
1/40
La Conner
circa 1898-1950
1/41
Lawlyess, Lillian
circa 1965-1966
1/42
Lynden Fair programs
1938; 1951; 1953
Manuscripts and Writings
Box/Folder
1/43
Considine, Bob - "We Can Bury You, Mr. K" (series about the Soviets' vs. the Allies' nuclear capabilities)
circa 1961
1/44-1/46
Duff, Nellie Browne - "He Served in Lincoln's Place" manuscript and accompanying materials
circa 1930s-1960s
1/47
Griffin, W.W. - untitled manuscript for submission to Bellingham Herald
circa 1943
1/48
Research Lodge, No. 281, F. & A. M. - "Masonic Papers, Vol. 2: The Coming of the Charter"
1946 November
1/49
Short, G. Godfrey - commentary on "Narrative of One of the Early Gold Seeking Settlers of Whatcom"
undated
1/50
Stevens, James - "Out of the Wood" (about a George Washington bust)
1955
2/1
"The Mount Baker High School Band"
circa 1960
2/2
Wallace, Belle - "The Legend of Mt. Kulshan"
1926
2/3
Miscellaneous writings
circa 1940s-1950s
Box/Folder
2/4-2/9
Miscellaneous clippings
circa 1915-1960s
2/10
Mt. Baker National Forest (includes U.S. Government memo - "Post Errs on Mt. Baker Avalanche Story"
circa 1950s
2/11
Old Settler's Association annual picnic programs
1946; 1950; 1961-1962
2/12
Oliver, W.F. - Stillaguamish Valley
1902 July
2/13
Pacific Northwest history
circa 1927-1957
Peace Arch
Box/Folder
2/14
Bellingham Herald - 75th Anniversary Edition
1965 March 26
2/15
Centennial booklet
circa 1946
2/16
Communications with White House
circa 1957
2/17
Contributors and finances
circa 1957-1962
2/18
Fencing
1961
2/19
History and dedication
circa 1964-1965
2/20
La Petite Jig-A-Jig issues
1955-1965
2/21-2/25
Letters and telegrams, etc.
1955-1965
2/26
Meeting minutes
circa 1954-1961
2/27-2/28
Publicity
circa 1950s-1960s
2/29
Similar monuments
circa 1940-1955
2/30
Speakers
circa 1959-1960
2/31
Statements
1959-1960
2/32
Westland, Jack - correspondence, etc.
circa 1955-1960
2/33
Miscellaneous materials
circa 1956
Box/Folder
2/34-2/35
Poems, poets, and verses clippings
circa 1910s-1930s
3/1-3/6
Poems, poets, and verses clippings
circa 1910s-1930s
3/7
Point Roberts
1961
Politics
Box/Folder
3/8
Battle Line - newsletter of the Republican National Committee
1963 April-August
3/9
Republican Congressional Committee newsletter
1963 April-September
3/10
U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Washington Report
1962 November; 1963 April-August
3/11
Miscellaneous clippings
1964
Box/Folder
3/12
Pope Paul VI / Church materials
1964
3/13
Raynor, Hayden, U.S. Consular General
1959-1960
3/14
Red Cross materials
circa 1950s-1960s
3/15
Samish Island gas and oil
circa 1904-1924
3/16
Shiels, Archie - Northwest Boundary materials (for draft of San Juan Islands?
circa 1859-1946
3/17-3/19
Snohomish County
undated
3/20
Unity School of Christianity
circa 1960s
3/21
Washington ODD Fellow (The)
1968 May; ; 1969 January-February
3/22
Washington pioneers
circa 1897-1952
3/23
Watkins, Frank T., Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy
1959
Whatcom County
Box/Folder
3/24
General
circa 1900-1947
3/25
First automobiles
1903
3/26
Maps
undated
3/27
Photographs
circa 1930s-1950s
3/28
Port of Bellingham
circa 1937-1970
Box/Folder
3/29
Wigglesworth, Richard B.
circa 1949
3/30
World War II (end of...)
1945
3/31
YWCA - Student Work Camp materials
1955 June-July

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Community life -- Washington (State) -- Whatcom County -- History -- Sources.
  • Reporters and reporting -- Washington (State) -- Whatcom County -- History -- Sources.
  • Women journalists -- Washington (State) -- Bellingham -- History -- Sources.
  • Personal Names :
  • Duff, Nellie Browne -- Archives.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Bellingham (Wash.) -- History -- Sources.
  • Peace Arch State Park (Blaine, Wash.) -- History -- Sources.
  • Washington (State) -- History -- Sources.
  • Whatcom County (Wash.) -- History -- Sources.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Records (Documents)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Bellingham herald.