George C. Blankenship papers, 1854-1883  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Blankenship, George C
Title
George C. Blankenship papers
Dates
1854-1883 (inclusive)
Quantity
4 items
Collection Number
2398
Summary
Papers of a pioneer from Olympia, 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
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

George Blankenship was an Olympia pioneer who participated in a campaign during the Indian wars in 1855 and helped build a trail beyond Longmire along Nisqually River in 1865. For more information see reminiscence of his companion, D.C. Betty, during the Indian Wars in Blankenship's early history of Thurston County, Washington, 1914, P. 85-88.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2398-001: George C. Blankenship diary and promisory note, 1855-1883Return to Top

2 items

Scope and Content: Diary 1855-1865; promisory note 1883.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Purchased from Browsers Book Shop, 3/4/1975.

Description
George C. Blankenship diary and promisory note

Accession No. 2398-002: George C. Blankenship letters, 1854-1856Return to Top

2 items

Scope and Content: Letters to Blankenship.

F: Unidentified, incomplete, 1856. Washington Territory Volunteers Quartermaster and Commanding General, 1854, [Miller, Wm. Winlock?]

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Mrs. H.V. Abel, 7/23/1963.

Description
George C. Blankenship letters

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Washington (State)--Olympia
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Washington (State)--Thurston County
  • Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875
  • Indians of North America--Wars--Washington (State)--Olympia
  • Indians of North America--Wars--Washington (State)--Thurston County
  • Personal Names :
  • Blankenship, George C.--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.)

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)