William Blond papers, 1983  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Blond, William
William Blond papers
1983 (inclusive)
1 vertical file
Collection Number
5977 (Accession No. 5977-001)
Interview summary and documents about the Blond family and the Glace Bay colony, a Jewish community near Republic, Washington
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

William Blond was born 1903 in Vancouver, BC and moved with his family to the Glace Bay colony near Republic, Washington until 1915.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Interview summary from a 1983 interview with William Blond regarding his memories of growing up in the Glace Bay colony, a Jewish community near Republic, WA. Also included are photocopies of public documents pertaining to the Blond family, including a lawsuit brought by Jewish Agricultural and Industrial Aid Society, correspondence and memoirs from George Dennis and Bertha Dennis Cook of their time in Republic, and newsclippings regarding the Jewish colony.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)--Specimens
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Republic
  • Religious communities--Washington (State)--Republic
  • Personal Names :
  • Blond, William--Archives
  • Blond, William--Family
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Facsimiles
  • Personal correspondence
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington), (host institution)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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