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Spalding family papers, 1877-circa 1920s
- Spalding family
- Spalding family papers
- 1877-circa 1920s (inclusive)1877192u
- .25 Linear Feet of Shelf Space : 1 box
- Collection Number
- Cage 739 (collection)
- This collection consists of records related to Spalding family businesses in Almota, WA.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open and available for research use.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Henry Hart Spalding (1839-1898), business owner and operator of Almota, WA, was the son of Henry Harmon Spalding (1803-1874) and Eliza Hart Spalding (1807-1851), pioneer missionaries in the Pacific Northwest. His sons, including Marcus W. Spalding (1897-1975) were actively engaged in various businesses in Almota.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
This collection consists of records related to Spalding family businesses in Almota, WA. They include account books and banking and real estate documents. The account books reflect transactions in products and services including grain, produce, wood, general merchandise, blacksmithing, and shipping.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Copyright restrictions may apply.
[Item Description] Spalding Family papers, 1877-circa 1920s
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
The collection is arranged in a single chronological sequence.
These items were donated to the Washington State University Libraries by Susan Armitage, along with her papers (MS 2008-14).
This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman in 2009.
Additional records of Spalding family businesses are included in the Henry Harmon Spalding papers (Cage 143)
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||1||Henry Hart Spalding business account book, circa 1877-1890|
|2||Henry Hart Spalding business account book, 1890-1892|
|3||Check register, Marcus W. Spalding General Merchandise, circa 1920s|
|4||Marcus W. Spalding bank statements, cancelled checks, and promissory note, circa 1920s|
|5||Real estate bill of sale for Marcus W. Whitman purchase of Almota store, 1922|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Spalding, Henry Hart, -- 1839-1898 -- Archives
- Spalding, Marcus Whitman -- Archives.
- Spalding family -- Archives
- Almota (Wash.) -- History -- Sources.