Center for Pacific Northwest Studies Miscellaneous Scrapbook collection, 1883-1967  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Title
Center for Pacific Northwest Studies Miscellaneous Scrapbook collection
Dates
1883-1967 (inclusive)
Quantity
10.8 linear feet
Collection Number
XOE_CPNWS0065scrapbook (collection)
Summary
This is a collection includes assorted scrapbooks relating to the Pacific Northwest, Whatcom county, Bellingham, Lynden as well as information relating to local families and individuals. This collection also consists of twelve photo scrapbooks. Four of the scrapbooks contain photographs of fishing and canning industries in Alaska and the Puget Sound region. Three books contain scenes of WWI & WWII boats and shipbuilding. The remaining books contain images of home & family life.
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.
Sponsor
Funding for preparing this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Funding for encoding the finding aid was awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

The Center for Pacific Northwest Studies Miscellaneous Scrapbook collection is organized in accordance with the following series and subseries arrangement:

  • Series I: Photograph Scrapbooks, 1899-1954
    • Sub-series 1. Families and Individuals, 1900-1949
    • Sub-series 2. Pacific American Fisheries, 1899-1940
    • Sub-series 3. Shipbuilding and Commemoration in Bellingham, 1940s-1954
  • Series II: Non-Photograph Scrapbooks, 1862-1967
    • Sub-series 1. Pacific Northwest and Washington State, 1895-1963
    • Sub-series 2. Whatcom County, 1862-1967

Custodial History

The scrapbooks in the collection were a gift from the Whatcom County Museum in 1987. They originate from numerous sources. Known donors include Jack D. Mullin, Mrs. Albin C. Johnson, Linda Countryman, Mrs. Roland Richards, Gretchen H. Guerton, Bennett Sandberg, Mary Hickey, Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Frazier, and Mrs. George Siemons.

Processing Note

The collection was re-processed by Rainbow Koehl in March of 2007.

Related Materials

Additional records pertaining to the Bellingham Woman's Music Club can be found in the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies' Bellingham Woman's Music Club Records.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

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

Series I:  Photograph Scrapbooks ,  1899-1954 Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Sub-series 1: Families and Individuals
1900-1949
Box/Folder
1/1
Family photos and WWI battleships
1900-1920
1/2
Ships, trains, views in Whatcom County,
1901 and undated
1/3
Vacations scenes of Seattle, Tacoma, Shelton, McNeil Penitentiary, and Port Townsend.
1903
1/4
Views of Mt. Baker
circa 1920s
1/5
Views of the Pacific Northwest including Oregon, Alaska, Washington, and Idaho
circa 1917-1939
2/1
Family photos
1920-1949
2/2
Family photos
circa 1926
2/3
Views in Whatcom County, Buildings in Bellingham
undated
Sub-series 2: Pacific American Fisheries
1899-1940
Box/Folder
2/4
Pacific American Fisheries facilities and ships in Puget Sound area, Native Americans
1899
2/5
Views of Puget Sound and Alaskan Pacific American Fisheries facilities
1916-1922
3/1
Views of Alitak and other Pacific American Fisheries facilities in Alaska
1940; undated
Sub-series 3: Shipbuilding and Commemoration in Bellingham
1940s-1954
Box/Folder
3/2
Shipbuilding during WWII
circa 1940s
3/3
WWII ships and shipbuilding in Bellingham
1954

Series II:  Non-Photograph Scrapbooks,  1862-1967Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Sub-series 1: Pacific Northwest and Washington State
1895-1963
oversized
1/1
Washington Newspaper Clippings, Floral Cards, and Poems
1895-1900; undated
1/2
Washington Newspaper Clippings regarding tax and financial matters,
1906-1907
Box/Folder
4/1
Loose pages from unknown scrapbook of historical sites in Washington
1939
2/1
Newspapers Clippings of Northwest Lore and History
1959-1962
oversized
2/2
Newspapers Clippings of Northwest Lore and History
1961-1967
3/1
Washington Newspaper Clippings of John F. Kennedy Assassination
1963
Sub-series 2: Whatcom County
1862-1967
Whatcom County General
1883-1967
Box/Folder
4/2
Newspaper Clippings about Bellingham, Ramona Park, and Lake Whatcom,
1883-1947
4/3
Newspaper Clippings of Poems and Lyrics
1902-1907; undated
oversized
3/1
Newspaper Clippings concerning local politics and receipts from fraternal organizations and newspaper subscriptions of S.E. Mullins'
1905-1912
Box/Folder
4/4
Newspaper Clippings of Poems and Lyrics, Floral Cards,
1906-1928
oversized
4/1
Rogues' Gallery of Whatcom County Pioneers Vol. I (newspaper clippings form Bellingham)
1921-1925
4/2
Rogues' Gallery of Whatcom County Pioneers Vol. II (newspaper clippings form Bellingham)
1926-1952
5/1
Whatcom County Chapter of Daughters of American Revolution
1933-1962
5/2
Bellingham and Whatcom County Book VI (newspaper articles)
1957-1959
5/3
Bellingham and Whatcom County Book VII (newspaper articles)
1959-1967
Bellingham, Washington
1890-1958
oversized
4/5
Newspaper Clippings and Poetry (Unknown Author)
1862-1914
Box/Folder
5/1
Newspaper Clippings and other assorted clippings
1890-1896; 1940
5/2
T.G. Newman’s (Attorney) Scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings
1895-1945
oversized
6/1
Beck's Theater Scrapbook
1890's-Early 1900's
Box/Folder
5/3
Mrs. Alan R. Jenkins' Scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings written by, or about, Ella Higginson
1900-1947
oversized
6/2
Bellingham Newspaper Clippings of area's early history,
early 1900's
6/3
Frank G. Kelly's scrapbook of WWI pictures
1916-1921
7/1
Eldridge Family (Primarily)
1916-1938
Box/Folder
6/1
Helen Siemons Scrapbook
1932-1958
oversized
7/2
Programs and clippings from performances of Bellingham State Normal School and Bellingham Woman's Music Club (additional related materials are in the Bellingham Woman's Music Club Records)
1933-1944
8/1
Ted and Elsie Larson Scrapbook of cards and newspaper clippings
1930s-1960s
Box/Folder
6/2
Newspaper Clippings on proposed boat haven for Purse Seine Fleet
1936
6/3
Bellingham High School Symphonic Band
1945-1947
oversized
6/4
Don E. Satterlee (Mayor of Bellingham)
1947-1949
8/2
Scrapbook about the "Vigilant," a Five Mast Schooner (was created initially as a float for the Blossom Festival)
1947-1958
Box/Folder
6/5
Bellingham Bus System Newspaper Clippings Scrapbook
1951-1952
Lynden, Washington
1923-1960s
oversized
9/1
Newspaper Clippings Scrapbook of Lynden History
1923-1960s

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Amuzements--Washington (State)--History--Sources.
  • Battleships--History--Sources--Photographs.
  • Bus lines--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.).
  • Community life--Washington (State)--History--Sources.
  • Concert programs--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Fisheries--Alaska--History--Sources--Photographs.
  • Fisheries--Washington (State)--History--Sources--Photographs.
  • Friendly societies--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--History--Sources.
  • Hardware stores--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Historic sites--Washington (State)--History--Sources.
  • Indians of North America--Washington (State)--History--Sources--Photographs.
  • Local government--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Passenger Ships--Northwest, Pacific--History--Sources--Photographs.
  • Performing arts--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Pioneers--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--History--Sources.
  • Playbills--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Poetry--20th century--Clippings.
  • Poets laureate--Washington (State)--History--Sources.
  • Politicians--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Salmon canning industry--Washington (State)--History--Sources -- Photographs.
  • Salmon canning industry--Alaska--History--Sources--Photographs.
  • Scrapbooks--Alaska.
  • Scrapbooks--Washington (State).
  • Shipbuilding industry--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Theaters--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Tourism--Northwest, Pacific--History--Sources.
  • Women--Soceities and clubs--Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • World War, 1914-1918--History--Sources--Photographs.

Personal Names

  • Higginson, Ella--1862-1940.
  • Judson, Phoebe Goodell, 1832-1926.
  • Newman, Thomas G. (Thomas George).

Corporate Names

  • Beck's Theatre. (creator)
  • Morse Hardware Company. (creator)
  • Pacific American Fisheries, Inc. (creator)

Family Names

  • Eldridge family.
  • Morse family.
  • Roeder family.

Geographical Names

  • Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Bellingham (Wash.)--Social life and customs--History--Sources.
  • Lynden (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Lynden (Wash.)--Social life and customs--History--Sources.
  • Northwest, Pacific--Description and travel--History--Sources.
  • Northwest, Pacific--History--19th century--Sources.
  • Northwest, Pacific--History--20th century--Sources.