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Guide to the Blaine Family Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 4611
Accession No.: 4611-001
Creator: Blaine family, compiler
Title: Blaine family papers
Date Span: 1848-1862
Quantity: 116 items
1 microfilm reel : positive
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

David E. Blaine, 1824-1900, and wife Catherine. Representative of East Genesee Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church, New York, to Puget Sound; was Seattle's first minister, founder of First Methodist Episcopal Church of Seattle. Wife Catherine was first Seattle school teacher.Lived in Seattle 1853-1856 until sent to Oregon, 1856-1862. Returned to N.Y. till 1882 then requested return to Seattle and it was granted.

Scope and Content

Papers, including letters, a poem, and writings.

Writings of David Blaine re Methodism in Puget Sound region, Indian wars, pioneer life in seattle, 1853-1856; and Oregon, 1856-1862.

Correspondence: letters from Blaine-44; letters to Blaine-2 (C. S. Kingsley, E. S. James); letters from Catherine-60; letters to Catherine, 1 (C. Alderson)

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Also available on microfilm included in this accession. May be borrowed through interlibrary loan.

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Open to all users.

Terms of Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info

Gift of Edward L. Blaine; Poem: gift of Thomas W. Prosch, 1920?


Subject Terms

Family Names:
Blaine family--Archives.
Blaine, Catherine.
Organizations:
First Methodist Episcopal Church (Seattle, Wash.)
Subjects:
Personal Papers/Corporate Records
Last modified: May 3, 2016
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