Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Other Finding Aids

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Erastus Brainerd Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 4624
Accession No.: 4624-001
Creator: Brainerd, Erastus, 1855-1922 , creator
Title: Erastus Brainerd papers
Date Span: circa 1880-1919
Quantity: 3' linear (circa 2,900 items)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Born 1855, died 1922. Brainerd served as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C., for the Seattle Chamber of Commerce and other Seattle business groups.

Scope and Content

Incoming letters concerning his editorship of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 1904-1911; his involvement in Republican politics; and his role in securing Klondike gold rush trade for Seattle; some legal documents and memorabilia.

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

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

Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Ballinger, Richard Achilles, 1858-1922, creator.
Brainerd, Erastus, 1855-1922 --Archives.
Brown, Ashmun Norris, creator.
Chittenden, Hiram Martin, 1858-1917, creator.
Clark, Walter Eli, 1869-, creator.
Crowley, J. G., creator.
Donaldson, Thomas Blaine, 1876-, creator.
Downing, Thomas H., creator.
Hay, Marion E., 1865-1933, creator.
Humphrey, William E. (William Ewart), 1862-1934, creator.
Jones, Wesley Livsey, 1863-1932, creator.
Matthews, Mark A. (Mark Allison), 1867-1940, creator.
McGraw, Thomas Harte, creator.
Mead, Albert Edward, creator.
Paulhamus, William H., creator.
Piles, Samuel Henry, 1858-, creator.
Robertson, Wilbur Wade, creator.
Semple, Eugene, 1840-1908, creator.
Sheffield, William, creator.
Smith, Charles W. (Charles Wesley), b. 1877, creator.
Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938, creator.
Wilson, John Lockwood, 1850-1912, creator.
Woodruff, Charles E., creator.
Organizations:
Moran Brothers Company (Seattle, Wash.), creator.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Seattle Chamber of Commerce, creator.
Last modified: September 19, 2007
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