Guide to the Washington Pioneers Project: Whatcom County materials
1936-1937

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Washington Pioneers Project
Title: Washington Pioneers Project: Whatcom County materials
Dates: 1936-1937 ( inclusive )
Quantity: .25 linear feet
Collection Number: XOE_CPNWS0306WApioneerswhatcom
Summary: This is a collection of transcripts of interviews with early Whatcom County settlers. Interviewees include John Bennett, Annie (Judson) Ebey, Hugh Eldridge, George A. Jenkins, S.J. Kavanaugh, Charles A. McLennan, and Elizabeth Austin Roeder. There are also notes and personal histories collected during the interviews, as well as newspaper clippings and a short manuscript on Whatcom County history written by Lottie Roeder Roth.
Repository: Western Washington University
Heritage Resources

Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Building
808 25th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-9123
Phone: 360 650 7747
Email: heritage.resources@wwu.edu
http://library.wwu.edu/heritageresources

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 

Content Description

This is a collection of transcripts of interviews with early Whatcom County settlers. Interviewees include John Bennett, Annie (Judson) Ebey, Hugh Eldridge, George A. Jenkins, S.J. Kavanaugh, Charles A. McLennan, and Elizabeth Austin Roeder. There are also notes and personal histories collected during the interviews, as well as newspaper clippings and a short manuscript on Whatcom County history written by Lottie Roeder Roth.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

The collection is open to the public.

Preferred Citation :  

Washington Pioneers Project: Whatcom County materials, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

Acquisition information is unknown.


Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Box/Folder
1/1 John Bennet interview 1936 August 11
1/2 Annie (Judson) Ebey personal history outline and reminiscences of Phoebe Judson (Annie’s mother) Undated
1/3 Hugh Eldridge interview and family history supplement 1936 June 19
1/4 George A. Jenkins interview and supplement Undated
1/5 S.J. Kavanaugh interview and diary exerpt 1936 May 27
1/6 Charles A. McLennan interview Undated
1/7 Elizabeth Austin Roeder interview and monogram 1936
1/8 Lottie Roeder Roth’s short history of Whatcom County undated
1/9 Miscellaneous materials relating to Whatcom County, mostly newspaper clippings 1936-1937

Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Personal Names :
  • Bennett, John--Interviews
  • Ebey, Annie (Judson)--Interviews
  • Eldridge, Hugh--Interviews
  • Jenkins, George A.--Interviews
  • Kavanaugh, S.J.--Interviews
  • McLennan, Charles A.--Interviews
  • Roeder, Elizabeth Austin--Interviews
  • Geographical Names :
  • Whatcom County (Wash.)--History--Sources
  • Subject Terms :
  • Cities and towns--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--History--Sources
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--Sources
  • Pioneers--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--Interviews
    • Other Creators :
    • Roth (Lottie Roeder)--1864-1933  ( author)

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