Guide to the Blalock Family Papers

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Blalock Family
Title: Blalock Family Papers
Dates: 1877-1995 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.50 linear feet
Collection Number: HTM_WCMss129
Summary: Materials related to Dr. Nelson G. Blalock-Civil War physician, Northwest pioneer, and Walla Walla, Washington business, transportation, agricultural and political leader who served as a member of the Washington State Constitutional Convention, Trustee of Whitman College, and mayor of Walla Walla. Materials regarding members of his family including his son, Yancey C. Blalock and his granddaughter, Phoebe Irene Blalock, are also included.
Repository: Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Contact Information: Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
Telephone: 509-527-5922
Fax: 509-526-4785
Languages: Collection materials are in: English

Content Description

The collection consists of newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, family portraits, and photographs of wheat harvest, the memorial address from the Washington State Legislature for Dr. Nelson G. Blalock, the prospectus for "Blalock Island Garden Tracts", a biography of Phoebe Blalock, and an academic paper written by her.

A transcript of the diary kept by a member of the overland wagon journey, led by Dr. Blalock in 1873, is part of these papers.

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Administrative Information


  • Pioneers

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