Collections Catalog
 
Letter selected [B] - List of Collections
 

Total # of Records found: 38
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Title: Bacon, Crockett, and Donovan Family Genealogical Histories
 
Description: The Bacon, Crockett, and Donovan families were some of the early settlers in the mid to late 1800s in the Puget Sound area, including Bellingham and Whidbey Island. The collection includes two family histories and one memoir. The documents convey what life was like for these pioneers. In addition, the accounts describe familial relations, local industries, and the local economy.
 
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Dates: 1932-1972Volume: 0.25 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Barrett (Eldon) Papers
 
Description: The Eldon Barrett Papers comprise biographical and personal papers, research, writings, and photographic materials documenting the life and career of a nationally known journalist, United Press International (UPI) writer and news bureau chief.
 
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Dates: 1849-2010 (bulk 1940-2010)Volume: 11 linear ft.
Restrictions: Open to the PublicFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bartholick (George R.) Papers
 
Description: George Bartholick was an important regional architect, whose credits include the original master plan for Western Washington University's campus, the renovation of Old Main at WWU, restoration of the Whatcom Museum building, a revolutionary plan for Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo and the Pike Place Market renovation. This collection includes architectural drawings, contracts, correspondence, construction records and other documentation of his career.
 
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Dates: 1911-1995, bulk 1939-1995Volume: 175 linear feet
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: Yes
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: YesVideo Tape: Yes 

Title: Bellingham Bay Improvement Company Records
 
Description: The collection includes records of the Bellingham Bay Improvement Company and its subsidiaries. The BBIC was primarily a real-estate speculative venture, which branched out into resource extraction and railroads. This collection contains the records of the Bellingham Bay and British Columbia Railroad, the Bellingham Coal Mine, the Bellingham Bay Lumber Company and the Bellingham Securities Syndicate. The collection contains ledgers, records of land sales, plat maps and extensive correspondence. The collection also includes an important and extensive selection of maps showing lands owned by the BBIC and its subsidiaries, including the Bellingham Bay and British Columbia Railroad. The collection also contains several plat maps.
 
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Dates: 1855-1986 (bulk 1883-1930)Volume: 180 linear feet
Restrictions: Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Centennial Oral History Project records
 
Description: The Centennial Oral History Project entails a series of interviews conducted with long-time Bellingham residents from a diverse cross-section of the Bellingham community. The project focuses on local history through personal memories of significant events. Topics of discussion in the oral histories include local environmental issues, healthcare, entertainment, Native American issues and other ethnic and race relations, industry and businesses, transportation, and education. The Center also collaborated with the City of Bellingham to produce a video versios of several of these interviews. The interviews were conducted by James Hillegas and include conversations with George Davenport, Lois and George Garlick, Pauline Hillaire, Lenny Hovde, Jim Roberts, Betty Russell, John and Nina Sternhagen, Myrtle Molly Thompson, Dr. Arthur Watts, Margaret Watts, Jane Hovde, Gordy Tweit, and Tut Asmundson.
 
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Dates: 2003-2004Volume: 2 linear feet
Restrictions: Access restrictions for some interviews. Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: YesVideo Tape: Yes 

Title: Bellingham Central Labor Council Records
 
Description: The collection documents the activities and concerns of the Bellingham Central Labor Council, a representative body for local unions in Whatcom County, founded in 1891. Records span the period 1924-1976, and include administrative and corporate records, correspondence, financial records, and reference material.
 
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Dates: 1924-1976Volume: 3 linear feet
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Chamber of Commerce photographs
 
Description: The Bellingham Chamber of Commerce photographs document the annual Blossomtime Festival and events sponsored by the DARE association.
 
Dates: 1954-1968Volume: 0.2 linear feet
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Chamber of Commerce records
 
Description: The Bellingham Chamber of Commerce organized local events such as Blossomtime parades and Jaycee Week, as well as state-wide events and conferences. The collection includes membership registers, clippings, committee files and memorabilia from Chamber-sponsored activities.
 
Dates: 1890-1992Volume: 110 linear feet
Restrictions: Some access restrictions may apply.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham City Charter collection
 
Description: The Bellingham City Charter collection contains correspondences, minutes, notes, petitions and reports related to attempts to revise the Bellingham City Charter in 1950 and again in the late-1960s. The collection also includes material related to a 1969-1970 zoning dispute over the Old Larson Mill site on Lake Whatcom, as well as various other development issues throughout Whatcom County.
 
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Dates: 1930; 1950; 1966-1970 (bulk 1967-1970)Volume: 0.25 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Federal Building photographs
 
Description: This is a collection of photographs depicting the construction of the Bellingham Federal Building from 1911-1912.
 
Dates: 1911-1912Volume: 0.25 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Golf and Country Club Since 1912 negatives
 
Description: This collection is comprised of a series of negatives documenting each page of Steve Hager's publication, "The Bellingham Golf and Country Club since 1912".
 
Dates: 1981Volume: .25
Restrictions: Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Herald collection on Charles H. Fisher
 
Description: This is a collection of materials related to Charles Henry Fisher, former President of the Bellingham Normal College, who resigned from that post in 1939. The collection also contains resources about allegedly subversive activities and “radical” groups on campus and throughout the region in the 1930s.
 
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Dates: 1913-2001 (bulk 1931-1939)Volume: .5 linear ft.
Restrictions: NoneFinding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Herald regional development drawings and maps
 
Description: The Bellingham Herald regional development drawings and maps were originally donated to the Bellingham Herald by local economic interests. The materials document regional planning and proposed improvement projects throughout Whatcom County, as well as roads, neighborhoods, and various legal boundaries in the area.
 
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Dates: 1967-1992Volume: 3 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Jaycees records
 
Description: The Bellingham Jaycees or Bellingham Junior Chamber of Commerce (BJCC)was a community-minded organization that had a varying number of members and committees. The records document several organizational activities including the Blossomtime Parade, Jaycee Week, and Old Timers Night. The BJCC was especially active around Christmas, and in 1948 and 1949 made bids to raise the "World's Tallest Christmas Tree." The records are arranged chronologically in the form of scrapbooks.
 
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Dates: 1948-1950, 1966-1971Volume: 3 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Municipal Dock records
 
Description: The collection consists of inbound/outbound tonnage logs, wharf manifests, a yearbook, and statistical data from the Bellingham Municipal Dock (later Citizens Dock).
 
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Dates: 1926-1972Volume: 3 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham National Bank records
 
Description: The collection consists of several volumes including Board Meeting Minutes, a Journal of Transactions, Daily Balance Books, and Individual Ledgers documenting the Bellingham National Bank's daily operations.
 
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Dates: 1905-1963Volume: 2 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Publishing Company Records
 
Description: Included in the collection are letters, telegrams and pamphlets concerning the Bellingham Publishing Company's early efforts to establish a new radio station. The collection includes KVOS program transcripts from 1934-1937, which relate to a copyright infringement suit. Also included are miscellaneous files, newspapers, photographs of Whatcom County and Mt. Baker, Sefrit family papers and printed sheet music.
 
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Dates: 1912-1960 (bulk 1930-1938)Volume: 5 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Woman's Music Club records
 
Description: The Bellingham Woman's Music Club became an active body early in Bellingham's cultural development. The collection contains the music club's board minutes (1917-1968), yearbook highlighting upcoming programs (1917-1972), and annual scrapbook (1941-1972; some years missing)
 
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Dates: 1917-1971Volume: 4 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bellingham Yacht Club records
 
Description: This collection consists of the records of the Bellingham Yacht Club including photographs, newsletters, and Nile Shrine Yacht Club yearbooks.
 
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Dates: circa 1950-1989Volume: 1.0 linear foot
Restrictions: Collection open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Biery (Galen) papers and photographs
 
Description: Galen Biery, a longtime employee of Pacific American Fisheries, was one of Bellingham, Washington’s best-known local historians. The Biery papers and photographs comprise subject files, scrapbooks, newspapers, audio and visual materials, maps and photographs spanning the period ca. 1861-1992, with the bulk of records dated 1880-1992. These records reflect Biery’s fascination with the local history of Bellingham and Whatcom County, Washington, as well as his other interests including Alaska, the fishing and salmon canning industries, photography and early radio. Items of particular interest include Biery’s recordings of oral interviews with notable local individuals, scrapbooks of clippings and photographs, and materials pertaining to Pacific American Fisheries. The collection also contains maps and a large number of photographs documenting the landscape and communities around Bellingham Bay and Whatcom County and the development of local and regional industries.
 
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Dates: 1860-1992 (bulk 1880-1992)Volume: 50 linear feet
Restrictions: Finding Aid: NoMaps: Yes
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: YesVideo Tape: Yes 

Title: Blaine Banner photographs
 
Description: This is a collection of photographs, negatives and proof-sheets from a weekly newspaper published out of Blaine, Washington.
 
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Dates: 1980-1994Volume: 5 linear ft.
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Block (Edward E.) Radio Heritage collection
 
Description: The Edward Block collection includes correspondence, programming, scripts, and other records concerning International Good Music and KGMI radio. Block was the director of programming and production. SEE ALSO the Rogan Jones Collection.
 
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Dates: ca. 1950s-1960sVolume: 2 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Blossomtime Festival scrapbooks
 
Description: The Blossomtime Festival in Bellingham, Washington, was traditionally celebrated in May and included parades, dances, carnivals, and the selection of a Blossomtime Queen. The collection contains scrapbooks and account books documenting activities associated with the annual event.
 
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Dates: 1947-1962Volume: 3 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Booker (Edgar S.) Papers
 
Description: The Edgar S. Booker papers consist of personal papers and business records of early 20th century Bellingham businessman Edgar S. Booker. Booker was senior partner in the construction firm of Booker and Campbell, which worked on many projects in Mexico, Whatcom County and Vancouver, BC. It includes correspondence and materials related to mines at Granite Creek, Ruby Creek, Slate Creek, and Canyon Creek. Also included are Granite Creek Gold Mine Co. stock certificates (some belonging to Teresa Eldridge) and other items involving mines in Whatcom County and timber lands in Mexico.
 
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Dates: 1890-1924Volume: 1.5 linear feet
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: NoAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Title: Bornstein Seafoods records
 
Description: This collection documents Bornstein Seafoods and its fishing and retail activities. The collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, documentation of a fire at the plant, and reports.
 
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Dates: 1939-1996Volume: 0.5 linear ft.
Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.Finding Aid: NoMaps: No
Photographs: YesAudio Tape: NoVideo Tape: No 

Total # of Records found: 38
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