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    American Society of Civil Engineers, Seattle Section records
    Creation Date: 1954-2004
    Catalog ID: 1996.18.5
    Call Number: Ms 66A
    The American Society of Civil Engineers - Seattle Section is a professional organization of engineers in the state of Washington dedicated to “the advancement of the science and profession of engineering,” particularly as it relates to the organization’s membership and the Seattle and Puget Sound areas. See also Ms 66 and Ms 35.
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    Delbert McBride papers
    Creation Date: 1922-1998
    Catalog ID: 1998.91.3
    Call Number: Ms 64
    Delbert J. McBride (1920-1998), former Curator of the State Capitol Museum, was descended from both Native American and Euro-American ancestors. An artist, he founded and became an active partner in the Nisqually Valley Klee Wyk studio, which specialized in Native American art design. From 1961-1966, McBride served as the Curator of Art at the Eastern Washington State Historical Society’s Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, in Spokane. In 1966, he returned to Thurston County to become the Curator of the Washington State Capitol Museum. After he retired in 1982, he continued to act as consultant on issues ranging from Native American art and culture to historic preservation for numerous agencies and organizations.
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    Tacoma Boys Club records
    Creation Date: 1940-1954
    Catalog ID: 1998.69.1
    Call Number: MsSC 131
    The Tacoma Boys Club was founded in 1940 by Judge Fred Remann in order to provide an outlet. Located in a two-story frame building on 711 South 25th Street, the Tacoma Boys Club offered boys from 8 to 15 years of age a recreational resource which included game rooms, a library, gym, and a camp at Lake Boren. Although the Tacoma Boys Club was under the guidance of the Salvation Army, which owned the facilities and provided the club an annual budget, a local board of directors and president were largely responsible for the daily operations of the club. The club lasted until 1981.
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    Order of Railway Conductors & Breakmen records
    Catalog ID: 1998.22.692
    Call Number: Ms 67
    ORC&B Division No. 456, Everett, WA
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    Tacoma School District No. 10 records
    Creation Date: 1909-1932
    Catalog ID: 1995.151.1
    Call Number: MsSC 20
    Tacoma School District No. 10, commonly called Tacoma Public Schools, is the main school district for Tacoma, Washington, USA. This collection contains duplicate school census books from 1909-1932.
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    Hewitt Steel Corporation records
    Catalog ID: 1995.144.1
    Call Number: MsSC 83
    Hewitt Steel Corporation record book.
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    Cal Anderson papers
    Creation Date: 1987-1997
    Catalog ID: 1998.58.1
    Call Number: Ms 53
    Cal B. Anderson was Washington's first openly gay legislator. The collection covers the years 1987-1997 and contains records from his life as a Washington Legistrator and King County Seattle Gay Rights advocate and activist. Note: includes some photographs.
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    Tacoma Chamber of Commerce papers
    Creation Date: 1888-1970
    Catalog ID: 1980.48.1
    Call Number: Ms 40
    The Tacoma Chamber of Commerce records are not complete. The majority are from the Chamber, with a handful from the Tacoma Commercial Club. They consist of correspondence (including letterpress books), dues ledgers, financial records, journals, mimeograph books, board minutes, reports, scrapbooks, and visitor registers. Letterpress books, dating from 1888 to 1906 comprise the bulk of the outgoing correspondence and include a wide range of topics. The incoming correspondence also contains a wealth of information, including the creation of Camp Lewis, railroads, local and national events, and the growth and promotion of Tacoma. Also included are the minutes of the executive committee, 1891-1970. These records consist of correspondence, financial records, resolutions, reports of committees, membership lists, interaction with city officials and other chambers of commerce, convention proceedings, and reports. Numerous local and national corporations are listed in the minutes, along with discussions of the effects of national and international events, such as the two world wars and the Great Depression, on the development of Tacoma. The executive committee minutes cover a wide variety of subjects including, but not limited to, railroads, labor, electrical power, committee meetings, retail merchants, agriculture, traffic issues, publicity, procurement of Fort Lewis, taxation, and various national, local and international events. The mimeograph books, reports, and scrapbooks also possess a wealth of information. Containing correspondence, notices, minutes, membership lists, reports, committee lists, and memoranda, the mimeograph books also include the records of the various committees of the chamber of commerce.
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    Henry Bailey papers
    Creation Date: 1879-1959
    Catalog ID: 1982.76.25
    Call Number: MsSC 103
    Henry Bailey and Clarrisa Hamblet Bailey were married in 1879 and lived in Utsalady, Camano Island. Bailey worked in Alaska carrying freight and mining gold. Much of the correspondence centers on ship life and his business—his wife was his most frequent correspondent. Collection contains legal documents, financial records, newspaper clippings, health and the occult documents, mining records.
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    James Stuart papers
    Creation Date: 1846-1930s
    Catalog ID: 1994.96.2
    Call Number: MsSC 51
    1927 diary. Daily observations on weather, activities, national and international happenings, etc. James Stuart’s “Book of Information” 1908-1930. Notes, information, business activities, comments on the Great Depression.