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    Mrs. Henry H. Pierce papers
    Creation Date: 1877-1921
    Catalog ID: 2010.199.1
    Call Number: MsSC 228A
    Henry Hubbard Pierce (1840-1883) served in the 4th Connecticut infantry during the Civil War. He later rose through the ranks, and in the regular Army, he achieved the rank of Captain. While stationed at Ft. Canby, Washington Territory, Captain Pierce was ordered to accompany a scientific exploring party from Ft. Colville to Puget Sound in 1883. Despite suffering from tuberculosis, he embarked on the arduous journey, and died on July 17 near Foster Creek, Okanogan County. The bulk of this collection consists of letters received by Margaret E. Pierce after the death of her husband, Captain Henry Hubbard Pierce. The majority of these are from either Isabella or Col. (later General) Henry A. Morrow (1829-1892). Their primary concern is to console and offer Mrs. Pierce comfort in her grief and to provide reassurance concerning her future financial independence. The collection also contains clippings regarding Capt. Pierce’s death, various official orders issued at Vancouver Barracks regarding his death; a ca. 1915 photograph, possibly of Mrs. Pierce; and a copy of “Officers of the Army and families of officers residing in the District of Columbia, November 5, 1915,” in which Mrs. Pierce is listed. Included is a modern copy of the complete “Widow’s Pension” application.
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    Drawing with Vision: Harold J. Cundy's Pioneering Investigations into the Rock Art of North Central Washington
    Creation Date: Spring 1998
    Catalog ID: 2007.212.2
    "Drawing with Vision: Harold J. Cundy's Pioneering Investigations into the Rock Art of North Central Washington" by William D. Layman. Columbia Anthology article first appeared in Spring, 1998 edition of COLUMBIA 12, no.1, pp. 23-32. The diminishing traces of north central Washington's native rock art are preserved for posterity in the little-known work of Harold J. Cundy.
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    Wenatchee : the gateway to the land of perfect apples in North Central Washington
    Creation Date: 1910
    Catalog ID: 1997.86.68
    Call Number: EPH/979.759/W48w/1910
    32-page booklet, with illustrations and map, describing Wenatchee and its environs (23x15 cm.); "an informative summary for the homeseeker and investor." Cover consists of polychromatic bird's-eye view of the area. Published by the Wenatchee Commercial Club in 1910.