Papers, 1877-circa 1920s
Acquisition And Processing Information
These items were donated to the Washington State University Libraries by Susan Armitage, along with her papers (MS 2008-14). Cheryl Gunselman processed the collection in 2009.
Number of Containers: 1
Linear Feet of Shelf Space: .25
Henry Hart Spalding (1839-1898), business owner and operator of Almota, WA, was the son of Henry Harmon Spalding (1803-1874) and Eliza Hart Spalding (1807-1851), pioneer missionaries in the Pacific Northwest. His sons, including Marcus W. Spalding (1897-1975) were actively engaged in various businesses in Almota.
This collection consists of records related to Spalding family businesses in Almota, WA. They include account books and banking and real estate documents. The account books reflect transactions in products and services including grain, produce, wood, general merchandise, blacksmithing, and shipping.
Collection ArrangementThe collection is arranged in a single chronological sequence.
Spalding family -- Archives
Spalding, Henry Hart, 1839-1898 -- Archives
Spalding, Marcus Whitman -- Archives
Almota (Wash.) -- History -- Sources
This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply.
The suggested citation for the collection is:
Spalding Family papers, 1877-circa 1920s
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Washington State University Libraries
Additional records of Spalding family businesses are included in the Henry Harmon Spalding papers (Cage 143): http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/MASC/finders/cg143.htm
Documents are in English.