Guide to the St. John, WA Post Office Records 1891-1913
Cage 821

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
St. John, WA Post Office Records
ID
Cage 821
Date [inclusive]
1891-1913
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
2 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
Record books of the United States Post Office at St. John, WA (5 bound volumes). Includes registers of money orders issued, and the post office's stamp and postal account ledgers.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] St. John, WA Post Office Records, 1891-1913

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

St. John is located in Whitman County, WA. The town was incorporated in 1904.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of record books of the United States Post Office at St. John, WA (5 bound volumes). It includes registers of money orders issued (1891-1913), and the post office's stamp and postal account ledgers (1892-1898).

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Arrangement note

The collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2015

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Ethel Gosney donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 1982 (MS.1982.17).

Processing Information note

Cheryl Gunselman processed this collection in 2015.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Saint John (Whitman County, Wash.) -- History -- Sources

Subject(s)

  • Post office stations and branches -- Washington (State) -- History -- Sources
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box item

Register of money orders issued 1891-1908 

1 1

Stamp and Postal Account ledger 1892-1895 

1 2

Stamp and Postal Account ledger 1895-1898 

1 3

Register of money orders issued 1908-1910 

1 4

Register of money orders issued 1911-1913 

1 5