Preliminary Guide to the Aldarra Farms Records
MS.2009.28

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Aldarra Farms.
Creator
Boeing, William Edward, 1881-1956
Title
Aldarra Farms Records
ID
MS.2009.28
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1940-1958
Date [inclusive]
1940-1982
Extent
2.5 Linear feet 1 records carton, 1 oversize flat box.
Location Note
(MASC staff use): 2-9-24-2.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

William Edward Boeing (1881-1956) was an American industrialist, and founder of the Boeing Airplane Company in Seattle. In 1942, he and his wife, Bertha, purchased Aldarra Farm, a property of approximately 600 acres located northwest of Fall City, WA, where they pursued their interests in horse breeding and racing.

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Scope and Contents note

Breeding records from the Boeing family's Aldarra Farms. Includes Thoroughbred horses and Hereford cattle.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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

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

Access

This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Information

Restoration Books of Seattle, WA donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2009 (MS.2009.28). From the Library of William E. Boeing.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Aldarra Farms.

Subject(s)

  • Hereford cattle -- Washington (State)
  • Horses -- Breeding -- Washington (State)

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Other Finding Aids note

Detailed transmittal list on file with collection.

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