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    Whitman Mission

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Endnotes: Chapter Four (1-99)

 

1-9

1. Interview with Thomas R. Garth, Los Gatos, California, 2 February 1987.

2. Ibid.

3. Ibid.

4. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, no date, Archives, File "K34, Press Clippings 1941 - 1953," WHMI.

5. Alice Clarissa Whitman, the Whitmans' only daughter, drowned in the Walla Walla River at the age of two. The exact location of her grave is still unknown today.

6. Custodian Garth to Herbert West, 13 June 1942, Archives, File "A26, The War Years 1942 - 1946," WHMI.

7. Regional Director to Superintendent MR, 2 March 1949, Archives, File "H3015, Archeology 1948 - 1949," WHMI. These excavations were sponsored by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Washington State Historical Society as part of the Columbia River Basin Survey program. Thomas R. Garth, "Archeological Investigations at Ft. Walla Walla, 1951, Archives, File "H3015, Archeology Ft. Walla Walla," WHMI.

8. Garth, Interview.

9. Unrau and Williss, "Administrative History," p. 76.

 

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10. "Annual Report of the Director of the National Park Service," 1941, quoted in Annual Report of the Secretary of the Interior 1941, P. 306, quoted in Unrau and Williss, "Administrative History," p. 105.

11. Herbert West to Ronald F. Lee, Director, Historic Sites Dvsn, National Park Service, 9 January 1940, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. Project 1940 - 1941," WHMI.

12. Ronald F. Lee to Herbert West, 23 January 1940, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. Project 1940 - 1941," WHMI.

13. Arno B. Cammerer, Director, National Park Service to Herbert West, 23 February 1940, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. Project 1940 - 1941," WHMI.

14. Inspector Primm to Regional Director, 24 February 1940, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. Project 1940 - 1941," WHMI.

15. Associate Engineer to Regional Director, 20 March 1940, Archives, File "A26, Correspondence 1940," WHMI.

16. Regional Supervisor Historic Sites to Regional Director, 15 August 1940, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. Project 1940 - 1941," WHMI.

17. Garth, Interview.

18. Ibid.

19. James W. Morrison, District Director of Operations, W. P. A. to C. W. Carlson, Assistant Superintendent MR, 18 June 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. The Whitman Project 1941," WHMI.

 

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20. C. E. Drysdale, Associate Engineer, "Field Engineering Comments for Preliminary Master Plan, Whitman National Monument," Memorandum, 16 September 1939, Archives, File "D18, Master Plan Proposals 1939, 1942, 1945," WHMI.

21. Supervisor Historic Sites to Regional Director, 27 January 1940, Archives, File "A26, Correspondence 1940," WHMI.

22. "Whitman National Monument Annual Report for the Year Ending June 30, 1941," Memorandum, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

23. Regional Landscape Architect to Regional Director, 3 September 1940, Archives, File "A26, Correspondence 1940," WHMI.

24. Regional Landscape Architect to Superintendent MR, 4 September 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. The Whitman Project 1941," WHMI.

25. Superintendent MR to Regional Director, 30 September 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. The Whitman Project 1941," WHMI.

26. Ibid.

27. The Regional personnel included Assistant Regional Director, B. F. Manbey; Regional Supervisor of Historic Sites, Olaf T. Hagen; Mr. Davidson; Landscape Architect, Region Five, Merle Sager; and Mr. Hohl. Hagen to Regional Director, 28 November 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. The Whitman Project 1941," WHMI.

28. The Regional personnel included Custodian Garth; Landscape Architect Mattson; Regional Engineer, Samuel Cutler; Park Naturalist, Howard R. Stagner; Regional Supervisor of Historic Sites, Olaf T. Hagen; and Senior Archeologist, Jessee L. Nusbaum. Superintendent MR to Regional Director, 16 December 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. the Whitman Project 1941," WHMI.

29. Ibid.

 

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30. Regional Historian to Regional Director, 9 January 1947, Archives, File "D22, Development 1941 - 1969," WHMI.

31. Ibid.

32. Superintendent MR to Regional Director, 24 January 1947, Archives, File "D22, Development 1947," WHMI.

33. Regional Director to Superintendent MR, 31 January 1947, Archives, File "D22, Development 1947," WHMI.

34. Acting Custodian WNM to Regional Director, 4 February 1947, Archives, File "D22, Development 1947," WHMI.

35. Neasham's handwritten note on memorandum from Superintendent MR to Regional Director, 11 February 1947, Central Classified Files 1930 - 1953, Box 352, File "630 Whitman National Monument," Federal Records Center, San Bruno, California.

36. Custodian WNM to Superintendent MR, 2 April 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. The Whitman Project 1941," WHMI.

37. Superintendent MR to Custodian WNM, 5 April 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. The Whitman Project 1941," WHMI.

38. Regional Supervisor of Historic Sites to Regional Director, 2 June 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. The Whitman Project 1941," WHMI.

39. Custodian WNM to Regional Historian, 10 June 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. The Whitman Project 1941," WHMI.

 

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40. Ibid.

41. Custodian WNM to Regional Historian, 10 June 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. The Whitman Project 1941," WHMI.

42. "Annual Report for Whitman National Monument," Memorandum, 31 May 1951, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

43. Ibid.

44. Weldon to Robert Amdor, Superintendent WHMI, 24 March 1981, Archives, File "H1419, Robert C Amdor 1981," WHMI.

45. Robert Weldon, "A Short History of the Whitman National Monument," Memorandum, 1955, Archives, File "H22, A Short History of WNM by Robert Weldon," WHMI.

46. Weldon to Amdor, 24 March 1981, Archives, File "H1419, Robert C. Amdor 1981," WHMI.

47. "SMN," November 1950, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

48. Superintendent to Ranger-Historian, 20 June 1953, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

49. Weldon to Garth, 2 August 1950, Archives, File "H3015, Archeology 1950 - 1953," WHMI.

 

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50. Weldon to Amdor, 24 March 1981, Archives, File "H1419, Robert C. Amdor 1981," WHMI.

51. "SMN," March 1951, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

52. Weldon to Amdor, 24 March 1981, Archives, File "H1419, Robert C. Amdor 1981," WHMI.

53. "SMN," May 1954, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

54. Regional Chief of Planning to Regional Director, 7 October 1941, Archives, File "D22, W. P. A. The Whitman Project 1941," WHMI; and Chief Historian to Director, 4 October 1950, Archives, File "D6215, Planning Preparation, Maintenance and Preservation of Museum Exhibits 1955 - 1961," WHMI.

55. Weldon to Amdor, 24 March 1981, Archives, File "H1419, Robert C. Amdor 1981," WHMI.

56. Superintendent to Ranger-Historian, 20 June 1953, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

57. "SMN," July 1954, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

58. See chapter five for discussion of this display.

59. "SMN," May 1952, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

 

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60. "WNM Annual Report," Memorandum, 1955, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

61. Weldon to Amdor, 24 March 1981, File "H1419, Robert C. Amdor 1981," WHMI.

62. Weldon to Garth, 22 March 1952, Archives, File "H3015, Archeology 1950 - 1953," WHMI.

63. Superintendent WNM to Superintendent MR, 4 May 1952, Archives, File "D22, Development 1941 - 1969," WHMI.

64. Assistant Regional Director to Superintendent MR, 6 August 1952, Archives, File "A30, Complaints 1948 - 1953," WHMI.

65. Weldon to Amdor, 24 March 1981, Archives, File "H1419, Robert C. Amdor 1981," WHMI.

66. "SMN," October 1955, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

67. Interview with Erwin N. Thompson, Walla Walla, Washington, 29 August 1987.

68. "SMN," May 1953, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

69. "SAR," Fiscal Year 1957, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

 

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70. William J. Kennedy to Superintendent Amdor, 16 July 1981, Archives, File "H1419, William J. Kennedy to Robert C. Amdor 1981," WHMI.

71. Superintendent WNM to Superintendent MR, 26 June 1956, Archives, File "L1425, Private Holdings 1950 - 1956," WHMI.

72. Acting Regional Chief of Operations, Region Four to Superintendent WNM, 29 March 1957, Archives, File "L1425, Holdings (Private) 1951 - 1957," WHMI.

73. Assistant Director to Regional Director, 14 May 1957, Archives, File "L1417, Boundary Adjustments 1956 - 1961," WHMI.

74. Ibid.

75. Regional Director to Director, 30 June 1958, Archives, File "L1425, Holdings (Private) 1958," WHMI.

76. Assistant Director to Regional Director, 28 July 1958, Archives, File "L1425, Holdings (Private) 1958," WHMI.

77. "SMN," August 1959, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

78. Superintendent WNM to Assistant U. S. Attorney, 21 January 1960, Archives, File "L1425, Holdings (Private) 1960," WHMI.

79. Superintendent WNM to Regional Director, 10 May 1960, Archives, File "L1425, Holdings (Private) 1960," WHMI.

 

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80. Ibid.

81. Regional Director to Director, 20 July 1960, Archives, File "L1425, Holdings (Private) 1960," WHMI.

82. Chief of Lands to Assistant Solicitor, 24 August 1960, Archives, File "L1425, Holdings (Private) 1960," WHMI.

83. Regional Chief of Lands to Mr. George A. Finney, President, Dean-McLean Abstract Co., 28 October 1960, Archives, File "L1425, Holdings (Private) 1960," WHMI.

84. Regional Director to Director, 23 April 1956, Archives, File "L1425, Private Holdings 1950 - 1956," WHMI.

85. B. Loyal Smith, County Engineer to Superintendent MR, 10 April 1956, Archives, File "D3015, Monument Approach Road and Bridge 1962," WHMI.

86. Acting Superintendent MR to Regional Director, 11 June 1956, Archives, File "L1425, Private Holdings 1950 - 1956," WHMI.

87. Regional Landscape Architect to Regional Director, 10 September 1956, Archives, File "D22, Development 1941 - 1969," WHMI.

88. Russell C. Ewing, "Report on Field Investigation of Whitman Mission Site, Walla Walla County, Washington," Memorandum, 1937, Archives, File "A26, Report on Field Investigation of Whitman Mission Site," WHMI.

89. Director to Regional Director, 26 June 1957, Archives, File "D3015, Monument Approach Road and Bridge 1962," WHMI.

 

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90. Washington, Walla Walla County Commissioners, Agreement, 28 August 1961, Archives, File "D3015, Monument Approach Road and Bridge 1962," WHMI.

91. Thompson, Interview.

92. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 14 August 1961, Archives, File "K34, Press Clippings 1951 - 1962," WHMI.

93. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 15 August 1961, Archives, File "K34, Press Clippings 1951 - 1962," WHMI.

94. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 20 February 1962, Archives, File "K34, Press Clippings 1951 - 1962," WHMI.

95. "SMN," May 1963, Archives, File "A2615, SMN 1963 - 1964," WHMI.

96. "SMN," May 1962, Archives, File "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

97. "SMN," October 1962, Archives, File, "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962," WHMI.

98. "SMN," June 1963, Archives, File "A2615, SMN 1963 - 1964," WHMI.

99. "SMN," May 1963, Archives, File "2615, SMN 1963 - 1964," WHMI.

 

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