Catharine Paine Blaine
- Atwood, Reverend A., of the Puget Sound Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Pioneer Life on Puget Sound. Seattle: Denny-Crovell co., 1903. P. 91-92
- “Back in Seattle’s Earliest School Days.” Seattle Times, November 2, 1950, pg. S2.
- Bagley, Clarence, History of Seattle from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Chicago, The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1916.
- Bass, Sophie Frye, Pig-tail Days in Old Seattle. Portland, OR, Metropolitan Press, 1937.
- Bass, Sophie Frye, When Seattle Was a Village. s.l., s.n., 1947.
- Blaine, Catharine, “A Frontier Sketch.” n.p., n.d., University of Washington Special Collections, 979.743 B571f.
- “Blaine Letters Record History, Climate.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 11, 1962, Pictorial Section, p. 4.
- “Blaines Opened First School, Church Here.” Seattle Times, November 11, 1951, Centennial issue, part II.
- Bowden, Angie Burt, Early Schools of Washington Territory, Seattle, WA, Lowman and Hanford Company, 1935.
- “Catherine Payne Blaine.” Pacific Christian Advocate, March 26, 1908, pg 7. Obituary.
- Colver, J. Newton, “First Church’s 72d Anniversary - Pioneers Paid Glowing Honor By Membership.” The Radiogram, Seattle, WA, December 17, 1925.
- Cronin, Mary Elizabeth, “Seattle Pioneer Demanded Equality.” Seattle Times, July 18, 1998.
- “The Coming of Reverend Blaine, Seattle’s First Minister.” Seattle Times, July 27, 1950. (Conover column)
- “Early Dream Realized - Seattle Gets a Church.” Seattle Star, March 6, 1946. (Conover column)
- “Edward Lynn (sic) Blaine” n.p., 1952.
- “E. L. Blaine Former Council Member Dies.” Obituary for E. L. Blaine. Seattle Times, September 30, 1954.
- Farrar, Victor, “History of the University,” Seattle Alumnus, February, 1921.
- “Gallant Wife Shared Hardships.” Seattle Times, February 26, 1951, pg. B4.
- Hanford, C. H., Seattle and Environs 1852-1924, Chicago: Pioneer Historical Publishing Co., 1924. v. 2, p. 166-8.
- “How U.W. came to be in Seattle is recalled.” Seattle Times, August 4, 1957, Magazine Section, p. 6.
- Howell, Erle, Methodism in the Northwest. Edited by Chapin D. Foster, Nashville, The Parthenon Press, Printers, 1966.
- Hutton, Robert Eugene, “A Genealogical Investigation of the Ancestors of Ray Hamilton Hutton (1895-1943) and Helen Louise Blaine (1894-1984).” n.p. 1991. Available at the First United Methodist Church Archives, Seattle.
- “John J. Blaine is Dead at 54.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Section 2, pg. 1, October 31, 1910.
- Letters and papers of Reverend David E. Blaine and his wife Catharine: Seattle, 1853-1856; Oregon 1856-1862, Seattle, 1932, 1963. Available at Seattle Public Library.
- “Letters of Minister’s Wife Tell of Rustic Living.” Seattle Times, November 20, 1960, Magazine Section, p. 6.
- Malo, Roy Octave, “The Life of Mrs. Catharine P. Blaine: First School Teacher in Seattle.” Thesis, University of Washington, 1949.
- Meany, E. S., “Seattle’s Pioneer Clergymen.” Seattle Post Intelligencer, April 2, 1899, p. 16.
- Mills, Kimberly, “Catharine Blaine assured a place in the histories of Seattle, Women’s Rights.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Section E, pg 1, July 19, 1998.
- “More Blaine Letters Picture Seattle When It was Really Rugged.” Seattle Times, October 9, 1950, pg. B4.
- “Mrs. David E. Blaine Fought for Women’s Voting Rights.” Seattle Times, December 9, 1951, Magazine Section, pg. 6.
- Obituary for David Blaine. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, November 27, 1900, pg. 10.
- Obituary for Mrs. David E. (Catharine Paine). Seattle Post Intelligencer, March 10, 1908, p. 8.
- “Old Letters Recount Pioneer Seattle’s Indian troubles.” Seattle Times, September 4, 1950, pg. I58.
- “Pioneer Seat of Learning,” in The Oregon Native Son Volume 2, Native Sons of Oregon, Oregon Pioneer Association, Indian War Veterans and Historical Society.
- “Preliminary Guide to the Blaine Family Papers.” University of Washington Special Collections access at http://digital.lib.washington.edu/findingaids/view?docId=Blainefamily4611.xml;query=David%20Blaine;brand=default.
- Prosch, Thomas W. “David E. Blaine and Catharine P. Blaine; written for the Seattle Historical Society.” Seattle, 1914. Manuscript at the University of Washington.
- Puget Sound Conference Twenty-Fifth Annual Session, 1908 pgs. 87-88 (Bequest of Catherine P. Blaine) and pgs. 67-69, obituary.
- “Reverend David Blaine Built First Church in Seattle.“ Seattle Times, August 7, 1960, Magazine Section, pg. 6 (Conover Column).
- “Seattle’s First Minister Toiled Long, Arduous Hours.” Seattle Times, November 23, 1950, pg. B4.
- Seattle Post Intelligencer, July 13, 1885.
- “Seattle Spirit No New Thing,” Seattle Post Intelligencer, August 7, 1904.
- Seiber, Richard A. “David Edwards Blain, March 5, 1824-November 16, 1900,” Unpublished manuscript, Garrett Biblical Institute, December 8, 1959. Available at First United Methodist Church Archives, Seattle.
- Seiber, Richard A., ed., Memories of Puget Sound: Early Seattle, 1853-1856: The Letters of David & Catherine Blaine. Fairfield, WA: Ye Galleon Press, 1978.
- Snowden, Clinton A., C. H. Handford, Miles C. Moore, William D. Tyler, Stephen James Chadwick, History of Washington: the Rise and Progress of an American State. New York: Century History Co, printed by J. C. Rankin Co., 1909-1911, v. 5, p. 257-260.
- “They Led Religious Life in This City Fifty Years Ago,” Seattle Post Intelligencer, April 2, 1899.
- Washington Pioneer Association, “Transactions of the Washington Pioneer Association with constitution and By Laws.” Seattle, The Association, 1894.
- Washington Territorial Legislature. House of Representatives, 1st sess. Journal of the House, Territory of Washington. Olympia, 1854.
- Watt, Roberta Frye, Four Wagons West: the Story of Seattle. Portland, OR, Binfords & Mort, Publishers, 1931.
- Wellman, Judith, unpublished research on Catharine Paine, undated manuscript.
- “When Seattle’s First Church Services were Held in a Real Church.” Seattle Times, April 26, 1951, pg. C3.
- “When Seattle’s Only Church Was Closed by the Indian War of 1856 (from Blaine letters).” Seattle Times, July 5, 1951, pg. H3.
- Yarnes, Thomas, D., D. D., A History of Oregon Methodism, Parthenon Press, 1957.
Archive and Library Collections
- Beinecke Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
- Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church Archives, Seattle, WA
- Corvallis United Methodist Church
- First United Methodist Church of Oregon City
- First United Methodist Church Archives, Seattle, WA
- King County Archives, Seattle, WA
- Lebanon Community Schools
- Museum of History & Industry, Seattle, Washington
- Oregon Historical Society
- Seattle Public Schools Archives
- Southern Oregon Historical Society
- University of Washington Special Collections
- Washington State Archives
- Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Region
- Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma
Court Cases from Washington State Digital Archives
- Catherine P. Blaine, Defendant, Civil, 1885, KNG-4433, Foreclosure, Mortgage, King County
- Catharine P. Blaine, Defendant, Civil, 1887, KNG-5318, Foreclosure, Assessment Lien, King County
Information about David Blaine's Methodist Appointments in New York and Pennsylvania
Provided by Dr. Vivien Rose, Chief of Cultural Resources, Women’s Rights National Historical Park
- Allen, Ray. A Century of the Genesee Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1810-1910. Rochester, NY: United Litho and Printing Co., 1911. p.72.
- History of Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins, and Schuyler Counties, New York. Philadelphia: Everts and Ensign, 1879. p. 683.
- Minutes of the Annual Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church for the Year 1871. New York: Carlton and Lanahan, 1871. p. 157, 160.
- Minutes of the Fifth Session of the Central New York Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Syracuse, N.Y.: Masters, Lee and Stone, Printers, 1872. p. 10.
- Minutes of the Eighth Session of the Central New York Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Elmira, N.Y.: Office of the Southern Tier Leader, 1875. p. 9, 81.
- Minutes, Statistics, Etc. of Genesee Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, Sixty-Fourth Session, September 19-24, 1877. Rochester, N.Y.: C.H. Stump & Co., 1877. p.2, 15.
- Minutes, Statistics, Etc. of the Genesee Annual Conference Methodist Episcopal Church Sixty-Fifth Session, Corning, N.Y. October 2-9, 1878. Geneva, N.Y.: The Courier Steam Power Printing Presses, 1878. p.2, 41.
- Minutes, Statistics, Etc., Genesee Annual Conference Methodist Episcopal Church Sixty-Sixth Session Buffalo, N.Y. October 8-14, 1879. Geneva, N.Y.: The Courier Steam Power Printing Presses, 1879. p.3, 17.
- Minutes, Statistics, Etc., Genesee Annual Conference Methodist Episcopal Church Sixty-Seventh Session, Hornellsville, N.Y. 1880. Buffalo, N.Y.: J.W. Clement, Printer, 1880. p.3.
- Official Journal and Minutes of the Sixty-Eighth Session of the Genesee Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Held in Bradford, Penn’a. in the First Methodist Episcopal Church Oct. 5-11, 1881. Rochester, NY: S. Whybrew Printers, 1881. p. 7, 9, 22, 50.
- Official Journal and Minutes of the Sixty-Ninth Session of the Genesee Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Held at Olean, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., October 4-10, 1882. Rochester, N.Y.: Whybrew & Ripley, Printers, 1882. p.15.
- Union minutes of the 5th session of the Western New York, the 25th session of the East Genesee, and the 63d session of the Genesee Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church Held in Leroy and Rochester From October 4th to 11th, 1876. Rochester, NY: C.H. Stump & Co., 1876. p.2, 25, 27, 45.
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