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Beverly Bistline Collection

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Biography
Collection Inventory

The Bistlines’ were very active within their community & were heavily influential in the history of Pocatello, ID. In addition to having accomplished their higher educations, Beverly, along with her parents F. M. & Anne, kept busy by being involved in numerous clubs & organizations, and were politicians, entrepreneurs, lawyers, & world travelers.

The Beverly Bistline Collection contains many personal letters, photographs, invitations, programs, greeting cards, planners, genealogical information, news clippings, and awards that make tribute to the family.

KEY
Throughout the collection initials or other abbreviations have been used.  The following should help clarify what is being described:

  1. A.G.B. in the collection is in reference to Beverly’s mother, Anne Glindermann Bistline
  2. B.B.B. is short for Beverly Barbara Bistline
  3. F.M.B. is a reference to Beverly’s father, Francis Marion Bistline, who went by F.M.
  4. P.E.O., as in the P.E.O. Sisterhood, is an international Philanthropic Educational Organization for women, which Beverly was a member

     Series 1: Correspondence

Box   Description
1   Correspondence (1903 – 2003)
2   Genealogy ( 1783 – 2006)
3   B. B. B. 80th Birthday (2002)
4   News Clips/announcements/greeting cards (various)
5   Greeting Cards (1990 – 2005)

     Series 2: Memorabilia & awards

Box   Description
6   Memorabilia/travel journals/diaries/calendars (1908 – 2000)
7   Family, school, & political memorabilia (1895 – 2005)
8   Recognition/awards/plaques, B. B. B. (1948 – 1998)
9   Recognition/awards/plaques, B. B. B. (2000 – 2005)
10   Awards, memorabilia, & pictures, F. M. Bistline (1920 – 1969)

     Series 3: Scrap books/albums/binders

Box   Description
11   Photo albums of family & memorials (1884 – 2003)
12   Photo albums of vacations, campaigning, & friends (1971 – 1983)
13   Binders & albums of news clippings, photos, postcards, & letters (1923 – 2008)

     Series 4: Photographs/negatives: framed & loose

Box   Description
14   Framed photographs of the F. M., Anne (Glindemann), & B. B. B. (1859 – 1990)
15   F. M., Anne (Glindemann), B. B. B. & various group photos on cardboard backing (1896 – 1990s)
16   Weddings, birthdays, vacations, campaigning (1911 – 1983)
17   Weddings, birthdays, vacations, campaigning (1984 – 1989)
18   Weddings, birthdays, vacations, campaigning (1990 – 2002)
19   Negatives, miscellaneous photos, & Christmas (1833 – 2000)
20   Several unidentified & undated framed photos

     Series 5: Oversized items

Description
7 scrapbooks
7 framed photos: F. M., Anne, B. B. B. & unknown
Bistline & Bistline Law Office sign
4 law diplomas/certificates: F. M. & B. B. B.
Poster board from B. B. B. 80th birthday celebration
Shadow box of ISU’s William J. Bartz Award, B. B. B.
Article of B. B. B. in large frame, “Congratulations” from Portneuf Medical Center
  BEVERLY BISTLINE COLLECTION, 1833-2010
MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION (MC 128)
  1. Processed by: McKenzie Young & Robin Stanger
  2. Completed: May 31, 2013
  3. Collection size: 20 boxes & 22 oversized items
  4. Location: Eli M. Oboler Library Achieves, Idaho State University
 

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