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Blair House construction and design collection

Identifier: MS 020

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of newspaper articles, building material samples, letters, notes, and appliance instructions related to the construction of the Blair's home at 815 W. Braemere St.


  • ca. 1950-1958


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Albert G. Blair was an executive engineer for Idaho Power, among the many projects he participated in throughout his career he worked on the creation of the Lucky Peak Dam. He was born August 29, 1914, to Garrison and Ellen Blair. Albert married Mary Louise Jordan on June 2, 1937, in Los Angeles, California. Mary was born August 1, 1915, to Lawrence and Jessie Jordan. Together they lived at 1112 N. 9th St, Boise, ID until 1958 when they moved into their dream home at 815 W. Braemere, Boise, ID after its construction in 1957. Albert passed away in March 1982 and Mary in April 1984.


1.11 Cubic Feet

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Physical Location

Materials are stored offsite; advanced notice is required.

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Repository Details

Part of the Collections Repository

150 N Capitol Blvd
PO Box 500
Boise Idaho 83701