Cooley & Company records, 1852-1934  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Cooley & Co. (Brownsville, Or.)
Cooley & Company records
1852-1934 (inclusive)
5.0 linear feet, (37 volumes)
Collection Number
Bx 186
Cooley & Company was a general store in Brownsville, Oregon. The collection consists of account books, day books, journals, cash books and ledgers.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Additional Reference Guides

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Cooley & Company was a general store in Brownsville, Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of 37 volumes.

Included are account books, day books, journals, cash books and ledgers.

The account books for the 1850s and 1860s are for Blakely & Brown, the predecessor of Cooley & Company.

Records of the South Side Feed Store of Brownsville, are also included.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Cooley & Company records, Bx 186, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • Cooley & Co. (Brownsville, Or.)
  • Geographical Names :
  • United States--Oregon--Linn County (Or.)--Brownsville (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Account books
  • Financial records