Washington M. Hair farm account book, 1885-1910  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Hair, Washington M.
Washington M. Hair farm account book
1885-1910 (inclusive)
0.025 linear feet, (1 volume)
Collection Number
B 156
Washington M. Hair owned land and farmed near Unadilla, Nebraska, and then moved to Oregon in 1899 where he commenced farming in Grants Pass. The collection (1885-1910) contains an account book of the Unadille and Grants Pass farms; a note of explanation from Washington M. Hair's daughter, Mozelle Hair, is with the account book.
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Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

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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

According to a written biography and explanation of the contents of the collection by Mozelle Hair, her family farmed near Unadilla, Nebrask until 1899, when they traveled west to Oregon. Her father, Washington M. Hair, then farmed in grants Pass, Josephine County, and then became a partner with George Riddle (of a pioneer family) in a general hardware store. Washington M. Hair died in 1926, his wife, Sue West Hair, in 1941.

Mozelle Hair would later work for the University of Oregon in the Extension division.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Washington M. Hair farm account book, B 156, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Farm management--Oregon.
  • Farmers--Oregon
  • Personal Names :
  • Hair, Washington M.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Grants Pass (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Account books