Adam R. Shipley and Company records, 1852-1870  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Adam R. Shipley and Co. (Portland, Or.)
Title
Adam R. Shipley and Company records
Dates
1852-1870 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 folder
Collection Number
B 065
Summary
A. R. Shipley and Company was a "Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Standard and Miscellaneous Books" in Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, and invoices.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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Languages
English
Sponsor
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

A. R. Shipley and Company was a "Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Standard and Miscellaneous Books" in Portland, Oregon.

Adam R. Shipley was also named postmaster of Portland in 1854.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, and invoices.

There is a section of correspondence from "Brother's Carlton and Porter" to "Reverend Kinglsey" written on the stationary of the Methodist Book Concern of Cincinnati.

Legal papers include mortgages and warranty deeds for lots in Portland.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Booksellers and bookselling--Oregon--Portland
  • Personal Names :
  • Shipley, Adam R.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Deeds
  • Financial records
  • Invoices
  • Legal documents