Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company records, 1887-1900 PDF
- Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company
- Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company records
- 1887-1900 (inclusive)18871900
- 0.5 linear feet, (1 container)
- Collection Number
- B 058
- The collection contains a letterpress book from the Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company of Portland, Oregon.
- University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
1299 University of Oregon
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
The company was owned by Theodore and William Nicolai. Anthony Neppach was secretary. Most of the letters are to company representatives in Alaska.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company Records can be found in one bound letterpress volume and span three years. Almost all of the letters are handwritten in ink on carbon paper. Therefore, the materials often are difficult to read. The material consists primarily of letters. However, there are a few pages with ledger and financial records.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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[Identification of item], Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company records, B 058, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|Letter Press Book||1877-1900|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Mining corporations--Alaska
- Mining corporations--Oregon
- Corporate Names :
- Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company--Records and correspondence