Benjamin Adair Account Book, 1831-1833  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Adair, Benjamin
Benjamin Adair Account Book
1831-1833 (inclusive)
1 casebound journal 10 x 16 cm
Collection Number
The account book of Benjamin Adair documenting his travels in Ireland, England, New York, Quebec, Virginia, Ohio, Louisiana, and Missouri from 1831-1833.
Lewis & Clark College, Special Collections and Archives
Lewis & Clark College Special Collections and Archives
Aubrey R. Watzek Library
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd.
Portland, OR
Telephone: 503-768-7758
Fax: 503-768-7282
Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions and is open for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

In 1831 Benjamin Adair purchased this account book in New Orleans. During the year of 1831 Adair traveled extensively in the United States and Canada. In 1832 and 1833 he traveled across the Atlantic to Ireland and England. The journal documents his income and daily expenses during these travels.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

1 bound account book.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish, exhibit, broadcast, or quote from materials in the Watzek Library Archives & Special Collections requires written permission of the Head of Archives & Special Collections.

Preferred Citation

The Benjamin Adair Account Book (OLPb046ADA), Lewis & Clark College Aubrey Watzek Library Archives & Special Collections, Portland, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Adair, Benjamin--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Missouri River
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Account books