James Douglas papers, 1835-1926  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Douglas, James, 1803-1877
James Douglas papers
1835-1926 (inclusive)
4 folders
Collection Number
4719 (Accession No. 4719-001)
Papers of the officer for the Hudson's Bay Company in Fort Vancouver, Oregon Territory
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Officer for the Hudson's Bay Company in Fort Vancouver, Oregon Territory. Sir James Douglas was born in 1803 and died in 1877.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Accession #305A includes a letter to Douglas from Rev. A. F. Waller on 15 July 1844 from Willamette Falls. Source undetermined (orig. and type.). Accession #305B includes an indenture between Douglas and Louis P. Beach on 14 May 1860 (3 pages). The original is from the Willaim McMicken collection. Accession #305C includes a journal covering a trip from Fort Vancouver to York Factory and the return trip in 1835. The journal is a gift of Edmond S. Meany, Jr. and was donated Sept. 12, 1939 (type). Accession #305D includes a journal covering the period 1840-1841 and a transcript from the Bancroft Library, Berekley on June, 1926.

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Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Douglas, James, 1803-1877--Archives
  • McMicken, William
  • Ogden, Peter Skene
  • Corporate Names :
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Waller, Alvan F., b. 1808 (creator)