C. J. Smith papers, 1886-1924  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Smith, C. J. (Charles Jackson), 1854-1924
C. J. Smith papers
1886-1924 (inclusive)
.21 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection Number
4014 (Accession No. 4014-001)
Correspondence of a Seattle businessman and civic leader
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

Smith was Vice President and General Manager of the Oregon Improvement Company, 1890-1897. When the Oregon Improvement Company was purchased by the Pacific Coast Company in December 1897, Smith was receiver for the O.I.C. and continued as General Manager of the new company.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence (mostly incoming letters to Jackson) on business, political and personal topics; programs, invitations, ephemera.

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Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Smith, C. J. (Charles Jackson) 1854-1924--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)
  • Oregon Improvement Company
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Blethen, Alden Joseph, 1845-1915 (creator)
    • Bourne, Jonathan (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Seattle Chamber of Commerce (creator)

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)