Charles Erskine Scott Wood Sketchbook, 1879 PDF
- Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944
- Charles Erskine Scott Wood Sketchbook
- 1879 (inclusive)18791879
- 1 clothbound sketchbook ; 19 x 14 cm.
- Collection Number
- A sketchbook kept by Charles Erskine Scott Wood during an 1879 treaty negotiation between the United States and Sinkiuse-Columbia (Interior Salish) Indians of Washington State.
- Lewis & Clark College, Special Collections and Archives
Lewis & Clark College Special Collections and Archives
Aubrey R. Watzek Library
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd.
- Access Restrictions
This collection has no restrictions and is open for research.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Charles Erskine Scott Wood accompanied General Howard to eastern Washington to negotiate with Chief Moses and the Sinkiuse-Columbia (Interior Salish) Indians. During the 1879 trip, Wood carried this sketchbook, in which he kept detailed drawings of the landscape and many of the chiefs he encountered.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
1 sketchook with 13 sketches.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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.
The Charles Erskine Scott Wood Sketchbook (OLPb057WOO), Lewis & Clark College Aubrey Watzek Library Archives & Special Collections, Portland, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|Pencil sketch: Hillside landscape with teepee, two horses, a tree stump and a boulder||ca. 1879|
|Pencil sketch: Wimmpsnut, one of the Chiefs or leading men of the Walla Wallas.||1879|
|Pencil sketch: Young Chief-Cayuse, an old man - Chief of the Cayuses, called Young Chief from birth.|
|Pencil sketch: head of an Indian man.|
|Pencil sketch: One of the head men - blind, of one eye - at the conference-settling the Chelan Reservation.||1879|
|Pencil sketch: man's head with hat.|
|Landscape sketch: Human figures on a ridge above a river.|
|Pencil sketch: Moses, Chief of Chelans Sulktash Kosha [Sulk-stalk-scosum, the Sun Chief] settling the Chelan Reservation.||1879|
|Pencil sketch: A young Yakima Indian.||1879|
|Pencil/watercolor sketch: Homely - Chief of the Columbia River Scalliwags (In His Great Sleep - Sladen - Capt. Sladen - Fellow aide de camp on Howard's staff - there was a Chief Homely of the Wallulas.||1879|
|Pencil/watercolor sketch: A little girl - at stage station.||1879|
|4 pencil sketches: A man with a long pole guiding a boat; an Indian child asleep on a large rock; another Indian sleeping next to a large rock; and an unsaddled horse grazing.|
|Pencil sketch: two views of a "wood scow" crossing the Columbia River.|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Moses, Chief, ca. 1829-1899
- Sinkiuse-Columbia Indians -- Government relations
- Personal Names :
- Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944--Archives