Center for Columbia River History collection, 1854-2007  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Center for Columbia River History
Title
Center for Columbia River History collection
Dates
1854-2007 (inclusive)
1990-2000 (bulk)
Quantity
10.5 cubic feet, (22 document cases and 1 card file box)
Collection Number
Coll 292
Summary
Research files relating to aspects of the Columbia River Basin, including environmental, social, political, and cultural issues. Files were created by Donna Sinclair and Katrine Barber.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Center for Columbia River History was created in 1990. It was a consortium of the Washington State Historical Society, Portland State University, and Washington State University, Vancouver, and offered quality history programs about the Columbia River Basin to the general public. It cooperated with other institutions in the Columbia River area to promote research, develop curriculum, teach special courses, publish materials in electronic and text formats, and present public programs about the Basin. Directors of the Center included Katrine Barber and Donna Sinclair.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists largely of working files of Donna Sinclair, including subject files relating to the Columbia River Basin and its communities. Materials include notes, correspondence, and copies of source materials.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Center for Columbia River History collection, Coll 292, Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series A:  Research Files--Umatilla, circa 1902-2000, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
308 Reports
1943; undated
1/2
Umatilla Depot
1996-2000; undated
1/3
Umatilla Depot Cont.
1994-2000; undated
1/4
Umatilla Depot: Columbia Communities - Umatilla Disaster
1955-1999; undated
1/5
Umatilla Working File: Umatilla River Basin
1946-2000; undated
1/6
Umatilla Working File: Section V Umatilla Site, Umatilla Today & Tomorrow
1958-2000; undated
1/7
Umatilla Working File: Community History Biliography CRBP
2000; undated
1/8
Umatilla Working File
1999
1/9
Dept. of Labor Reports
1988-2000
1/10
Program Manager for Chemical Demilitarization
circa 1998-1999
2/1
Misc. Articles & Other Docs
1906-1999; undated
2/2
Misc. Articles & Other Docs Cont.
1912-2000; undated
2/3
Misc. Articles & Other Docs Cont.
1943-2000; undated
2/4
Umatilla Images
1947-2000; circa 1950s; undated
2/5
Oral History
1955; 1981
2/6
Primary Docs.
1984-1999; undated
2/7
McNary Dam
1943 (?); undated
2/8
Population Data
1999; undated
2/9
Northwest Passage, Journals of Lewis & Clark
undated
2/10
Umatilla Chemical Depot
1998
2/11
The Forgotten Tribes, Oral Tales of the Teninos and Adjacent Mid-Columbia River Indian Nations
1991
2/12
"Open the Columbia to the Sea" by Lee B. Reeder
1902
2/13
McNary Telegram
1938-1958
2/14
Correspondence
1999
2/15
Umatilla Indians, CTUIR
1999; undated
2/16
Permissions to publish
1999-2000
2/17
Corps Report - McNary & John Day
circa 1971
2/18
Early Communities, Chinese
1999; undated
2/19
Umatilla Highway Bridge
1952-1957
Columbia Communities
Box/Folder
3/1
Umatilla Research: Umatilla Maps
1964-1981; undated
3/2
Umatilla Research: Columbia Communities - Umatilla Working File
circa 1994-1999; undated
3/3
Umatilla Research: Umatilla - Mexican Americans
1998-1999
3/4
Umatilla Research: Umatilla To-Do
1954-2000
3/5
Umatilla Research--maps
1942; undated
4/1
Umatilla Photos
1999; undated
4/2
Umatilla Photos, continued
1992; 1999
4/3
Dams
1975; 1999-2000
4/4
Dams: Columbia Communities - Umatilla Dams/Hydro.
1991-1993; undated
4/5
Dams: Section IV - Making Way for Umatilla John Day Site
circa 1948-1999; undated
4/5
Dams: Section IV - Making Way for Umatilla John Day Site
circa 1958-1999; undated
4/6
Dams Cont.
1983-1999; undated
4/7
To Add to Umatilla
circa 1952-1998
5/1
Umatilla oral history
1999-2000
5/2
Umatilla Indians
1957-1999
5/3
Umatilla Indians Cont.
1975-1992
5/4
Umatilla Research
1956-2000
Box/Folder
6/1
Articles
circa 1984-2000
6/2
Colville
1990-2000
6/3
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
1999
6/4
Cascade Fishery--Paper by Robert C. Dunnell
undated
6/5
Celilo Village Indian Colony
1999
6/6
Klamath Tribe
1999
6/7
Kalispel Tribe
1999
6/8
Nez Perce Tribe
1999
6/9
Shoshone Bannock
1990-1999; undated
6/10
Yakama
1962-2000
7/1
Beckam, Stephen Dow, "Ethnohistorical context of reserved Indian fishing rights : Pacific northwest treaties, 1851-1955" (report for the court case "United States v. Washington")
1984
7/2
Sohappy Case
undated
7/3
Columbia Communities - River Indians - Wanapum, Native American Research
1986-1998
7/4
Columbia River Community History, Airport History, St. John's Landfill
1996; undated
7/5
Misc. Columbia Slough Documents (from black binder)
circa 1942-1994; undated
7/6
Misc. Columbia Slough Documents Cont. (from black binder)
1918-1972
7/7
Misc. Columbia Slough Documents Cont. (from black binder)
1953-1996
8/1
Canada
1993-2000; undated
8/2
Umatilla
1996-1999; undated
8/3
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Its Resources & Development Potential
1976
8/4
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, "Training manual for interpreters of McNary Lock and Dam"
1999 January
8/5
McNary articles
circa 1938-1961
8/6
Petticoat council
Includes papers by Shelly Furtner Wallace, "Umatilla's 'petticoat governemt' 1916-1920"
1950; undated
8/7
Pendleton Grain Growers, Army Depot
1998; undated
8/8
Umatilla, Columbia Slough, Cottage Grove--oral history questions
1999-2000
8/9
Dam breaching
1999-2000
8/10
Dam breaching--Umatilla, Salmon
1999

Series B:  Research Files--Cottage Grove, 1854-2000Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
9/1
Cottage Grove Forestry
circa 1909; 1970-2000; undated
9/2
Cottage Grove Forestry Cont.
circa 1913-1999
9/3
Dorena and Cottage Grove Dams
1935-1997; undated
9/4
Primary Materials/Images Permissions CG
1999-2000; undated
9/5
Cottage Grove Images
1898-1999; undated
9/6
CG Flood Events
1941; 1970; undated
9/7
Bohemia Mining
1893-1970; undated
9/8
Bibliographies
1986; 1994; undated
10/1
Misc. documents
1854-1996
10/2
Cottage Grove documents
1884-1999
10/3
Narrators (oral histories)
1999-2000
10/4
Willamette River today
circa 1969-1999
10/5
All-American city
undated

Series C:  Research Files--Columbia Slough, 1870-2000Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
11/1
Maps/General Info.
1974-2000; undated
11/2
Maps/General Info. Cont.
1979-2000; undated
11/3
Swindell Material--United States, Office of Indian Affairs, Division of Forestry and Grazing, "Report on source nature and extent of the fishing, hunting and miscellaneous related rights of certain Indian tribes in Washington and Oregon together with affidavits showing locations of a number of usual and accustomed fishing grounds and stations"
1942
11/4
Spokane Indians
1999
11/5
Burns Paiute
1997-1999; undated
11/6
Warm Springs - Oral History Project
1999-2000; undated
11/7
Corps Feasibility Study
1999
11/8
Misc. Documents
1964-2000
12/1
Slough Permissions: Slough - Images/Permiss. Docs.
1999-2001
12/2
Slough Permissions: Oral History Permissions
1999-2000
12/3
Slough Permissions: Columbia Slough - Correspondence
1999-2001
12/4
Slough Permissions: Columbia Slough - generaly info. & project descriptions
undated
12/5
Slough Permissions: Oregonian Permissions
circa 1942-2001
12/6
Portland International Airport
1933-2009; undated
12/7
Columbia Slough Task Force
circa 1972
12/8
Columbia Slough Closure
1870; 1997
12/9
Columbia Slough Closure, 1968
1969-1987; undated
12/10
Columbia Slough Closure - North Portland Peninsula Study
1972
12/11
MDD #1 Scrapbook
1948-1993; undated
12/12
Our place : environmental community, Roosevelt High School
2002
13/1
Kenton
1995-2000; undated
13/2
Neighbors Between the Rivers
1995-1999
13/3
Slough-Enviro: Slough - Pollution
1971-2000
13/4
Slough-Enviro: Misc.
1995-2000
13/5
Slough-Enviro: Fishing on the Slough
1994-1997; undated
13/6
Slough-Enviro: Slough - CSO's
1970-1997
13/7
Slough-Enviro: Col. Slough - Water Quality
1959-2000; undated
13/8
Slough-Enviro: Columbia Slough - Recreation (PIR) (Golf Courses)
1972-2000; undated
Slough Communities
Box/Folder
14/1
Columbia Slough Oral History Class, Geoff Weherell paper
2000
14/2
Hayden Island/Bridgeton
1984-1999
14/3
Commercial Communities
1988-1998
14/4
Vanport
circa 1942-1990
14/5
St. Johns Neighborhood
1909-2000
14/6
St. Johns Landfill
circa 1971-2000
14/7
Whitaker Panels
circa 1994-2000
14/8
Portland Neighborhoods
1999
14/9
Japanese Americans
1980-1999
14/10
Japanese in Oregon
1995-1997; undated
14/11
Rivergate
1967-1974
Box/Folder
14/12
Jantzen Beach Center
1927-1999
14/13
Hayden Island
1903-2000
14/14
Port of Portland
1972
14/15
Swan Island
1976
14/16
Columbia Slough Trail Project
1903-1996
14/17
Slough Organizations: Smith & Bybee Lakes, Audobon
1997-1999
14/18
Slough Organizations: Friends of Blue & Fairview Lake
circa 1992-1999
14/19
Slough Organizations: Northwest Environmental Advocates, Willamette Riverkeepers
undated
14/20
Slough Organizations: Columbia Slough Watershed Council
1999; undated
15/1
Oregon Historical Society oral histories
2000
15/2
CCRH Web Misc.
circa 1998-2000
15/3
CCRH Web: Columbia River Basin Project - Donna [Sinclair]
circa 1997-1999
15/4
Community Hist. - Slough To-Do
crica 1972-2000
15/5
Maps: Columbia Slough Maps
crica 1915-2999
15/6
Maps: Basin Maps
undated
15/7
Maps: Misc.
1944
15/8
Slough - photos
circa 1998-2000
16/1
Slough - photos
1988-2000; undated
16/2
Slough oral histories
1999-2000
16/3
Slough Oral Hist.: Columbia Slough - Helen Miles
2000
16/4
Slough - Primary Docs.: Misc.
1948-2000
16/5
Slough - Primary Docs.: Columbia Slough - BES
1989-2000
16/6
Slough - Primary Docs.: Scanned Documents, Columbia Slough
1946-1995; undated
16/7
Research - Slough: Research info. - Slough
1995-2000
16/8
Research - Slough: Slough articles
circa 1972-1997
16/9
Research - Slough: Misc. research materials
1945-1998
16/10
Columbia River Slough--Research notebook (Donna Sinclair?)
undated
16/11
Slough capstones (Portland State University student projects)
1993-2000
17/1
Planning Goals
1997-1999; undated
17/2
Erosion & Sedimentation
1997; 1999
17/3
Columbia South Shore
1997-2000; undated
17/4
Floods
1970-1996; undated
17/5
Albina
1945-1970; 1993
17/6
Maps
undated

Series D:  General Files, 1945-2007Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
OHS Oral Histories
Box/Folder
18/1
Bernard Foster: OHS Oral History
2004
18/2
Bobbie Foster: OHS Oral History
1999
18/3
Mark Hatfield: OHS Oral History
1998
18/4
Malcolm Marsh: An Oral History
2007
18/5
Robert E. Jones: An Oral History
2007
18/6
Randall Kester: An Oral History
2006
Dissenters
Box/Folder
19/1
American Rivers
1999
19/2
Bonneville Power Administration
1999
19/3
Christian Enviro Groups
1999
Box/Folder
19/4
Breaching Dams
1991-1999
19/5
Columbia River History
circa 1995-2000
19/6
Vanport Flood--Microfilm from Multnomah County Sherrif's Office "Flood property thru slavaged autos."
Original color slides depicting damage from the 1948 flood in Portland have been separated to Org. Lot 1218, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
circa 1946-1948
19/7
Columbia R. - method
circa 1984-1998
19/8
Columbia River Alliance
1999-2000
19/9
Columbia River Basin and Estuary--Report by Angus Duncan, et. al., "Overhaul of maintenance : a review of existing and proposed governance institutions in the Columbia River Basin and Estuary."
1999 January
19/10
Columbia River United
1999
19/11
Columbia and Snake Rivers Campaign
1999
19/12
CRITFC ISSUES (FOR CIARIC)
1996-2000
19/13
Current Issues
1999-2000
19/14-19/15
Current Issues--Clippings
1999-2000
20/1
Current Issues--Clippings
1999-2000
20/2
Dams - Breaching
1995-2000
20/3
Dams - History
Includes: "Presentation for the Oregon Historical Society," by Katrine Barber, 1998 May 16; "The Dalles Dam : the death of Celilo Falls and a native culture," by Cathy Alzner, 1995 June 7.
1977-1998; undated
20/4
E. Oregon Trip
2000 May
20/5
Endangerd Species Act, National Maritime Fisheries Service
1990-2000
20/6
Endangerd Species Act, National Maritime Fisheries Service, Federal Energy Regulation Commission
1993-2000
20/7
Ferries project
2002
20/8
Fish/CCRH
1976-1999
20/9
Fish - Idaho Statesman
1968-1998
21/1
Friends of Columbia Gorge
1999
21/2
Hanford - CCRH
1989-1999
21/3
Hanford Reach
1999
21/4
Harvest
1998
21/6
Hells Canyon CCRH
1970
21/5
Hatcheries
1998
21/7
General Outline of subjects (Managing the Columbia River oral history project)
undated
21/8
General River Management
1976-1999
21/9
Grand Coulee Dam
1958; 1971
21/10
Grazing--magazines
1993
21/11
Idaho - General pamphlets
undated
21/12
Idaho Politics
1996-1998
21/13
Idaho Rivers United
1995-1998; undated
21/14
Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Mgmt.
1998-1999
21/15
Irrigation
1978; 1998-1999
21/16
Koberstein Articles
1999
21/17
Lewis & Clark Conference
2000
21/18
Names of Resources and Potential IVs, CCRH
1949-2000
21/19
Native Americans
circa 1998-2000
21/20
Native American Fishing Rights
1999
21/21
New CCRH Articles
1999-2000
21/22
Nuclear (issue of the Boise weekly)
1998 May 7-13
21/23
Umatilla, Oregon Oral History Project, 1999-2000
1983-2000
21/24
Pollution
1997-1999
22/1
Research (the Orange Folder)
circa 1999-2000
22/2-22/3
Power Issues ("That Dam File")
1945-2000
22/4
Publications Addressing Salmon Crisis
1997; 2000
22/5
River Network
circa 1998-2000
22/6
Salmon Recovery - general
circa 1998-2000
22/7
Save Our Wild Salmon
1999
22/8
Treaties - General
1999-2000; undated
22/9
Tribes
Includes papers by Cain Allen, "They called it progress : water development projects and the marginalization of Native Americans on the Columbia."
1996-1999; undated
22/10
Trojan
1971-1991
22/11
Umatilla Reservation - general
1993-2000
22/12
Water Policy--"Ecosystem values and governance in western river basins : a commentary and proposal," Angus Duncan
1997 May 15
22/13
Watersheds-- History, science, the law, and watershed recovery in the GrandeRonde : a case study by Angus Duncan, published by Sea Grant
1998
22/14
Wild salmon forever : a citizens' strategy to restore northwest salmon and watersheds, Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition
undated
22/15
Willamette River (article by Bill Monroe)
2001
CFB-1
Computer diskettes
circa 1999-2000

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Human ecology--History--Oregon
  • Human ecology--History--Washington (State)
  • Indians of North America--Oregon
  • Indians of North America--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Barber, Katrine
  • Sinclair, Donna
  • Corporate Names :
  • Center for Columbia River History--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Columbia River
  • Columbia Slough (Or.)
  • Cottage Grove (Or.)
  • Umatilla County (Or.)