Garry W. Jewett papers, 1938-1942  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Jewett, Garry W.
Garry W. Jewett papers
1938-1942 (inclusive)
3.5 linear feet, (3 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 147
Garry W. Jewett lived in Pomeroy, Washington and was an attorney for the Nez Percé tribe. The collection contains papers related to Jewett's service as attorney to the Nez Percé Indians.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
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Collection is open to the public.

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Garry W. Jewett was an attorney and hotel owner in Pomeroy, Washington. He was an attorney for the Nez Percé tribe.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains papers related to Jewett's service as attorney to the Nez Percé Indians in the Court of Claims, case no. L-194, Joseph's Band of Nez Percé Tribe of Indians vs. The United States, 1938-1942. The files include correspondence with Clarence C. Dill. There are also two boxes of material from Jeanne Jewett, including family photographs, correspondence and scrapbooks.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Garry W. Jewett Papers, Ax 147, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Nez Percé correspondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Nez Percé Indians and Wilkinson, Amos
1 2
Nez Percé Indians
1 3
Nez Percé Indians and Dill, Clarence
1 4
Nez Percé Indians
1 5
Jewett, Garry W. personal correspondence

Unprocessed papersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Autograph albums
Photograph albums
Scrapbooks (2)
Letters (Correspondence) Jewett, Jeanne
2 2
Photographs; Miscellaneous
2 3
Jewett Family of America yearbooks
2 4
Jewett, Jeanne
2 5
Miscellaneous records
2 6
Yearbooks of the Idaho Children's Commission
2 7
Letters (Correspondence)
2 8
Jewett, Jeanne personal papers
2 9
Photographs of family

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Lawyers-Washington (State)--Pomeroy
  • Legal assistance to Indians--United States
  • Nez Percé Indians--Legal status, laws, etc.
  • Personal Names :
  • Dill, Clarence C. (Clarence Cleveland), b. 1884--Correspondence
  • Jewett, Garry W.--Archives
  • Jewett, Jeanne
  • Joseph, Nez Percé Chief, 1840-1904
  • Wilkinson, Amos--Correspondence
  • Corporate Names :
  • Idaho Children's Commission
  • Nez Percé Tribe--Claims vs. United States
  • Family Names :
  • Jewett family
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Autograph albums
  • Letters (Correspondence)
  • Photograph albums
  • Photographs
  • Yearbooks
  • Occupations :
  • Lawyers