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Benjamin Young papers, 1882-1906

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Young, Benjamin
Title
Benjamin Young papers
Dates
1882-1906 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.5 linear feet, (5 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 046
Summary
Benjamin Young was a salmon canner, banker, real estate promoter of Astoria, Oregon and worked for the British America Packing Company. The collection contains letterpress copy books that include personal and business correspondence, a record book of the Ben Young Land Company, a scrapbook, and twenty-one volumes of British America Packing Company journals, cash books, letterpress copy books, ledgers, and invoice books, 1882-1906.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Additional Reference Guides

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Languages
English

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Benjamin Young was a salmon canner, banker, real estate promoter of Astoria, Oregon and worked for the British America Packing Company.

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The collection contains letterpress copy books that include personal and business correspondence, a record book of the Ben Young Land Company, a scrapbook, and twenty-one volumes of British America Packing Company journals, cash books, letterpress copy books, ledgers, and invoice books, 1882-1906.

The British America Packing Company consists of three cash books (1882-1890), six journals (1882-1891), five ledgers (1882-1891), and one invoice book (1890). There is also one letterpress copy book (1884-1889) containing just British America Packing Company (BAPC) correspondence and two additional letterpress copy books containing BAPC correspondence and Young personal letters (1886-1898).

There are also two letterpress copy books consisting of Young's personal and business correspondence (1899-1906), one record book of the Ben Young Land Company, Astoria, Oregon (1891-1904), and one scrapbook that includes speeches and clippings.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Benjamin Young papers, Ax 046, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

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