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