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William Gilbert Beattie papers, 1872-1939

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Beattie, William Gilbert
Title
William Gilbert Beattie papers
Dates
1872-1939 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.0 linear feet, (2 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 117
Summary
William Gilbert Beattie was a teacher and district superintendent of schools in Alaska, 1905-1919. He was associated with the Metlakhtla Colony from 1910, and was well acquainted with Edward Marsden. The collection contains correspondence, newspapers, pamphlets, photographs and other materials relating to Beattie's career in Alaska.
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.
Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

William Gilbert Beattie was a teacher and district superintendent of schools in Alaska, 1905-1919. He was associated with the Metlakhtla Colony from 1910, and was well acquainted with Edward Marsden.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains letters collected by Beattie as source material for his book, Marsden of Alaska (NY, 1955). Other correspondence and documents relate to Metlakahtla Colony affairs, 1909-1939. Correspondents include Edward Marsden, Samuel Marsden, William Duncan, Sheldon Jackson, William T. Lopp, and Charles D. Jones. Also included in the collection are various newspapers and pamphlets on Alaska; materials on Edward Marsden; photographs of Alaska and Marsden; and materials on the University of Oregon Summer school in Alaska, 1929-1931.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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 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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Gilbert Beattie Papers, Ax 117, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

InventoryReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 1

Metlakhtla Colony Correspondence and DocumentsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 2
1909-1914
1 3
1915
1 4
1921-1939

Correspondence and documents used in Marsden of AlaskaReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 5
Copies

Edward MarsdenReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 6
Letters and documents
1872-1921
1 7
Speeches and articles
Container(s) Description
Box Folder
2 1
Newspapers
2 2
Pamphlets and published materials
2 3
Miscellaneous documents

University of Oregon Alaska Summer School MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
2 4
University of Oregon Alaska Summer School Materials
2 5
University of Oregon Alaska Summer School Materials

Thesis : Trials of the Metlakatla Christian Mission, by Raymond L. Wotring, 1943Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 6
Thesis : Trials of the Metlakatla Christian Mission, by Raymond L. Wotring; and correspondence

"Skookum Papers"Return to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
2 7
Copies

Photographs of Alaska and Edward MarsdenReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
2 8
Photographs