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Collection Title:

Adam R. Shipley and Company records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:A. R. Shipley and Company was a "Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Standard and Miscellaneous Books" in Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, and invoices.
 
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Allen and Lewis records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Records of a mercantile firm of Portland, Oregon, founded by Cicero Hunt Lewis and Lucius H. Allen. The records date mainly from the late 19th and early 20th century and include financial ledgers, business correspondence, real estate and land records, contracts, stock certificates, and materials relating to the widening of West Burnside Street in downtown Portland, due to construction of the Burnside Bridge. Also includes papers relating to George Good.
 
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Arbor Fund records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Records of a corporation whose primary activity is to manage, operate, develop, improve, expand and financially support the Bloedel Reserve for the benefit of the public and students
 
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Daniel Bagley papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Washington State pioneer, Methodist pastor, businessman, and civic leader.
 
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Butler Family Papers

Repository:Western Oregon University Archives
Summary:The Butler Family Papers is a collection of 70 original letters written by some of the pioneers who settled in Polk County, Oregon, and founded Monmouth University in 1856 (now Western Oregon University).
 
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Byars family papers

Repository:Willamette University Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The Byars family papers consist of legal and financial documents, correspondence, photographs, and Willamette University memorabilia documenting the lives of several generations from approximately 1866 to 1990.
 
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Finis Caruthers deed

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Finis Caruthers was a Portland, Oregon Territory, land owner. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a deed transferring ownership of a Portland lot from Caruthers to Clinton Kelly.
 
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Clackamas County Probate Court land deed to James Athey

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection consists of a single probate court document deeding "lots numbered one and two" to James Athey.
 
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Clatsop County, Oregon School District No. 1 land conveyance agreement

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Clatsop County, Oregon School District No. 1 and J. Munson, entered into a legal agreement regarding land. The collection a legal document between the school district No. 1 and Munson, dated January 9, 1865.
 
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Stephen Coffin deed

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Stephen Coffin (1808-1882) was a pioneer and early Oregon landowner. The collection consists of a deed issued by Coffin for "lots seven and eight" of "block number 5" of the Portland town site.
 
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Miriam L. Condon papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.
 
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Lewis C. Cooper deed

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Lewis C. Cooper was an early resident of Portland. The collection consists of a deed transferring ownership of Cooper's Portland, Oregon Territory property to Thomas F. Scott.
 
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Couch Family Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers of the family of John Heard Couch, one of the original developers of the townsite of Portland, Oregon, and his descendents, including members of the Glisan and Robertson families. Papers include correspondence, legal papers, land ownership records, clippings, family Bibles, journals of John Heard Couch, and papers concerning Couch's wife Caroline and their descendants Caroline Wilson, Clementine Lewis, and Elizabeth and Rodney Glisan. Of special note is John Heard Couch's logbook, 1853-1858, for voyages on the ships Chenamus and Madonna; and the travel diary of Nan Robertson, 1911-1912, written during a trip to San Francisco and Southern Asia.
 
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Francis De Witt deed

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Francis DeWitt was a pioneer who came to the Oregon Territory from Germany in 1847 on a sailing vessel. The collection consists of a deed, drawn up by DeWitt, transferring ownership of two lots in the city of Portland to Philander Buchanan.
 
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A.P. Dennison papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Originally from Maine, A. P. Dennison (1824-1896) held numerous minor political offices in the Oregon Territory, including Adjutant General. The papers consist of receipts, letters of appointment, reports, and a bound scrapbook.
 
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Addison Crandall Gibbs deed

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Addison Crandall Gibbs (1825-1886) was the Civil War governor of Oregon, a Union supporter, a lawyer, and a businessman. The collection consists of a deed ceding Gibbs' claim to a piece of land on Elk Creek.
 
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Kelly-Seavey Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Kelly (b. 1818) was a 19th-century Oregon rancher, businessman, and politician. The Kelly-Seavey Family Papers comprise the political and business papers of John Kelly, papers of other Kelly family members, and a small segment of Seavey family papers, as well as several boxes of photographs.
 
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Robert Huston Milroy Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:This collection consists of personal papers of Robert Huston Milroy, family correspondence, and U. S. Indian Agency correspondence and reports, primarily from Milroy's years in Washington Territory, 1872-1890.
 
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Napton Family Papers

Repository:University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:William Barclay Napton was an attorney in Missouri; his sons Thomas and Wellington were early Montana settlers. This collection includes an edited typescript of William Barclay Napton's personal journal between the years 1825 and 1883; legal documents generated by or administrated by Thomas L. Napton and Wellington Napton during their years of Montana residence; as well as various legal documents and political papers with no obvious connection to the rest of the collection.
 
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Ole G. Slind Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The collection consists of legal documents regarding transfer of farm property from Thomas Angells Stiftelser to the Slind family through Kari Olsdatter Slind, 1920.
 
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Oregon Folk League records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Oregon Folk League promoted and administered a social and recreation center located in Siuslaw Bay, Oregon for members of the University of Oregon community; members of the league also formed a non-profit corporation, the Siuslaw Bay Community Inc., which held title to the land used by the league. The collection (1934-1941) contains promotion and administrative documents, a land deed, correspondence, meeting minutes, plans and blueprints of the center, and a photograph.
 
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Rogers family papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a pioneer family concerning real estate and mining ventures in Asotin County, Washington.
 
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Scott Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles Leland Scott (1866-1924) was the mayor of Springfield, Oregon; a bank president; and an educator in the Eugene, Oregon area in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Scott Family Papers comprise the personal and professional papers of Charles Leland Scott, the papers of his wife, Mollie Brattain Scott, a schoolteacher, and of the Scott children and other relatives. The collection includes correspondence, journals, diaries, catalogs, account books, deeds and mortgages, certificates, receipts, other family records, bound volumes, and photographs.
 
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Fabritus Smith diaries

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Fabritus R. Smith (1819-1898) came to Oregon in 1846 with Joseph Waldo, where he lived and worked his land claim near Salem. The collection consists of the diaries of Smith and his son, Hamlin, as well as personal and legal papers.
 
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Stearns and Chenoweth records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Stearns and Chenoweth was a hardware store located in Oakland, Oregon, that dealt in hardware, stoves, tinware, guns, pistols and sewing machines. The collection (1855-1912) contains deeds and legal papers, account books, a map, and correspondence.

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