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Edwin Gardner Ames papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a lumber company executive, banker, and political activist in Seattle, Washington.
 
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James Birnie papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of a Hudson's Bay Company agent, justice of the peace, and early merchant of Cathlamet, Washington Territory. Includes Birnie & Co. accounts with Abernethy & Co.; Allan, Lowe & Co.; Henry W. Corbett; Ladd, Reed, & Co.; and other business in northwestern Oregon and California. Also inlcludes fishery accounts; real estate records of Cathlamet; estate papers of James A. Scarborough; and guardianship records of Edwin and Robert Scarborough.
 
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Thomas Burke papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Washington State attorney, businessman, civic leader, and public official.
 
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Cooper and Levy families papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of two related pioneer Jewish families from Seattle, Washington.
 
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Owen Nickerson Denny correspondence

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Owen Nickerson Denny (1838-1900) was an Oregon attorney and county judge who also served as the adviser to the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The collection (1886-1890) contains a letterpress copy book of semi-official and personal correspondence and a published volume of his edited letters.
 
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Harold Hanne Elarth Papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Harold Hanne Elarth (b. 1885) was a U. S. Army officer who served in the Philippine Constabulary and rose to the rank of Lt. Col. The collection contains research for Elarth's book on the Philippine Constabulary, Philippine Constabulary Officers Association history, a diary, letterpress copybooks, a Philippine Constabulary manual, photographs, and correspondence.
 
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George H. Himes papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of George H. Himes of Portland, Oregon, first curator of the Oregon Historical Society and a printer by trade. The collection consists primarily of detailed diaries kept throughout Himes's life, plus records of his printing business and a small amount of correspondence and other documents. Diaries include information on daily activities, Oregon pioneers, local events, family members, and the development of the Oregon Historical Society.
 
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Seth Lewelling papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of an Oregon pioneer nurseryman dating from the late 19th century and containing business correspondence, letterpress copy book, account books and financial records, and daily diaries with business-related entries. Also includes correspondence and legal documents from Lewelling's stepdaughter, Florence Olson.
 
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Records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Records of an international exposition held in Portland, Oregon, in 1905. Includes extensive correspondence files covering all aspects of the fair from its inception to its demolition; contracts, financial records, drawings, printed matter, and pictorial works. Also includes correspondence of exposition officers Henry E. Dosch, Frank Vincent DuMond, Henry W. Goode, Henry E. Reed, and John Wakefield, among others.
 
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Walker Munn letterpress copybook

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Letterpress copybook containing Opinions of Title and Chains of Title related to land in Seattle, Washington
 
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Shubrick Norris papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Financial records and business letters of a pioneer businessman of Portland, Oregon, dating primarily from the early 1850s. Includes records of Norris & Company, Hoderness & Co., Winter & Latimer of San Francisco, commissary accounts of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers (1855), and record of witness fees from the U.S. Circuit Court in Mulnomah County (Or.), 1859-1866.
 
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R. D. Hume and Company records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The R.D. Hume and Company was founded by Robert Deniston Hume (1845-1908) who came to Oregon from California and created a commercial empire in Curry County. The collection (1877-1911) contains ledgers, journals, cash books, inventories, statements, invoices, letterpress copybooks, as well as records of related accounts and companies: Wedderburn Trading Co., Del Norte Commercial Co., and Excelsior Packing and Trading Co.
 
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Seufert Brothers records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Records of the principal salmon and fruit cannery in The Dalles, Oregon, on the Columbia River. Includes extensive correspondence, production records, financial and personnel records, samples of can labels, data on fish caught, information on fish wheel legislation, and materials relating to the construction on the Dalles Dam.
 
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Justus Steinberger papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Justus Steinberg, particularly from his time in the 1850s working for Adams & Co. and then for Pacific Mail Steamship Co.
 
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U.S. Office of Indian Affairs. Warm Springs Agency, Or. letterpress copybook

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James L. Cowan was the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, of the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs at Warm Springs Oregon. The collection (1896-1898) contains the Commissioner's letterpress copybook of incoming and outgoing correspondence.
 
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Winch family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Photographs and papers of the Winch family of Portland, Oregon, including materials relating to Martin Winch, his wife Nellie Amelia Wygant Winch, their son Simeon Reed Winch, and Simeon's second wife Margaret (Mary) Tobin Winch. Additional materials pertain to related families, including the Rae, Reed, Wood and Wygant families, and Dr. John McLoughlin. Materials include financial records, correspondence, house inventories, correspondence, diaries, photographs, daguerreotypes, and drawings. Also included is correspondence of Simeon Gannett Reed and letters to Reed from William S. Ladd.
 
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Benjamin Young papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
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.

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