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Collection Title:

Bill Failing Jr. genealogical research collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Materials related to the Brewster, Henderson, Holman and Failing families. The collection includes original historic documents created by family members, as well as topical materials related to genealogical history compiled by Bill Failing Jr. Correspondence, photographs, diaries, and articles make up a majority of the collection, frequently focusing on prominent local historical figures within the families.
 
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Henry Winslow Corbett papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Business and personal papers of Henry Winslow Corbett and associates under the business names Josiah Failing & Company (1851-1871), Failings & Hatt (1859-1864), Failing & Hatt (1864-1871), H. W. Corbett Company (1851-1871), H.W. Corbett & Company (1868-1871), and Corbett, Failing & Company (1871-1893). Includes business correspondence, agreements, records, and accounts; personal letters, ephemera, accounts and legal documents; and correspondence, speeches and other documents from Corbett's duty as U. S. Senator for Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

The Oregon Ephemera Collection

Repository:Lewis & Clark College, Special Collections and Archives
Summary:This collection of ephemera documents the nineteenth century business community in Portland, Oregon, particularly businesses with connections to Henry Corbett and Henry Failing.
 
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Robertson, Burns, and Failing families papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Materials related to several old Portland families, primarily, Robertson, Burns, Couch, Failing, Corbett, and Wood. Also included are Adams, Lewis, Reed, Warren, and Wilson. Photographs document individuals, family groups, and activities. Numerous photographic albums are also included. The documents are primarily made up of correspondence between individuals, as well as ephemera and diaries.

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