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George Abernethy Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of a provisional governor of the Oregon Territory, churchman, and merchant. Includes letterpress copybook, 1847-1850; additional correspondence, including correspondence with Neil M. Howison, captain of the schooner Shark, wrecked on the bar of the Columbia River; papers of the Brig Henry Association, ca. 1850; papers of George's son William Abernethy; legal, military, and business papers; receipts, biographical data, clippings and ephemera.
 
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Clarence Bagley papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a pioneer, historian, journalist, author, publisher, collector, and public official of 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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British North American Boundary Commission photographs

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:This collection consists of photographic copy negatives and copy prints taken by the British North American Boundary Commission along the 49th parallel during two separate survey periods, from 1860-1861 and from 1872-1875.
 
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Robert Campbell papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Journal, 1830-1851 (carbon of a typescript), 99 pages
 
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Edward Chambreau collection

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Edward Chambreau (1821-1902), adventurer and gambler, was born in France, migrated to Canada with his family in 1825, and in 1846 enlisted with the U.S. Army at St. Louis. From 1853 through 1875 Chambreau moved between Portland, Tygh Valley and Vancouver, running saloons, gambling parlors, general stores and a restaurant. In 1875 Chambreau converted to Christianity, sold his saloon and gave up gambling. He became a scout for the U.S. government and traveled between Oregon, Washington and Idaho in 1877. In 1880 he surveyed the conditions of nine Northwest Indian nations. The Edward Chambreau Collection contains letters, manuscripts of his autobiography, diaries, articles written by him and General O.O. Howard, and his military reports. These materials are not originals, but are rather photocopies and typescripts. Chambreau’s autobiography is unique in that it has not been sanitized or edited; it paints a vivid, lurid and fascinating picture of frontier life. The collection is a valuable source for details on the activities of the Hudson Bay Company, early American/Indian relationships in Oregon and the strategies and techniques of bushwhacking, bar-fighting and card cheating.
 
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John Warren Dease papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Diary and typescript of John Warren Dease
 
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James Douglas papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of the officer for the Hudson's Bay Company in Fort Vancouver, Oregon Territory
 
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Eva Emery Dye Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:The papers of one of Oregon's most prominent literary figures, who popularized Oregon Country history and Sacajawea as a heroine of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Papers (1776-1997) consist of correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, literary journal, research notes, and scrapbooks. The collection also includes family papers of Charles and Eva Emery Dye and their children.
 
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John P. Gaines papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Letter of the governor, Oregon Territory concerning valuation of Hudson's Bay Company property
 
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Anne M. Henderson Papers

Repository:Eastern Washington University
Summary:None
 
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Edward Huggins papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a British employee of the Hudson's Bay Company and later a U.S. citizen relating to his activities
 
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Dugald MacTavish papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Outgoing letters relating to the daily operations of Hudson's Bay company in Washington Territory
 
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McDonald Family collection

Repository:University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This collection consists of documents and photographs by and about the McDonald family of Ravalli, Montana.
 
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Edmond S. Meany Jr. collection

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a PhD student at Harvard including correspondence, journals, and documents, relating to operation of Hudson's Bay Company and to the Oregon boundary dispute, papers of Simon Plamondon, relating to pioneer life in Lewis County, Wash
 
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Peter Skene Ogden papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:"Hints to Travelers", regarding overland journeys to the Pacific, by Ogden, a trapper and furrier for Hudson's Bay Company (typescript), 1853.
 
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Puget Sound Agricultural Company records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Records of the food and supply subsidiary of Hudson's Bay Company located near Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest.
 
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Glenn N. Ranck papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a soldier, state legislator and journalist
 
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William Fraser Tolmie papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Mid-19th-century superintendent of the Puget Sound Agricultural Company's Nisqually farm, whose writings describe the natural setting and native peoples of the Pacific Northwest.
 
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United States, General Land Office records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Letters sent from Washington Surveyor General to General Land Office, fee patents and land allotment records of the office
 
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Marcus and Narcissa Whitman Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers relating to a pioneer Presbyterian missionary and physician in the Pacific Northwest. Includes correspondence of Marcus Whitman (1834-1847) and his wife Narcissa Prentiss Whitman (1836-1847) concerning operation of the mission, overland journey, emigrant conditions, family matters, Catholic missionaries, as well as attitudes of Indians toward medical practice and white emigrants; and newspaper accounts, documents, and recollections related to the Whitman Massacre and subsequent trial. Correspondents include fellow missionaries Henry H. Spalding and David Greene, and members of Narcissa Whitman's family. Contains both copies and original materials.
 
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John Work papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a company official with Hudson's Bay Company

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