William Keil papers, 1855-1870

Overview of the Collection

Keil, William
William Keil papers
1855-1870 (inclusive)
34 pages
Collection Number
4480 (Accession No. 4480-001)
Letters of the leader of a Christian community who was relicating his group to Oregon during the cooperative movement
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065431929
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Leader, cooperative movement.

William Keil appears to be a German immigrant who moved from Pennsylvania to Ohio, and then to Bethel, Missouri, where he headed a communitarian settlement. From there he led an emigrant train to The Dalles, to the Willapa Valley, and then to Aurora, Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Letters (transcript), 1855-1870 of the leader of a Christian community, who was relocating his group from Bethel, Missouri to Oregon Territory.

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Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Copied from Mrs. Ed Buell, 1953 (p. 5-33); Joan Mann, 1993 (p. 1-4)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Keil, William--Archives

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Subject Terms

  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)