Dorothy Johansen papers, 1827-1967  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Johansen, Dorothy O.,1904-
Title
Dorothy Johansen papers
Dates
1827-1967 (inclusive)
Quantity
4.2 cubic feet (4 record cartons and 1 oversize folder)
Collection Number
Mss 1652
Summary
Collection includes: Research notes and galleys for "Empire of the Columbia", 2nd ed., including articles, speeches and papers regarding Samuel Terry, Polly Hicks McKean, Eliza Jane McKean Hustler, Anna Crocker, John T. Simpson and Sylvester Pennoyer; Photocopy Joseph L. Meek land claim, 1851; Photocopy and transcript letters, notes and diary of Robert Newell, 1836-1862; Correspondence and reports of J. Nielson Barry, ca. 1947; Letter of Oregon Governor Walter M. Pierce regarding James Withycombe, 1943; Hudson's Bay Co. transcript of "Snake Country Journal", 1827-1828. Dorothy Johansen (1904- ) was a professor of history at Reed College and the chairman of the Portland School Board.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

This collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Dorothy Johansen (1904- ) was a professor of history at Reed College and the chairman of the Portland School Board.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes: Research notes and galleys for "Empire of the Columbia", 2nd ed., including articles, speeches and papers regarding Samuel Terry, Polly Hicks McKean, Eliza Jane McKean Hustler, Anna Crocker, John T. Simpson and Sylvester Pennoyer; Photocopy Joseph L. Meek land claim, 1851; Photocopy and transcript letters, notes and diary of Robert Newell, 1836-1862; Correspondence and reports of J. Nielson Barry, ca. 1947; Letter of Oregon Governor Walter M. Pierce regarding James Withycombe, 1943; Hudson's Bay Co. transcript of "Snake Country Journal", 1827-1828.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Contains material formerly designated Mss 1652-1

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society owns the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any reproduction use. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all materials in the collections, In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners.

Preferred Citation

Dorothy Johansen Papers, Mss 1652, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dorothy Johansen. November 1968 and October 1969.

Bibliography

Johansen, Dorothy O.; Gates, Charles M. Empire of the Columbia : a history of the Pacific Northwest. New York : Harper & Row, [1967]


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Corporate Names

  • Hudson's Bay Company.

Family Names

  • Barry, J. Neilson -- (John Neilson), -- 1870-1961 -- Correspondence.
  • Crocker, Anna Belle, -- 1867-1961.
  • Hustler, Eliza Jane -- (McKean), -- 1834-1935.
  • Johansen, Dorothy O., -- 1904- -- Archives.
  • McKean, Polly Hicks.
  • Meek, Joseph Lafayette, -- 1810-1875.
  • Newell, Robert, -- 1807-1869.
  • Pennoyer, Sylvester, -- 1831-1902.
  • Pierce, Walter Marcus, -- 1861-1954 -- Correspondence.
  • Simpson, John T., -- b. 1841.
  • Terry, Samuel, -- 1973-1873.
  • Withycombe, James, -- 1854-1919.

Geographical Names

  • Northwest, Pacific -- History.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Diaries. -- aat
  • Letters (correspondence) -- aat
  • Research. -- aat