Arthur Dobbs papers, circa 1683-1722  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Dobbs, Arthur,1689-1765.
Title
Arthur Dobbs papers
Dates
circa 1683-1722 (inclusive)
Quantity
.04 cubic feet (1 folder)
80 feet :  :  positive and negative.
Collection Number
Mss 1561
Summary
Collection includes: Photocopy manuscript report, 10 pp, ca. 1752, on the cost of beaver fur; Photocopy manuscript report, 24 pp, on the management of the Hudson's Bay Company. Arthur Dobbs (1689-1765) was an Irish author, statesman and governor of North Carolina.
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

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Arthur Dobbs (1689-1765) was an Irish author, statesman and governor of North Carolina.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes: Photocopy manuscript report, 10 pp, ca. 1752, on the cost of beaver fur; Photocopy manuscript report, 24 pp, on the management of the Hudson's Bay Company. Microfilm includes documents reflecting interest in Northwest Passage, including: Dobbs' correspondence; Henry Kelsey's journal, 1683-1722; Francis Smith's journal on the ship "California," 1746-1747.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

Henry Kelsey's journal also available on Microfilm 126.

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of 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 use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may required seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Arthur Dobbs Papers, Mss 1561, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Location of Originals

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland;Belfast, Ireland.

Location of Originals

Library and Archives Canada;Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Separated Materials

Dobbs Papers, D162, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland,Belfast, Ireland.

Bibliography

Barr, William, ed.; Williams, Glyndwr, ed. Voyages to Hudson Bay in search of a Northwest Passage, 1741-1747. London : Hakluyt Society, 1994-1995.

Related Materials

Dobbs Papers, D162, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland,Belfast, Ireland.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Corporate Names

  • California (Ship : 1746-1747)
  • Hudson's Bay Company -- Employees -- Diaries.

Family Names

  • Dobbs, Arthur, -- 1689-1765 -- Archives.
  • Kelsey, Henry, -- ca. 1670-ca. 1724 -- Diaries.
  • Smith, Francis -- Diaries.

Geographical Names

  • Hudson Bay -- Discovery and exploration.
  • Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration.

Form or Genre Terms

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