Edward Ermatinger letters, 1826-1846

Overview of the Collection

Ermatinger, Edward, 1797-1876.
Edward Ermatinger letters
1826-1846 (inclusive)
.17 cubic feet (4 folders)
Collection Number
Mss 1012
Collection includes correspondence and other papers collected by Edward Ermatinger. Edward Ermatinger (February 1797-October 1876) was a Canadian fur trader, businessman and politician.
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
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Portland, OR
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Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

French songswritten in French.
Conversion of this record was made possible by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, an agency of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Edward Ermatinger (February 1797-October 1876) was a Canadian fur trader, businessman and politician.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes: Photostat manuscript letters from Archibald McDonald, 1830-1846, with typed transcripts; Typescript copies of letters from John and William Tod, 1829-1845; Photostat manuscript compilation of French songs, 20 pp, circa 1830-1840, compiled by Edward Ermatinger, with music and lyrics.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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

Edward Ermatinger Letters, Mss 1012, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Location of Originals

Letters: Provincial Library; British Columbia.

Location of Originals

French songs: Mrs. C. O. Ermatinger.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Fur trade -- Northwest, Pacific.
  • Songs, French.

Corporate Names

  • Hudson's Bay Company.

Family Names

  • Ermatinger, Edward, -- 1797-1876 -- Correspondence.
  • McDonald, Archibald, -- 1790-1853 -- Correspondence.
  • Tod, John, -- 1779-1830 -- Correspondence.
  • Tod, William -- Correspondence.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Letters (correspondence) -- aat
  • Songs (document genre) -- aat