William McMillen papers, 1835-1901  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
McMillen, William, 1824-1869
Title
William McMillen papers
Dates
1835-1901 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 cubic feet, (2 folders in shared box)
Collection Number
Mss 1555
Summary
William McMillen (1824-1869) was Multnomah County Sheriff in the 1850s, delegate to the National Democratic Committee in 1864, and owned the Hallock & McMillen Building with A. B. Hallock. Collection includes tax and financial records; deeds; legal documents regarding his estate, 1870-1874; certificates and papers relating to his service as Multnomah County sheriff, 1850-1860; correspondence relating to his service as delegate to the National Democratic Committee; and genealogical information.
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

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Per note in collection: William McMillen (1824-1869) was Multnomah County sheriff in the 1850s, delegate to the National Democratic Committee in 1864, and owned the Hallock & McMillen Building with A. B. Hallock.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes receipts; tax and financial records; deeds; legal documents regarding William McMillen's estate, 1870-1874; certificates and papers relating to his service as Multnomah County sheriff, 1850-1860; correspondence relating to his service as delegate to the National Democratic Committee in 1864; genealogical information, including a manuscript copy of an obituary, incorrectly dated 1901; and miscellaneous ephemera.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

William McMillen papers, Mss 1555, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society owns the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. 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.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Sheriffs--Oregon--Multnomah County

Personal Names

  • McMillen, William, 1824-1869

Corporate Names

  • Democratic National Committee (U.S.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • certificates
  • correspondence
  • printed ephemera
  • receipts (financial records)