Brownsville Woolen Mill records, 1902-1928  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Brownsville Woolen Mill
Title
Brownsville Woolen Mill records
Dates
1902-1928 (inclusive)
Quantity
3 linear feet, (3 containers)  :  1 record storage box, 1 flat box, and 1 oversize flat box
Collection Number
Bx 004
Summary
The Brownsville Woolen Mill was located in Brownsville, Oregon since the 1860s; the original main building was destroyed by a fire in 1955. The collection (1902-1913) contains the surviving records of the Mill including financial ledgers, journals, and day books.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Additional Reference Guides

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Brownsville Woolen Mill was located in Brownsville, Oregon since the 1860s. The original main building was destroyed by a fire in 1955. The Mill was later rebuilt.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of two loose oversize volumes, and one box that contains eight volumes.

The box contains:

a ledger/order book, 1902-1910;

three journals (1902-1904; 1907-1913; and 1928) with information arranged by date;

three day books (1902-1904; 1908-1910; 1910-1912);

one small insurance record book, 1925.

The oversize volumes consist of one journal (1902-1904), and one ledger (1902-1910).

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Business enterprises--Oregon--Brownsville
  • Wool industry--Oregon--Brownsville--History--20th century

Corporate Names

  • Brownsville Woolen Mill

Geographical Names

  • Brownsville (Or.)--History--20th century

Form or Genre Terms

  • Cashbooks
  • Daybooks
  • Financial records
  • Journals (accounts)
  • Ledgers (account books)