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Collection Title:

Abilene and Southern Railway Company Defendant records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:In 1922, the West Coast Lumberman's Association sued the Abilene and Southern Railway Co. regarding "unjust and unreasonable" lumber rates. The collection (1922-1924) contains testimonies, briefs, exhibits, lumber company statistics and research, and correspondence used in the case.
 
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Adam R. Shipley and Company records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:A. R. Shipley and Company was a "Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Standard and Miscellaneous Books" in Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, and invoices.
 
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American Federation of Teachers, Yakima Local 1485 records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Records of the local group affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers
 
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James Franklin Amis papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James F. Amis was an attorney who served as the first justice of the peace in Eugene, OR. Records include letters, legal documents, checks, receipts, cash book, one bound domestic bible with family records, and other miscellaneous items
 
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Alexander P. Ankeny papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection consists of Bond of Enrollment and Bond for License for steamer Echo issued to Alexander P. Ankeny, John Gates and Miles Bell, September 14, 1865.
 
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Guide to the Antoinetta Wilhelmina Nordström Immigration Document

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Immigration certificate of Antoinetta Wilhelmina Nordström of Rone, Sweden.
 
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Arthur McArthur Research Files

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Arthur McArthur's research files on the development of the Green Hills neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, from 1911 to 2006, and the draft of his history of the neighborhood and families residing there.
 
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Associated General Contractors of America. Oregon-Columbia Chapter records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Oregon-Columbia chapter was created in 1922 as a representative association for Oregon and Southwest Washington workers in the construction industry. The collection (1929-1961) contains correspondence and documents relating to labor negotiations and agreements, labor legislation, and the internal affairs of the association.
 
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Collection on the estate of John Jacob Astor

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence and documents, 1911-1924, relating to the transferral of State of Oregon highway bonds (valued at $50,000) from the estate of John Jacob Astor to his daughter, Ava Alice Muriel Astor, at her coming of age in 1923.
 
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Daniel Bagley papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Washington State pioneer, Methodist pastor, businessman, and civic leader.
 
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Maida Rossiter Bailey papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Maida Rossiter Bailey was Dean of Women at Reed College and owned a ranch with her husband, Meredith Bailey, Jr., near Sisters, Oregon. Collection includes correspondence, 1901-1971; business correspondence, 1914-1964, regarding agriculture, logging and the Deschutes Farmer's Co-op; legal and financial documents, 1915-1962; expense records, 1905-1960; contracts and leases, 1927-1954; tax records and property assessments, 1918-1935; ranch employee records, 1916-1935; crop and pasture records, 1925-1970; mortgages and promissory notes.
 
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Baldwin Sheep and Land Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:The Baldwin Sheep and Land Company was established in 1873 by Dr. David M. Baldwin at Hay Creek, Oregon. Located in present-day Jefferson County, the company became one of the state's largest producers of wool and purebred sheep. The company ceased operation in 1910. The Hay Creek Ranch continued stock-raising operations at the same location under different ownership. Collection includes a record book with minutes, titles, agreements and mortgages; and mortgages, leases, contracts, and other legal papers regarding land holdings near Madras and Hay Creek, Oregon.
 
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Ephram W. Baughman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Manuscript Oath of Master, E. W. Baughman, for the steamer Rival, Oregon City, Oregon, October 21, 1865.
 
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Charles Bennet papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Oath of Master, Charles Bennet, for the steamer Wallamet, Oregon City, Oregon, October 7, 1854.
 
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Henry Blackman bond of indemnity

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a bond of indemnity signed May 20, 1887 by Henry Blackman and seventeen others. The bond was to protect to C. L. Andrews (clerk) and T. R. Howard (sheriff), both of Morrow County, Oregon, against expense of possible legal action arising from their refusal to move county records to Lexington, Oregon.
 
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Frederick Elmer Bolton papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a professor and dean of the College of Education at the University of Washington, as well as an administrator and author.
 
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Booth-Kelly Lumber Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Records include correspondence, financial documents, minutes of annual meetings, reports, operation statements, and materials related to the purchase by Georgia Pacific Corp.
 
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Bridger Bowl, Inc. Records

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Bridger Bowl, Inc. Records consist of reports, board minutes, correspondence and other documents created or collected by the management of Bridger Bowl.
 
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Bunting and Trulove papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:David Bunting (1940-) and William Thomas Trulove (1943- ) researched the economic effects of the termination of the Klamath Indian Reservation. The collection contains research files, surveys and interviews, original manuscripts, and published material.
 
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Thomas Burke papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Washington State attorney, businessman, civic leader, and public official.
 
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Dan Wyman Burnside papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection consists of Oath of Master, D. W. Burnside, for the steamer Active, Canemah, Oregon, December 11, 1865. Dan Wyman Burnside was born in Vermont in 1825. He came to Oregon by way of California in 1852, and settled in Portland.
 
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Byars family papers

Repository:Willamette University Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The Byars family papers consist of legal and financial documents, correspondence, photographs, and Willamette University memorabilia documenting the lives of several generations from approximately 1866 to 1990.
 
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Vivian M. Carkeek Papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:University of Washington law student and law professor.
 
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George W. Carmack papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Gold miner whose discovery claim at Bonanza Creek on August 17, 1896, started the Klondike Gold Rush
 
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Finice Caruthers estate papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes court documents; deposition of Joseph Thomas, 1871, regarding the legitimacy of his son, Finice Caruthers; and a record book, 1 volume, regarding the administration of the estate. Finice Caruthers was the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Caruthers, who died in 1860 without heirs.
 
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Cascades Plywood Corporation records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:In 1944, the Cascades Plywood Corporation purchased Evan Products Company of Portland. In 1945, Cascades merged with the Oak Ridge Timber Company. Cascades later acquired the assets of the Lyon Lumber Company. Records include correspondence; company history with profit/loss records; biography of Max D. Tucker, president; scrapbook; agreements and minutes; and ownership summaries.
 
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Certificate of Register of the brig Metropolis

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection is comprised of the Certificate of Register issued to Herman C. Leonard by John Adair for the brig, Metropolis.
 
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Stephen Fowler Chadwick papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Seattle lawyer, politician, and civic leader.
 
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Stanley Chapple papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of Stanley Chapple, University of Washington music professor and director of the University of Washington School of Music from 1948-1971
 
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Justin Chenoweth papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Handwritten diary, letterbooks, and documents relating to Justin Chenoweth's travel to Oregon and work as a surveyor, mail carrier, and justice of the peace in Oregon and Washington Territory, primarily from the years 1848 to 1862. Includes family correspondence.
 
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Clatsop County, Oregon School District No. 1 land conveyance agreement

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Clatsop County, Oregon School District No. 1 and J. Munson, entered into a legal agreement regarding land. The collection a legal document between the school district No. 1 and Munson, dated January 9, 1865.
 
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John W. Cochran papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Oath of Master, John W. Cochran, for the steamer Reliance, Canemah, Oregon, August 3, 1865.
 
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Concentrated Employment Program records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Records of a federally sponsored educational and employment program for low-income individuals in selected Portland neighborhoods. Collection includes project proposals and applications, contractor agreements, and budget reports and statistics.
 
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Miriam L. Condon papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.
 
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Annette Buchanan Conard papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection contains correspondence, legal documents, publications and articles, miscellany, and newspaper clippings relating to the trial of Annette Buchanan, Managing Editor for the Oregon Daily Emerald, in the late 1960's.
 
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Consolidated Timber Company record book

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Record book with minutes and certificate of dissolution.
 
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Cooper and Levy families papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of two related pioneer Jewish families from Seattle, Washington.
 
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Glenn Corning papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Glenn Corning was a florist in Sherwood, Oregon. Papers include personal and business correspondence; Barriger vs. Corning lawsuit papers, 1930-1931; financial records; and plant and flower reference card files.
 
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Megan Cornish papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of one of the first female electricians for Seattle City Light and labor activist
 
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Couch Family Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers of the family of John Heard Couch, one of the original developers of the townsite of Portland, Oregon, and his descendents, including members of the Glisan and Robertson families. Papers include correspondence, legal papers, land ownership records, clippings, family Bibles, journals of John Heard Couch, and papers concerning Couch's wife Caroline and their descendants Caroline Wilson, Clementine Lewis, and Elizabeth and Rodney Glisan. Of special note is John Heard Couch's logbook, 1853-1858, for voyages on the ships Chenamus and Madonna; and the travel diary of Nan Robertson, 1911-1912, written during a trip to San Francisco and Southern Asia.
 
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James J. Crossley papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Crossley was a lawyer in Winterset, Ia., a member of the Iowa State Senate, 1900-1907, and an active supporter of the statewide primary law. Collection includes correspondence (1894-1954): personal and formal, college class notes from Yale University (1898), addresses, legal documents, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, published materials, maps, photographs, his diary which documents his experiences during WWI, and other miscellaneous materials.
 
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Davidson Baking Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence and advertising, 1938-1967; labor agreements, correspondence and reports, 1937-1968; correspondence and plans regarding plant construction and improvement, 1948-1966; accountant's reports, 1918-1920 and 1934-1936; and tax forms, 1938-1955.
 
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Mercedes Deiz collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers and photographs relating to Judge Mercedes Deiz and her family.
 
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Elmer Perry Dodd papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Elmer Perry Dodd (born 1869) was a developer and irrigation advocate for the Umatilla area of Oregon. Collection includes correspondence, research notes, documents and printed materials regarding irrigation projects in the Umatilla area, particularly the Umatilla Rapids Project and McNary Dam, 1902-1954; and correspondence and documents regarding the Columbia Valley Association, Inland Waterways Association, and Bureau of Reclamation hearings. Correspondents include Walter M. Pierce, Charles L. McNary, Frederick Steiwer, Marshall N. Dana and Homer D. Angell.
 
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Cindy Domingo papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of Cindy Domingo, Filipino American labor activist, documenting her organizing work with the Committee for Justice for Domingo and Viernes, Line of March, and the Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP).
 
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Dooly & Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Dooly & Company was an insurance and investment company in Portland, Oregon. Collection includes business correspondence, leases, notes, financial records, and documents, 1904-1958, regarding the purchase of hotels in Portland, Oregon; records of Dooly Investment Co., Davenport Dooly Co. and the Contractor Finance Association; business papers of Frank E. Dooly and Andrew C. Smith.
 
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Wallace Ulysses Douglas papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Wallace Ulysses Douglas (1868-1936) moved to Coos Bay, Oregon in 1890, worked for the Coast Mail, read law with John A. Gray, was admitted to the bar in 1898, and practiced law in the Coos Bay area thereafter. The collection contains business, legal, and political correspondence, law office ledgers, and records of five Oregon businesses that Douglas provided legal counsel for or was a shareholder: American Bank, Coos Bay Home Telephone Co., German-American Hospital Association, Home Mortgage Co., and Smith River Transportation Co.
 
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Drexel Land Company record book

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Record book with minutes, receipts, agreements and land titles.
 
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Willis Dunagan diaries and legal papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Willis Dunagan was a farmer in Marion County, Oregon. The collection consists of Dunagan's diaries from 1859 to 1897, a folder of legal documents, and two original school diplomas earned by Dunagan.
 
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Duncan-Packer Family Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:Primarily business records, letters, receipts, gas and oil leases, and other legal documents created or collected by the Troy Duncan or Erwin Packer families. Subjects include homesteading, Liberty county and communities therein, oil and gas exploration and leasing, and sheep and cattle ranching.
 
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Guide to the Edward Emanuel Johnson Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Biography and legal documents of early Tacoma shipbuilder, Edward Johnson, from Vanersborg, Sweden.
 
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Norman Elliott papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Norman N. Elliott (1869- ) was a rancher in Baker County, Oregon and an active member of farm and banking organizations. The collection includes business correspondence, tax, financial, and legal records, and ranch ledgers.
 
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Guide to the Elsie M. Parkhurst Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Correspondence ordering immigration records and and a photocopy of the records.
 
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Everding and Farrell Co. records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Everding and Farrell Co. was a wholesale produce and commission firm, that was later associated with logging and the salmon packing industry. The collection (1888-1900) contains indentures and other legal papers, incoming correspondence, financial records and land surveys, and a listing of Washougal lands, costs, and expenses.
 
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Edwin B. Fellows papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Manuscript Oath of Owner, Edwin B. Fellows, for the steamer Yamhill, Canemah, Oregon, October 20, 1865.
 
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John Finerty papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Finerty (1885-1967) was an attorney who worked for railroad companies before becoming involved with civil rights cases. The collection consists of case files, general files and personal records.
 
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Henry Fischer papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Oath of Master, Henry Fischer, for the schooner Elenora, Astoria, Oregon, August 11, 1865.
 
Collection Title:

Fletcher family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes scrapbooks, certificates and miscellaneous documents of members of the Fletcher family. Many members of the family were schoolteachers in Salem, Silverton, and other parts of Marion County, Oregon.
 
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Thomas J. Foster papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Oath of Master, Thomas J. Foster, for the schooner San Diego of Oysterville, Washington Territory, February 26, 1865.
 
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Oscar Furuset papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes case files of Oscar Furuset, a Portland, Oregon, lawyer. Cases involve the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders & Helpers of America; the Western Bond & Mortgage Co.; Noble Lumber Co.; and Robert Dollar Co., circa 1930-1950.
 
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John Gates papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Gates (1827-1888) was a construction engineer for the Oregon Steam Navigation Co. and the Oregon Railway and Navigation Co. From 1885 to 1888, he served as mayor of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, diaries, scrapbook pages, steamboat plans and inventions, and photographs.
 
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Loyal M. Graham papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Loyal M. Graham (1860-1961) was an attorney and legislator, and in 1919 as an Oregon state legislator he introduced the nation's first gasoline tax. The collection contains political correspondence, legal briefs, diaries and journals, scrapbook pages and speeches.
 
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Austin E. Griffiths papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a lawyer, civic leader, and politician of Seattle, Washington.
 
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Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Records from two nonviolent groups, the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action and the Pacific Life Community, which protested the nuclear arms race, particularly Trident nuclear submarines at the Bangor Naval Submarine Base in Kitsap County, Washington
 
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Guide to the H. Nielsen Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Papers consist of one notebook and two examples of "vexel" (veksels).
 
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Hall Land Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection consists of legal documents relating to the purchase of lands in Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Multnomah, Tillamook, and Washington counties, Oregon, by the Edmund Hall Land Co. of Detroit, Michigan, 1860-1910.
 
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John H. Hall, Sr. papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:John H. Hall, Sr. was U.S. District Attorney for Oregon. Papers include include correspondence, receipts, and documents relating to Auto Delivery Company and Ten Bar Ranch, and case files.
 
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Charles W. Hendrickson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Photostat enrollment of schooner Morning Star, Charles W. Hendrickson, Tillamook, Oregon, February 1, 1855.
 
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Hewitt & Sox records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Hewitt & Sox was a law firm in Albany, Oregon, consisting of Henry H. Hewitt and Carlton Edward Sox. Collection includes correspondence, transcripts, and dispositions of cases, 1900-1931; and Sox family correspondence, 1870-1906.
 
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Edward Theodore Hildreth papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a political activist concerning the American Protective League (Minute Men); the Republican Party of Island County; and the Washington Liberty Loan Committee;
 
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Gale Stockton Hill papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Gale Stockton Hill was a lawyer in Albany, Oregon. Collection includes correspondence, transcripts, and dispositions of cases, and miscellaneous and personal papers.
 
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George D. Hill papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a U.S. Civil War veteran who also served as an United States Indian agent primarily at the Neah Bay and Tulalip Agencies in Washington Territory.
 
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Lee Hawley Hoffman papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Lee Hawley Hoffman (1914-1998) was a prominent general contractor in the Pacific Northwest and a former executive director of the Oregon Historical Society. Collection includes records of Lee Hoffman, Inc., 1960-1962, with references to Oak Lodge Sanitary District, No. 1, Clackamas County; suit of Lee Hoffman v. U. S. regarding the construction of railroad bridge across the Deschutes River, 1962; personal and legal documents; financial records of Videorecon Corp., 1961-1962.
 
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Louis R. Huber papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Louis R. Huber was a filmmaker and president of Northern Films in Seattle, Washington. Papers include correspondence, news clippings, photographs, scripts, legal agreements, receipts, brochures, film orders, news releases, menus, magazines, booklets, purchase orders, and invoices, as well as materials relating to the film "The Alaska Highway."
 
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International Military Tribunal for Far East records of the Sadao Araki military tribunal

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Records of the case of the United States of America, et al., against Sadao Araki, et al., International Military Tribunal for the Far East, Apr. 29, 1946-Nov. 12, 1948. 318 v.
 
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William Irving papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers of William Irving include a manuscript bill of sale for the steamer Express from Irving to George Hoyt, 1857; and a license for the steamer Express, issued to Irving in Astoria, Oregon, July 28, 1857.
 
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Charles Samuel Jackson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Charles Samuel Jackson (1860-1924) was the publisher of the Oregon Journal newspaper in Portland. Collection includes correspondence, 1881-1924, regarding Oregon conservation, local and national politics, and the newspaper business. Other materials include a diary, scrapbooks for the Journal Publishing Co. and on the dairy industry in Oregon; and papers of Maria Clopton Jackson.
 
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Guide to the Johanne Jacobsdatter Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Vaccination record for Johanne Jacobsdatter (1840-1911).
 
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Guide to the Kari Lodvarsdatter Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Vaccination record for Kari Lodvarsdatter.
 
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Katipunan ng mga Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP) [Union of Democratic Filipinos] records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Records relating to the policital organization Katipunan Ng Mga Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP) [Union of Democratic Filipinos]
 
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Joseph Kellogg papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Manuscript Oath of Master, Joseph Kellogg, for the steamer Senator, Oregon City, Oregon, June 28, 1865; manuscript Bond for License for the steamer Senator for Kellogg and a second person, whose name could be either Asa A. M. Cully or Asa A. McCully, August 2, 1865.
 
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William M. King Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers of a merchant, civic leader, and territorial legislator of Portland, Oregon. Includes correspondence, financial records, notebooks, and ledgers. Materials relate to King's enterprises, including the firms of Butler & King, King & Kittridge, and a lawsuit concerning King's work on the Erie Canal.
 
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Guide to the Knud Olsen Hovie Vaccination Certificate

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A November 1830 cowpox vaccination certificate for Knud Olsen Hovie.
 
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La Creole Academic Institute records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:La Creole Academic Institute was incorporated by the legislature on January 28, 1856, as a university. Collection includes act to establish La Creole by the Oregon legislature, 1856; wills of John H. Robb and Albert Tebbetts, bequeathing property to La Creole, 1861 and 1863; quitclaim deeds, 1914; correspondence, notices, documents of dissolution, 1958; and memorabilia.
 
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Land Collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:The Land Collection, an artificial collection compiled by the Oregon Historical Society Research Library staff, contains title abstracts and other land ownership documents including land certificates, sale bills, titles, and indentures, regarding land in Oregon, Indian lands and railroad grants. Documents pertain to Portland and land in Oregon and Washington state counties.
 
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Alexander Linthicum papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Alexander Wilson Linthicum (1895-1969) was a Portland, Oregon businessman, naturalist and mountaineer. Collection includes correspondence, 1919-1940, regarding a job search and the cabin of the Timberline Ski Club; stock certificate book of the Wilson Investment Co., 1910-1938; correspondence, 1910-1967, regarding the Couch and Wilson families, estates and railway and automobile travel; contracts; financial records; journals, ledgers and minute books; correspondence regarding the Mary H. Couch estate, 1941-1951; diaries, 1929-1936; correspondence from Louise Linthicum, 1924-1929, regarding travels; wills, legal documents and genealogical material.
 
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John Francis Logan papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes journals, records of legal practice, and various association records collected by John Francis Logan, who was a lawyer in Portland, Oregon, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Baker Theatre Stock Co.
 
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Lyon Lumber Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:The Lyon Lumber Co. owned timber lands in Linn County, Oregon. Collection includes correspondence, deeds, abstracts of title, minutes, accounts, stock certificates, ledgers and registers regarding land in Oregon and Louisiana.
 
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M. Seller & Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes records of M. Seller & Company, a crockery and glassware business that opened in Portland, Oregon, in 1859. Records include business correspondence, 1875-1904; legal papers, 1900-1905; financial records, 1864-1900; inventory book, 1910; advertisements; samples of correspondence and other forms; and ephemera.
 
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Macleay Estate Company records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Macleay Estate Company of Portland, Oregon purchased the canning, shipping, and allied interests of the R. D. Hume Company of Wedderburn, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, legal documents, ledgers, and journals.
 
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Maier-Bettingen Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:The Maier-Bettingen Company was a clothier in The Dalles, Oregon. Collection includes ledgers, minute book, cash books, order books, inventories, and legal documents.
 
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Marks, Saul & Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Unprocessed collection that includes business records, correspondence, legal documents, receipts, shipping manifests, and ephemera, 1856-1882.
 
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Grant McConnell papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of an environmentalist/political scientist and property owner in Stehekin Valley at the head of Lake Chelan in the North Cascades, Washington
 
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Job McNemee versus Daniel Lownsdale depositions

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Job McNamee and D.H. Lownsdale were residents of the Oregon Territory that both claimed the same land. Collection contains two depositions consisting of three pages, each concerning land claims.
 
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Stephen Mead Estate papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Stephen Mead was a businessman and property owner in Portland, Oregon. Papers include correspondence; business and financial papers, including leases; abstract titles, mortgages, deeds, building and realty appraisals; and blueprints of Mead Estate holdings.
 
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A. J. and Joseph G. Megler legal document

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a legal document, dated July 20, 1868, signed by A. J. Megler and Joseph G. Megler, regarding a hotel Astoria, Oregon.
 
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Merrill & Ring Lumber Company records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Records of a lumber company
 
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Michael A. Meyendorff papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Michael A. Meyendorff (1849-1908) was a Polish revolutionary (in Russia), who was released to the United States through government intercession in 1866, and who later relocated to Oregon. The collection (1861-1908) contains personal and official correspondence (some in Russian), scrapbooks, an autobiographical manuscript, and estate papers.
 
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James D. Miller papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Manuscript Bond of Enrollment, Master James D. Miller, D. P. Thompson and J. L. Barlow, for the steamer Yamhill, Canemah, Oregon, October 19, 1865; and manuscript Bond of License, Master James D. Miller, D. P. Thompson and J. L. Barlow, for the steamer Union, Canemah, Oregon, October 19, 1865.
 
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John Hipple Mitchell legal document

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a legal document, dated December 20, 1869, by John Hipple Mitchell, of Portland, Oregon giving notice of his intention to redeem property purchased by Everding and Beebe at a sheriff's sale.
 
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Montana Mining Company Records

Repository:University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The collection focuses on the workings of two mining companies that owned and operated the Drumlummon mine in Marysville, Montana, over five decades.
 
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Beverly Clarke Mosby Papers

Repository:Eastern Washington University
Summary:Collection contains legal documents, photographs, clippings, and ephemera collected and created by Beverly Clarke Mosby, a Spokane attorney; also correspondence by Mosby's father, Colonel John S. Mosby, a Confederate guerilla leader during the United States Civil War.
 
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Collection on the trials of Tom Murray, James Willos and Ellsworth Kelley

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes sentencing documents from the Lane County Circuit Court, 1923, for Tom Murray on the charge of "Assault with a dangerous weapon"; sentencing document from the Umatilla County Circuit Court, 1924, for James Willos on the charge of "Larceny in dwelling"; signed statement of Tom Murray, James Willos and Ellsworth Kelley, describing the crime that took place.
 
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Nature Conservancy, Washington State Chapter records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Organizational records documenting the efforts of the Washington State chapter of the Nature Conservancy, a non-profit nature preservation society.
 
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Joseph Henry Neebe papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Joseph Henry Neebe (1888-1970) was an advertising executive, playwright, and Broadway producer. The collection (1920-1970) contains correspondence, manuscripts, contracts, business files from various media projects, advertising and theatre production files, and photographs.
 
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Guide to the Nils Andersson Emigration Registration Document

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Emigration registration document for Nils Andersson, who left Sweden in the early 1900s.
 
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Oliff Olson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Oaths of Master, Oliff Olson, for the steamer Rescue, Portland, Oregon, March 9 and April 8, 1865.
 
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Oregon Imprints Collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Imprints from mid-19th century Oregon cataloged by George N. Belknap.
 
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Oregon Quicksilver Incorporated mining records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:This collection contains information about Oregon Quicksilver Incorporated and Mines Service Incorporated, both located in Oregon. The collection contains superintendent's reports, timecards, stocks, invoices, correspondence, photographs, and legal documents. Also contained in this collection is information about the Prosperity Mine and the Bonanza Bar in the form of placer claims, drawings of locations, legal documents and notes.
 
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Oregonian Publishing Company Records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Business records of Oregonian Publishing Company. Includes financial, legal, and organizational documents; assorted subject files covering Oregonian financial interests; reports, studies, and surveys; photographs; publications; and limited correspondence and other documents from Henry Pittock's time as owner and publisher.
 
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Patrick Lumber Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:The Patrick Lumber Company was founded in 1915 by Charles C. Patrick, who had previously been the sales manager for Bridal Veil Lumbering Company. Records include correspondence; lumber freight contracts; documents relating to lumber treating standards; financial records of the Bridal Veil Lumbering Company; advertisements; and lists of lumber prices and potential customers.
 
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George Perkins papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence and documents regarding legal cases, 1914-1961. Clients include the Nicolai family, Rose City Brewing Co., Shaver Transportation Co., and Peninsula Iron Works.
 
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W. H. Pierson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Oath of Enrollment, W. H. Pierson of San Francisco, California, for the schooner Isabel, Coos Bay, Oregon, January 25, 1865.
 
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Portland General Electric Collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Photographs and documents relating to the history and development of Portland General Electric. The photos in this collection include color and black and white photographs, negatives and slides of employees, power generating stations, office buildings, recreational sites, power lines, towers, streetcars, streetcar tracks, office buildings and equipment. The documents in this collection include correspondence, logbooks, account books, manuals, ephemera, newsletters, clippings, etc. regarding employees, power stations, office buildings, operations, outside organizations and the electrical industry as a whole.
 
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Thomas Wickham Prosch papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Historian and journalist in Washington state
 
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Randle family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Correspondence, scrapbooks, genealogy, legal documents, warrants, diaries, ledgers, photographs and memorabilia belonging to members of the Randle family of Oregon.
 
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James Redden papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers, photographs, and ephemera relating to the career of Oregon legislator and judge James Redden.
 
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Carl Gotthilf Berthold Rostel papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Carl Rostel (1850-1928), a German immigrant, worked variously as a barber, saloonkeeper, salesperson, and land speculator in Central Point, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, commercial broadsides, catalogues, legal documents, account books, and photographs.
 
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David C. H. Rothschild papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers include photocopy manuscript agreements between David C. H. Rothschild and Captain George H. Werks, 1876, for a grain shipment, and Henry A. Webster, 1879, for rations; photocopy manuscript bond between Rothschild and Webster, 1880; photocopy manuscript list of vessels with names of captains and destinations.
 
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Thomas Gough Ryan papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes legal documents and correspondence regarding immigrants (including Chinese), labor, politics, transportation, Portland bridges, lumbering, Thomas Ryan Gough's activities during World War II, and various misdemeanor and felony cases.
 
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Francis R. Schanck collection on the Idaho Power Company

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, reports, clippings, and miscellaneous documents and ephemera, 1949-1954, regarding the controversy over development of Snake River-Hells Canyon region.
 
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Steven R. Schell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Documents relating to cases that Portland lawyer Steven R. Schell worked on in the areas of environmental law, land use, energy, real estate, and construction in Oregon.
 
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Seattle Federation of Women's Clubs records

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Records of a Seattle, Washington, women's federation involved in community service and academic study.
 
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Shaver Transportation Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Records include minutes, 1893-1930; bills of sale of enrolled vessels, 1893-1933; history of the Shaver Transportation Company, 1893-1959; plan of proposed boat mooring; history of Shaver Forwarding Co. and Tidewater-Shaver Barge Lines, 1932-1943.
 
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Milton Smith Wirt papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers of a lawyer and civic leader of Portland, Oregon. Includes extensive correspondence, 1870-1918, relating to land claims, real estate controversies, tax delinquencies, the Library Association of Portland, the Multnomah Law Library, the Portland Free Kindergarten Association, the Oregon Historical Society, and other organizations and business concerns. Also includes ephemera and personal financial documents.
 
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Stearns and Chenoweth records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Stearns and Chenoweth was a hardware store located in Oakland, Oregon, that dealt in hardware, stoves, tinware, guns, pistols and sewing machines. The collection (1855-1912) contains deeds and legal papers, account books, a map, and correspondence.
 
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James Bowles Stephens collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:James B. Stephens (1806-1889) was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania. In 1844, he traveled overland to Oregon. Settling first in Oregon City, he came to the new town of Portland in 1845. He operated the horse-powered Stark Street Ferry and laid out the townsite of East Portland. Collection includes a manuscript bond of James Bowles Stephens and Gideon Tibbetts, August 30, 1852, for Stephens to keep a ferry across the Willamette River opposite Portland; manuscript articles of agreement between Stephens and Joseph Knott, March 25, 1861, and January 24, 1862, for rights to Stephens' ferry franchise; and a typescript photocopy of "James B. Stephens: The Life and Times of Portland's First Ferryman" by Edmund G. Fisher, circa 1983.
 
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Loran LaSells Stewart Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers of an Oregon businessman and leader in the lumber industry who served as a representative from Lane County in the Oregon State Legislature and in various state agencies from the 1950s to the 1980s. The papers cover the period 1927 to 1982 and include correspondence, minutes, reports, financial and legal records, diaries, newsclippings, photographs and government bills. The collection covers Stewart's industrial, political and personal activities and focus mostly on his business activities, and involvement in lumber related associations and politics.
 
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Templeton family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence, account books, ephemera, land deeds and certificates, 1833-1954, for members of the Templeton family including Joseph H. Templeton, Emma D. Templeton, Leighton F. Templeton and Raymond E. Templeton. Also included are genealogical information and obituaries.
 
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Tide Water Mill Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Records include business correspondence and minute books with articles of incorporation, balance sheets and certificate of dissolution.
 
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U.S. District Court documents regarding the Whitman Massacre trial

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:In November of 1847, a small band of Cayuse warriors killed 14 settlers and took 53 others captive in what became known as the Whitman Massacre. The collection consists of photostat copies of court documents describing testimony brought against Tiloukaikt, one of the Cayuse leaders brought to trial for the crime.
 
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U.S. District Court, Oregon. Commissioner's record book

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The United States Commissioner for the district of Oregon, of the U.S. District court, was Joshua J. Walton. The collection (1888-1904) contains Commissioner Walton's record book regarding cases, evidence, judgments, and costs.
 
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Ukase Investment Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Ukase Investment Company was incorporated in 1910 with William Kanan Smith as president. Records include correspondence; homestead certificate; property lists; agreements; deeds; promissory notes; and mortgages.
 
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Windsor Utley papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of a Seattle painter, gallery owner, and friend of painter Mark Tobey.
 
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James O. Van Bergen papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection consists of a manuscript bill of sale for the steamer Fashion from James O. Van Bergen to William N. Horton, 1853; oath of master, Van Bergen, for the steamer J. H. Couch of Portland, Oregon, 1865; and shipping agreements, 1853 and 1857.
 
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Nicholas Versteeg papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Materials related to Nicholas Versteeg and Versteeg Brick Works, his business in Portland, Oregon. Collection includes an account book, 1869-1872, for Versteeg Brick Works; Versteeg's will and estate papers; and family documents, including war ration books, 1942-1945.
 
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Dorothy J. Weintz papers

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Papers of the granddaughter of Asa S. Mercer, a Seattle pioneer.
 
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Westport Lumber Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Records include minutes, certificate of dissolution, receipts, stock subscriptions and proxies, and stockholder lists.
 
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Robert L. White Papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Robert L. White (1865-1932) was a resident of Brownsville, Oregon. The collection (1865-1932) consists of legal documents such as indentures, deeds, warrants and citations, and also correspondence.
 
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Donegan Reeder Wiggins papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Donegan Reeder Wiggins (1888-1950) was a firearms expert and columnist. Collection includes personal and professional correspondence, 1906-1951; life history and research compiled by Ernest E. Baker, 1951-1952; sermons and correspondence of Rev. Duncan S. Donegan, 1871-1878; certificates of D. S. Donegan's career, 1865-1881; deeds and business papers, 1839-1886; legislative papers, 1870.
 
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T. F. and G. W. Williams legal document

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a written legal agreement dated November 5, 1883, between T. F. Williams and G. W. Williams, both of Cascade Locks, Oregon, and also William Haaker of the Importing and Fish Preservation House, in New York City, concerning the sale of sturgeon and caviar.
 
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Frederick Wallace Wilson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Frederick Wallace Wilson (1872-1955) was an attorney and Circuit Court Judge in The Dalles, Oregon. The papers include correspondence, a letterpress copybook, legal papers, a manuscript, photographs, addresses and publications by Wilson as well as personal correspondence of Joseph G. Wilson, and certificates of Elizabeth Millar Wilson.
 
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Wolf & Son records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes quitclaim and warranty deeds, mortgages and articles of incorporation for Silverton Mining Co.; miscellaneous financial records, patents for hop drier and business correspondence, 1898-1910; ledgers, 1894-1921.
 
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World War I alien forms

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection consists of registration affidavits of German and other aliens residing in Oregon. The affidavits were compiled as a security measure during World War I.
 
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Jean Young papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Jean Young (1904-1992) served on the the King City, Oregon, city council and as mayor of King City. She also was vice-chairwoman of the Multnomah County Republican Party Central Committee and was a delegate to eight Republic national conventions. She was appointed to the Oregon State Wage and Hour Commission in 1947. Collection includes miscellaneous papers relating to Young's career in politics and the Republican Party in Oregon; legislation; correspondence; 1960 Oregon Census; papers relating to legal cases; and documents relating to issues Young was concerned with, such as women's rights, driving safety, and wages.

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