Oregon Historical Society Research Center.16 cubic feet (19 photographs in 1 oversize folder)19 black and white photographs on 6 sheets removed from an unidentified album, ca. 1880-1914.Contact InformationFinding Aid
Oregon Historical Society Research Center.02 cubic feet (1 folder)Collection includes: James H. Wilbur letter to his brother, 8 pp, 8 April 1847, regarding his trip from New York to San Francisco on the bark Whiton; James H. Wilbur, Salem, Oregon, letter to Richard Hoyt, 1 p, 6 October 1847; James H. Wilbur, Fort Simcoe, Yakima Indian Agency, letter to Frank T. Dodge, 1 p, 23 March 1868, regarding payment of freight shipped from Portland to the Dalles. James Harvey Wilbur (1811-1887) was a pioneer Methodist missionary and educator. In 1846 he was appointed a missionary to Oregon and sailed from New York to Oregon where he arrived in Oregon City in 1847. He worked in Portland for some time as preacher and in 1851 he established the Portland Academy and Female Seminary. In 1853 he moved Umpqua County where he founded the Umpqua Academy in 1854. He was appointed the superintendent of Education on the Yakima Indian Reservation in 1860. He was an Indian Agent at Fort Simcoe from 1860 to 1880.Contact InformationFinding Aid
Oregon Historical Society Research Center.16 cubic feet (1 oversize folder)28 black and white photographs, 1 map and 1 newspaper article in 1 disbound album, 1938-1964, many aerial photographs, showing the development of Swan Island for the shipping industry, one showing Swan Island undeveloped and mostly underwater in June 1921.Contact InformationFinding Aid
Oregon Historical Society Research Center1 cubic feet (1 record carton)Collection includes: Interviews, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other research regarding obscenity laws in Oregon compiled by Stephen L. Wasby while researching his dissertation thesis "The Pure and the Prurient: The Supreme Court, Obscenity, and Oregon Policy."Contact InformationFinding Aid
Oregon Historical Society Research Center.02 cubic feet (1 folder)3 letters from C. M. Kiggins to Carl Samuelson, 1930-1931, regarding getting someone to drill at Cumberland Dome in 1931, geologist reports, drilling near fault lines, legal issues and drills.Contact InformationFinding Aid
Oregon Historical Society Research Center.02 cubic feet (1 folder)Bound account book kept by Herbert E. Cooper, Roseburg, Oregon, 1 v, 1874-1884, containing farm, personal and business records.Contact InformationFinding Aid
Oregon Historical Society Research Center.02 cubic feet (1 folder)Typescript photocopy narrative "Crossing the plains from Kansas to Oregon", 4 pp, ca. 1962, regarding crossing the plains and homesteading by the Shannon and Parman families at Indian Creek and Summit Springs, Oregon, describing events from 1882-1962.Contact InformationFinding Aid
Oregon Historical Society Research Center.04 cubic feet (1 folder) 5 feet :Collection includes: bound stock book, 1865-1878; Correspondence between J. W. Nesmith and R. P. Boise, August-September 1866, regarding the mills and Bridesburg Manufacturing Co., Philadelphia; Letters to R. P. Boise, Jr., 1914-1941; Manuscript copies of correspondence between Nesmith and Bridesburg Manufacturing Co., 1866; Miscellaneous financial records.Contact InformationFinding Aid
Oregon Historical Society Research Center.04 cubic feet (1 folder)Photostat manuscript letters from Lt. Colonel (later General) John Summerfield Hawkins, Royal Engineer, of Her Majesty's Boundary Commission, from London and the Pacific Northwest, to various officials in the War Office, London, England, 50 pp, 1859-1862, concerning the marking of the International Boundary at the 49th parallel between British Columbia and the State of Washington. John Summerfield Hawkins (1812-1895) was given command of the Land Boundary Survey of the 49th Parallel in the summer of 1858.Contact InformationFinding Aid
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