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.
Collection includes: Photocopy manuscript report, 10 pp, ca. 1752, on the cost of beaver fur; Photocopy manuscript report, 24 pp, on the management of the Hudson's Bay Company. Arthur Dobbs (1689-1765) was an Irish author, statesman and governor of North Carolina.
Materials related to nurse Ruby Hills's service in the 46th General Hospital during World War II: thirty one (31) photographs; historical memoir titled "Remembering our experiences in World War II, 1942-1945," compiled by Ruby Hills; newspaper clippings; brochure for exhibit at Oregon Health and Science University; and video tape titled "The greatest generation : OHSU School of Medicine during World War II."
Typescript document, 12 pp, with biographical data of Hoover's earlier years in Iowa, Oregon and Oakland, California; Photograph of Hoover's house in Oakland, California, at the time he first registered to vote in 1896.
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