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Newly Available Collection: Stearns and Chenoweth records

Friday, June 28th, 2013

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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Guide to the Stearns and Chenoweth Records

Newly Available Collection: Patrick Lumber Co. sales books

Friday, June 28th, 2013

The Patrick Lumber Company was a wholesale lumber firm of Portland, Oregon. The collection (1915-1956) contains twenty-five volumes of sales books.

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Guide to the Patrick Lumber Company Sales Books

Newly Available Collection: William Hawks and George S. Canfield real estate business correspondence

Friday, June 28th, 2013

William Hawks and George S. Canfield sold timber, mine, and ranch properties in Oregon and Washington. The collection contains correspondence, 1902-1903.

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Guide to the William Hawks and George S. Canfield Real Estate Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Farmers’ Security Bank records

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Farmers’ Security Bank of Milton, Oregon was incorporated in 1911 by W. E. James, W. W. Wasser, N. T. Manela, F. M. Kent, H. A. Williams, and Robert McEwen. The collection (1911-1940) includes minutes of stockholders and directors meetings, general ledger, depositors ledger, deposit book, and daily statement book.

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Guide to the Farmers’ Security Bank Records

Newly Available Collection: Cornucopia Mines records

Friday, June 28th, 2013

The Cornucopia Mines company of Oregon was incorporated July 30, 1927 by Robert W. Betts, Blaine Hallock, and James H. Nichols as a successor company to the Baker Mines company. The collection contains corporate records, financial ledgers, and correspondence, 1918-1941.

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Guide to the Cornucopia Mines Records

Newly Available Collection: Allen and Lewis records

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Cicero Hunt Lewis (1826-1897) (also known as Cicero Horatius Lewis) and Lucius H. Allen created the Allen and Lewis mercantile company in Portland, Oregon in 1851. The collection contains five ledgers of sales, cash, consignments and account records, 1851-1868.

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Guide to the Allen and Lewis Records

Newly Available Collection: Ellison White Chautauqua Bureau records

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Travelling chautauqua shows offered lectures, plays, and concerts of religious, classical, and popular music, and in 1912, J.R. Ellison joined with Clarence H. White in establishing the Ellison-White Chautauqua Bureau, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes, articles, and programs, 1912-1928.

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Guide to the Ellison-White Chautaugua Bureau Records

Newly Available Collection: McHargue Butcher Shop account book

Friday, June 28th, 2013

McHargue Butcher Shop operated in Brownsville, Oregon. The collection contains a a store account book of 1862 that has American ballads and songs written inside of it.

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Guide to the McHargue Butcher Shop Account Book

Saul Marks and Co. letters received

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Saul Marks and Company, of Roseburg, Oregon, was a retail and commission firm. The collection (1871-1885) consists of letters received.

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Guide to the Saul Marks and Company letters received

California State Telegraph Company. Toll House Station (Ashland, Oregon) records

Friday, June 28th, 2013

The California State Telegraph Company began in 1853, and by June 1867, the company was reorganized and subsumed as the Pacific Division of the Western Union Telegraph Company. The collection (1865-1868) contains financial records, telegrams, and other papers of the Ashland, Oregon tollhouse station.

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Guide to the California State Telegraph Company. Toll House Station (Ashland, Oregon) Records