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Newly Available Collection: Bertram Telfer McBain papers

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Bertram Telfer McBain was a paper mill manager and consultant. The papers include proposals and studies for pulp mill sites, a manuscript history of the pulp and paper industry in the Pacific Northwest, photographs and a scrapbook of the Crown Pulp Mill, Oregon City (1914), and photographs of construction of the Oregon City-West Linn bridge (1922).

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Guide to the Bertram Telfer McBain Papers

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Newly Available Collection: Marshall Cornett papers

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Marshall Eugene Cornett (1898-1947) was a business owner and politician of Oregon who served in the state senate from 1941-1947 and was killed in a plane crash while still in office. The collection (1935-1949) contains correspondence files and speeches.

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Guide to the Marshall Cornett Papers

Newly Available Collection: Herbert Parkyn letters to Robert M. Brereton

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Herbert Parkyn was a financial agent for the Black Sand and Gold recovery company of Chicago, Illinois. The collection (1907) contains letters and printed material that Parkyn sent to Robert M. Brereton of Portland, Oregon regarding black sand (iron extraction) in the Pacific Coast and the Columbia River.

CA 1907 Jan 11

Guide to the Herbert Parkyn letters to Robert M. Brereton

Newly Available Collection: Levi Ankeny letter to Joseph N. Teal

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated July 15, 1904 from Levi Ankeny of Walla Walla, Washington, to Joseph N. Teal of Portland, Oregon. In the letter, Ankeny informs Teal about the population and agricultural crops of Franklin County, Washington.

CA 1904 July 15

Guide to the Levi Ankeny Letter to Joseph N. Teal

Newly Available Collection: W. T. Van Scoy letter to Charles Drain

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated December 8, 1904 from W. T. Van Scoy, of Ashland, Oregon, to Charles Drain of Drain, Oregon. In the letter, Scoy writes that his wages at the Southern Oregon State Normal school are so terrible he cannot eat and pay his bills, and he is sorry he cannot pay Drain the insurance money he owes him.

CA 1904 Dec 8

Guide to the W. T. Van Scoy Letter to Charles Drain

Newly Available Collection: T. F. and G. F. Williams legal document

Friday, September 13th, 2013

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.

CA 1883 Nov 5

Guide to the T. F. and G. F. Williams Legal Document

Newly Available Collection: U.S. Treasury Department, Third Auditor’s Office records

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The collection contains two letters written on stationery from the Third Auditor’s Office of the U.S. Treasury Department regarding supplies allegedly furnished by Messrs. Field and Blakely during the “Oregon and Washington Indian War of 1955-1956.” The letters are dated March 30, 1881, and March 22, 1876.

CA 1881 Mar 30

Guide to the U.S. Treasury Department, Third Auditor’s Office records

Newly Available Collection: G. W. Connell letter

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated March 4, 1873, from G. W. Connell, an Independent Order of Odd Fellows member from Vancouver, Washington Territory, to J. T. Apperson, the Grand Master of Oregon. In the letter, Connell asks Apperson for his opinion about a brother who is in arrears for $18.00.

CA 1873 Mar 4

Guide to the G. W. Connell Letter

Newly Available Collection: Lane County Business Council minutes of meeting

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The collection contains handwritten minutes from a Lane County Business Council meeting on December 12, 1876. The meeting was concerned with the wheat market, grange cooperatives, and Oregon’s representation at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.

CA 1876 Dec 12

Guide to the Lane County Business Council Minutes

Newly Available Collection: Dispatch Line bill of lading

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The collection contains a bill of lading by Dispatch Line Co. for a goods shipped by S. Marks and company on the schooner Sparrow,  from San Francisco to Gardner City, Oregon. The bill of lading includes a detailed list of goods.

CA 1872 Mar 1

Guide to the Dispatch Line Bill of Lading