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Newly Available Collection: Warren Waterhouse papers

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Warren Waterhouse, of Monmouth, Oregon, was a cherry grower. The collection (1896) consists of a certificate of inspection of nursery stock, a letter regarding Waterhouse’s cherries, and a poem written by Waterhouse regarding temperance.

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Guide to the Warren Waterhouse Papers

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.

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

Newly Available Collection: Hewett, Flowerdew and Co. letter to Thomas R. Cornelius

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

The collection contains one letter dated October 18, 1871, from Hewett, Flowerdew and Co. of Portland, Oregon to Thomas R. Cornelius, of Cornelius, Oregon. The subject of the letter gives advice regarding the purchase of wheat and wheat futures.

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Guide to the Hewett, Flowerdew and Co. Letter to Thomas R. Cornelius

Newly Available Collection: Red Star Roller Mills records

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

The company Red Star Roller Mills, a flouring mill, was located in Turner, Oregon. The collection (1892-1900) contains financial ledgers and day books, and a biography of George Frank Robertson which describes an overland journey to Oregon.

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Guide to the Red Star Roller Mills Records

Newly Available Collection: Everding and Farrell Co. records

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

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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Guide to the Everding and Farrell Co. Records

Newly Available Collection: Pacific Cooperative Poultry Producers records

Monday, July 1st, 2013

The Pacific Cooperative Poultry Producers (PCPP) cooperative was organized in 1920, and the Pacific Egg Producers (PEP) cooperative was established in 1922. The collection (1924-1941) contains records of both cooperatives including financial records, reports, correspondence, and minutes.

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Guide to the Pacific Cooperative Poultry Producers and Pacific Egg Producers 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

Newly Available Collection: James Suydam Polhemus papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

James Suydam Polhemus (1852-1930) became an engineer and worked for the U. S. Army Engineers in Texas, in the Great Lakes region, in California, and later settled in Oregon in the 1880s, where he engineered the jetties at Yaquina and Coos Bay harbors. The collection (1864-1924) contains family and business correspondence, and a letterpress copy book consisting of the outgoing correspondence of the Alsea Packing company.

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Guide to the James Suydam Polhemus Papers

Newly Available Collection: Peter John Stadelman legislative correspondence

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Peter John Stadelman (1871-1954) established the Stadelman Fruit and Ice Companies, became was mayor of The Dalles, served as the Secretary of State of Oregon, and in 1936 he was elected state senator (Republican) from Wasco and Hood River counties (1936-1947). The collection contains correspondence, 1936-1947.

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Guide to the Peter John Stadelman Legislative Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Benjamin Young papers

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Benjamin Young was a salmon canner, banker, real estate promoter of Astoria, Oregon and worked for the British America Packing Company. The collection contains letterpress copy books that include personal and business correspondence, a record book of the Ben Young Land Company, a scrapbook, and twenty-one volumes of British America Packing Company journals, cash books, letterpress copy books, ledgers, and invoice books, 1882-1906.

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Guide to the Benjamin Young Papers