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Newly Available Collection: Fred D. Van Wagenen letter

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated September 13, 1896, from Fred D. Van Wagenen, a lawyer in Seattle, Washington, to his mother (Ann Van Wagenen?) of New York. In the letter, he describes an Alaska mining trip and meeting Father Barnum, a Jesuit missionary and cousin to P.T. Barnum.

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Guide to the Fred D. Van Wagenen Letter

Newly Available Collection: Wilhoit Springs Resort records

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

The Wilhoit Springs Resort resort was founded by James Wilhoit, and was a favorite rusticating spot for tired Oregonians. The collection (1899-1902) consists of campers’ records, a hotel record, a stage account, brochures regarding the resort and the area, small black and white prints of the resort, a few pieces of correspondence.

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Guide to the Wilhoit Springs Resort Records

Newly Available Collection: Burgess Family papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

The Burgess family papers consists mainly of the records of Chalon Burgess, a Presbyterian minister, his wife Emma, their sons Edward Sandford and Theodore Chalon, their daughter Sarah Julia Burgess (who went by Julia), as well as other family members. Collection material includes correspondence, school and professional papers, prose and poetry, travel material, financial and investment documents, material on the Burgess rare manuscripts and book collection, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.

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Guide to the Burgess Family Papers

Newly Available Collection: Ahio Scott Watt reminiscences

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Ahio Scott Watt (1824-1909) was an Oregon pioneer of 1848 who became clerk of the first court in the Oregon Territory. The collection (1802-1835) contains Watt’s personal and family reminiscences.

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Guide to the Ahio Scott Watt Reminiscences

Newly Available Collection: Benjamin Brown diary

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

The collection contains a typed transcription of a diary log by Benjamin Brown, of his sea voyage from Liverpool, England, to New York, USA, between July 18th, 1857 – May 4th, 1862.

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Guide to the Benjamin Brown Diary

Newly Available Collection: Clifton Pease papers

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Clifton Pease (1884-1937) was a Seattle publicist, and radio program writer with a special interest in Asia. The collection contains radio scripts and interviews, diaries from when Pease served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (1917-1919), and a diary from a trip to Japan, Korea, and China (1929), 1917-1938.

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Guide to the Clifton Pease Papers

Newly Available Collection: Charles T. McDaniel papers

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Charles T. McDaniel was, for many years, a cashier of the Stockgrowers & Farmers National Bank of Wallowa, Oregon. The collection contains bank correspondence, personal and family correspondence, a travel diary, memorial letters, and a photograph album.

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Guide to the Charles T. McDaniel Papers

Newly Available Collection: Frederick W. Wichman

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Frederick W. Wichman served as a seaman, and in the infantry in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and Philippine-American War, 1898-1901. The collection contains diaries and letters Wichman kept during his military service, and during a voyage around the world in 1901.

Guide to the Frederick W. Wichman Diaries and Letters

Newly Available Collection: Henry J. Biddle papers

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Henry J. Biddle (1862-1928) was an engineer and an amateur botanist. The collection consists of diaries, trip logs, account books, correspondence, manuscripts, sketch and survey maps, and photograph prints and albums.

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Guide to the Henry J. Biddle Papers

Check out: William W. Lloyd reminiscences

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The William W. Lloyd Papers comprise a single manuscript detailing Lloyd’s trip from Missouri to Idaho in 1876 and his life in Pine Valley, now Pine (Baker County), Oregon.

Call number: SFM 133

Guide to the William W. Lloyd reminiscences