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Ewry and Garnold account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: B 025

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 5 volumes of account books and papers regarding the undertaking firms of John Ewry and his associates: Brelsfoard & Ewry (1865-1870), Ewry & Cook (1871-1876), and Ewry & Garnold (1877-1880). There is also a fold of miscellaneous papers including correspondence and proof of incurrence of disability.


  • 1865-1880


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

John Ewry (1831-1907) was a pioneer and Portland, Oregon undertaker who established three successive undertaking firms: Brelsfoard & Ewry in 1865, followed by Ewry & Cook in 1871 and then Ewry and Garnold in 1877.


0.5 linear feet (1 container) : 5 volumes, 1 folder

Language of Materials



This firm of Portland undertakers was established in 1865 as Brelsfoard & Ewry, became Ewry & Cook in 1871, Ewry and Garnold in 1877.

Processing Information

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.


Guide to the Ewry and Garnold Account Books
Complete Description
University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team, Amanda Steele, and Chasmodai Cassidy
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA