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Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company records

Identifier: B 058

Scope and Contents note

The Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company Records can be found in one bound letterpress volume and span three years. Almost all of the letters are handwritten in ink on carbon paper. Therefore, the materials often are difficult to read. The material consists primarily of letters. However, there are a few pages with ledger and financial records.


  • 1887-1900


Conditions Governing Access note

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 note

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 note

The company was owned by Theodore and William Nicolai. Anthony Neppach was secretary. Most of the letters are to company representatives in Alaska.


0.5 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials



The collection contains a letterpress book from the Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company of Portland, Oregon.

Arrangement note

The collection consists of a single bound volume.

Guide to the Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company Records
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Finding aid prepared by Jenny Palm
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Finding aid written in English
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

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

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA