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Willamette Cattle Company correspondence and receipts

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: B 081

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photostat copies of letters and receipts.

The letters are addressed to Philip Foster, partner and treasurer of the Willamette Cattle Company.

Correspondents include: George Gay, Alexander Killen, F.W. Pettygrove, and I. L. Babcock.

Dates

  • 1843-1844

Creator

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

Established in 1837, the Willamette Cattle Company was formed with the expressed purpose of purchasing cattle in California and bringing it to the Oregon Territory. Philip Foster was a partner in the company.

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Established in 1837, the Willamette Cattle Company was formed with the expressed purpose of purchasing cattle in California and bringing it to the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of letters and receipts.

Existence and Location of Originals

Originals of the Willamette Cattle Company letters can be found at the Oregon Historical Society: Phillip Foster papers, Mss 996.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

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

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

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

Title
Guide to the Willamette Cattle Company Correspondence and Receipts
Status
Complete Description
Author
Archivists' Toolkit Project Team, Austin Munsell, and Kira B. Homo
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA