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Albert Hawes Tanner papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 120

Scope and Contents

Papers consist of text of addresses to juries and patriotic speeches made by Albert Hawes Tanner.


  • 1886


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & 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 & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

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Biographical / Historical

Albert Hawes Tanner (1855-1932) was the son of a pioneers Benjamin Franklin and Sarah Lucelle Turner, who came to Oregon in 1852. A lawyer by trade, Tanner was elected to the state legislature as a Republican representing Multnomah County in 1882. From 1884 to 1886, he was a City Attorney for Portland, Oregon. In 1888, he was appointed a Portland municipal judge.


0.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



Albert Hawes Tanner was a member of the Oregon legislature, city attorney for Portland, and later municipal judge. His papers include addresses to juries and patriotic speeches.

Physical Description

1 folder

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 Albert Hawes Tanner Papers
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