Addison Crandall Gibbs deed
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of a deed ceding Gibbs' claim to a piece of land on Elk Creek to "Mills" for the sum of $100. The deed describes the size and location of the land relative to local geographic features.
- Creation: 1850 November 18
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Biographical / Historical
Addison Crandall Gibbs (1825-1886) was the Civil War governor of Oregon, a Union supporter, a lawyer, and a businessman. He came to Oregon in 1852, married Margaret M. Watkins in 1854, was elected governor in 1862, and served as a U. S. Attorney in 1872. Gibbs was instrumental in founding the "Union League." He also served on the board of Willamette University. Gibbs died in London, December of 1886.
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
Addison Crandall Gibbs (1825-1886) was the Civil War governor of Oregon, a Union supporter, a lawyer, and a businessman. The collection consists of a deed ceding Gibbs' claim to a piece of land on Elk Creek.
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- Guide to the Addison Crandall Gibbs Deed
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- Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Austin Munsell
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- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).