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Addison Crandall Gibbs deed

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1850 Nov 18

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.

Dates

  • 1850 November 18

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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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

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.

Source: http://librarycatalog.ohs.org/EOSWeb/OPAC/TitleView/CompleteDisplay.aspx?FromOPAC=true&DbCode=0&PatronCode=0&Language=english&RwSearchCode=0&WordHits=&BibCodes=2669973

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

Physical Description

1 folder

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.
Title
Guide to the Addison Crandall Gibbs Deed
Status
5 Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Austin Munsell
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