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Francis De Witt deed

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1852 Aug 18

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a deed, drawn up by DeWitt, transferring ownership of two lots in the city of Portland to Philander Buchanan. The location of the lots is given as "block 204".

Dates

  • 1852 August 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

Francis DeWitt was a pioneer who came to the Oregon Territory from Germany in 1847 on a sailing vessel. He is the namesake of DeWitt park in Portland, Oregon.

Source: http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?PropertyID=38&action=ViewPark

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Francis DeWitt was a pioneer who came to the Oregon Territory from Germany in 1847 on a sailing vessel. The collection consists of a deed, drawn up by DeWitt, transferring ownership of two lots in the city of Portland to Philander Buchanan.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

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Title
Guide to the Francis De Witt deed
Status
Complete Description
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