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Rodney Glisan letter to A. B. Hallock

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1860 Jan 17] 1
Identifier: CA 1860 Jan 17

Scope and Contents

One page letter from Rodney Glisan of Fort Yamhill, Oregon, to Absalom B. Hallock of Portland, Oregon, January 17, 1860. Glisan proposes advertising for a tenant to rent a new house in Portland.


  • Creation: 1860 January 17


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Conditions Governing Use note

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Biographical / Historical

Rodney Glisan (1827-1890) was an early Portland medical doctor and professor. Absalom B. Hallock (1826-1892) was one of Portland's earliest contractors.


0.1 linear feet (1 letter)

Language of Materials



Rodney Glisan and Absalom B. Hallock were prominent figures in mid-19th century Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Glisan to Hallock.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to A.B. Hallock at Special Collections and University Archives include: Hallock & Day Co. Ledger, 1853-1859, B 030; A.B. Hallock Journal, 1880-1882, A 035; Cyrus Olney Letter to A.B. Hallock, CA 1860 Oct 29.

General Physical Description note

1 page letter within one folder

Processing Information

Collection processed.

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 Rodney Glisan Letter to A. B. Hallock
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University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Amanda Steele
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

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

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Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA