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Warren Waterhouse papers

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1896 June 8] 1
Identifier: CA 1896 June 8

Scope and Contents

The certificate of inspection, dated June (or January?) 8th, 1896, was issued by the Oregon State Board of Horticulture. Waterhouse's nursery stock was inspected and passed muster.

The letter, dated October 6, 1896, is from A. T. Webb, of Webb Sage and Lock company, commending Waterhouse on his cherry crop. Webb related that he had kept the boxes of cherries for two months, even travelling with them, and states that "the Waterhouse is a wonderfully good keeping cherry."

Also in the collection is a printed temperance poem by Waterhouse, titled "A Terrible Picture," undated.


  • Creation: 1896


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Conditions Governing Use

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0.025 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

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Warren Waterhouse, of Monmouth, Oregon, was a cherry grower. The collection (1896) consists of a certificate of inspection of nursery stock, a letter regarding Waterhouse's cherries, and a poem written by Waterhouse regarding temperance.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Tanya Parlet.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

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Repository Details

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