H.W. Corbett and H.W Failing collection of bills of lading, shipping tickets and freight bills relating to Pacific Northwest vessels
Scope and Contents
Collection contains 1, 20 paged volume of various bills of lading, shipping tickets and freight bills relating to H.W. Corbett and H.W Failing shipments on Pacific Northwest Vessels.
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Biographical / Historical
Henry Winslow Corbett (1827-1903) was a Republican senator and merchant from Oregon and known for his interest in banking, railroading, building, and investments.
Henry Failing (1834–1898) was a banker, businessmen and Republican politician who served three terms as Portland's mayor. Brother-in-law and business partner of Henry Winslow Corbett.
Sources: http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000771, http://www.oregonencyclopedia.org/entry/view/failing_henry_1834_1898_/
0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 volume
Language of Materials
H.W. Corbett (1827-1903) and H. Failing (1834 – 1898) brothers (by marriage), business partners and politicians. Collection contains 1, 20 paged volume of various bills of lading, shipping tickets and freight bills relating to Corbett and Failing's business in the Pacific Northwest.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Victor Borwell Smith.
Collection processed by Jenn Newby, 2012.
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 H.W. Corbett and H.W Failing Collection of Bills of Lading, Shipping Tickets and Freight Bills Relating to Pacific Northwest Vessels
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- Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Newby
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English