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Joseph Nathan Teal scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA T221

Scope and Contents

The collection (1894-1917) contains fourteen volumes of scrapbooks regarding Oregon politics, Portland water, transportation in Oregon, taxes, the railroad, Celilo canal, and navigation of the Columbia River

Scrapbooks are organized by subject and material includes correspondence, reports, broadsides, and newspaper clippings.

Volume 1: Portland Water Committee, 1897-1903;

Volume 2: Charter Board of Portland, 1901-1904;

Volume 3: Political, 1894-1898;

Volume 4: Politics, 1898-1904;

Volume 5: Politics, 1904-1912;

Volume 6: Politics, 1905-1911;

Volume 7: Taxpayers League, 1900-1905;

Volume 8: Gas fight, 1906-1914;

Volume 9: Spokane Case, 1910-1917;

Volume 10: Transportation Committee of Chamber of Commerce, 1905;

Volume 11: Railroad, 1906-1915;

Volume 12: Transportation Committee of Chamber of Commerce;

Volume 13: Celilo Canal, 1915;

Volume 14: Celilo Canal.

Dates

  • 1894-1917

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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

Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was born in Eugene, Oregon. He became a cattle and sheep rancher in eastern Oregon. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1884.

Teal operated a law office out of Portland. He specialized in railroad rate matters, and was a strong advocate of waterways development. In 1920-1921, he served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner.

Extent

3 linear feet (14 containers) : 14 volumes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was an Oregon rancher, lawyer, investor, and civic leader who was an advocate of waterways development and served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner from 1920-1921. The collection (1894-1917) contains fourteen volumes of scrapbooks regarding Oregon politics, Portland water, transportation in Oregon, taxes, the railroad, Celilo canal, and navigation of the Columbia River

Arrangement

Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to Joseph Nathan Teal at Special Collections and University Archives include: Joseph Nathan Teal papers, Ax 171; Joseph Nathan Teal manuscripts, CB T 221.

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.

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.
Title
Guide to the Joseph Nathan Teal Scrapbooks
Status
Complete Description
Author
Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo.
Date
2013
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