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Julius Basinski reminiscences and letters received

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 157

Scope and Contents

The collection (1866-1921) contains reminisces by Basinski and incoming correspondence.

The reminiscences describe his career from 1866 to 1913. Most of the letters received are inquiries from Germany about estate matters.


  • Creation: 1866-1921


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

Julius Basinski (1844 - ) immigrated to New York from Germany in 1866. He travelled west in 1870 and became a merchant in Helena, Montana. He later moved later to Bozeman and Miles City, Montana, and then into Oregon and Washington.


0.025 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials



Julius Basinski (1844 - ) immigrated from Germany in 1866 and travelled west in 1870, first to Montana, and later into Oregon and Washington. The collection (1894-1921) contains reminiscences by Basinski and incoming correspondence.


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.

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.

Guide to the Julius Basinski reminiscences and letters received
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Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo
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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

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA