Edward L. Eastham papers
Scope and Contents
The collection (1885-1888) consists of letters and papers relating to stock purchases and proposals of consolidation involving the Walla Walla Water company, Willamette Transportation and Locks company, and U. S. Electric Lighting and Power company.
- Creation: 1885-1888
- Eastham, Edward L., 1848-1891 (Person)
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
Edward L. Eastham was president of the Willamette Transportation and Locks company. He held shares in the Walla Walla Water company, and was involved with the U. S. Electric Lighting and Power company.
The Willamette Transportation and Locks company was created in 1868 to build a canal around the Willamette Falls, in order to allow for easier and faster commercial and passenger shipping.
0.025 linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
Edward L. Eastham was president of the Willamette Transportation and Locks company, a shareholder in the Walla Walla Water company, and involved with the U. S. Electric Lighting and Power company. The collection (1885-1888) consists of letters and papers relating to stock purchases and consolidation proposals.
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.
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 Edward L. Eastham Papers
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).