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Edward L. Eastham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 160

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.

Dates

  • 1885-1888

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

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.

Extent

0.025 linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

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.

Physical Description

1 folder.

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 Edward L. Eastham Papers
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