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James W. Neeve letters to Janet Marshall

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [Coll 380] 1
Identifier: Coll 380

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of twenty-seven letters from Neeve to Janet Marshall.

Neeve describes his experiences in the Yukon in considerable detail. He explains his work as part of a dredging operation in Bear Creek and Dawson, as well as his reactions to the Canadian scenery.

A small number of clippings that Neeve sent to Marshall are also included in the collection.


  • 1928 August 20 - 1932 February 15


Conditions Governing Access

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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.


0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

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James W. Neeve was an englishman who worked on a dredging crew in the Yukon territory of Canada. The collection (1928-1932) contains letters from Neeve to Janet Marshall.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to James W. Neeve at Special Collections and University Archives include: James W. Neeve photographs, PH 090.

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 James W. Neeve Letters to Janet Marshall
Complete Description
Austin Munsell and Tanya Parlet.
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Finding aid is 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).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA