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Case Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 125

Scope and Contents

This collection includes family letters, financial materials, family business papers, and other miscellaneous family papers. A sizeable portion of the collection consists of the papers of Frances Case Moreland Harvey, including writing, correspondence, and a folder of material on the castilloa (castilla) rubber plant.

Dates

  • 1843-1925

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

William M. Case (1821-1903) and Isaac W. Case (1831- ) were brothers. William came to Oregon in 1844, and Isaac in April of 1850.. William Case was Marion County (Oregon) Commissioner from 1862 to 1874. Isaac Case was a merchant and banker. He went to the Idaho mines in 1862 and later settled in Astoria, where he founded the Astoria Savings Bank. Frances Case Moreland Harvey (1844-1920) was born on the journey to Oregon in 1844. Her relationship to William and Isaac Case is unclear.

Extent

1 linear feet (2 containers) : 2 manuscript boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

William M. Case and Isaac W. Case, brothers came to Oregon in the 1840s. Isaac Case was a merchant and banker. He went to the Idaho mines in 1862 and later settled in Astoria, where he founded the Astoria Savings Bank. This collection includes family letters, financial materials, family business papers, and other miscellaneous family papers.

Arrangement

Box 1: Case family correspondence and documents, 1843-1902; Box 2: Financial papers of the Case family, Frances Case Moreland Harvey correspondence and writings; Chronological arrangement.

Other Finding Aids

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Robert Case.

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.

Title
Guide to the Case Family Papers
Status
Preliminary Description
Author
Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Jenn Newby
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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