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Garry W. Jewett papers

Identifier: Ax 147

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains papers related to Jewett's service as attorney to the Nez Percé Indians in the Court of Claims, case no. L-194, Joseph's Band of Nez Percé Tribe of Indians vs. The United States, 1938-1942. The files include correspondence with Clarence C. Dill. There are also two boxes of material from Jeanne Jewett, including family photographs, correspondence and scrapbooks.


  • 1938-1942
  • 1938-1942


Conditions Governing Access note

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 note

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 note

Garry W. Jewett was an attorney and hotel owner in Pomeroy, Washington. He was an attorney for the Nez Percé tribe.


3.5 linear feet (3 containers)

3.5 linear feet (3 containers)

Language of Materials




Garry W. Jewett lived in Pomeroy, Washington and was an attorney for the Nez Percé tribe. The collection contains papers related to Jewett's service as attorney to the Nez Percé Indians.

Arrangement note

Collection is organized into the following series: Nez Perce correspondence; and Unprocessed papers.

General Physical Description note

1 manuscript box, 2 record storage boxes

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.

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Finding aid written in English.
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

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

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA