William M. Colvig papers
Scope and Contents
Papers include accounts on 'The death of John Louis Colvig' as told by C.T. Connell, papers on court hearings and addresses, 'The Legend of White Deer', 'How Gazely Saw the Battle of Bull Run' and 'Reminiscences of Bench and Bar of Southern Oregon'.
- Colvig, William Mason, 1845-1936 (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
William Mason Colvig (1845-1936) was the district attorney for Medford, Oregon in 1865 as well as the County School Superintendent and a Republican.
0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
Language of Materials
William M. Colvig was the district attorny for Medford, Oregon in 1865, as well as the County School Superintendent and a Republican. Papers include accounts, essays papers on court hearings and addresses.
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by the daughter of William Colvig to the History Department of the University of Oregon May, 1940.
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.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the William M. Colvig Papers
- Complete Description
- University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team, Amanda Steele, and Chasmodai Cassidy
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.