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Norman Elliott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 335

Scope and Contents

The collection includes business correspondence, tax, financial, and legal records and ranch ledgers.

Business correspondence contains incoming letters that are organized alphabetically by name or title and includes 200 letters.

Business records consist of tax records, operating expenses (1935-1945), titles, deeds, contracts, and other financial records, ranch ledgers (1927-1945), and miscellaneous business papers.


  • 1927-1945


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

Norman N. Elliott (1869 - ) was born in Robbinsville, Oregon. He was a rancher in Baker County, Oregon for many years. He originally purchased 640 acres that he ran as a stock farm which later grew to 25,000 acres, of which 2,300 acres were kept as grazing land. Elliot was an active member of the Oregon Wool Growers Association, Baker Loan and Trust Company, First National Bank of Baker, Baker Production Credit Association, and the board which built Unity Dam on Burnt River.


3 linear feet (2 containers)

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Norman N. Elliott (1869- ) was a rancher in Baker County, Oregon and an active member of farm and banking organizations. The collection includes business correspondence, tax, financial, and legal records, and ranch ledgers.


Collection is organized into the following series: Correspondence and Business Records.

Other Finding Aids

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

Physical Description

1 record storage box, 1 oversize flat box

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff, 1967.

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 Norman Elliot Papers
Complete Description
Tanya Parlet
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid 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