Elwood Evans notebook
Scope and Contents
The volume was intended as source notes for Evans' historical work. It relates particularly to John McLoughlin, and includes copies of letters by Jesse Applegate and Frances Fuller Victor, and a statement by McLoughlin. The first 37 pages are a transcript of The Oregonian by Charles Saxton (Washington, D.C., 1846).
- Creation: 1859-1882
- Evans, Elwood, 1828-1898 (Person)
- McLoughlin, John, 1784-1857 (Person)
- Applegate, Jesse A., 1811-1888 (Person)
- Victor, Frances Fuller, 1826-1902 (Person)
- Saxton, Charles (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Elwood Evans (1828-1898), born in Philadelphia, went to Oregon Territory in 1851 as deputy collector of customs at Nisqually. From 1859 to 1861, he served as mayor of the newly incorporated town of Olympia, Washington. In addition to his historical work, A History of the Pacific Northwest, he contributed many historical articles to local papers.
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
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Elwood Evans (1828-1898) was a lawyer, politician, and historian of the Pacific Northwest. The collection consists of a single notebook intended primarily as source notes for Evans' historical work.
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- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).