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James Huddleston papers

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 057

Scope and Contents

James Huddleston's papers include personal correspondence, minor account books, and miscellaneous papers including wedding invitations and a birth announcement.

Among the correspondents are: Jane J. Evans, P. F. Castleman, Alexander P. Ankeny, Stukely Ellsworth, James F. Amis, Andrew J. Dufur.

The Dufur letters (1874) refer to Oregon State Grange cooperative purchasing plans. There are also letters of consolation from the Spencer Butte Lodge chapter of the International Organization of Odd Fellows (1890) written to James Huddleston's wife, Samantha, on his passing.

Dates

  • 1852-1890

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

James Huddleston (1824-1890) was a merchant. With his wife, Samantha, he lived, worked, and raised a family in Eugene, Oregon. He was also a member of the Spencer's Butte lodge of the International Organization of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.).

Extent

0.15 linear feet (3 containers) : 3 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

James Huddleston (1824-1890) was a Eugene, Oregon, merchant. The papers include personal correspondence, minor account books, and miscellaneous notes.

Related Materials

The Huddleston store ledger, B 033 can also be found at Special Collections and University Archives.

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 James Huddleston Papers
Status
Complete Description
Author
Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Austin Munsell
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.
Sponsor
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

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA