Scope and Contents
Collection consists of one bound ledger book containing charges, fees, and payment records of clients of Wirt Minor. Ledger records date from 1866-1867.
- Creation: 1886-1887
- Minor, Wirt, 1855-1921 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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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
Wirt Minor (1855-1921) was a lawyer in Portland, Oregon. Minor was born in Charlottesville, Virginia March 15, 1855. He graduated from the University of Virginia. At 25 Minor moved to Oregon. Minor worked at a law practice in Pendleton, Oregon and became a partner of I.B. Cox. Minor moved to Portland, Oregon with Cox in 1890. In Portland they established the firm Cox, Teal & Minor. The firm later changed to Teal, Minor & Winfree. Minor served as the president for the Oregon Bar association. He was an active member of social clubs. At the time of his death Minor was the president of Waverley Country Club, and the Northwest Golf Association. Minor had previously served as president of the Arlington Club. He was a life member of the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club. Minor did not marry and had no children. Minor died in his office in Portland, Oregon on September 27, 1921.
“Historic Oregon Newspapers.” University of Oregon Libraries. Accessed August 2, 2019. https://oregonnews.uoregon.edu/lccn/sn83025138/1921-09-28/ed-1/seq-16/ocr/.
.25 linear feet (1 container) : 1 legal half manuscript box
Language of Materials
Wirt Minor (1855-1921) was a lawyer in Portland, Oregon. Collection consists of one bound ledger book containing charges, fees, and payment records of clients of Wirt Minor.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition unknown.
Collection processed by Emily Haskins, 2019.
- Guide to Wirt Minor ledger
- Complete Description
- Finding aid prepared by Emily Haskins.
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