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Businesses and Corporations

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

Abilene and Southern Railway Company Defendant records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041801818]
Identifier: Bx 153
Abstract In 1922, the West Coast Lumberman's Association sued the Abilene and Southern Railway Co. regarding "unjust and unreasonable" lumber rates. The collection (1922-1924) contains testimonies, briefs, exhibits, lumber company statistics and research, and correspondence used in the case.
Dates: 1922-1924

John C. Ainsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 250
Abstract John Commingers Ainsworth (1822-1893) was the major founder of the Oregon Steam Navigation (OSN) Company, the most powerful transportation monopoly in the Pacific Northwest. Ainsworth was also involved in a number of other ventures, including the Northern Pacific Railroad (NPRR) and various gold, silver and coal mining operations. The John Commingers Ainsworth Papers contain Ainsworth’s diaries, autobiography, personal correspondence, photographs, and the business records of the Oregon Central...
Dates: 1858-1911

Albany Nurseries records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041942281]
Identifier: Bx 120
Abstract Albany Nurseries was established in 1888 and owned by Albert Brownell. Collection consist of four journal volumes (1899-1907), one trial journal (1904-1905) and two ledger books (1891-1905). One ledger includes a Brownell family expense account.
Dates: 1891-1907

Alden Fruit Preserving Company records

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: ALMA215101]
Identifier: B 008
Abstract The Alden Fruit Preserving Co was located in Salem, Oregon. Their records include one volume documenting the elections of the officers, articles, and board minutes.
Dates: 1874-1878

Allen and Lewis Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 097
Abstract Allen and Lewis company was a firm of wholesale grocers that was incorporated in 1897 by John C. Lewis, L. A. Lewis, and F. A. Spencer. The collection contains corporate records including meeting minutes and stock ledgers, as well as stock books and ledgers of subsidiary companies including Glafke-Dixon Co., Douglas Food Stores, Inc., and Consolidated Stores, Inc.
Dates: 1897-1942

Allen and Lewis records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 002
Abstract Cicero Hunt Lewis (1826-1897) (also known as Cicero Horatius Lewis) and Lucius H. Allen created the Allen and Lewis mercantile company in Portland, Oregon in 1851. The collection contains five ledgers of sales, cash, consignments and account records, 1851-1868.
Dates: 1851-1868

Jean Fuller Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 312
Abstract Jean Fuller Anderson is an American educator and publisher who taught courses on women and media at Oregon State University and focused her work on economic equity for women. The collection contains materials related to Anderson's teaching and her work related to economic equity for women, particularly the Economic Equity for Women Conference, 1987-1989.
Dates: 1978-1990

Leonard A. Andrus papers

 Collection — Folder 1-2: [Barcode: 35025042628517]
Identifier: A 006
Abstract Leonard A. Andrus was a civil engineer who surveyed and reported on Pacific Northwest firms during the 1920s. The collection (1921-1930) contains financial, asset, and policy reports on firms in the Pacific Northwest.
Dates: 1921-1930

John T. Apperson daybook

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: ALMA215102]
Identifier: B 009
Abstract During the American Civil War, John T. Apperson served in the 1st Oregon Cavalry, and was stationed at Ft. Walla Walla and Ft. Dalles, in Oregon. Collection consists of 1 volume, a day book by John T. Apperson, 1872-1892.
Dates: 1872-1892

Beekman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 010
Abstract The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon; his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member; and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.
Dates: 1859-1936

Brownsville Industrial Company ledgers

 Collection — Volumes 1-2: [Barcode: ALMA215106]
Identifier: B 014
Abstract The Brownsville Industrial Company was an odd-job and minor investment firm. Contains two ledgers documenting their investors, recording transactions and finances.
Dates: 1893-1903

Henry Chalmers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 241
Abstract Henry Chalmers was an economist who worked in state and national offices. His collection consists of memoranda, position papers, special studies, and correspondence relating to economic affairs.
Dates: 1919-1958

Edward Chambreau collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025040523827]
Identifier: Coll 056
Abstract Edward Chambreau (1821-1902), adventurer and gambler, was born in France, migrated to Canada with his family in 1825, and in 1846 enlisted with the U.S. Army at St. Louis. From 1853 through 1875 Chambreau moved between Portland, Tygh Valley and Vancouver, running saloons, gambling parlors, general stores and a restaurant. In 1875 Chambreau converted to Christianity, sold his saloon and gave up gambling. He became a scout for the U.S. government and traveled between Oregon, Washington and Idaho...
Dates: 1847-1880

Columbia Mines Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 103
Abstract The collection contains the record book and the stock certificates book for the Columbia Mines Company.
Dates: circa 1901-1929

Cooley and Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 186
Abstract Cooley & Company was a general store in Brownsville, Oregon. The collection consists of account books, day books, journals, cash books and ledgers.
Dates: 1852-1934

Coos Bay and Coquille Transportation Co. records

 Collection — Multiple collection box [B 111] 1: [Barcode: 35025032079135]
Identifier: B 111
Abstract Coos Bay and Coquille Transportation Co. was a steamboat company and the original directors were Nat H. Lane, Charles Merchant, and C. B. Golden. The collection (July 11, 1873 - February 11, 1876) contains meeting minutes and treasurer's reports.
Dates: 1873, July 11 -1876, February 11

William James Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 636
Abstract William James Crawford was an attorney in Oregon. The collection contains selected case files. The major case is before the Indian Claims Commission, number 17, Snake River or Piute Indians v. United States, a suit to recover value of reservation land.
Dates: 1949-1970

C. Girard Davidson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 162
Abstract The C. Girard Davidson Papers document the career of attorney, politician, and businessman Crow Girard "Jebby" Davidson (1910-1996). The collection is organized into major series concerning government projects, legal cases, political activities, and business interests. The majority of material related to Davidson's service as Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1946-1950) is housed in the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.
Dates: 1934-1980

Dielschneider Jewelry Store records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 182
Abstract William F. Dielschneider and his brother Franz owned and ran the Dielschneider Jewelry store of McMinnville, Oregon, which also sold and repaired watches and clocks. The collection contains a cash book, watch sales and repair ledgers, a clock repair ledger, diamond record books, manufacturers' and jobbers' catalogues, and photographs.
Dates: 1877-1959

Brice P. Disque papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 115
Abstract The Brice P. Disque Papers contain the personal and professional records of General Brice P. Disque. The collection contains manuscripts, personal and professional correspondence, business dealing records, scrapbooks, and photographs. This collection was organized by Disque and contains a "201" file, which is personal letters of special importance. The photographs are separated from the papers collection and are one of the six official sets of U.S. Army photograph collections in existence.
Dates: 1899-1957

Algernon Cyrus Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 196
Abstract Algernon Cyrus Dixon (1875-1962) was a director of the Ochoco Timber Co., Eugene, and trustee and president of the West Coast Lumbermens’ Association. From 1911 to 1923 he served on the Board of Regents, University of Oregon (UO), much of the time as chairman of the building committee. The collection includes correspondence with UO presidents Prince L. Campbell and Arnold Bennett Hall, and with Mrs. George T. Gerlinger, Joseph N. Teal and H. Phimister Proctor. One major series of letters...
Dates: 1906-1962

Wallace Ulysses Douglas papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 522
Abstract Wallace Ulysses Douglas (1868-1936) moved to Coos Bay, Oregon in 1890, worked for the Coast Mail, read law with John A. Gray, was admitted to the bar in 1898, and practiced law in the Coos Bay area thereafter. The collection contains business, legal, and political correspondence, law office ledgers, and records of five Oregon businesses that Douglas provided legal counsel for or was a shareholder: American Bank, Coos Bay Home Telephone Co., German-American Hospital Association, Home Mortgage...
Dates: 1899-1937

Drain and Company records

 Collection — Volume 1-3 : [Barcode: ALMA216044]
Identifier: B 020
Abstract Collection includes a journal, 1877-1878, a ledger, 1879-1889, and a cash book, 1890-1896. The firm was a general merchandise store.
Dates: 1877-1896

F. B. Dunn General Store ledger and day book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: B 022
Abstract Record include a ledger, 1859-1864, and a two volume day book, 1863-1865. The F. B. Dunn store was first a general store, then a dry goods establishment.
Dates: 1859-1865

Ewry and Garnold account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: B 025
Abstract This firm of Portland undertakers was established in 1865 as Brelsfoard & Ewry, became Ewry & Cook in 1871, Ewry and Garnold in 1877.
Dates: 1865-1880

Fort Klamath Creamery Company records

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: B 027
Abstract Fort Klamath Creamery Co. minutes of the board of directors and stockholders. The minutes are followed by sundry accounts. Officers of the company were J. B. Gardner, Fred Melhase, and John F. Loosley.
Dates: 1894-1895

G. Heitkemper Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 195
Abstract The G. Heitkemper Company was a wholesale and retail jeweler in Portland, Oregon, incorporated by Gerhard Heitkemper, Frank A. Heitkemper, and Edward Cookingham in 1896. The records include thirteen ledgers that contain pre-corporation records as well as post-corporation minutes, correspondence, financial records and other communications from 1874-1924.
Dates: 1874-1924

Gardiner Mill Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 183
Abstract The Gardiner Mill Company Store in Gardiner, Oregon sold manufactured goods and foodstuffs on the Oregon coast. The collection consists of business records, including correspondence and account records.
Dates: 1868-1923

Rodney Glisan letter to A. B. Hallock

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA220713]
Identifier: CA 1860 Jan 17
Abstract Rodney Glisan and Absalom B. Hallock were prominent figures in mid-19th century Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Glisan to Hallock.
Dates: 1860 January 17

Griffin and Stouffer account book

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868063]
Identifier: B 139
Abstract Griffin & Stouffer were blacksmiths in Lafayette, Oregon. The collection consists of their account book.
Dates: 1852-1853