Northwest, Pacific -- Description and travel
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
W. Harry Hembree was a ship captain and master ship builder in Oregon. His family, and the Kellogg family, owned and built ships and created a freight transportation company in the Willamette Valley. The W. Harry Hembree Papers consist of the retelling of Hembree's grandfather's 1843 overland journey, a 1947 interview in which Hembree reminisces about his family and his life, and Hembree's 1912 log of the Althea voyage from Portland, Oregon to Alaska.
Philip Kearny (1815-1862) was a lifelong miltary officer who perished in the Civil War. This diary describes an 1850 trip from San Francisco to Vancouver and subsequent return to California.
An Oregon resident between 1943 and 1950, Edna Stinsman assembled a valuable collection of secondary material regarding some of the Pacific Northwest boundary disputes between the United States and Great Britain, focusing on the San Juan Island dispute and the Oregon Question. The collection contains correspondence and gathered research regarding the history of Oregon boundary disputes.