Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
William Alexander Carter (1818-1881) was the sutler and post trader at Ft. Bridger, Wyoming, from 1858 to 1881, and his business was continued by his widow, Mary. The collection (1850-1912) contains invoices, receipts, contracts, checks, and minor personal correspondence.
Mary Collins was an author of six mystery novels, all set in California. The collection contains correspondence, contracts, manuscripts, notes, and scrapbooks, 1941-1953.
Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.
Hymen Fairchild (1832-1907) was an pioneer and early resident of Jackson County, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of land sale agreement between Fairchild and brothers Thomas and Robert Beale.
James Tertius Jardine worked as a civil servant in agriculture; he was director of Oregon agricultural experiment stations, and chief of the Office of Experiment Stations, U.S.D.A. He played an important role in grazing research. The collection (1910-1951) contains contracts and appointment notices, reports on grazing policies, correspondence, and personal information and papers.
Avery Johnson was an illustrator of children's books. The collection contains pencil, pen, charcoal, and ink illustrations. It also includes correspondence, reviews, contracts, agreements, and royalty statements.
John McClure was an Oregon pioneer and holder of a land claim that became Astoria, Oregon. The collection consists of a land sale agreement between McClure and business partners Herman C. Leonard and John Green.
Alexander Merovitch of St. Petersburg, Russia, was an impressario, and managed, represented, promoted and/or advised the musicians: Vladimir Horowitz, Nathan Milstein, Gregor Piatigorsky, Vladimir Golschmann, Guido Cantelli, Peter Herman Adler, Massimo Freccia, Paul Strauss, and Oscar Shumsky. The collection (1935-1961) contains sheet music, contracts, photographs, and papers concerning the artists he managed.
T. Metcalf was the superintendent of public works for the town of Oswego. The collection consists of a lumber contract brokered by Metcalf between the Hawaiian Government and Albert A. Durham of Oswego, Oregon.
Multnomah School District number 1 was established in 1854 to service families in the Portland area of the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a building contract and receipts.
The Multnomah County School District was established in 1854. The collection consists of correspondence and financial records of the District from 1858-1859.
Francis Hayes Murphy (1878-1968) became an electrical engineer; he worked first in Wisconsin and later in Oregon, where he was employed for the Portland Railway Light and Power Company. The collection (1920-1940) includes minutes, reports, contracts, codes, photographs, and other historical data and documents on electric lighting in Oregon.
James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. This collection consists of a document concerning the rental of Nesmith's farm in Polk County, Oregon, 1865
The Independent Organization of Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization that traces its roots back to 17th century England. The collection contains a contract, dated June 7, 1869, between the Odd Fellows organization and William Braden for carpenter and joiner work on an Odd Fellows building in Portland, Oregon.
George Washington Ogden (1871-1966) was a journalist and editor for newspapers, and later became an author of western stories and novels. The collection contains manuscripts, literary contracts and agreements, mementos and photographs, an accounting journal, and correspondence with agents, editors, and also seven letters (1922) from Elizabeth B. Custer (Mrs. George A. Custer), 1909-1940.
The Eliza Quartz mine was comprised of a group of mines all situated in Humbug Mining District. The collection contains a contract dated August 21, 1905, between C. A. Patterson of Portland, Oregon and Quartz Gold Mining Company, headquartered in Oregon.
Malcolm Reiss (1905-1975) was an editor, author of stories and a book, China Boat Boy, and also an author's agent. The collection contains personal papers including correspondence, manuscripts, and published articles, and also business records of Fiction House including correspondence, contracts, and financial records.
The collection contains articles of agreement between Spokane Terminal Company of the state of Washington, and the Coeur d'Alene and Spokane Railway Company of the state of Idaho, concerning construction and use of steam and electric railway terminal facilities in Washington.