Coos Bay (Or.) -- History -- 19th century
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Henry Baldwin historical sketches
Henry Baldwin wrote historical sketches for a Marshfield, Oregon (now known as Coos Bay) newspaper, in 1879, that were based on a journal by L.L. Williams, which contained an account of an 1850 exploration party's encounter with "Indians" of Southern Oregon. The collection (1938) contains photocopies of the historical sketches, and a historical write-up by Sheldon Sackett about William's journal, the exploration party, and the Marshfield, Oregon newspaper, Weekly Coast Mail.
Coos Bay and Coquille Transportation Co. records
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.
Robert Starkey scrapbook
Robert Starkey wrote articles, essays, and humourous sketches for the Weekly Coast Mail, a newspaper of Marshfield, Oregon (now known as Coos Bay, Oregon). The collection (1885-1889) consists of Starkey's scrapbook that contains clippings of his writings regarding people, culture, and ideas of the day.