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This anonymous handwritten volume contains several texts, including a diary of a sea voyage from Boston to San Francisco in 1852, a description of an 1863 trip on the Columbia River, and miscellaneous handwritten recipes, notes and clippings.

Merchants, of Marcus, Wash. Collection includes items related to the Oppenheimer brothers' mercantile activities, contracts for shipping during the Indian Wars (1877-1879), real estate and mining enterprises, reminiscence of Ben...

Materials relating to the sinking of the S.S. Alaska.
2014-04-23
Two hundred nineteen (219) letters and documents, dated mostly in the 1880s, relating to Oregon shipping and the ship Olive S. Southard and its captain, M. H. Walker.

One (1) 10"x12" vintage black-and-white photograph of the Steel Bridge and two ships, "Interstate of Portland" and "Greyhound of Portland," Portland, Or., undated.

Papers and ephemera relating to Portland history, including: papers of Joseph and Victor Enginger; shipping manifest for ships sailing around the Horn, ca. 1860s; invoices, checks, bills, notes from Portland businesses, ca. 1855-1870;...

Group photograph of officers on deck of the Battleship Oregon, circa 1905-1920, one officer identified as Fred W. Hartman. The other officers are unidentified; and photograph of group of unidentified men, vehicles and wagon, possibly...

Photographs from Arthur Elledge, of Oregon railroad scenes; photographs from Edward Keller, of steamboats; photographs from Gottleib Keller, of Portland streetcars; and ephemera..

Three (3) 8x10 black-and-white photographic prints of the commissioning of the USS Hiamonee, YTB-513, with crew at the Willamette shipyards in Portland, Oregon, December 1945.
1945-12-01
Photographs, correspondence, press clippings, issues of "Bo's'n's Whistle", and ephemera relating to the activities of Charles P. Harman, an engineer originally from Montana who worked for the Kaiser Company in Portland, Oregon, for...

Thirty-two (32) black and white photographs, two (2) black-and-white strip negatives, three (3) color slides, and one (1) program.

Photographs of naval ships in the harbor of Portand, Oregon

Papers and photographs relating to the child care center at the Kaiser shipyard on Swan Island, Portland, Oregon, during World War II, collected by the donor's great-aunt, Mary Willett.

Materials relating to the Kaiser shipyard in Portland, Oregon, and to the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam.

Photographs taken by Randall V. Mills and Hazel Emery Mills when they were working on the books "Stern wheelers up Columbia" and "Railroads down the valleys." Images are mostly snapshots, date mostly from the 1940s, and include river...

Papers relating to Raymond and Reatha Wilson and their work at the Kaiser shipyards in Portland, Oregon, including photographs, printed matter, and ephemera.

Five (5) framed photographs and one (1) framed magazine collected by Timothy Anderson: "Steel Topsides," Vol. 1, no. 13, August 10, 1918; group of people at ship launching, circa 1942; launching of the S.S. Ashburn, 1918, Portland,...

Includes images of Columbia River steam boats, camping trips, and farm scenes, many in Oregon.

This album consists of 93 photographs relating to a trip "Buck" and "Averill" took to Alaska aboard the S.S. Baranof in 1950. Stops along the trip include the Saxman Totem Park in Saxman, Alaska; Ketchikan, Alaska; Juneau, Alaska; and Wrangell,...
2014-04-23
Scott O’Dell (1898-1989) was a writer of books for adults, young adults and children. The collection includes manuscripts for The Cruise of the Arctic Star and correspondence with the publishing company.

John O’Hara Cosgrave II (1908-1968) was an artist and a writer. Although best known for his illustrations of sea vessels, Cosgrave’s works are not restricted to the limits of water. The collection includes illustrations, manuscripts,...

Eleanor Wilson (1891-1972) was a Christian missionary who worked in Japan, Hawaii, and the Pacific in general, particularly the Marshall and Caroline Islands. In 1950 she became captain of the Morning Star VI, a mission ship in...

Plans, sections, details and elevations on 9 sheets of the steamship Portland II, a 186' steel towboat for the Northwest Marine Iron Works, 1946.

Letterpress copybook of Captain James Merriman, captain of the merchant vessel Henry Failing.

Letter from Reuben Weeks, Captain of the Enterprise, to Captains Daniel Bunker (of the Tonquin), Peter Paddock (of the Hydasphe?), Samuel Tripp (of the Parcia), Tristram Jordan (of the brig Diligence) and Moucham Jarvis (of the U.S.S....

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