Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

ELLISON MSS.

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Inventory

Bound Volumes
  • Thirty-nine letters and papers. 1855, Oct. 25-1865, Dec. 4
  • Photograph albums. 1889, Oct. 12-Oct. 25
  • Prosch, Thomas W. A Chronological History of Seattle: From 1850 to 1897. 1900-1901
  • Winther, Oscar Osburn. The Old Oregon Country. 1949
  • "History of the 7th Cavalry," typescript. Undated
  • Bonney, Edward. Banditti of the Prairies. Undated
Box 1: 1790-1792
  • Ingram, Joseph. "Journal of the Voyage of the Brigantine 'Hope'...." 1790-1792 (3 folders)
Box 2: 1822-1952; undated
  • Kendall, John. Memorandum book. 1840-1853, Dec. 15
  • Correspondence and accompanying materials. 1822-1845
  • Letters relating to Fort Nisqually. 1841, Nov. 12-1853, Nov. 28 (reproductions)
  • Correspondence. 1846-1847
  • Anderson, W. W. Overland diary... 1848, Apr. 27-Sept. 10
  • Lasselle, Stanislaus. "A trip to California..." 1849, Feb. 6-Aug. 23
  • Berrien, J. W. Overland diary... 1849, Mar. 31-Aug. 15
  • Diary of Charles Gould. 1849, Apr. 16-Sept. 27
  • Randolph, H. P. to Dempsey, John. 1849, Dec. 27
  • Correspondence and accompanying materials. 1851-1853
  • Richard, John Casper. "My diary of my trip overland." 1853, Mar. 14-Aug. 5
  • Sowers, John H. Diary. 1859, Apr. 22-Dec. 26
  • Owen, John. Journal. 1852, Oct. 19-1855, Feb. 21
  • Brown, J[ohn] Robert. Journal of a trip across the plains of the U.S. from Missouri to California. 1856, Apr. 29-Oct. 6
  • McCune, John. Memorandum book. 1853
  • Belshaw, George. Journal from Indiana to Oregon. 1853, Mar. 23-Sept. 27
  • Correspondence. 1854-1859
  • McPherson, W.G. Journal of overland travel. 1859, Mar. 15-1860, May 10
  • Sowers, John. Diary... 1860, Jan. 1-Dec. 31
  • Reed, F. I. 1876, Apr. 21-Jun. 4
  • Grant, U.S. to Pierrepont, Edwards. 1876, May 20
  • Duncan, Robert D. Diary. 1875, May 19-1877, Jan. 20
  • Correspondence. 1860-1879
  • Correspondence and photographs. 1880-1889
  • Correspondence. 1890-1909
  • Teeth from a five point bull elk... 1925, Oct. 13
  • Gill, Frank B. "An Unfinished History of Transportation in Oregon and Washington. Undated
  • Correspondence. 1911-1925
  • Correspondence. 1926-1929
  • Correspondence and accompanying materials. 1930-1939
  • [Downing ancestors/genealogy]. 1934, Jun. 27
  • Correspondence. 1940-1952
  • Correspondence, A-F. Undated
  • Correspondence, G-Z. Undated
  • Hooker, William Francis. Pioneer Life. 1925
  • Photographs. 1886; undated
Box 3 (Oversize)
  • Fort Nisqually, Washington: Journal of occurrences at Nisqually house. 1833, May 30-1859, Sept. 27 (photostats)
  • Letter Book. 1847, Jul. 30-1848, Nov. 25 (photostats)
  • Puget Sound Agricultural Co.: Tithlow farm journal. 1851, Jan. 1-1857, Apr. 30. Muck farm journal. 1858, Apr. 22-1859, Apr. 16 (both photostats)
Box 4 (Oversize)
  • Isham, Giles S. and Isham, Mrs. Caroline. Deed of land... 1842, Jul. 8
  • Lincoln, Abraham to Smith, Deetrick C. Certificate of honorable discharge. 1864, Dec. 15
  • Campbell, John Allen. Commission appointing James B. Bell... 1869, Aug. 17
  • Floor plans of Philomath College, with photograph. Undated
  • Press releases and newspaper clippings. Ca. 1930s; undated

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