Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Dolph, Nixon, and Dolph Letterbooks, 1894-1899

Joseph N. Dolph.

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The Dolph, Nixon, and Dolph Letterbooks document the professional activities of attorneys Joseph Dolph, Richard Nixon, and Chester Dolph between 1894 and 1899. Included is administrative correspondence and legal counsel regarding land disputes, immigration hearings, divorce proceedings, debt remittance, and other civil and criminal lawsuits. Litigants include the Oregon Gold Mining Company, the Last Chance Mining Company, the Oregon Railway & Navigation Company, the American Loan & Trust Company, and others.

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0.5 cubic feet; 1 box

Related Papers

The OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center holds Frederick Miller Roth's A Biographical Sketch of Joseph Norton Dolph and the Speeches of J. N. Dolph in the U.S. Senate 1884 to 1888. Additional records pertaining to land use, natural resources, legislation, politics, and 19th century living in Oregon can be found throughout the SCARC holdings, including in the History of the Pacfic Northwest Rare Book Collection, the William G. Robbins Papers, and the Gerald W. Williams Papers. The Oregon Multicultural Archives also includes materials relating to Native Americans and Chinese Americans in Oregon. Other 19th century letterbooks can be found in the President's Office Records of B. L. Arnold and the Oregon Prune Association Records. The University of Oregon also holds a letter authored by Joseph Dolph in May 1884.

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