Predominant Dates: 1889-1939
The Thomas B. Searcy Property Records document the land in Sherman County, Oregon, homesteaded by Thomas B. Searcy in 1889 and Searcy's financial interactions with the Moro Grain Growers Association and the Pacific Co-operative Wool Growers Association.
ID: MSS Searcy
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
The Thomas B. Searcy Property Records reflect the ownership of land homesteaded by Thomas B. Searcy in 1883 in Sherman County, and include mortages, warranty deeds, tax payment receipts, promissory notes, and materials documenting financial interactions between Searcy and the Pacific Co-operative Wool Growers Association and the Moro Grain Growers Association. The final property document is the lease of the land to Dean and Margaret Pinkerton in 1961. The documents are arranged in chronological order and housed in sleeves; the collection includes original documents as well as photocopies of most of the originals. A list of the documents is also included.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Thomas B. Searcy Property Records (MSS Searcy), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The records were donated to the Archives in 2009.
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