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Gerald W. Williams Prints Collection, 1845-1874View associated digital content.

The Gerald W. Williams Prints Collection is an artificial collection consisting of 62 tinted lithographs, steel engravings, and other types of prints and illustrations from a variety of sources. The majority of the illustrations are taken from the United States Pacific Railroad Surveys series, and depict Oregon landscapes and other scenes in the Western United States. These items were collected by Gerald W. Williams.
ID: MSS WilliamsPrints
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
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Acquisition Note: These materials were part of multiple accessions of the Gerald W. Williams Collection, and were acquired between 2007 and 2014.
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Series 1: Northern Pacific Survey (47th and 49th Parallels), 1860 Add to Shelf
Series 1 is comprised of lithographs from Northern Pacific Survey (47th and 49th parallels), which took place from 1853-1855 and was published in 1860.
Box-Item 1.1: Reduced Section of a Sketch of the Western Part of the Continent of North America Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.2: Plate XIV:  Distribution of Goods to the Assiniboines Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.3: Plate XXIV: Fort Benton Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.4: Plate XXX: Fort Owen - Flathead Village Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.5: Plate XXXVII: Fort Okinakane Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.6: Plate XXXVIII: Hudson Bay Mill Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.7: Plate XXXIX: Chemakane Mission Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.8: Plate XL: Mouth of Peluse River Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.9: Plate XLII: Old Fort Walla Walla Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.10: Plate XLIV: Fort Vancouver, W. T. Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.11: Plate XLV: Cascades of the Columbia Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.12: Plate XLVI: Cape Horn - Columbia River Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.13: Plate XLVIII: Grand Coulee Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.14: Plate XLIX: Big Hole Prarie, From the North Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.15: Plate LIII: Kamas Prarie of the Pend d'Oreilles Indians, in the Rocky Mountains, Looking Southward Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.16: Plate LV: Flathead Lake, Looking Southward Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.17: Plate LIV: View of the Clark's Fork and the Ridge of Mountains, South of the Flathead Lake, Looking Eastward Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.18: Plate LVII: Entrance to the Bitter Root Mountains, by the Lou Lou Fork Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.19: Plate LVIII: Hot Springs at Source of Lou Lou Fork, Bitter Root Mountains, Looking West Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.20: Plate LXII: Big Blackfoot Valley Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.21: Plate LXIII: Rocky Mountains, Looking Westward Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.22: Plate LXIV: Hell Gate - Entrance to Cadotte's Pass from the West Add to Shelf
Series 2: California and Oregon Survey, 1857 Add to Shelf
Series 2 is comprised of lithographs from the California and Oregon survey, which took place from 1854-1855 and was published in 1857.
Box-Item 1.23: Humboldt Pass Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.24: Portion of the Main Mountain Passage of the Upper Sacramento or Pitt River Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.25: Plate I: Western Slope of Main Ridge of Cascade Mountains from Near Camp M. Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.26: Plate III: Upper Klamath Lake from Camp 28 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.27: Plate IV: Mount Pitt, Klamath River & Upper Klamath Lake from Camp 30 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.28: Plate V: Cascade Range with Mount Jefferson, Mount Hood and Mount Adams, from Pass West of Camp 40 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.29: Plate VI: Three Sisters and Canon of McKenzies Fork of Willamette River from Camp P Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.30: Plate VII: Diamond Peak and Ravine of Middle Fork of Willamette River from Camp 48W Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.31: Plate IX: Mount Hood from Tysch Prarie Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.32: Plate X: Mount Jefferson and Black Butte from Camp S Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.33: Plate XII: Shasta Butte and Shasta Valley from a Point Near Camp 70 A Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.34: General Report Plate I: Lassens Butte from Vicinity of Camp 18 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.35: Botany Plate IX: Abies Menziesii Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.36: Botany Plate X: Juniperus Occidentalis Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.37: Botany Plate VII: Abies Williamsonii Add to Shelf
Series 3: California Survey (32nd and 35th Parallels), 1856 Add to Shelf
Series 3 is comprised of lithographs from the California survey, which took place in 1853-1854 and was published in 1856.
Box-Item 1.38: Plate I: Vicinity of Fort Miller Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.39: Plate XIII: Mammoth Tree "Beauty of the Forest" Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.40: Geology Plate II: U.S. Military Post Benicia Add to Shelf
Box-Item 1.41: Mojave Indians Add to Shelf
Heinrich Balduin Möllhausen, artist; T. Sinclair, lithographer
Series 4: Other Prints, 1845-1874 Add to Shelf
Series 4 is comprised of a number of prints from other sources. For most of these, the original source is unknown. Several are clipped from volumes of Picturesque America, published in 1872-1874. Others have been clipped from Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, published in 1845.
Box-Item 1.42: Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1869 Add to Shelf
Steel engraving. F. O. C. Darley, artist; H. B. Hall, engraver
Box-Item 1.43: Astoria, Columbia River, from Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, 1845 Add to Shelf
Steel engraving. A. T. Agate, artist; Rawdon, Wright and Hatch, engravers
Box-Item 1.44: Shasty Peak, from Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, 1845 Add to Shelf
Steel engraving. A. T. Agate, artist; G. B. Ellis, engraver
Box-Item 1.45: Pine Forest, Oregon, from Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, 1845 Add to Shelf
Steel engraving. J. Drayton, artist; W. E. Tucker, engraver
Box-Item 1.46: View of the City of Oregon, Oregon Territory Add to Shelf
Steel engraving
Box-Item 1.47: Portland, Oregon Add to Shelf
Steel engraving
Box-Item 1.48: Middle Block-house, Cascades Add to Shelf
Wood engraving
Box-Item 1.49: Plate 105: [Ducks], from Birds of New York Add to Shelf
Hand-colored lithograph. J. W Hill, artist; Endicott, lithographer
Box-Item 1.50: Plate 106: [Ducks], from Birds of New York Add to Shelf
Hand-colored lithograph. J. W. Hill, artist; Endicott, lithographer
Box-Item 1.51: Plate 107: [Ducks], from Birds of New York Add to Shelf
Hand-colored lithograph. J. W. Hill, artist; Endicott, lithographer
Box-Item 1.52: Castle Rock, from Picturesque America, 1874 Add to Shelf
Wood engraving
Box-Item 1.53: Cape Horn, from Picturesque America, 1874 Add to Shelf
Wood engraving
Box-Item 1.54: Falls of the Willamette, from Picturesque America, 1874 Add to Shelf
Wood engraving
Box-Item 1.55: The Three Sisters, from Picturesque America, 1874 Add to Shelf
Wood engraving
Box-Item 1.56: Pilot Knob, from Picturesque America, 1874 Add to Shelf
Wood engraving
Box-Item 1.57: Umpqua Canyon, from Picturesque America, 1874 Add to Shelf
Wood engraving
Box-Item 1.58: Mount Hood from the Columbia, from Picturesque America, 1874 Add to Shelf
H. B Gifford, artist; F. Hinselwood, engraver
Box-Item 1.59: Mount Hood Add to Shelf
Wood engraving
Box-Item 1.60: Multnomah Falls Add to Shelf
Wood engraving
Box-Item 1.61: A Herd of Bisons Crossing a River Bottom on the Upper Missouri, from The Illustrated London News, December 6th, 1862 Add to Shelf
Hand-colored steel engraving
Box-Item 1.62: The Modoc War in America, Lake Tule with the Lava Beds and Headquarters Camp, from The Illustrated London News , May 24, 1873 Add to Shelf
Hand-colored steel engraving
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