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La Prath

Manuscript describing the activities of La Prath, a French-Canadian professional hunter. The author details the places, types of birds, and compensation.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Sanctuaries for waterfowl

Manuscript that champions the idea of additional sanctuaries for birds and animals. The document mentions what efforts President Theodore Roosevelt made before retiring from office. The document also highlights a number of refuges in the United States.

Averill, Edgar F., 1881-1955

Water ouzel or American dipper

Manuscript depicting a pair of water ouzels. Jack Horn from the United States Forest Service watched as one bird threw nest materials into the water, similar to how loggers toss in logs, making the transportation of materials easier. The author of the document goes on to say few people are familiar with the song of the ouzel. The author also gives the reader details about the bird's appearance and that another pair could be spotted at Multnomah Falls.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Manuscripts

Articles authored by Phoebe Finley: 1. "The chipmunks of Mt. Rainier"; 2. "Baxter's borrowed pup"; 3. "Gray-tail"; 4. "Pete's encounter with a porcupine"

Finley, Phoebe Katherine

Izaak Walton League Correspondence, April 29, 1935

Correspondence from S. B. Locke, Conservation Director of the Izaak Walton League, discussing resolutions adopted by the organization's 13th Annual Convention on April 13, 1935. Resolution topics include opposition to the construction of the Grand Coulee and Bonneville Dams, construction of sewage disposal plants, and a closed season on migratory waterfowl.

Locke, S. B. (Samuel Barron), 1885-1945

Migratory Bird Advisory Board, 1934

Document focuses include changes to Migratory Bird Treaty Act, waterfowl conditions, and extent of hunting seasons. Additional focuses include homesteading issues on wildlife refuges and hunting practices, including baiting.

Fernald, Charles

Oregon Skyline Trail : Mt. Hood to Crater Lake, 1925

United States Forest Service map of the Oregon Skyline Trail from Mt. Hood to Crater Lake. The map is divided into three segments on a single sheet. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes "Table of distances between camping places." Verso includes photographs and a textual guide to hiking the Skyline Trail.

United States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region

Oregon Skyline Trail : Pacific Crest system, 1936

United States Forest Service map of the Oregon Skyline Trail, Pacific Crest System. The map is divided into three segments on a single sheet. Relief shown pictorially and by spot heights. Includes trail log and key map. Publication note: "Portland, Ore. August 18, 1936, C.W.D., N.B.N." Verso includes illustration of a man standing on a peak with a hiking pack and a textual guide to hiking the Skyline Trail.

United States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region

Map, showing lines under construction and proposed routes and connections

A colored map of Oregon, Washington, and parts of Idaho produced by the Oregon Pacific Railroad Company circa 1885. The map shows railroad lines under construction and proposed routes and connections, steamship lines along rivers and other navigable waterways, built and projected connections, and boundaries of land grants held by the Oregon Pacific Railroad Company. Scale [ca. 1:1,800,000]. Relief shown by form lines. Original map mounted on cloth backing. Item has also been identified as bb0175546.

Oregon Pacific Railroad Company

Mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon Territory, 1841

A map of the mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon Territory as surveyed by the United States Exploring Expedition in 1841 under commander Charles Wilkes. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Inset details soundings of the Bar of Columbia River. Item has also been identified as bb017536.

Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877

Sketch of the Columbia River from the forks, & the 19th of October 1805 to the 1st of Jany on the Pacific Ocean

A reproduction of a hand-drawn sketch of the Columbia River by William Clark. The map also indicates camping places on the return journey in April, 1806. Originally issued in volume titled: Atlas accompanying the original journal of the Lewis and Clark expedition, 1804-1806, edited by Reuben Gold Thwaites (New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, 1905). Map 32, pt. 2. Item has also been identified as bb017544.

Clark, William, 1770-1838

Chart of the Columbia River for 90 miles from its mouth, 1838

A navigational map, “Chart of the Columbia River for 90 miles from its mouth [cartographic material] / drawn from several surveys in the possession of W.A. Slacum ; by M.C. Ewing.” Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Profiles: Cape Disappointment N.N.E. by compass distance 10 miles -- Cape Disappointment N.N.E. 6 miles. "S. Doc. No. 470. 25 Con. 2d S." Series: Senate document (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 25th Congress, 2d session, no. 470. Imaged map dissected and mounted on cloth backing. Item has also been identified as bb017535.

Ewing, Maskell C.