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Pratt, Gertrude Sue

Gertrude Sue Pratt, niece of Warren Taylor, taken August 20, 1879. She was born October 6, 1876, to Irving W. and Sofia (Taylor) Pratt, in Portland. She married Carl P. Jensen in about 1928 and passed away on July 24, 1961. She was an active membe...

Abell, Frank G., 1844-1910

Palmer, Sarah Ann (Derbyshire)

Sarah Ann Derbyshire, born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on April 11, 1815. She married Joel Palmer on June 21, 1836, in Bucks County. They came to Oregon in 1845 and settled in Yamhill County, taking a land claim in Dayton. She was renowned for ...

Abell, Frank G., 1844-1910

Murphy, William and Betsy R. (Roundtree)

William E. and Elizabeth ("Betsy") Richardson (Roundtree) Murphy, who came overland to Oregon from Illinois in 1852, arriving in 1853. They married in Knox County, Illinois, on May 20, 1841. Their sons, William P. (born 1850), Levi Alexa...

Abell, Frank G., 1844-1910

Hill, Thomas

Thomas ("Uncle Tommie"), the son of Daniel and Rebecca Hill, living in Portland in 1870. He was brother to Leven.

Abell, Frank G., 1844-1910

Gillihan

Portrait of a woman with the last name Gillihan (no first name recorded). May be Mary Jane, the wife of Thomas N. Gillihan, living in Multnomah County in 1880. Photo taken in Portland.

Abell, Frank G., 1844-1910

Wild ducks conservation

Manuscript in which the author describes the need for duck conservation in Oregon due to hunting. Duck hunters want the season to be longer, which is reflected in a new game bill that was introduced in the Senate (Senate Bill 99) and the House of ...

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

Attacked at Juan De Fuca Straits

An ink wash painting signed by George Davidson, the illustrator on Robert Gray’s second voyage on the Columbia Rediviva. The painting, entitled,”Attacked at Juan De Fuca Straits,” depicts 17 canoes surrounding the Columbia Rediviva near shore in t...

Davidson, George, 1768-1801

Columbia in a Squall

An ink wash painting signed by George Davidson, the illustrator on Robert Gray’s second voyage on the Columbia Rediviva. The painting, entitled,”Columbia in a Squall,” depicts the Columbia Rediviva listing against heavy wind and waves during a storm.

Davidson, George, 1768-1801

At Falkland Islands

An ink wash painting signed by George Davidson, the illustrator on Robert Gray’s second voyage on the Columbia Rediviva. The painting, entitled, “At Falkland Islands,” depicts the crew members from the Columbia Rediviva camped on the shore. The sh...

Davidson, George, 1768-1801

Surprised by the Natives at Chicklerset

An ink wash painting signed by George Davidson, the illustrator on Robert Gray’s second voyage on the Columbia Rediviva. The painting, entitled, “Surprised by the Natives at Chicklerset,” depicts people launching canoes from the shore while the Co...

Davidson, George, 1768-1801

Canton invoice

An invoice written by Robert Gray for the receipt of a shipment of seventeen and a half chests of Bohea tea sent by Joseph Ingraham on the Columbia Rediviva from Canton, China to Thomas H. Jenkins in Boston, Massachusetts.

Gray, Robert, 1755-1806

Boston accounts and cargo lists

a hand-bound logbook containing cargo lists and a ledger of Joseph Barrell’s Boston accounts. The front cover of the book reads, “all the Ship Columbias Papers / Mary Barrell / Millburn, N.J.” The first 15 pages of the book contain a copy of the 1...

Barrell, Mary

Columbia Rediviva owners accounts log

An owner’s accounts ledger for the ship Columbia Rediviva accounting for roughly the years of 1787 to 1789. The document contains 11 pieces of varying sized paper adhered in layers to a ledger page backing.

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