J. Neilson Barry papers.

Title
J. Neilson Barry papers.
Author
Barry, J. Neilson (John Neilson), 1870-1961.

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Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 222Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Additional Authors
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859.
Description
.25 linear foot (1 box)
Alternative Title
Astoria, or, Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains.
Genre/Form
Maps.
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Call Number
MssCol 222
OCLC
796803688
Author
Barry, J. Neilson (John Neilson), 1870-1961.
Title
J. Neilson Barry papers.
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Summary
Papers contain letters from J. Neilson Barry, 1943-1959, concerning the routes to Oregon and the far Northwest followed by Robert Stuart and "the Astorians" and others, with numerous sketched maps. Also includes an annotated and illustrated copy of Washington Irving's "Astoria, or, Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains" (published 1861) with 229 colored maps and marginalia added by Barry in 1943. Barry was an Episcopal priest, researcher, and prolific writer of Pacific Northwest history.
Added Author
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859.
Added Title
Astoria, or, Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains.
Research Call Number
MssCol 222
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