Biographical Note

Arrangement

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Inventory

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Granville O. Haller Papers
1842-1993



Manuscript Collection No.: 3437
Creator: Haller, Granville O. (Granville Owen), 1820-1897 , creator
Title: Granville O. Haller papers
Date Span: 1842-1993
Quantity: 2.95 cubic feet
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Granville Owen Haller was born 1819, died 1897. Haller was stationed at Fort Dalles, Oregon, and participated in the campaign against the Snake Indians, 1854; the Winass Expedition, 1855; and the Seattle Anti-Chinese riots, 1886. He was dismissed from the 7th Infantry, U.S. Army, but later reinstated. Haller had a general merchandising business in Coupeville, Washington from 1864-1879.

See Bagley, "History of Seattle," V.2, p.744.

Arrangement

Arranged into 3 accessions:
Accession No. 3437-001, Granville O. Haller papers, 1842-1937
Accession No. 3437-005, Granville O. Haller papers, 1863-1993
Accession No. 3437-001, Granville O. Haller papers, circa 1840s-1961

Scope and Content

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Restrictions on Access

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Restrictions on Use

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Inventory

  
Accession No. 3437-001
Haller, Granville O. (Granville Owen), 1820-1897
Granville O. Haller papers, 1842-1937
1.92 cubic feet (5 document cases, two oversized items; plus 1 microfilm reel, positive; 1 microfilm reel, negative.)
Scope and Content
Correspondence, diaries and other writings, military documents; 1842-1896. Includes journal of Haller's son, Theodore N. Haller, 1912-1937; One reel microfilm.
Microfilm contents include the following selections from the Haller diaries and notebooks: Financial record book, 1852-1856 only; Journal and dispatches regarding campaign against Snake Indians, 1854; Orders and special orders from HQ, Winnass Expedition, 1855; Diary kept during Winass Expedition, 1855; Diary, 1855; Diary, 1856.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Some restrictions exist on copying, quotation or publication. Contact Repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Haller Family, 6/22/1936. Additions gift of Martin Chamberlain, 1956 and 1961.
Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


  
Accession No. 3437-005
Haller, Granville O. (Granville Owen), 1820-1897
Granville O. Haller papers, 1863-1993
0.03 cubic feet (1 folder)
Scope and Content
Genealogical chart, 1953,1981; written reminiscence by Henrietta M. Haller, Granville Haller's wife, describing the Haller family's trip around Cape Horn to California and later to Oregon and Washington where they lived from the 1850s on; summary of trial proceedings regarding the dismissal of Granville Haller from the U.S. Army; excerpts from Haller's 1854 diary, transcribed by Martin Chamberlain in 1993.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Some restrictions exist on copying, quotation or publication. Contact Repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Martin Chamberlain, 1/1/1982.
Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


  
Accession No. 3437-006
Haller, Granville O. (Granville Owen), 1820-1897
Granville O. Haller papers, circa 1840s - 1961 (Bulk: 1860-1930)
1 cubic foot (1 box)
Scope and Content
Diaries, land deeds and abstracts, military receipts, correspondence, autograph books, manuscript plat-maps relating to Skagit and Island Counties particularly to Edison and Samish Island, estate documents and other materials relating to Granville O. Haller, his wife, Henrietta (d. 1910), and their descendants. Descendents include their children Alice Mai (and her children, William A. Nichols, Jr and Charlotte Louise Nichols), Theodore N. Haller, and Charlotte who was married to Redick H. McKee, mapmaker.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Literary rights have been transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Source: Martin Chamberlain, 2004 May 07, 2004 August 12.
Processing Info
0.42 cubic feet of photographic materials relocated to Visual Materials Collection in 2010.

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Haller, Granville O. (Granville Owen), 1820-1897--Archives.
Steptoe, Edward Jenner, 1816-1865.
Organizations:
Meigs Lumber & Shipbuilding Co.
United States. Army.
Subjects:
Frontier and pioneer life--Washington (State)
Indians of North America--Wars--Oregon.
Indians of North America--Wars--Washington (State)
Last modified: April 01, 2011
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