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Preliminary Guide to the John Work Papers
1823-1862



Manuscript Collection No.: 4981
Accession No.: 4981-001
Creator: Work, John, 1792-1861 , creator
Title: John Work papers
Date Span: 1823-1862
Quantity: .42 cu. ft. (1 box)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Scope and Content

Letters, 1848-1862; journals, 1823-1833. Transcripts of originals at Provincial Archives, Victoria, B.C. See also Microfilm A587, Newspapers-Microscopy.

Typescript copies of outgoing letters (1848-62) and journals (1823-26, 28, 30, 32-33) relative to his work as an officer of the Hudson's Bay Company at various company settlements including Fort Vancouver, Fort Colvile, Spokane House, Fort Simpson, Fort Nisqually, and Fort Victoria.

One of the journals, gift of E.S. Meany Jr., August 1937. All have edit marks by T.C. Elliott; were published in Washington Historical Quarterly.

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Open to all users.

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Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info

Received in 1919.

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Personal Names:
Work, John, 1792-1861--Archives.
Organizations:
Hudson's Bay Company, creator.
Last modified: March 7, 2013
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