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Collection: 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

NGibson
NGibson added a note to page 18 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “Oregon 1891 (July) July 12 1891 - Wesley L. Davis, Ed Finnes July 12 1891 - George F Sylvester Newport July 12 1891 G Robertson July 12 1891 Ethel Trapp Jacqueline July 14 1891 M Jane Morris, Albany July 14 1891 Mary Sedgwick, Albany July ...”Note Added
heidimarie
heidimarie added a note to page 81 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “transcription app is unavailable for this document today”Note Added
hfDonovan97
hfDonovan97 added a note to page 18 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “Oregon 1891 (July) 12th Wesley L. Davis, Ed “Ti..rs” Gee F. Sylvester Newport G.Robertson Ethel Trapp Yaquia 14th M. Jane Morris Albany Mary Sedgwick Isabel Gray Philomath Origon (‘328’ written above Origon) B Baldwin ...”Note Added
SalemSara
SalemSara added a note to page 49 in the work 1900-01 Keeper Logs, saying “Possible transcription for the 30th to replace the question marks. "putting brace on gate" Cheers, Sara”Note Added
SalemSara
SalemSara added a note to page 49 in the work 1900-01 Keeper Logs, saying “Possible transcriptions for the 26th to replace the question marks. "Mr. Withers and Mr. Anderson" and possibly "where he has been P.M. to spend Cristmass" ? I feel confident on the "ristmas" portion of the word. Cheers, Sara”Note Added
meghanagresto
meghanagresto added a note to page 21 in the work p-3 letters HM Roberts 1872-1875, saying “???=instant [instant=this month]”Note Added
meghanagresto
meghanagresto added a note to page 20 in the work p-3 letters HM Roberts 1872-1875, saying “???= ulto [ulto=ultimo=last month]”Note Added
meghanagresto
meghanagresto added a note to page 18 in the work p-3 letters HM Roberts 1872-1875, saying “??? = &c”Note Added
meghanagresto
meghanagresto added a note to page 16 in the work p-3 letters HM Roberts 1872-1875, saying “*Sautter Lemonnier”Note Added
meghanagresto
meghanagresto added a note to page 8 in the work p-3 letters HM Roberts 1872-1875, saying “??? = George”Note Added
meghanagresto
meghanagresto added a note to page 7 in the work p-3 letters HM Roberts 1872-1875, saying “??? here is definitely George”Note Added
meghanagresto
meghanagresto added a note to page 5 in the work p-3 letters HM Roberts 1872-1875, saying “wed should be "used"”Note Added
LillianLodine
LillianLodine added a note to page 21 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “July 22 (continued) Mrs. V. B. Nunn (?) Albany Or Leta Nunn " " Zula Nunn " " M J Price (?) Portland. Mary E. Johnson – Sioux City, Iowa Laura E. Frazee, Portland, Or., J. N. Ellison Shedd " S.M. Ellison " " Jas Gault. " " Dora Gault " ...”Note Added
Nadine379
Nadine379 added a note to page 21 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather (Visitor log) 1891 July 21 Mrs. N.P. Lind H. A. Talbot & Wife 22 Prather Columbia, Missouri Albany, Oregon Aman...”Note Added
JMickleburgh
JMickleburgh added a note to page 20 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “July 20 1891 Laura E Frazee - Portland, Or Mrs J H Frasey - Portland, Or May E Johnson - Sioux City, In Anna L Pope - Portland, Or Z F Vaughan - Dallas Jas Lawton - Dallas Wm Muller - Newport July 21 1891 John Stapleton - Salem, Or Mrs J...”Note Added
JMickleburgh
JMickleburgh added a note to page 19 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “1891 July 16 Geo W Dodder - Albany Sarah M Dodder - Albany Bertha M Dodder - Albany LIllian L Dodder - Albany Harry D Dodder - Albany Pi Zeigler Ind - Albany D Zeigler Ind Dora J Elliott - Scholl's Ferry, Oregon Annette Elliott - Scholl's...”Note Added
Evasher
Evasher added a note to page 18 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “July 15, 1891 Mary B. Perin Caleb Perrin CJ Cannon Mary Wood Laurin B. Baldwin - Philomath Ole A. Franklin - Philomath I.G. Knouth - Portland Ada B. Sheck - Philomarthin Iona Feigler - Dayton Ind. U. W. Bal - Newfront Ward Harklarvarl ...”Note Added
Sarahjd
Sarahjd added a note to page 18 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “Oregon July 12 1891 - George F Sylvester Newport Oregon July 12 1891 G Robertson Oregon July 12 1891 Ethel Trapp Yaquina Oregon July 14 1891 M Jane Morris Albany Oregon July 14 1891 Mary Sedgwick Albany Oregon July 14 1891 ? Gray Philomath O...”Note Added
Sarahjd
Sarahjd added a note to page 18 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “ Oregan July 12 1891 - Wesley L Davis”Note Added
A2020
A2020 added a note to page 18 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887, saying “Oregon ”Note Added
KateBowersHUA
KateBowersHUA added a note to page 39 in the work Correspondence of LH board 1901-1910, saying “Annotated handwritten plan or map”Note Added
DReade
DReade added a note to page 124 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311, saying “Several pages missing between previous page and this. Numbers at bottom of page jump from 398 to 403 and context is missing between pages.”Note Added
DReade
DReade added a note to page 122 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311, saying “Obviously a draft letter with much re-writing. The attempt has been made to capture the entire page, including rewritten lines, which hinders comprehension somewhat.”Note Added
DReade
DReade added a note to page 83 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311, saying “Pioneer Iron Works, owned by Calvin Nutting and Son, at 121-123 Fremont Street. (See the San Francisco City Directory of 1878, p. 700.)”Note Added
DReade
DReade added a note to page 85 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311, saying “Writing below picture frame. Not legible in this copy.”Note Added
DReade
DReade added a note to page 73 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311, saying “There is a page missing between page 72 and this one.”Note Added
DReade
DReade added a note to page 70 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311, saying “This is another duplicate of page 68.”Note Added
DReade
DReade added a note to page 69 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311, saying “This is a duplicate of page 68.”Note Added
DReade
DReade added a note to page 57 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311, saying “Could what looks like "Celilih" Head actually refer to Collins Head? An old map in the 1881 Encyclopedia Brittania shows a town of that name at about the right bearing and distance from the lighthouse.”Note Added
DReade
DReade added a note to page 17 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311, saying “Onealta was listed as a Benton County post office in the 1885 register of Post Offices and Postmasters. https://books.google.com/books?id=3oxRAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA606&lpg=PA606&dq=%22onealta%22+oregon&source=bl&ots=uA89EEdmsO&sig=ACfU3U1_HPEHrxZONUULrfKOcCU”Note Added
DReade
DReade added a note to page 86 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311, saying “Suggest "... favor of 3rd inst to hand." "Since we contracted for Piegeon Point" is duplicated erroneously. Last paragraph - I believe the symbol after "5 1/4" and "8 1/2" is the symbol for cents.”Note Added
Dan Hagan
Dan Hagan added a note to page 1 in the work 1912-14 Keeper Logs, saying “January 17, 1912 2 lb duck flew against plate glass and broke the frame. Put in storm frame.”Note Added
MJ
MJ added a note to page 36 in the work 1912-14 Keeper Logs, saying “Built a chicken house.”Note Added
MJ
MJ added a note to page 35 in the work 1912-14 Keeper Logs, saying “Built a pig pen and went to the Ocean Hill Hotel after a pig.”Note Added
MJ
MJ added a note to page 26 in the work 1912-14 Keeper Logs, saying “Dec 9th entry states Light Keeper Wilson is Retiring but this entry is in 1913.”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 10 in the work 1912-14 Keeper Logs, saying “October 5 "Plate glass, top tier broken by ducks flying against it at 10 P.M. nicked the lens in places"”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 146 in the work Correspondence of LH board 1901-1910, saying “"Shoot-the-chutes" is a sort of amusement park ride, consisting of a flat-bottom boat that slides down a ramp or slide ending in a lagoon.”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 23 in the work 1910-11 keepers logs, saying “12 Fresh south west to a gale rain sea very rough. Bar 29.42. General duties for the day. Top of ventilator of oil house blown off.”Note Added
mvmatherly
mvmatherly added a note to page 28 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs, saying “Word "Sooding" on 24th assume they mean as verb form of sod since it is referring to garden? ”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 12 in the work 1910-11 keepers logs, saying “December 14: "Delivered 11 cases of oil to Pickins for Mr. Booth at Newport" Possibly Fred Booth, who worked in Newport as a jeweler before coming on as 2nd asst in 1914? "Mr. J.W. Collins joined this station as second asst keeper"”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 8 in the work 1910-11 keepers logs, saying “August 1: "Thomas Jones 2nd asst joined this station this AM. Thomas Quinn 2nd asst resigned and left station this AM"”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 5 in the work 1910-11 keepers logs, saying “May 18: "crew of the wrecked steam Sch. J. Marhoffer were cared for at this station" The remains of the ship drifted up to what's now known as Boiler Bay, where its boiler is still visible at low tide.”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 22 in the work 1908-09 Keeper Logs, saying “October 1: "Keeper left sta at 10. for New York on important business" October 29: "Keeper returned to station at 10:00 PM from leave of absence" Keeper Henry Wilson was born in Boston, Mass. and was a member of the I.O.O.F. of Arbor Vitae, Brooklyn,”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 22 in the work 1908-09 Keeper Logs, saying “October 17: "A dead whale was sighted..."”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 15 in the work 1904 Keeper Logs, saying “Head Keeper Frank M. Plummer, 1st Asst W.P. Ford (promoted from 2nd Asst Aug. 1), Keeper's wife [Malinda] assisting with showing visitors in tower”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 10 in the work 1893 Lighthouse Keeper Logs, saying “June 19: "2nd asst on beach hunting sea eggs" (Sea eggs otherwise known as urchins)”Note Added
dcarpen
dcarpen added a note to page 7 in the work 1908-09 Keeper Logs, saying “Head Keeper Henry E. Wilson's wife Janey (Megginson) Wilson died 7-28-1908.”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 1 in the work 1908-09 Keeper Logs, saying “Head Keeper Frank M. Plummer, 1st asst William P. Ford, 2nd asst Herbert E. Higgins”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 47 in the work 1900-01 Keeper Logs, saying “November 18, 1901: "1st asst throwing condemed stoves over bluff"”Note Added
caroleholmson
caroleholmson added a note to page 1 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs, saying “January 17: "Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth repaired."”Note Added