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Collection: 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

EvasherEvasher added a note to page 18 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
SarahjdSarahjd added a note to page 18 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
SarahjdSarahjd added a note to page 18 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “ Oregan July 12 1891 - Wesley L Davis”Note Added
A2020A2020 added a note to page 18 in the work Visitor Logs August 15th 1887 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “Oregon ”Note Added
KateBowersHUAKateBowersHUA added a note to page 39 in the work Correspondence of LH board 1901-1910 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “Annotated handwritten plan or map”Note Added
DReadeDReade added a note to page 124 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
DReadeDReade added a note to page 122 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
DReadeDReade added a note to page 83 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
DReadeDReade added a note to page 85 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “Writing below picture frame. Not legible in this copy.”Note Added
DReadeDReade added a note to page 73 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “There is a page missing between page 72 and this one.”Note Added
DReadeDReade added a note to page 70 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “This is another duplicate of page 68.”Note Added
DReadeDReade added a note to page 69 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “This is a duplicate of page 68.”Note Added
DReadeDReade added a note to page 57 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
DReadeDReade added a note to page 17 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
DReadeDReade added a note to page 86 in the work YH LH location and building Vol. 311 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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 HaganDan Hagan added a note to page 1 in the work 1912-14 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “January 17, 1912 2 lb duck flew against plate glass and broke the frame. Put in storm frame.”Note Added
MJMJ added a note to page 36 in the work 1912-14 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “Built a chicken house.”Note Added
MJMJ added a note to page 35 in the work 1912-14 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “Built a pig pen and went to the Ocean Hill Hotel after a pig.”Note Added
MJMJ added a note to page 26 in the work 1912-14 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “Dec 9th entry states Light Keeper Wilson is Retiring but this entry is in 1913.”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 10 in the work 1912-14 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “October 5 "Plate glass, top tier broken by ducks flying against it at 10 P.M. nicked the lens in places"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 146 in the work Correspondence of LH board 1901-1910 in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 23 in the work 1910-11 keepers logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
mvmatherlymvmatherly added a note to page 28 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “Word "Sooding" on 24th assume they mean as verb form of sod since it is referring to garden? ”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 12 in the work 1910-11 keepers logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 8 in the work 1910-11 keepers logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “August 1: "Thomas Jones 2nd asst joined this station this AM. Thomas Quinn 2nd asst resigned and left station this AM"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 5 in the work 1910-11 keepers logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 22 in the work 1908-09 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 22 in the work 1908-09 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “October 17: "A dead whale was sighted..."”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 15 in the work 1904 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, 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
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 10 in the work 1893 Lighthouse Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “June 19: "2nd asst on beach hunting sea eggs" (Sea eggs otherwise known as urchins)”Note Added
dcarpendcarpen added a note to page 7 in the work 1908-09 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “Head Keeper Henry E. Wilson's wife Janey (Megginson) Wilson died 7-28-1908.”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 1 in the work 1908-09 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “Head Keeper Frank M. Plummer, 1st asst William P. Ford, 2nd asst Herbert E. Higgins”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 47 in the work 1900-01 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “November 18, 1901: "1st asst throwing condemed stoves over bluff"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 1 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “January 17: "Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth repaired."”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 1 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “January 14: "Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth filled"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 1 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “January 2: "Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth repaired."”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 5 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “March 13: "Keeper went to Newport to have his teeth filled and procure supplies"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 11 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “June 13: "Keeper gave 2nd asst Ewald Glass 7 days leave from sta the 4th should have returned the 12th but did not - Received a letter from him the 13th stating that he would not come back it was to lonesome for him - Keeper went to Newport to send report”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 12 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “June 22: "Mr. William Ford of Newport arrived at the sta at 6.P.M. and went on duty as 2nd asst Keeper in place of Mr Ewald Glass"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 12 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “June 18: "Received from Inspector to be forwarded to 2nd asst Ewald Glass his resignation to be signed & dated and forwarded to Inspector"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 13 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “July 1: "Mr. W. G. Ford reported and went duty as 2nd asst Keeper"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 14 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “July 30: "2nd asst washing and went to Newport to take oath of office as 2nd asst at this station" [William P. Ford]”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 15 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “August 15: "2nd asst went one mile from Sta to assist in the burial of Mr & Mrs Wilsons child"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 15 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “August 9: "2nd asst went to Newport after Doctor & assistance for Mrs. Wilson [wife of Keeper Henry Wilson?]" ”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 23 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “December 4: "The Gale yesterday loosened lightning rod on Tower" December 6: "Keeper and assts renailing Lightning Rod on Tower that became loosened in the Gale of the 3rd Also replaced signal halyards on flag pole that the gale broke"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 34 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “May 25 "By order of Major W.L.Langfit Engineer 13th Light House District the keeper of this station is authorized to expend $250.00 in repairing road leading to the station - Keeper has employed Mr. Briggs - Mr. Birch - Mr. Ford and Mr. Greenbrooks."”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 36 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “June 25 "Repairing of the road leading to sta completed today"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 39 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “August 13 "Mr. Briggs hauling wood for 2nd asst" Could this be neighbor Joseph Briggs? ”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 40 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “August 17 "Keeper and assts showing one hundred and four visitors in the tower"”Note Added
caroleholmsoncaroleholmson added a note to page 45 in the work 1902-03 Keeper Logs in 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books collection, saying “November 11 "the gale blew lightening rod loose from tower" November 12 "Keeper + asst replacing lightening rod on tower"”Note Added