Papers, 1887-1931.


Ames, Edwin Gardner, 1856-1935. Papers, 1887-1931.

Papers, 1887-1931.

Personal and business correspondence, letter books, notebooks, financial and insurance records, and other records, reflecting Ames's role in the forest products industry with Puget Mill Company, Puget Sound Tug Boat Company, and Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau. Includes material relating to business associates from his wife's family, including personal and business correspondence of Cyrus Walker, William Walker, and Emily Talbot Walker; and material relating to Admiralty Logging Company, Admiralty Tug Boat Company, Alaska Steamship Company, Bloedel-Donovan Lumber Mills, China Club of Seattle, Condon and Wright, Dexter Horton National Bank (Seattle, Wash.), Drummond Lighterage Company (Seattle, Wash.), First National Bank (Port Townsend, Wash.), Freemasons, Grays Harbor Commercial Company, Grays Harbor Mill Company, Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumbermen, Metropolitan Building Company (Seattle, Wash.), Metropolitan National Bank (Seattle, Wash.), National Bank of Commerce (Seattle, Wash.), National Lumber Manufacturers Association, Northern Pacific Railroad Company, Pacific Pine Lumber Company, Pope & Talbot, Port Blakely Mill Company, Puget Lumber Company, Puget Sound Cedar & Lumber Company, Puget Sound Commercial Company, Puget Sound Navigation Company, Puget Trading Company, Rainier Investment Company, Republican National Committee, St. Paul and Tacoma Lumber Company, Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Seattle Mayor's Office, and Union Savings and Trust Company (Seattle, Wash.). Also includes material relating to Washington Conservation Association, Washington Forest Fire Association, Washington Mutual Savings Bank (Seattle, Wash.), West Coast Lumbermen's Association, Western Forestry and Conservation Association, and Weyerhaeuser Timber Company. Other persons represented include John Beard Allen, John Keller Ames, Sarah Albee Ames, Clarence Bagley, Victor H. Beckman, Julius H. Bloedel, Edward James Brown, Patrick P. Carroll, Richard W. Condon, Martin L. Davey, George Donworth, Jacob Furth, William E. Humphrey, Albert Johnson, Wesley Livsey Jones, Bertha Knight Landes, John J. McGilvra, Edward F. Merrill, John Franklin Miller, Edward B. Palmer, Will H. Parry, George E. Plummer, Miles Poindexter, George A. Pope, Mark E. Reed, Frederick C. Talbot, William H. Talbot, Talbot C. Walker, and Hugo Winkenwerder.

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