J. Neilson Barry research collection, 1940.


J. Neilson Barry research collection, 1940.

This collection consists of letters, writings and hand-drawn maps relating to J. Neilson Barry's research on John Colter's trip through what was to become Yellowstone National Park.

.1 linear ft.

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Colter, John, approximately 1775-1813

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Barry, J. Neilson (John Neilson), 1870-1961

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Born in Wilmington, N.C., 11/26/1870, son of Major Robert Peabody Barry and Julia Kean Neilson; served as an Episcopal minister in Spokane, Wash., New York City, Washington, D.C., and Baker, Or., from 1895-1913; probation officer with the police court in Spokane, Wash., 1913-1922; moved to Portland, Or., in 1922 and did historical research and writing; died 2/26/1961. From the description of Captain Clark's 1806 map of the Willamette River : made from Indian charcoal and sand maps an...