Register of the Stratton Family Collection, 1900-1941

Processed by Holt Atherton staff; revised by Don Walker; machine-readable finding aid created by Don Walker
Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University Library, University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211
Phone: (209) 946-2404
Fax: (209) 946-2810
URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
© 1998
University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.



Register of the Stratton Family Collection, 1900-1941

Collection number: Mss5

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

Contact Information

  • Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
  • University Library, University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA 95211
  • Phone: (209) 946-2404
  • Fax: (209) 946-2810
  • URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
Processed by:
Holt Atherton staff; revised by Don Walker
Date Completed:
October 1998
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stratton Family Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1900-1941
Collection number: Mss5
Creator: Reginald R. Stuart
Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
Stockton, CA 95211
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Stratton Family Collection, Mss5, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Access Points

personal name

Stratton, J.L.

personal name

Stratton, A.M.

subject

Agriculture -Kansas

subject

Farmers -Kansas -Photographs

subject

Farmers -Oregon -Photographs

subject

Farmers -California -Photographs

subject

Lumbering -Oregon -Photographs

subject

Agriculture -Oregon

subject

Agriculture -California

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Kansas -Social life and customs

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Oregon -Social life and customs

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California -Social life and customs

Biography

Between 1870 and 1940, J.L. Stratton and family lived in Ottawa (Kan.), while A.M. Stratton and family farmed in Veronia, Columbia County, Carlton, Yamhill County (Ore.) and Oakland (Calif.). The Oregon towns were established in approximately 1875. A detailed history of Veronia can be found in the Portland Journal (3/29/31). A history of Columbia County by Adolph Chapples was published in the Commonwealth Review (11/38).

Scope and Content

The Stratton Family Collection consists of correspondence and photographs relating to Stratton family business and farm matters in Ottawa (Kan.), Oakland (Calif.) and Veronia and Carlton (Ore.)

Container List

 

BOX 1: STRATTON FAMILY COLLECTION

 

1.1: POSTCARDS, 1906-1939 [99 items; greetings to Strattons from family & friends]

 

1.2: STOCK CERTIFICATE AND CORRESPONDENCE FROM AMERICAN PRUNING IMPLEMENT CO., 1912 [4 items]

 

1.3: STOCK CERTIFICATE FROM STOREY MANUFACTURING CO., 1913

 

1.4: MISC. PAPERS

 

a-Sale notice for farm of A.M. Stratton, 1900

 

b-Samuel F. Stratton. Two Poems, n.d.

 

c-Forest Service Special Use Permit, 1941

 

d-Corresp., 1907; 1924; 1927 [4 items]

 

1.5: PHOTOS: MCPHERSON FAMILY [5]

 

1.6: PHOTOS: PORTRAIT OF UNIDENTIFIED FAMILY, n.d. [3]

 

1.7: PHOTOS: HOUSE (IN OTTAWA KS) BUILT BY J.L. STRATTON & SOLD TO T.J. STUGART, NOV. 1909

 

1.8: PHOTOS: FAMILY CAMPING TRIP NEAR BIRD LAKE, n.d. [2 pp.]

 

1.9: PHOTOS: ALBUM OF VIRGINIA PAGE, c1914-16

 

1.10: PHOTOS: UNIDENTIFIED WOMEN [10 pp.]