Beekman familyBeekman, Benjamin B., 1863-1945Beekman, Carrie C., 1865-1959Beekman, Cornelius C., 1828-1915
Beekman Family papers
1859-1936 ( inclusive )
3.0 linear feet (6 containers)
The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon, his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member, and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Cornelius C. Beekman was the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon. His son, Benjamin became a lawyer in Portland and was a faculty member of the University of Oregon law school from 1907-1915, when the law school was based in Portland. Carrie Beekman, daughter of Cornelius and sister of Benjamin, provided for the funding of the Beekman chair in history at the University of Oregon, in addition to her many other substantial donations.
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Preferred Citation :
[Identification of item], Beekman Family papers, Ax 010, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Processing Note :
Collection processed by staff, 1983.
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