Guide to the William Parkhurst Winans Papers
1815-1917

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Creator: Winans, William Parkhurst
Title: William Parkhurst Winans Papers
Dates: 1815-1917 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 10 containers. (5 linear feet of shelf space.) (1000 items.)
Collection Number: Cage 147
Summary: Correspondence, business records, diaries, manuscripts on church matters and the history of Stevens County, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs and printed material. Includes an unpublished census (1870) of the Indian tribes in northeastern Washington Territory compiled by Winans while special agent for the non-treaty tribes, predecessor of the Colville Indian Reservation Agent.
Repository: Washington State University Libraries
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)

Terrell Library
Pullman, WA 99164-5610 USA
(509) 335-6691
http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc/
mascref@wsu.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical Note

William Parkhurst Winans was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on January 28,1836, one of eight children born to Jonas Wood Winans and Sarah Stiles. W.P Winans’s ancestry can be traced to the Revolutionary War in the figure of one Isaac Winans (1710-1780), who served as a member on the committee of public safety. Isaac Winans died after being imprisoned by the British.

In 1859 W.P. Winans journeyed westward from Springfield, Illinois, arriving at the Umatilla River in Oregon in September of that year. He worked as a warehouseman and schoolteacher in the winter of 1860-1861, and was a clerk of the first Oregon election in 1860. In July of 1861 he moved to Fort Colville, Washington, where he was appointed deputy county auditor of Spokane County before becoming auditor in 1862. During this period Winans’s career followed parallel paths in business and government. He was appointed clerk for the United States district court comprising Spokane and Missoula counties, serving under Judge E.P. Oliphant. Winans’s owned a general store when in 1866 he was elected county superintendent of schools. In 1867, 1868 and 1871, he represented Stevens County in the Washington territorial legislature. A significant part of Winans’s career began in 1870, with his appointment as Sub-Indian Agent of the six non-treaty tribes in the Colville region that had declined to make peace with the Federal government. It was in this capacity that, in 1872, he successfully argued against the directive of President Grant that would have given the Colville Valley Indian tribes areas in Stevens County where white settlers had previously established themselves under laws associated with "pre-emption" and homestead rights. This decision caused a great deal of controversy at the time. W.P. Winans was married to Lydia (or Lidia) Moore (d. 1876) in 1868 or 1869, and to Christine McRae in 1879.

In 1874 Winans moved from Colville to Walla Walla, entering into the mercantile firm of Johnson, Rees & Co. (later Rees, Winans & Co.) He traveled widely in Europe during this period and had local interests in farming, merchandising, freighting, and banking. He was also active in civic, church, and business affairs, serving in the latter capacity as a member of the board of directors of First National Bank of Walla Walla and as President of Farmer’s Savings Bank from 1890 until 1917. William Parkhurst Winans died on April 22, 1917.

Content Description

The archive of William Parkhurst Winans consists of business and government records, diaries and correspondence, and manuscripts on church matters and Stevens County (Washington) history. Also included are clippings, photographs, maps, memorabilia, and miscellaneous material.

The business records show cartage rates (wagon freighting) for the Pacific Northwest, prices for goods, rates and patterns of commodities consumption, freight routes, stock inventories, and banking and investment information for the Walla Walla region.

The church material chiefly centers on the First Presbyterian Church of Walla Walla, and includes both printed and manuscript records.

The material relating to the history of Stevens County, Washington, consists of the letters- first-hand accounts, observations, and reminiscences- that Winans acquired in the course of gathering information and resources for an unpublished typescript titled Stevens County, Washington: Its Creation, Addition, Subtraction and Division (1904). A notable item here is a 6-leave holograph document from the Fall of 1897 that purports to be an eyewitness account of the Whitman Massacre, as told by a Mrs. Delaney (formerly Matilda Sager) to P.M. Winans. The prominent frontier historian Frederick Jackson Turner urged Winans to preserve his diaries because they would provide future historians with invaluable primary source material on the details of pioneer life in the Pacific Northwest.

The Indian material dating from Winans’s period as Sub-Indian Agent is significant. A noteworthy item is an 1870 census of the Indian tribes in northeastern Washington (Territory), including the Okanagans, Calispels (or Pend’ Oreilles), San Poils and Nespelems, Senijexsees or Lakes, Wenatchees and Isle d'Pierres, Mishouies, Spokanes, and the Swielpees (or Colvilles). This material includes detailed verbatim reports on speeches given by chiefs in tribal councils, descriptions of the social and economic situation of the region’s tribes, and notes on how the Indians viewed white people and white society.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

This collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation :  

[Item Description]. Cage 147, William Parkhurst Winans Papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

Most of the papers of William Parkhurst Winans were donated to Washington State University Libraries in two installments, the first, in 1935, by Mrs. W.P. Winans and her family, and the second, in 1955, by Mrs. George L. Converse ( W.P. Winans’s daughter) and her son, George L. Converse.

Processing Note :  

Mary W. Avery, an Extension Instructor in Washington History and Government, originally described and organized the papers in 1956.

Bibliography :  

    For more information about these papers, see: Mary W. Avery, The W. Park Winans Manuscripts, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 47 (January 1956): 15-20.

Additional Reference Guides :  

A second guide to the collection, listing elements in a series order assigned by Mary Avery, is also available.


Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Box
Folder
1 1 Balance sheet of W. P. Winan's business, 1872-1873.
2 leaf manuscript
1 1 Balance sheet of Brown & Winans business, Ft. Colville, undated
2 leaf manuscript
1 1 Trial balance of W. P. Winans,Fort Colville., May 1, 1873
2 leaf manuscript
1 1 W. P. Winans, in account with Brown & Winans, May-December, [1873?]
2 leaf manuscript
1 1 Notes due, Brown & Winans., ca. 1870.
2 leaf manuscript
1 1 Brown & Winans, trial statement, May 1, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
1 1 Brown & Winans. Accounts at the Old Fort Store unpaid, May 1, 1871.
1 leaf folded. manuscript
1 1 Trial balance and balance of W. P. Winans books, May l. 1871.
3 leaf manuscript
1 1 Brown & Winans. Statement of business, May l. 1870-July 1, 1870.
2 leaf manuscript
1 1 Brown & Winans. In account with W. P. Winans, 1870-1871.
2 leaf manuscript
1 1 Brown & Winans. Statement of the business, July 1, 1870.
3 leaf manuscript
1 1 Trial balance of W. P. Winans, Fort Colville., March 1, 1872
2 leaf manuscript
1 1 Trial balance of W. P. Winans,Fort Colville., May 1, 1872
2 leaf manuscript
1 1 Balance book of W. P. Winans business, May 1, 1871-May 1, 1872.
8 leaf manuscript
1 2 Letters to his family, October 15, 1864-August 5, 1865
36 page manuscript
1 3 Presbyterian Church. Oregon Synod. Permanent Committee on Missions and Church Erection. Memorandum of the transactions authorized by the permanent committee, WPW Secretary-Treasurer., 1898-1904.
5 leaf manuscript of 1 volume
1 3 Moore, George A. Letter, San Francisco, to E. Myron Wolf, Insurance Commissioner, San Francisco. Re: taxation on insurance companies., undated
8 page typescript, carbon
1 3 Last blazes on the Oregon Trail, [an account of Ezra Meeker, reprinted from the New York Evening Post, by Ezra Meeker], May 18, 1907
4 leaves illus.
1 3 Bones Indian [seated Indian with pipe.] Photograph mount has label: Maxwell, Walla Walla. Verso has label: Walla Walla County Fair, entry tag, from J. Harburt., undated
1 mounted photograph.
1 3 Lewis and Clark, an essay, Walla Walla, based on the Lewis and Clark journals and reminiscences of Hudsons Bay’s employees at Colville, ca. 1860., December 17, 1886
8 page manuscript
1 3 Biographical note re: Edward Marsden., undated
1 leaf manuscript
1 3 The Greek Church., undated
2 leaf manuscript
1 3 Walla Walla. First Presbyterian Church Program, William P. Winans Memorial Service., May 20, 1917
2 leaves
1 3 [Account of excursion to Alaska with the Synod of the Presbyterian Church]., undated
4 leaf manuscript
1 3 The Call of the Columbia, v. 1, n. 5. Log book of the flagship Undine on the voyage from Portland, Oregon, to Lewiston, Idaho, and Return, May 3-6, 1915, commemorating the opening of The Dalles-Celilo Canal of the Columbia River. Winans a passenger., May 6, 1915.
1 leaf
1 3 Winans Christine. Letter, to "Dear Children" re: Open River Celebration trip from Lewiston, Idaho to Astoria, Oregon, on the Undine, commemorating the opening of The Dalles-Celilo Canal of the Columbia River., ca. May, 1915
17 page manuscript
1 3 Edward Marsden, a biography, undated
5 page manuscript
1 3 Winans Christine. Letter, re: Open River Celebration trip from Lewiston to Astoria on the Undine commemorating the opening of The Dalles-Celilo Canal on the Columbia River. Pp. 5-12, ca. May, 1815
1 3 Reminiscences of trip from Pittsfield, Illinois, to Umati-la, Oregon., April 20, 1859-undated
1 3 A model community, Metlakahtla, Alaska, a description., undated
4 leaf manuscript
1 3 Notes on Edward Marsden and William Duncan., undated
5 leaf manuscript
1 3 Diary fragment, January 21-July 8, 1860.
1 leaf manuscript
1 3 Winans, Christine. Trappers and furs, an essay., undated
5 page typescript.
1 3 Fur list, illustrated pages from a Gordon Fur catalog and a typescript of fur prices.
5 leaves
1 3 Pencil sketch of Fort Colville?, undated
1 3 The incident that caused John Hay to write Banty Tim, undated
2 leaf manuscript
1 3 Envelope from Ben Burgunder to WPW, December 6, 1904.
1 3 Schulze, Paul, General Land Agent, Northern Pacific Railroad Company, form letter to Charles M. Holton, re: affidavits., January 4, 1883
1 leaf
1 3 Saxe, Rollin P. Certificate of sale, one thoroughbred heifer to John Fudge. Transferred from John Fudge to Rev. Brown of Walla Walla., September 5. 1882
1 leaf manuscript
1 3 [Historical Records Survey, Washington.] Notes for survey forms: Chewelah Congregational Church, a chewelah piano, and letters and reports from the office of Indian Affairs., undated
1 3 Interesting People, magazine clipping, undated
1 3 City election, third ward, list of candidates, WPW candidate for mayor., undated
1 leaf printed.
1 3 McFalland, T. C., Commissioner General. Letter, Washington, D.C. land office to WPW re: homestead entries in Lewiston, Idaho., July 7, 1883
1 3 US General Land Office at Walla Walla Homestead land patent, issued to David M. Jessee, September 10, 1872.
1 leaf
1 4 Weinstock, Henry. Jesus the Jew, clipping from the Oakland Enquirer. Clippings are pasted into a copy of: Miller, D Allen, comp. Directory of Walla Walla [County?]. Walla Walla, Statesmen Book and Job Press, 1880. 142 p., August 11, 1899 and other dates
1 5 Salter, Jennie. Letter, Olympia, to Christine Winans, Walla Walla, re: pamphlet on financial condition of the Territory of Washington, 1864., September 1, 1922
2 leaf manuscript with envelope.
1 5 Washington Territory Legislative Assembly. Joint Committee on Ways and Means. Olympia, T. F. McElroy, Printer, 23 p. Washington Imprints: 81, 1864.
1 5 Spokane County. Treasurer. CJ. R. Bates Statements, signed by WPW as Deputy Treasurer., June 9, 1863
2 leaf manuscript
1 6 Kenny, Michael. Steptoe Expedition, signed., undated
6 page typescript
1 6 Col. Steptoes’ Report, May 23, 1858.
3 page typescript, 1 carbon.
1 7 Prosch., Thomas. Letter, Seattle, to WPW re: receipt of Winans’ Stevens County History., March 4, 1904
3 leaf manuscript with envelope.
1 7 Harvard University. Receipt, of Winans' Stevens County History., April 30, 1914
1 leaf
1 7 Turner, Frederick Jackson. Letter, Cambridge, Mass., to WPW, re: Stevens County History and Winans' diaries., May 4, 1914
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 7 Prosch, Thomas W. Letter, Seattle, to WPW, re: publication of Stevens County History., February 2, 1905
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 7 Dewart, Frederick W. Letter, Spokane, to WPW, re: acquiring a copy of Early Days at Fort Colville for Harvard Univerisity., June 13
1 leaf typescript signed.
1 7 Dewart, Frederick W. Letter, Spokane, to WPW, re: copies of his diary for Harvard and Washington State College. Pencilled note: Wrote & sent manuscript July 2, 1913., June 17, 1913
1 leaf typescript, signed.
1 7 Currier, T. Franklin, Asst. Librarian, Harvard College Library. Letter, Cambridge, Mass., to WPW re: receipt of Stevens County history., May 9, 1914
1 leaf typescript, signed.
1 7 Sherwood, S. Fred. Letter, Colville, to WPW, re: 1872 earthquake and Quil-las-kin, an Indian who died and returned to life., November 30, 1909
3 leaves holograph signed.
1 7 Moore, P. D. Letter, Olympia, to WPW, re: Marcel Bernier, first white child in the State of Washington., August 29, 1906
1 leaf holograph signed, with envelope.
1 7 Burgunder, Ben. Letter, Colfax, to WPW, re: reminiscences of Stevens County history., December 6, 1906
4 leaves holograph signed.
1 7 Letter, Rockport, Illinois, to Mother Sarah Stiles Winans Fort Colville, to Territorial Treasurer, Olympia, re: cost bill on case of Washington Territory vs. William Reilly, July 28, 1868
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 7 Talcott, C. R. Letter, Olympia, to P.M. Winans, re: enclosed letter from Winans to Territorial Treasurer., April 19, 1935
1 leaf typescript, signed.
1 7 Russell, Thomas. Letter, Pullman, to Mrs. Winans, re: Canadian history., April 9, 1914
5 leaves holograph signed.
1 7 Allen, Levi. Letter, Salubria, to WPW re: copper mines., December 15, 1889
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 7 Warren, Eliza S. Letter, Seattle, to Mrs. R.P. Winans, re: life in Seattle and travel plans., August 23, 1916
1 leaf holograph signed, with envelope.
1 7 Slater, John B. Letter. Note on envelope: answ’d March 30-17., Colville, to WPW, re: Stevens County history and events., March 25, 1917
2 leaves typescript, signed, with envelope.
1 8 Memo book of H. E. Johnson and W. P. Winans, Walla Walla, 1877-1883.
1 volume manuscript
1 8 Receipts, of Winans and Johnson & Winans., 1883.
4 items.
1 8 Receipts, of Winans and Johnson & Winans., 1883.
7 items.
1 8 Memorandum of agreement between Johnson and Winans and E. E. Taylor re: cattle investment, April 16, 1878.
2 leaf manuscript
1 8 Deed of promissory note and mortgage of James Moore, to Johnson, Rees and Winans, by Paine Brothers., December, 1881
1 leaf manuscript
1 8 Bond for deed, from Rees, Winans & Co., to Henry Schneckloth, December 4, 1901.
1 leaf manuscript form.
1 8 Rees Winans & Co. Receipts, notes and other papers, 1880-1884.
8 items.
1 8 Ranch, J M. Letter, Pomeroy, to Rees, Winans & Co. re; abstract of Vergel Marks land., November 15, 1883
4 leaves manuscript signed.
1 8 Receipt of Leonard H. Wright and Sarah J. Jones, June 6, 1885.
1 leaf manuscript
1 8 Johnson & Winans. Papers, Receipts, letter and accounts. Also William B. Thompson's homestead filing certificate, 1878., 1883.
1 8 Johnson & Winans. Account of Joseph.H. Paul, June 7, 1883.
1 leaf manuscript
1 8 Johnson & Winans. Account of Louis Miller, June 7, 1883.
1 leaf manuscript
1 8 Eichler, C H. Letter, Walla Walla, to WPW re: note of Mrs. Hunter. WPW’s endorsement., March 13, 1884
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 8 Holton, Charles M. Letter, Yakima to WPW re: deed and bond., April 14, 1884
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 8 Winans, Ira, Rochester NY. The following poems ought to inspire and deeply impress everyone who reads them. The latter was President Lincoln’s favorite. Envelope with pasted clipping, reports another as Lincoln’s favorite., undated
1 leaf broadside.
1 8 Duke of York. Picture postcard, number 10 in Ezra Meeker Historical Postcards, Series B, Indian characters.
1 8 The Grandmother. Picture postcard, no. 9 in Ezra Meeker Historical Postcards, Series B, Indian Characters.
1 8 Lawyer. Picture postcard, number 12 in the Ezra Meeker Historical Postcards, Series B, Indian Characters.
1 8 Leschi. Post card, number 2 in Ezra Meeker Historical post cards, series B, Indian Characters.
1 8 Envelopes with accounts and other notes of WPW and Johnson & Winans., ca. 1883.
2 items.
1 9 Plan of Fort Ticonderoga., undated
2 leaf manuscript
1 10 Stevens County, Washington: Its creation, addition, subtraction and division, by W. P. Winans. Interleaved clippings and notes. Includes cover letter, W. P. Winans to Grace G. Isaacs, March 28, 1904., January, 1904
[64] leaf typescript. 5 leaf manuscript index.
1 10 Stevens County, Washington; Its creation, addition, subtraction and division,, January, 1904
51 page typescript. Bound.
1 11 Northeast bastion at Hudson Bay Fort Colville, built 1827.
4 photoprints.
1 11 Fort Colville of the Hudson Bay Company., undated
2 photoprints.
1 11 Rees, Winans & Co. store with crowd on sidewalk., undated
1 photoprint toned blue.
1 11 Portrait of Mrs. Fred Kieling, Chewelah, Washington?, ca. 1911.
1 photoprint.
1 11 Chewelah, old landmark. The first barn built at Chewelah.1866, by Thomas Brown., ca. 1911.
1 photoprint.
1 11 James McAuliff, Dan Welch, Harry Young, Charles Canfield., undated
1 photoprint.
1 11 Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Kieling in front of their residence, Chewelah, Washington, February 16, 1911.
1 photoprint.
1 11 Kettle Falls, September 30, 1903.
1 photoprint.
1 11 H. H. Spalding, portrait clipped from a book or magazine.
1 11 Chewelah Old Landmark. The old dwelling built by Thomas Brown, 1865, being the first house built where the town of Chewalah was afterwards located., ca. 1911.
1 photoprint.
1 11 Wreathed portrait of an unidentified man., undated
1 photoprint.
1 11 Colville pioneers picnic, July 4, 1904 or 1906.
1 leaf photoprint.
1 11 Douglas Falls on Mill Creek, Colville Valley., undated
1 photoprint.
1 11 St. Paul’s Mission, Kettle Falls, built 1844., undated
1 photoprint.
1 11 Colville, taken from hillside?, undated
1 photoprint.
1 11 Colville Valley., undated?
1 photoprint.
1 12 William Parkhurst Winans, biographical sketch from Lyman’s Old Walla Walla County, V.1, pp. 481-485.
3 page typescript.
1 12 To the voters of Walla Walla City, a petition opposing a prohibition act, approx. 120 signatures., undated
3 leaf manuscript
1 13 Grand show! Two ring circus, Earl Winans listed as Keeper of Wild Animals., undated
1 leaf printed.
1 13 Walla Walla Street Railway Company Pass., Miss Sarah Winans, signed by J. M. Hill, undated
1 leaf manuscript
1 13 Envelope with manuscript notes., undated
1 leaf
1 14 Prosch, Thomas W. Letter, Seattle, to WPK re: representation in the Washington Territorial legislature., August 4, 1903
5 leaves holograph signed.
1 14 Wolff, Francis. Letters, to WPW, re: Stevens County history., ca. 1903-1904
2 leaves holograph signed.
1 14 Sherwood, S. F. Letter, Colville, to WPW re: Stevens County courthouse., August 18, 1903
1 leaf holograph signed, with envelope.
1 14 Monaghan, J. Letter, Spokane, to WPW re: Stevens County Ferry., August 26, 1903
1 leaf holograph.signed, with envelope.
1 14 Montgomery, C. H. Letter, Chewelah, to WPW re: location of Stevens County seat., August 29, 1903
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 14 Sherwood, S. F. Letter, Colville, to WPW re: removal of Stevens County seat., September 1, 1903
2 leaves holograph signed, with envelope.
1 14 Wolff, Francis. Letter, Colville, to WPW, re: Spokesman-Review article about Governor Stevens, Angus McDonald, and George B. McClellan., September 5, 1903
2 leaves holograph signed, with envelope.
1 14 Rose, A. Letter. Clipping encl.: A historic building, the Hudson Bay Company’s old mill, from the Colville Statesman Index, Aug 25, 1899., Colville, to WPW re: grist mill at Meyers Falls., September 12, 1903
1 leaf typescript, signed.
1 14 Wolff, Francis. Letter, Colville to WPW re: John Mullan and freighting on the Mullan Road., September 18, 1903
2 leaves holograph signed, with envelope.
1 14 Thomason, Mary Brown. Letter, Chewelah., to WPW re: her mother and father. Enclosed is ms. copy of newspaper article on the Brown's fiftieth wedding anniversary., September 28, 1903
1 leaf holograph signed, with envelope.
1 14 Hauser, John. Letter, Florence, Italy, to WPW, re-, Hudson Bay mill., November 4, 1903
2 leaves holograph signed.
1 15 Williams, Christina McDonald. Letter. Attached is clipping from the Seattle Post Intelligencer, November 20, 1904 re: Old Hudson Bay Fort Colville., Spalding, Idaho, to WPW re: trip to Colville., August, 1903
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 15 Williams, Christina McDonald. Letter, Harpster, Idaho, to WPW re: her father Angus McDonald., May 14, 1903
3 leaves holograph signed.
1 15 Williams, Christina McDonald. Letter, Harpster, Idaho to WPW re: how the Colville Indians became Christians., May 25, 1903
4 leaves holograph signed.
1 15 Williams, Christina McDonald. Letter, to WPW re: David McLoughlin’s book on his father., ca. 1903
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 15 Williams, Christina McDonald. Letter, Harpster, Idaho, to WPW re: Colville Indians., June 5, 1903
4 leaves holograph signed.
1 15 Campbell, Mary. Letter, Spalding, Idaho, to WPW re: her mother, Christina Williams., March 7, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 15 Sherwood, S F.Letter., Colville, to WPW, re: Stevens County commissioner’s journal., May 7, 1903
3 leaves holograph signed.
1 15 Sherwood, S.F. Letter Colville, to WPW, re; records of Stevens County, Father Louis Vanzina, other Stevens County History., June [1903]
4 leaves holograph signed.
1 15 Pilippi, S M., S.J., Gonzaga College. Letter, Spokane, Washington, to Mr. S. F. Sherwood, Colville, re: spelling of name: Louis Vanzina., June 11, 1903
1 leaf manuscript
1 15 Sherwood, S. F. Letter, Colville, to WPK re: Republicans in Stevens County., June 17, 1903
1 leaf holograph signed.
1 15 Sherwood, S. F. Letter, Colville, to WPW re: Republican organizers, Stevens County, 1869., June 29, 1903
2 leaves holograph signed.
1 15 Besserer, Charles. Letter, Oakland, California, to WPW re: reminiscences of Stevens County history., July 7, 1903
3 leaves holograph signed.
1 15 Besserer, Charles. Letter, Oakland, California, to WPW re: military service at Fort Colville in the 1860's., July 14, 1903
2 leaves holograph signed.
1 15 Prosch., Thomas W. Letter, Seattle, to WPW re: Washington Territorial Legislature., July 9, 1903
9 leaves holograph signed.
1 15 Prosch., Thomas W. Letter, Seattle, to WPW re: Stevens County legislators, 1866-67., July 12, 1903
2 leaves holograph signed.
1 16 Wolff, Francis. Letter, to WPW, re: sale of personal property., ca. 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 16 Wolff, Francis. Letter, Colville, to WPW re: Stevens County history, losses at McLaughlin Canyon., January 30, 1904
3 leaves holograph signed, with envelope.
2 16 Montgomery, C. H. Letter, Chewelah, to WPW re: reminiscences., February 13, 1904
2 leaves holograph signed.
2 16 Montgomery, C. H. Letter, Chewelah, Washington, to WPW re: mills in Stevens County., February 22, 1904
2 leaves holograph signed.
2 16 Wolff, Francis. Letter, Colville, to WPW re: Hudson Bay trader., February 15, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed, with envelope.
2 16 Letter, Walla Walla, to F. Wolff, Colville, re: Douglass sawmill in Stevens County. Note by F. Wolff., February 22, 1904
2 leaves holograph signed.
2 16 Percival, D. F. Letter, Cheney, to WPW re: Stevens County legislators., February 23, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 16 Thomason, Mary L. Letter, Chewelah, to WPW re: Brown family history., February 26, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed, with envelope.
2 16 Burgunder, Benjamin. Letter, Colfax, to WPW re: flour mills in Stevens County., February 28, 1904
3 leaves holograph signed, with envelope.
2 16 Burgunder, Benjamin. Letter, Colfax, to WPW re: Stevens County legislators., March 2, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 16 Wolff, Francis. Letter, Colville, To KPW re: Pend Oreille saw mill., March 2, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 16 Burgunder, Benjamin. Letter, Colfax, to WPW re: Stevens County history., March 6, 1904
5 leaves holograph signed.
2 16 Ferguson, James F. Letter, Baker City, Oregon to WPW, re: his father in Stevens County., March 6, 1904
1 leaf typescript signed, with envelope.
2 16 Hofstetter, John U. Letter, Colville, to WPW re: important dates in his life., March 7, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed, with envelope.
2 16 Cataldo, Joseph M. Letter, Spokane, Washington, Gonzaga College, to WPW re: Colville missions., March 7, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 16 Letter, Walla Walla, to Father Cataldo, Gonzaga College, Spokane, re: Colville missions., February 19, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 16 Letter, Walla Walla, to James Monaghan, Spokane re: sale of Spokane Bridge. Monoghan’s reply on the same page., March 18, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 16 Montgomery, C. H. Letter, Chewelah, to WPW re: personal history, road building in Stevens County., March 24, 1904
2 leaves holograph signed, with envelope.
2 16 Lee, Francis. Letter, Tekoa, to WPW re: mills in Stevens County., March 26, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 16 Lee, Francis. Letter, Tekoa, to WPW re; Spokane Bridge., March 2, 1904
2 leaves holograph signed.
2 17 Hofstetter, J. U. Letter, Colville, to WPW re: Stevens County history., April 6, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 17 Meyers, L. W. Letter, Meyers Falls, to WPW re: Stevens County history. Signed LW. Meyers by J. A. Meyers., April 22, 1904
5 leaf manuscript
2 17 Meyers, L W.Letter, Meyers Falls, to WPW re: Stevens County history. Signed LW. Meyers by J. A. Meyers., April 28, 1904
2 leaf manuscript
2 17 Meyers, L. W. Letter, Meyers Falls, to WPW re: personal and Stevens County history. Signed LW. Meyers by J. A. Meyers., May 10, 1904
2 leaf manuscript
2 17 Sherwood, S. F. Letter, Colville., to WPW re: personal history., June 3, 1904
2 leaves holograph signed, with envelope.
2 17 Bingley, John Sherwood. Letter, Spaulding, Idaho, to WPW re: Stevens County history., June 20, 1904
2 leaves Holograph signed.
2 17 Eells, Myron. Letter, Twana, Washington, to WPW re: his father’s trip to Colville., July 18, 1904
2 leaves holograph, with envelope.
2 17 Eells, Myron. Letter, Twana, Washington to WPW re: his father’s trip to Colville., August 1, 1904
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 18 Slater, John B. Wolff’s reminiscences. The Colville Examiner, March 24 1917.
1 leaf clipping.
2 19 U.S. Army. Department of the Columbia. Plan of Camp Spokane, W. T., from data furnished by Lieut. 0. F. Long. Sen. Ex. Doc. No. 1, lst Sess. 47th Cong., August, 1881
1 leaf 36 x 44.5 cm.
2 19 Camp Spokane, showing the proposed military reservations surveyed in 1880-1881 under the direction of Lieut., T. W. Symons, Corps of Engineers, by W. T. Weber. Sen. Ex. Doc. No. 1, lst Sess. 47th Cong., undated
1 leaf 40 x 40 cm.
2 19 Indian Reservations of Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Sen. Ex. Doc. No. 1 lst Sess. 47th Cong., undated
2 20 Stevens County, Washington, early settlements., undated
60 leaf manuscript
2 20 Eells, Cushing. Journal Re: services in Stevens County. Title: Copy of Cushing Eels’s journal., October 21, 1885.
9 leaf manuscript
2 20 Wolff, Francis. Autobiographical statement., undated
15 page manuscript
2 20 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Brown., undated
4 leaf manuscript
2 20 First American Flour Mill; second-mill in the valley., undated
2 leaf manuscript
2 20 Diary, April 12, 1861-August 5, 1868.
21 leaf manuscript copy.
2 21 Historical notes., undated 1
5 leaf manuscript by Winans and Wolff.
2 21 Letter, Seattle, to My Dear Wife, re: trip to Seattle., August 2, 1899
1 leaf holograph signed
2 21 Winans, Sarah J. Receipt for one Plymouth Rock cock from W. P. Winans., April 14, 1895.
1 leaf manuscript
2 21 Rees, R R. Letter fragment, re: business firm contributions to a Sunday activity., undated
1 leaf holograph signed.
2 21 History of a church, a graphic sketch of the history of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church by Hon. W. P. Winans. Clipping, December 29, 1886.
1 leaf
2 21 WPW and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church., undated
3 clippings
2 22 Ledger, Fort Colville, April 9, 1867-April 23, 1869.
1 volume manuscript
3 23 Letterbook, Fort Colville., January 2, 1871-June 18, 1873
1 volume manuscript
3 24 Stage coach way book with passenger and freight lists, between Lewiston and Dayton, January, 1880-March, 1880.
1 volume
3 25 Account book, Winans as agent for Blalock and Blalock. Walla Walla?, 1877-1881.
1 volume manuscript
3 27 Cash ledger., 1879-1881
1 volume manuscript
4 28 Letterbook, October 8, 1901-March 18, 1905.
1 volume manuscript
4 29 Letterbook, June 1, 1907-May 4, 1914.
1 volume manuscript
4 30 Letterbook, June 28, 1873-October 29, 103.
1 volume manuscript
4 31 Harper’s Weekly, v. 9, n. 424., February 11, 1865
4 32 Bliss, Sylvester. Analysis of geography. Boston, Jewett and Co. Contains correspondence, school notes and other papers of Robert Gamel, ca. 1867-1875., 1853.
88 page illus. maps.
4 33 Ledger., 1889-1915.
1 volume manuscript
4 34 Letterbook, January 24, 1870-September 14, 1872.
1 volume manuscript
5 35 Stage coach way book, with passenger and freight lists, between Lewiston and Dayton, July 2, 1878-December 31, 1878.
1 volume manuscript
5 36 Clippings, notes, brochures and other papers, many on religious subjects., 1886-1915.
approx. 150 items.
5 37 --Folder intentionally empty--
5 38 Milroy, Robert Huston. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: approval of purchase of saw mill for Colville Reservation., October 10, 1872
1 leaf manuscript signed.
5 38 Milroy, Robert Huston. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: purchase of saw mill for Colville Reservation., October 3, 1872
1 leaf manuscript signed.
5 38 Milroy, Robert Huston. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: turning over administration of the reservation to John A. Simms., August 17, 1872
2 leaf manuscript signed.
5 38 Map intending to show the location of the different tribes of Indians under the control of-the Farmer in Charge residing at Fort Colville., undated
5 38 Map of eastern Washington and northern Idaho showing location of Colville Reservation.., undated
5 38 Belknap, William Worth. Letter, with envelope addressed to WPW.,Washington, D. C. to Selucius Garfield, Washington, D. C. re: Winans’s question on the abandonment of Fort Colville and the withdrawal of troops., March 28, 1873
2 leaf manuscript Signed
5 38 Petition to Selucius Garfield, Delegate from Washington Territory, from the members of the Grand and Petit Juries of the District Court of the First Judicial District re: withdrawal of troops from Fort Colville, June 13, 1871.
3 leaf manuscript
5 38 Lougenbeel, Pinkney. Letter, Fort Colville, to Spokane County Commissioners re: Indians and liquor., July, 1861
2 leaf manuscript signed.
5 38 Letter, Fort Colville, to Henry Winslow Corbett, U. S. Senator, re: Indian lands., September 9, 1871
2 leaves holograph signed.
5 38 Letter, Fort Colville, to John A. Simms, Special Indian Agent, re: WPW resignation as Farmer on the Colville Reservation. Apparently a draft., September 14, 1872
1 leaf holograph signed.
5 38 Bond of Mary Ogden and WPW in case against Steve Liberty, June 26, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Affidavit of WPW in case of May Ogden vs. Steve Liberty, June 26, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Bond of Mary Ogden and WPW in case against Steve Liberty, June 26, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Ogden, Mary. Statement of Mary Ogden re: stolen horse, June 27, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Ogden, Mary. Receipt for Forty Dollars for stolen horse, March 30, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript signed.
5 38 Hudson, P. Diploma in testimony of producing the best specimen of Chirography, presented to WPW, Pittsfield, Illinois. Note attached: A fare sample of my pennmanship after taking lessons of Mr. Hudson., April 2, 1853.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Campaign speech, -mostly directed at a Democratic orator, Tom Caton, Colville., ca. 1890.
7 page ins.
5 38 Sherwood, S.F. Letter, Fort Colville, to WPW, re: Lieut. Sherman and troops scaring the Indians and cattle thefts by Indians., October 9, 1871
2 leaves holograph signed.
5 38 Petition, Rock Creek, to WPW re: cattle theft by Indians., October 5, 1871
1 leaf manuscript copy.
5 38 Sherwood, S.F. Letter, Fort Colville, to WPW re: Quci-Quci-tas and cattle losses at Rock Creek., October 21, 1871
1 leaf holograph signed.
5 38 Specimens of modern and approved forms, used in transacting business: written by pupils at Deans Writing Academy, City Library, New York. Eng’d by P. Maverick. New York., [1808]
9 leaves
5 38 Sherwood, S.F. Letter, Fort Colville, to WPW re: Rock Creek cattle thefts and political news., November 6, 1871
2 leaves holograph signed.
5 38 Statement B; articles issued to old, sick and destitute Indians parties to no treaty at Fort Colville, January to March, 1872.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement A: articles issued as presents to the chiefs, head men and farmers at Fort Colville, January to March, 1872.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Return of Indian Department property received, issued and remaining on hand at Fort Colville, January to March, 1872.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 List of United States Property belonging to the Indian Department at Fort Colville and turned over to Wm. P. Winans by G. W. Harvey, December 31, 1870.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement C: account of Indian Department property consumed and expended at Fort Colville, January to March, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 List of United States property belonging to the Indian Department at Fort Colville and turned over to Wm. P. Winans by George W. Harvey, December 31, 1870.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Return of Indian Department property received, issued and remaining on hand at Fort Colville., January to March, 1871
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Return of Indian Department property received, issued and remaining on hand at Fort Colville., January to March, 1871
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement B: articles issued to old, sick and destitute Indians parties to no treaty at Fort Colville during the quarter, January to March, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement C: account of Indian Department property consumed and expended at Fort Colville for the quarter, January to March, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement A: articles issued as presents to the chiefs, head men and farmers at Fort Colville during the quarter, January to March, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Return of Indian Department property, 2nd quarter, 1871.
4 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement of articles purchased for, April to June 31, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement A: articles issued as presents to the chiefs, head men and farmers at Fort Colville during quarter, April to June, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement B: articles issued to old, sick and destitute Indians parties to no treaty at Fort Colville during the quarter, April to June, 1871
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement C: account of Indian Department property consumed and expended at Fort Colville for the quarte, April to June, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Return of Indian Department property received, issued and remaining on hand at Fort Colville during the quarter, April to June, 1871.
4 leaf manuscript
5 38 Receipts for goods purchased by the Indian Department at Fort Colville, 1871-1872.
19 items.
5 38 Statement C: account of Indian Department property consumed and expended at Fort Colville, July to September, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Return of Indian Department property received, issued and remaining on hand at Fort Colville, July to September, 1871.
4 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statistical return of farming &c of the Indians parties to no treaty east of the Cascade Mountains, Washington Territory, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement C: account of Indian Department property consumed and expended at Fort Colville, July to September, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Return of Indian Department property received issued and remaining on hand at Fort Colville, July to September, 1871.
4 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement A: articles issued as presents to the Chiefs, head men and farmers at Fort Colville, July to September, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement B: articles issued to old, sick and destitute Indians parties to no treaty at Fort Colville, July to September, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement of articles purchased, ending September 30, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Bill of William A. Hubbard and Henry Wellington, December 31, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement A: articles issued as presents to the chiefs, head men and farmers at Fort Colville, October to December, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement C: Account of Indian Department property consumed and expended at Fort Colville, October to December, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement B: articles issued to old, sick and destitute Indians parties to no treaty at Fort Colville, October to December, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement of articles purchased, ending December 31, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Return of Indian Department property received, issued and remaining on hand at Fort Colville, October to December, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Account with W. V. Brown., 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Statement of purchases at Fort Colville, March 31, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
5 38 Blacksmith bill of Fitzpatrick & Co., ca. Dec. 31, 1871
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Bill of Guy Haines, December 31, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Bill of M. Laflour & Co, December 28, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Bill of W. V. Brown, August-November, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Bill of Post Baker, June 10, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Bill of Guy Haines, June 10, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Bill of Charles Kendall, June, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Blacksmith bill of James Brady, June, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Bill of Mechel Lafleur, June, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Receipt, L. W. Meyers, January 26, 1869.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Receipt, A. E. Kendall, August 24, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Receipt, 12 persons or firms, May 7, 1869.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Receipt, Charles W. King, June 4, 1869.
1 leaf manuscript
5 38 Receipt, Henry H. D. Shuttleworth, December 1, 1870.
5 38 Receipt, David White, December 1, 1870.
5 38 Receipt, October 4, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
5 39 Proposed Indian reservations in Idaho and Washington Territories.. 11 p. H. R. Ex. Doc. No. 102, 43rd Congress, 1st Session, ms. note of rebuttal attached., 1874
1 leaf
5 39 Report of an interrogation of MacDougall by John P. C. Shanks re: the military and Indian agents at Colville., ca. 1872
2 leaf manuscript
5 39 Wiggins, A. W. Letter. "First draft of a letter. the one sent was much shorter, toned down and considerably changed.," Portland, Oregon, to Henry Wellington, in defense of Shanks’ attacks., May 9, 1874
7 leaf manuscript
5 39 Petition, to whom it may concern, re: validity of Shanks’ derogatory statements about the character of A. W. Wiggins, May 29, 1874.
2 leaf manuscript
5 39 McDonald, Angus. Letter, Fort Colville, to Evan Miles, re: support of Miles’ character., May 26, 1874
1 leaf manuscript copy.
5 39 Petition in support of Evan Miles, May 25, 1874.
2 leaf manuscript copy.
5 39 McDonald, Angus. Letter, Fort Colville, to A. W. Wiggins, Portland, Oregon, re: events at Colville and attacks on Wiggins., July 17, 1874
2 leaves holograph signed.
5 40 Accounts, old fort store, 1867-1868.
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 List of French Creek accounts belonging to Old Fort Store, May 1, 1868.
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 Accounts., 1865
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 Indian & half-breed accounts, 1866-1867.
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 Old Fort Store. Accounts of Colville Store, May 1, 1868.
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 List of accounts due Abrams & Co. from store at Whites Landing. Whites Landing, May l. 1868.
2 leaf manuscript
5 40 List of French Creek accounts belonging to Old Fort Store, contracted 1865., May 1, 1868.
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 Bills receivable of Abrams & Co. at Fort Colville Store, May 1, 1868.
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 Trial balance of Abrams & Co. books, May 1, 1868.
2 leaf manuscript
5 40 Trial balance of Abrams & Co. books, April 26, 1868.
2 leaf manuscript
5 40 List of accounts from petty ledger due, Abrams & Co., May 1, 1868
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 List of accounts charged to profit and loss as shown by ledger A & B, Fort Colville Store., May 1, 1868.
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 Balance sheet of Abrams & Co business., year ending April 26, 1868
2 leaf manuscript
5 40 Old Fort Store notes and accounts, ca. 1866.
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 Bills receivable, May 1, 1868.
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 Accounts, May 1, 1868.
1 leaf manuscript
5 40 List of Petty ledger accounts., 1869.
2 leaf manuscript
5 40 Balance sheet of Brown & Winans., year ending April 22, 1869
6 leaf manuscript
5 40 Old Fort Store inventory papers., April 23, 1869
5 leaf manuscript
5 40 Statement of Abrams & Co. business done at French Creek, B.C., 1866
2 leaf manuscript
5 40 Accounts due Brown & Winans at Old Fort Store, April 23, 1869.
2 leaf manuscript
5 40 Big Bend Mining District. Profit and loss, ca. 1866.
2 leaf manuscript
5 40 Pardee, Benjamin S. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: making reports., March 2, 1870
2 leaves holograph signed.
6 41 Memoranda: Indians in that portion of Washington Territory [tribal names and descriptions, ca. 1869
2 leaf manuscript
6 41 Pardee, Benjamin S. Letter, to WPW re: salary vouchers., February 1, 1870
1 leaf holograph signed.
6 41 Ross, Samuel. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: report on conditions of Indians., April 11, 1870
2 leaf manuscript signed.
6 41 Ross, Samuel. Letter, Olympia, to Mr. Harvey re: authorization for WPW to use interpreter Herring., April 18, 1870
1 leaf manuscript signed.
6 41 Pardee, Benjamin S. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: electioneering for Garfield., May 19, 1870
2 leaves holograph signed.
6 41 Rea, John L. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: salary vouchers., June 2, 1870
1 leaf holograph signed.
6 41 Ross, Samuel. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: Circular letter of E.S. Parker, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, June 1, 1870, re: annual reports. Ross’s note is on face of the Circular Letter, June 22, 1870
1 leaf
6 41 Ross, Samuel. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: Robert McKay's check for interpreter’s services., July 31, 1870
1 leaf manuscript signed.
6 41 Ross, Samuel. Letter, Olympia, to WPW acknowledging receipt of Census reports., August 21, 1870
1 leaf manuscript signed.
6 41 Ross, Samuel. Letter, Olympia, to WPW, re: sending of blank vouchers., August 21, 1870
1 leaf manuscript signed.
6 41 Ross, Samuel. Letter, Olympia, to WPW acknowledging receipt of reports., August 21, 1870
1 leaf-ms. signed.
6 41 Pardee, Benjamin S. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: annual report, WPW’s good work and lack of funding of the department., September 15, 1870
2 leaves holograph signed.
6 41 Pardee, Benjamin S. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: forms and reports., October 1, 1870
1 leaf holograph signed.
6 41 Pardee, Benjamin S. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: census returns., October 1, 1870
1 leaf manuscript signed.
6 41 Pardee, Benjamin S. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: giving blankets to Kamiaken., October 10, 1870
2 leaves holograph signed.
6 41 Pardee, Benjamin S. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: vouchers and checks., October 11, 1870
1 leaf manuscript signed.
6 41 Pardee, Benjamin S. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: cutting back expenses., October 13, 1870
1 leaf holograph signed.
6 41 Winans, W.P. Letter, Fort Colville to B. S. Pardee, Olympia, re: forwarding of census forms., October 14, 1870
1 leaf manuscript
6 41 Ross, Samuel. Letter, Olympia to WPW re: check for Robert McKay, interpreter., November 8, 1870
1 leaf manuscript signed.
6 41 Ross, Samuel. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: appointment as Industrial Instructor for Colville, Spokane and other Indians east of the Cascades., December 2, 1869
2 leaf manuscript signed.
6 41 Pardee, Benjamin S. Letter, Olympia, to WPW re: filling out reports., November 3, 1870
2 leaves holograph signed.
6 42 Voucher, Mechel Lafleur, July 31, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, John Duplessis, April 29, 1870.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Joseph Lapray., 1870
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, M. Oppenheimer & Co., July 31, 1870.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Charles H. Montgomery, 1870
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Vouchers, Bernard Fitzpatrick., 1870
3 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, John R. Kinsley., 1870
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Vouchers, Henry Wellington, July 31, 1870.
2 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Michael Lafleur, July 31, 1870.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Samuel Longshore, July 31, 1870.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, W. V. Brown., 1870.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, James Lee., 1870.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Receipt and voucher, Robert McKay, December 31, 1870.
2 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Andrew Mowat, January, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Vouchers, John W. Hofstetter, November 24, 1870.
2 leaf manuscript
6 42 Receipt and voucher, Henry Wellington, December 31, 1870.
2 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Henry Wellington, November 24, 1870.
2 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Henry Wellington, January, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Robert McKay, March 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Bernard Fitzpatrick, March, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Henry Shuttleworth, March, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, David White, March, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, William A. Hubbard, June, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Henry Wellington, June, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, L. W. Meyers, June, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Mechelle Lafleur, June 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher George Herring, September, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, James Lee, September, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Henry Wellington, December, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Samuel Longshore, June, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, William A. Hubbard, June, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher William A. Hubbard, September, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Voucher, Samuel Longshore, September, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 42 Vouchers, Michel Lafleur, 1871-1872.
4 leaf manuscript
6 42 Vouchers, William A. Hubbard, December, 1871.
2 leaf manuscript
6 42 Vouchers, Samuel Longshore, 1871-1872.
2 leaf manuscript
6 43 Statement B: articles issued to old, sick and destitute Indians parties to no treaty at Fort Colville, April to June, 1872.
2 leaf manuscript
6 43 Inventory of equipment, ca. 1872
1 leaf manuscript
6 43 Return of Indian Department property received, issued and remaining on hand at Fort Colville, April to June, 1872.
2 leaf manuscript
6 43 Statement C: account of Indian Department property consumed expended at Fort Colville, April to June, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
6 43 Voucher, F. W. Perkins, June, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
6 43 Voucher, Charles Kendall, June, 1872.
1 leaf manuscript
6 43 Statement A: articles issued as presents to the chiefs and head men at Fort Colville, April to June, 1872.
2 leaf manuscript
6 43 Statement of purchases, April to June, 1872.
2 leaf manuscript
6 44 Census of Swi-el-pee or Colville Indians., June, 1870
6 leaf manuscript
6 44 Census of the Okanagan Indians, July, 1870.
4 leaf manuscript
6 44 Census of Calispel or Pend 'Oreille Indians., June, 1870
4 leaf manuscript
6 44 Census of the Sanpoil & Nespeelum Indians, July, 1870.
4 leaf manuscript
6 44 Census of the Sen-i-jex or Lake Indians, August, 1870.
2 leaf manuscript
6 44 Census of the Spokane Indians, August, 1870.
16 leaf manuscript
6 44 Census of the Mishouie Indians, July, 1870.
2 leaf manuscript
6 44 Census of the Wenatchee and Isle de Pierre Indians, July, 1870.
2 leaf manuscript
6 45 McKenny, Thomas J. Correspondence, Olympia, Washington, to WPW re: administration of Indian affairs at Fort Colville., April 20, 1869-July 31, 1872
39 items. manuscript
6 46 Statement of purchases., January to March 31, 1872.
2 leaf manuscript
6 46 Return of Indian Department property received, issued and remaining on hand at Fort Colville, July to September 31, 1872.
2 leaf manuscript
6 46 Voucher, G. S. Britton, September 4, 1872.
2 leaf manuscript
6 47 Letters of administration and papers of the estate of George A. Paige. WPW, Fort Colville, executor, 1868-1870.
14 item manuscript
6 47 Stevens County. Auditor. Notification of election of WPK as School Superintendant, June 13, 1866.
1 leaf holograph signed.
6 47 Whitman, G.B. Letter, Walla Walla to Ferguson & Smith, Colville certifying authorization of WPW to settle accounts., April 15, 1865
1 leaf holograph signed.
6 48 Letters, Fort Colville, to Judge J.K. Kenedy, Walla Walla. Final letter contains poststscript resignation of WPW as Clerk, U.S. District Court., April-July, 1871
3 items. holograph signed.
6 49 Funeral of W. P. Winans held this morning. Clipping. Walla Walla Bulletin, April 25, 1917.
1 leaf
6 50 Spalding, Henry Harmon. Lectures, no. 1-9. Clippings, Walla Walla Statesman. Also eye-witness account of the Whitman Massacre by J. B. A. Brouillet, and a letter by William McBean calling attention to errors in Spalding’s account of the massacre., 1866.
11 items.
6 51 Young, H. E. Letter, Fort Colville, to Joseph Lafnay,County Treasurer, noting accounts to be paid., February 4, 1874
1 leaf holograph signed.
6 51 Young, H.E. Certificate, Yakama City, that there is due F. M. Randolph $100 for transporting prisoners. Endorsed, F. M. Randolph to Jesse Logden March 9, 1874; Jesse F. Logsdon to WPW, May 13, 1874., November 3, 1873
1 leaf holograph signed.
6 51 Demans, Amos. Receipt, Walla Walla of WPW for transporting prisoners and guard for the sheriff of Stevens co., June 29, 1874
1 leaf manuscript signed.
6 52 Memorandum book with copies of correspondence, ca. 1907?
1 volume manuscript
6 53 Outline for sunday school lessons., undated
1 volume manuscript
6 54 Scrapbook of clippings: poetry, prose, illustrations, jokes and riddles, pasted into an account book., ca. 1868.
1 volume
6 55 Delaney, Matilda Sager. Eyewitness account of the Whitman Massacre dictated to P. M. Winans, told by Mrs. Delaney who was Matilda Sager., Fall of 1897.
6 leaf manuscript
6 55 Crane, Frances. Letter, to WPW, Pittsfield, Illinois, recounting an incident with a moral., July 27, 1848
2 leaves holograph signed.
6 55 Letter, Rockport, Illinois, to Mother Sarah Stiles Winans, July 19, [1856?]
2 leaves holograph signed.
6 56 Clippings: arrival of Albert Pike in Walla Walla; poem: God Bless Mother., undated
2 items.
6 56 Mace Talcott & Co. Letter, Rockport, Illinois, recommending WPW for employment., May 5, 1857
2 leaf manuscript
6 56 Watson & Abbott. Letter, Pittsfield, Illinois, recommending WPW for employment., May 4, 1857
2 leaf manuscript
6 56 Freemasons. Olympia Lodge. Receipt of dues, Olympia, to WPW., April 18, 1870
1 leaf manuscript
6 56 Business cards: Johnson & McCown, Oregon City; Geo. L. Benning; W. C.Manning.
3 items.
6 56 Sight draft, Hank Trimble to WPW, $26.80, August 28, 1886.
1 leaf signed.
6 56 Clipping: Confederates in the saddle, undated
1 leaf
6 56 Account of Hank Trimble with WPW., ca. 1886.
1 leaf manuscript
6 56 Confession of faith, with notes.
1 leaf manuscript
6 56 Blalock & Blalock. Prescription, Walla Walla, for Mrs. Winans., October 22, 1886
1 leaf manuscript
6 56 Andrew McCalley, business card., undated
1 printed.
6 56 Blalock, Y. C. Medical bill, W.P.W., April 1, 1887.
1 leaf manuscript
6 56 Membership card, WPW, inYMCA, Walla Walla.
1 leaf manuscript
6 56 Business card, Will A. Egbert., undated
1 leaf printed.
6 56 Inventory of W. P. Winans property -- real and personal., 1884.
1 leaf manuscript
6 56 Clipping on women's rights movements., March 27, 1879.
1 item.
6 56 Notice of dissolution of partnership between W. V. Brown and W.P. Winans, May 1, 1870.
1 clipping
6 56 Obituaries: Jonans Wood Winans, W. Winans, sr.., undated
2 clippings.
6 56 Letter, Walla Walla, to D. F. Percival re: railroad rates and Dr. Baker's railroad., October 15, 1877
2 leaves holograph signed.
6 56 Freemasons. Olympic Lodge No. l. Dues receipt, WPW, October 21, 1871.
1 leaf manuscript
6 56 Photograph of a man holding a hose attached to a tank on his back., undated
1 photoprint.
6 56 Clark, E.S. Letter, Walla Walla to WPW, Walla Walla, thanking him for services rendered the First Baptist Church in the absence of a pastor., April 2, 1896
1 leaf holograph signed.
6 56 Ancient Order of United Workmen. Final card of WPW, January 10, 1883.
1 leaf manuscript
6 56 Receipt, to Matha E. Cooke as nurse, January 1, 1878.
1 leaf manuscript
6 56 Alley, T. J. Key to the holy land cabinet., undated
6 leaves printed.
6 57 Washington (Territory) House of Representatives Rules and Orders of the House of Representatives of the Territory of Washington. First biennial session, 1867-1868. Olympia, Chas. Prosch, Public Printer. 32 p. , 1867
Note: Removed for separate cataloging, 8/16/2004.
7 58 Scrapbook album of clippings concerning Columbus, Whitman, Walla Walla and Washington State politics. Includes many pamphlets and periodicals., 1892-1900.
1 volume
8 59 Letterbook, July 11, 1914-April 14, 1917.
1 volume manuscript
8 60 Letterbook, March 20, 1905-May 31, 1907.
1 volume manuscript
8 61 McMorris, Louis M. Papers. Correspondence, receipts, checks and other papers re: real estate., 1883-1901
245 items.
8 62 Notice of bankruptcy of Lewis L. Talcott and Isaac G. Hodgen, Spring field, Illinois, 1869.
2 leaves printed.
8 62 Stiles, Sue. Letter, Buttonwood Hall, to IWPW?] re: family gossip., July 21, 1873
2 leaves holograph signed.
8 62 Winans, Jonas Wood. Letters, Pittsfield, Illinois, to WPW re: family and financial matters and local news., 1864-1871
12 items, holograph signed.
8 62 Letter Fort Colville, to Jonas Wood Winans, Pittsfield, Illinois, re: Abrams, Brown and Winans store, July 11, 1868
2 leaves holograph signed.
8 63 Map of Egypt and the Egyptian Sudan showing the seat of war; accompanied with a history of Egypt, its government, etc. Chicago, Rand, McNally & Co.., 1885.
2 col. maps on 1 folded sheet 61 x 135 cm.
8 64 Stevens County, Washington: its creation, addition, subtraction and division, by W. P. Winans, January, 1904
53 page typescript carbon
8 64 Cover letter, to Miss Grace Gi Isaacs, with holograph note as to its correctness by WPW, January 28, 1915., March 28, 1904
8 64 Portrait of WPW, June 1914 (on front cover).
8 64 Letter, from P. M. Winans to W. 0. Vincent at back. Received from the William David Vincent Collection., January 29, 1915
8 65 William Parkhurst Winans, portrait., undated
1 copy negative 12.5 x 10 cm. 1 copy photoprint 18 x 13 cm.
8 65 William Parkhurst Winans, portrait., undated
1 photolithograph with facsimile signature 28 x 20 cm.
9 66 Diaries. May, 1857-April, 1858; March-December, 1858; January-July, 1859; July, 1859-August, 1862; August, 1862; January, 1864; March-June, 1864; June, 1864-November, 1866; December, 1866-January, 1869; November, 1870-1874; February-April, 1892; April-May, 1892; May-July, 1892., 1857-1892.
12 items.
10 66 Accounts and memoranda, 1855-1856.
1 volume manuscript
10 66 Accounts and memoranda, 1863-1865.
1 volume manuscript
10 66 Accounts and memoranda, 1862-1902.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda, 1867-1877.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda., 1877-1880.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda, 1880-1887.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda., 1885-1899.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda., 1885-1913.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda., 1897-1899.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda., 1902-1904.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda., 1905.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda., 1907-1910.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda., 1909.
1 volume manuscript
9 66 Accounts and memoranda., 1916.
1 volume manuscript
10 67 Letterbook, September 21, 1873-August 22, 1881.
1 volume manuscript
10 67 Letterbook, August 1, 1881-May 15, 1885.
1 volume manuscript
10 68 Correspondence between the Winans Family and Washington State University re: the Papers of WPW., 1935-1962.
39 items.
10 69 Old Colville., ca. 1891.
5 photoprints, 13 x 11 cm.
10 69 Rees, Winans & Co. store, Walla Walla, decorated for the visit of Henry Villard., September 18, 1883
1 photoprint 25 x 33 cm.
10 70 [Avery, Mary Williamson] The W. Park Winans Collection., undated
11 page typescript.
10 70 Avery, Mary Williamson. The W. Park Winans manuscripts. Reprinted from Pacific Northwest Quarterly, v. 47, n. 1. pp. 15-20. [Not part of original accession], January, 1956.
4 leaves illus.
10 70 Avery, Mary Williamson. W. P. Winans Collection, a calendar [Includes a folder-by-folder contents list]., ca. 1956
14 page typescript.

Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Personal Names :
  • Winans, W. P. (William Parkhurst), 1836-1917--Archives  ( creator)
  • Corporate Names :
  • Historical Map Collection. WaPS
  • United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Colville Agency
  • Geographical Names :
  • Colville (Wash.)--History
  • Stevens County (Wash.)--History
  • Walla Walla (Wash.)--History
  • Subject Terms :
  • Indians of North America--Washington (State)--Census, 1870

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