James E. Carty Papers
Scope and Contents
- circa. 1867 - 1938; 1950 - 2000
Language of Materials
10.6 Linear Feet (The donation was originally contained in 9 cartons and were then transfer into a filing cabinet designated for the collection.)
Series A: Includes drafts of sections from James Carty's book, A Territorial Anthology of the Oregon Territory 1792-1860 (alternately titled An Oregon Country Anthology). A final manuscript copy of the book is included. The series also contains notes, copies of archival material and correspondence related to research. Dates of research circa. 1986-1994.
Series B: Family photographs, correspondence, documents and personal effects relating to property, James Carty's education and numerous family matters. Includes correspondence concerning the inheritance of U-Haul, the murder investigation of Eva Schoen and a subsequent family feud within the Schoen family. Documents linking the Carty family's Irish heritage. Date range is nonconsecutive, but includes contents that extends from 1867 to the 1990s.
Series C: Papers from Carty's personal law practice, political interests and his political campaigns for Clark County Prosecuting attorney. Clippings documenting his professional career.
Series D: Political correspondence, papers, photographs and organizational materials mostly pertaining to James Carty's tenure as Democratic Party Chair for Clark County and Cowlitz County.
Series E: Miscellaneous, ephemera and memorabilia.
- Guide to the James E. Carty Papers
- Prepared by Robert J. Schimelpfenig
- Original finding aid created December 1, 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the Washington State University Vancouver, Archives and Special Collections Repository
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Vancouver WA 98686 United States