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    • J. Neilson Barry

    • Fur trade - Pacific Northwest. Idaho-History-To 1859. Trade routes - Pacific Northwest.
    • Material consists of correspondence with Idaho State Historical Society officials Gertrude McDevitt, H. J. Sweeney and Merle Wells from 1932-1959 regarding Idaho territorial history, Pacific Northwest fur trade routes. The correspondence includes...
    • MS3
    • Miners 1

    • Miners; Mining
    • Man in center, wearing vest, and white shirt, is John McNish. He was an Emmett pioneer of the 1880's. An Idaho Statesman article, dated February 3rd, 1957 states that "the picture was taken at the Gold Hill mine in Quartzburg in 1885. While these...
    • Oregon Trail

    • west; Western; trails; wagons; markers; rock carvings; rock art; rock;
    • Photograph of writing on a rock found on west side of Raft River, a mile south of the junction of the Old Oregon Trail and the California Cut-Off known as the Yale Diversion. Writing was done with axle grease and shows names with date.
    • Earl Wayland Bowman papers

    • Idaho. Army National Guard. 2nd Idaho Infantry. --United States. Army-History-Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916. --Idaho. Army National Guard. 2nd Idaho Infantry. --Capitol news. --Authors, American-Idaho. --Legislators-Idaho-Records and...
    • An annotated publication containing articles by Earl Wayland Bowman (1875-1952); issues (1916-1918) of The Golden Trail, a Boise, Idaho, magazine edited by Bowman; newspaper clippings (1916) concerning the Second Idaho Infantry in Nogales, Arizona,...
    • MS347
    • Mose Splawn

    • gold; mining, mines; biography; miners; portraits;
    • Last surviving member of the Grimes party which discovered gold in Boise Basin in 1862. This picture was taken in November 1921 at the age of approximately 90 years. Mr. Splawn was within six feet of George Grimes when the latter was mortally...
    • Arid Club

    • associations
    • Arid Club Building, Captain J.R. DeLamar, Owner. Also known as the Delamar House.
    • Hydraulic Mining - Eagle Creek

    • Hydraulic mining; Miners; Mining equipment; Streams
    • Rufe Dunlap on placer mining claim, Eagle Creek, near Murray, Idaho. Known as Dunlap placers.
    • Boise Basin Quilters' Quilt Inventory

    • quilts
    • The Collection includes a history sheet (or sheets) for each quilt along with an image of the quilt. There are also three boxes of slides that feature several photographs of each quilt.
    • MS833
    • Trees - White Pine King

    • Pines; Trees;
    • The White Pine King was the largest Idaho White pine tree known to have been grown in Idaho of which record is available, height 207 feet, diameter 6 feet 9 inches.
    • 78-37-158
    • Historical Markers - Goddin's River

    • markers; signs; explorers; fur;
    • Known as Goddin's River in the days of the fur trade. This stream originally was named for the trapper who discovered it. Thery Goddin, a prominent Iroquois who explored this river in 1819 or 1820, had come here with Donald Mackenzie's fur hunters...
    • Boise Railroad Company

    • coaches; street-railroads
    • Cars Number 80 and Number 90. Built by G.C. Kuhlman Company in 1911 at their Collinwood, Ohio Plant. Order Number 493 for two double truck closed city cars to seat forty to forty-four passengers each. Cars were built with Brill 27G trucks with 33"...
    • Miner's Candlestick 4

    • Mining; Mining equipment; Candlesticks; Lighting; Puzzles;
    • Folding miner's candlestick - combination-lock - metal - 7 3/4 inches long when fully extended - "Standard Design" with thimble and tab, spike, handle, and hook. Rare excellent workmanship, one of three known locking candlesticks. Next to the...


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