1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

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The Yaquina Head Lighthouse was established in 1873 and is located on the Central Oregon Coast. The stories and history of this site are kept alive by trained interpreters who provide guided historic tours in period clothing. As you help us transcribe these documents we will be able to incorporate these stories into our narrative and help keep the history of this fascinating location alive. If you have any information or photographs related to the Yaquina Head lighthouse please contact me at blm_or_yh_education@blm.gov, we would love to hear your stories and add them to our collection.

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1870-73 Lighthouse Board Annual Reports

p-2 RG26E27 Lighthouse Board Annual Reports YB YH 1870 1871 1873

52 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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1871-1872 keeper selection and LH building Vol. 336

1871-1872 keeper selection and LH building Vol. 336

59 pages: 46% indexed, 53% transcribed, 20% needs review
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1873-75 Lighthouse Keepers Logs

1873-75 Lighthouse Keepers Logs (comp)

6 pages: 0% indexed, 100% transcribed
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1875 Gambel letters YB Vol. 389

1875 Gambel letters YB Vol. 389

3 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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1884 Not CF but YH Vol. 610

1884 Not CF but YH Vol. 610

4 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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1888 jetty re-establish YB inquires Vol. 761

1888 jetty re-establish YB inquires Vol. 761

8 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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1891 Lighthouse Keepers Logs

1891 Lighthouse Keepers Logs

25 pages: 8% indexed, 24% transcribed, 36% needs review
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1892 Lighthouse Keeper Logs

1892 Lighthouse Keeper Logs

26 pages: 4% indexed, 88% transcribed, 12% needs review
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1893 Lighthouse Keeper Logs

1893 Lighthouse Keeper Logs

21 pages: 0% indexed, 33% transcribed, 5% needs review
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1894 Keeper Logs

1894 Keeper Logs

26 pages: 31% indexed, 46% transcribed, 54% needs review
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1895 Keeper logs

1895 Keeper logs

26 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed, 15% needs review
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1896 Keeper Logs

1896 Keeper Logs

22 pages: 0% indexed, 9% transcribed, 23% needs review
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1898 Keeper Harry Littlefield Vol. 1245

1898 Keeper Harry Littlefield Vol. 1245

2 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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1899 Heater Vol. 1340

1899 Heater Vol. 1340

4 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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1900 2nd asst quarters Vol. 1385

1900 2nd asst quarters Vol. 1385

3 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Box 245 1893 to 95 YB lights CF repairs

Box 245 1893 to 95 YB lights CF repairs

14 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Box 247 1899 to 1900 JA land 4000 app 1866 reserved

Box 247 1899 to 1900 JA land 4000 app 1866 reserved

8 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Box 251 YB YH reprimand stove 1874 to 1875

Box 251 YB YH reprimand stove 1874 to 1875

35 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Box 252 List of supplies 1885, YB, YH Emery Pay 1887

Box 252 List of supplies 1885, YB, YH Emery Pay 1887

20 pages: 20% indexed, 25% transcribed
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Box 253 YB 1887 1888

Box 253 YB 1887 1888

8 pages: 75% indexed, 75% transcribed
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Box 254 YB 1890, YH 1893, Isaac L. Smith & Edward Rice 1891

Box 254 YB 1890, YH 1893, Isaac L. Smith & Edward Rice 1891

6 pages: 67% indexed, 67% transcribed
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Box 255 CF to YH 1896, YB 1894 1895

Box 255 CF to YH 1896, YB 1894 1895

21 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Box 256 Harry G. Littlefield 1898 unsuitable

Box 256 Harry G. Littlefield 1898 unsuitable

4 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Box 257 Keepers Dwelling 1899

Box 257 Keepers Dwelling 1899

2 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Box 258 Ewad 1902, Booth 1903

Box 258 Ewad 1902, Booth 1903

8 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Box 43 CF missing boxes of lens and glass and skylights 1873

Box 43 CF missing boxes of lens and glass and skylights 1873

12 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Box 45 CF missing boxes of lens glass and skylights 1873

Box 45 CF missing boxes of lens glass and skylights 1873

12 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Coast Guard District narrative histories 1945

p-1 RG26E185A District narrative histories 1945

106 pages: 75% indexed, 80% transcribed, 4% needs review
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Correspondence of LH board 1901-1910

Correspondence of LH board 1901-1910

153 pages: 18% indexed, 27% transcribed
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p-1 1881 YH Descriptive Pamphlet

p-1 1881 YH Descriptive Pamphlet

17 pages: 94% indexed, 100% transcribed
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p-1 1910 YH Descriptive Pamphlet

p-1 1910 YH Descriptive Pamphlet

22 pages: 0% indexed, 95% transcribed
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p-1 District 13 Reports, Keeper Appointment Records

p-1 District 13 Reports, Keeper Appointment Records

14 pages: 93% indexed, 93% transcribed
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p-2 Notice To Mariners

p-2 Notice To Mariners

4 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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p-3 letters HM Roberts 1872-1875

p-3 RG26E32 letters hm roberts 1872-1875

22 pages: 64% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Royal Bensell letters 1877 Vol. 439

Royal Bensell letters 1877 Vol. 439

9 pages: 89% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Vol 1063 1894 repairs

Vol 1063 1894 repairs

22 pages: 0% indexed, 91% transcribed
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Vol 313 LH at CF letter 1873

Vol 313 LH at CF letter 1873

4 pages: 75% indexed, 75% transcribed
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Vol 348 Engineer Reports 13th Dist. 1873 and 1874 CF Exhibted YB Discontinued

Vol 348 Engineer Reports 13th Dist. 1873 and 1874 CF Exhibted YB Discontinued

28 pages: 93% indexed, 96% transcribed
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Vol 393 FS Crosby transfer 1876

Vol 393 FS Crosby transfer 1876

3 pages: 33% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Vol 439 Cook appt 1875

Vol 439 Cook appt 1875

3 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Vol 446 RA Bensell letters YB repairs 1878

Vol 446 RA Bensell letters YB repairs 1878

7 pages: 86% indexed, 86% transcribed
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Vol 575 1882 and 1883 repairs

Vol 575 1882 and 1883 repairs

13 pages: 23% indexed, 92% transcribed
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Vol 601Topographical survey and lens description 1883

Vol 601Topographical survey and lens description 1883

10 pages: 90% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Vol 631 Tramway Winch LH Reports 1884 and 1885

Vol 631 Tramway Winch LH Reports 1884 and 1885

22 pages: 95% indexed, 95% transcribed
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Vol 704 WG Emery Laborer Payment

Vol 704 WG Emery Laborer Payment

4 pages: 0% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Vol 705 New Barn 1886

Vol 705 New Barn 1886

10 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Yaquina Bay Built 1869 to 1871

Vol 8 YB need for LH and bay description from Chairman Shubrick 1860 1870

11 pages: 27% indexed, 100% transcribed
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YH LH location and building Vol. 311

YH LH location and building Vol. 311

124 pages: 10% indexed, 68% transcribed

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