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    The commerce and industries of the Pacific Coast of North America...
    Creation Date: 1882
    Catalog ID: 1922.88.1
    Call Number: OVERSIZE/979/H638c/1882
    819 p.; ill., plates, 2 double maps; 29.5 cm.; Paul Schulze's copy
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    U.S. 99, U.S. 101, U.S. 395: with important connecting routes and national parks
    Creation Date: c1950
    Catalog ID: 1998.31.1.179
    Call Number: EPH/979.7067/Au82un/1950
    128 p.; maps; 26 cm.; 1998.31.1.179; Cover title: International Pacific Highways System; First half consists of maps; second, ''Hotels, Motels and Resorts,'' with brief descriptions of towns and cities
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    Marine Disasters; Strandings and Wrecks of Vessels on the Coasts of California-Oregon and Washington
    Creation Date: 1939
    Catalog ID: MAPD/PC/1939
    Call Number: MAPD/PC/1939
    This map is an outline of the Pacific Coast of the United States showing only important geographic names. The wrecked vessels are written at the location of their disaster with the date. There is a chart giving the names of wrecked vessels with nationality, type locality, cause, loss of vessel, and loss of lives. Other charts list west coast vessels wreckor sunk well off the coast, and west coast vessels never reported after sailing. "Notes: Authorities quoted 1. Merchant Vessels of the U.S., 'Vessels Lost' Lost Department of Commerce. 2. Marine History of Pacific Northwest. Lewis and Dryden - Portland, Ore. 3. Principal Marine Disasters Since 1531. U.S. Department of Commerce."
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    Report of the Chief of Division of Revenue Cutter Service, 1897
    Creation Date: 1897
    Catalog ID: 2011.43.12
    Call Number: EPH/979.8/Un3rc/1897
    62 page report (23x15.5 cm.) of the chief of Division of Revenue Cutter Service. Includes reports of Revenue Cutter Services in the Behring Sea, Alaska, and relief for Arctic whalers. Three folding charts attached to inside back cover showing cruising performed by the Patrol Fleet in the Bering Sea during the seasons of 1895-96-97, and upon each is set forth the number of miles cruised by each vessel. Published in Washington, D.C. in 1897. Edward W. Allen Collection.
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    Salmon without rivers : a history of the Pacific salmon crisis
    Creation Date: 1999
    Catalog ID: 2011.43.4
    Call Number: 333.95/L617sa/1999
    317-page book (24x16 cm.), with maps and illustrations, by Jim Lichatowich, 1999. Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-303) and index. An historical view of Pacific salmon, the effects of European settlement in North America, the failure of attempts at salmon restoration, and the need to change our world view. Signed by author.
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    Pirates of the Pacific, 1575-1742, Pirates on the west coast of New Spain, 1575-1742
    Creation Date: 1990
    Catalog ID: 1997.1.348
    Call Number: 972/G315p/1990
    274 p.; ill., maps; 21 cm.; Reprint. Originally published: Pirates on the west coast of New Spain, 1575-1742. Glendale, CA. : A.H. Clark Co., 1960; ''A Bison book''; Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-257) and index
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    Menath Cabins on the Pacific Ocean Beach, Copalis Beach Wash.
    Creation Date: ca. 1935
    Catalog ID: 1991.81.1
    Call Number: 1991.81.1
    Scene of several beach cabins of the Menath Cabins on the Pacific Ocean Beach at Copalis Beach, WA. A few cars are parked along the road by the cabins. The Pacific Ocean is barely visible behind the cabins.
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    [Shipwreck of Peter Iredale on Clatsop Spit]
    Creation Date: 1906
    Catalog ID: 1979.44.11
    Call Number: SHIP WRE/1
    photographic print, showing shipwreck of the sailing ship (bark) "Peter Iredale" on Clatsop Spit, 3 mile south from the mouth of the Columbia River, near Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon, 1906. Two men (identified in handwritten note as:" Mr. D. L. Halferty and Mr. Hardie" ) view the shipwreck from a horse drawn open wagon, while an third man stands next to the shipwreck holding a long rope. Recent copy print.
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    "Map of Puget Sound Country"
    Creation Date: 1910
    Catalog ID: 2014.126.8
    Call Number: MAPC/WW/PS/1910
    "Map of Puget Sound Country," published by the Clason Map Company, Denver, Colorado, 1910; prominent red text at upper left corner of map reads: "Compliments of Charles Somers Company, Alaska Building, Seattle, Farms, Lands, Water frontages, Country, City and Suburban Homes Correspondence Invited." Geographic area shown includes most of western Washington east to the Cascade Mountain Range, and the Olympic Peninsula, from the Canadian border to southwest Washington. The the southern portion of Vancouver Island, British Columbia (Victoria) is also included. Grays Harbor County is identified as Chehalis County (the name changed in 1915). The Columbia River is not shown. Coastal profile, county and international boundaries, towns, railroad lines, Indian reservations, and major bodies of water are shown. Bodies of water are colored blue and county and international boundaries red. A panoramic photographic view of the Seattle waterfront is located on the lower map edge.
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    Panama-Pacific Exposition via Glacier National Park
    Creation Date: 1915
    Catalog ID: 2006.31.1
    Call Number: EPH-B/385.063/P191g/1915
    42 p.; ill., col. maps; Col. ill. wraps; Maps include Expo grounds, San Francisco and environs, Glacier National Park, Pacific Coast, and Great Northern Rwy transcontinental lines and connections Ephemera