Sprigs of Rosemary ~ Portland, Oregon History/Memoirs 1869-1905 by Barbara Hartwell ~ Portland Mansions


Title: Sprigs of Rosemary

Author: Barbara Bartlett Hartwell

Description: Limited, numbered edition of 450 copies [366/450]. Green stiff covers with gilt lettering and rosemary design on front. Very slight blemish on front cover. Interior clean. Illustrated. xvi, 33, [2] pp. 7.5 x 9.75 inches.

Hartwell relates her mother's recollections of Portland as experienced between the years 1869 and about 1905. From the finery of its Victorian mansions to its wooden sidewalks or from Chinatown to the Portland Hotel, a very interesting and particular perspective on the city is given. Features more than twenty historic photographs.

Sprigs of Rosemary comprises lecture material delivered by Barbara Hartwell between 1959 and 1967 in Portland and Pasadena.

Barbara Bartlett Hartwell (1892-1973) was an amateur local historian, raconteuse, traveler, lecturer, and a member of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America for more than 30 years.

Binding: Soft cover

Publisher: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
Place: Portland, Oregon
Year: 1974

Keywords: Oregon, history, Portland, Multnomah County,

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