John Forrest Dickson, M.D. (1855-1934) had a
respected longtime career in Portland, Oregon, as an ophthalmologist,
rhinologist, and oto-laryngologist. He and his wife were valued members of their
extended families and held social prominence in the city. Both, but especially
Mrs. Dickson, were active in real estate investments and in ownership of a mine.
This collection of circa 340 letters, newspaper clippings, and ephemera document
family news and relationships, and include some correspondence from Dr.
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