Folder labelled ‘Weekend First Portland’

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Roy Lancaster relating to the bicentennial commemorative tour of the 1804 Lewis and Clark expedition led by him in Oregon and Washington State, Apr 2004. Includes photographs of people and plants, some including Roy Lancaster; negatives; letters of appreciation to Roy Lancaster; tourist guides and printed tour itinerary; contact details of tour participants; special issue of ‘The Oregonian’ on the botanical legacy of the Lewis and Clark expedition, May 2001; letter and papers to Roy Lancaster from Dr Gordon Mason relating to his 2001 Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to follow the route taken across the United States by the Scottish botanist David Douglas 1820s-1830s; typescript lists of plants and fungi, including those of the Fort Clatsop National Memorial and printed extracts from the botany journals kept by Lewis and Clark relating to this area; lists of books and websites for further reading