My project examines a series of border crossings and conflicts in the Pacific Northwest between the 1846 Oregon Treaty and British Columbia’s 1871 entry into the new Canadian confederation. This time and place saw intense territorial contestation among British colonial officials, the Hudson’s Bay Company, American miners and local bureaucrats, the United States government, and...
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About Howard R. Lamar
     The Center honors Howard Roberts Lamar, Sterling Professor Emeritus of History and Former President of the University. Lamar, well-known for his pivotal contributions to the field of western history, continues to work as a scholar and adviser.
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