Walker, Elkanah, 1805-1877
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Cayuse, Yakima, and Rogue River Wars papers
Identifier: Bx 047
Abstract The Cayuse War (1847-1855), the Rogue River War (ca. 1855-1857) and the Yakima War (1856-1858) all resulted in losses for the Oregon and Washington Indians. Many tribal members succumbed to either military attack or disease, and most of the remaining population were sent to live on reservations. Additionally, a great deal of tribal land was taken by the U.S. government in the aftermath of these wars. The Cayuse, Yakima and Rogue River Wars Papers include letters, official reports, general...
Alvin Thompson Smith letters
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA353660]
Identifier: A 111
Alvin T. Smith, lay missionary and Oregon pioneer, came overland to Oregon in 1840 and settled near Forest Grove in 1841. Letters concern the Congregational Church and Tualatin Academy.