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LOC/B. Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/B

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Isom Cranfill papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 127
Abstract

Isom Cranfill lived in various areas of Oregon, working as a cabinetmaker, farmer, and itinerant preacher. He was justice of the peace in Clackamas County in 1848 and ran a general store in Oregon City from 1849-1850. The collection consists mainly of diaries: 1847, 1860, and 1863–1877 (16 volumes). The 1847 diary is an account of his overland journey and the others are a record of daily activities in Oregon.

Dates: 1847–1903

William B. Davis letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49530100]
Identifier: CA 1853 Dec 21
Abstract

William B. Davis was a pioneer and settler. The collection consists of a single letter written by Davis.

Dates: 1853 December 21

Edward R. Geary letter to John McLellan

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49161891]
Identifier: CA 1851 Apr 17
Abstract

Edward R. Geary (1811-1886) was a pioneer, missionary and educator. The collection consists of a typed transcription of a letter to John McLellan in which Geary describes his "travel's history" in Latin America and Oregon.

Dates: 1851 April 17

John Smith Griffin papers

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49072481]
Identifier: CA 1842 Dec 31
Abstract

John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of promissory notes from Griffin to fellow missionary Harvey Clark for a South Tualatin land claim.

Dates: 1842 December 31

John Smith Griffin papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i4907247x]
Identifier: CA 1842 Dec 26
Abstract

John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of Griffin's record of an interview with fellow missionaries.

Dates: 1842 December 26

John Jacob Handsaker autobiography and family papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i50031685]
Identifier: CB H192
Abstract

John Jacob Handsanker was a Christian Church minister, organizer of Portland Community Chest, director of Armenian and Syrian relief, and Northwest secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War. Collection includes a typed autobiography, notebooks of recollections, typed family history, and several typed family letters.

Dates: circa 1831-1964

Clinton Kelly family papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA208846]
Identifier: A 066
Abstract

Clinton Kelly (1808-1875) was a Methodist preacher who came to Oregon from Kentucky in 1847. The Kelly Family papers include ten letters and eleven documents.

Dates: 1857-1881

Charles Hiram Mattoon letter to Reuben C. Hill

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i50034984]
Identifier: CA 1862 Jan 18
Abstract

Charles Hiram Mattoon and Reuben C. Hill were both early ministers of Oregon, and Hill also served in the Oregon territory government, in 1857. The collection contains a letter of January 18, 1862 from Mattoon to Hill, warning Hill about rumours that he favored slavery.

Dates: 1862 January 18

Methodist Mission Store account book

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: 35025042918009]
Identifier: B 048
Abstract

Account book of the Methodist Mission Store.

Dates: 1839-1840

James and Hannah Lloyd Neall papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 347
Abstract

James Neall (1820-1903) was a pioneer, merchant, and entrepreneur from Philadelphia who established claims and businesses in Oregon and California. His wife, Hannah Lloyd Neall (1817-1912) was a cultural enthusiast and suffragist who wrote for numerous early California publications. The collection consists of reminiscences, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, bound volumes and a painted tin box.

Dates: 1845-1906

Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon

 Collection
Identifier: A 104
Abstract

Almira Raymond, wife of mission farmer William W. Raymond, arrived in Oregon in 1849 as part of the mission "reinforcement" aboard the Lausanne. Her letters reflect the hardships of mission life and the ambiguous attitude of the missionaries toward the Indians.

Dates: 1840-1880

John Sutherland papers

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB Su84] 1 : [Barcode: 35025041811817]
Identifier: CB Su84
Abstract

John Sutherland (1846-1918) was a pioneer, union army veteran, and preacher. Collection contains two copies of his autobiography.

Dates: 1916

Marcus Whitman Walker letters

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i49941641]
Identifier: A 175
Abstract

Marcus Whitman Walker was a son of Elkanah Walker, a pioneer missionary in Oregon. The collection (1867-1893) contains letters written by Marcus Walker from Brownsville, Weston, and Warm Springs, Oregon to family members.

Dates: 1867-1893

Clark Moor Will papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 062
Abstract The Clark Moor Will papers contain materials concerning the Aurora Colony of Marion County, Oregon and the Salem Water Department. The Aurora Materials cover all aspects of the colony, including the band, music, women, daily life, site maps, correspondence and architecture. The collection also includes manuscripts and articles written by other authors concerning the Aurora Colony. The Salem Water Department materials cover the history of the department and Salem's water supply, as well as...
Dates: 1871-1981