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LOC/E-F. History of the Americas

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/E-F

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Alvord letter to J.M. Sutton

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50051878]
Identifier: CA 1863 July 16
Abstract

Major Benjamin Alvord of Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, wrote a letter dated July 16, 1863 to J.M. Sutton of Jacksonville, regarding fighting in the Rogue River Valley. The collection contains the letter, which references Jesse and Lindsay Applegate.

Dates: 1863 July 16

Welborn Beeson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 799
Abstract Welborn Beeson was a farmer in Jackson County, Oregon during the late 1800s. The Beeson family came overland to Oregon in 1853, settling in Jackson County along Wagner Creek. In 1851, when Welborn Beeson was fifteen years old, he began to keep a diary and continued to do so until his death in 1893. After serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, Beeson returned to farm in Jackson County, and was active in politics and in the social life of the area. The collection includes diaries,...
Dates: 1848-1893

C. V. Belknap journal

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SFM 068
Abstract

C. V. Belknap was a Union soldier during the Civil War.

Dates: November 1864-1865

Edward Burns letter to James Boyle

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50089821]
Identifier: CA 1862 Dec 18
Abstract

Edward Burns was a soldier who served in the American Civil War. The collection contains a photostat copy of a letter from Burns to James Boyle, dated December 18, 1862.

Dates: 1862 December 18

Cayuse, Yakima, and Rogue River Wars papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1847-1858

Thomas R. Cornelius deposition

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50103532]
Identifier: CA 1884 Jan 1
Abstract

Thomas R. Cornelius, was an Oregon pioneer and a member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars. The collection contains a deposition given by Cornelius on January 1, 1884 regarding the Oregon Mounted Volunteers.

Dates: 1884 January 1

George Crook papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 024
Abstract

George Crook was a U.S. Army officer. The George Crook papers comprise letters concerning the Sioux campaign of 1876, the Apache campaigns of 1883 and 1886, the Sioux Commission, 1889, and the relocation of the Apache Indian reservation.

Dates: 1863-1890

William S. Crust letter to Mr. and Mrs. Curtis

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50174137]
Identifier: CA 1868 Jun 2
Abstract

William S. Crust of Ft. Laramie, Indian Territory wrote a letter dated dated June 2, 1868, to Mr. and Mrs. Curtis, regarding their son, Alfred. The collection contains the letter in which Crust informed the parents that their son was "killed by Indians" on May 29th, while camped by Elk Horn Creek.

Dates: 1868 June 2

Fort Hoskins Army Post records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 087
Abstract

Fort Hoskins was established in 1856 on the Luckiamute River in Benton County, Oregon to protect and monitor the new coastal Indian reservation. The collection includes post orders, letters books, and records of the proceedings of the Councils of Administration.

Dates: 1856-1865

John P. Hutton letter to James C. Hutton

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1856 July 26
Abstract

John P. Hutton was believed to be a union soldier who served under Capt. David Goff at Colonel Shaw's Encampment. Collection contains a single, 3 paged letter by John P. Hutton's to to James C. Hutton while at this encampment 1856.

Dates: 1856 July 28

F. M. Johnson papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50091475]
Identifier: CA 1866 Mar 29
Abstract

F. M. Johnson prepared a statement and building diagrams on March 29, 1866, regarding the buildings, quarters, supplies, and people at Fort Umpqua, in Douglas County, Oregon

Dates: 1866 March 29

Ben Linder collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 304
Abstract

Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.

Dates: 1966-2003

Muster rolls: Oregon Mounted Volunteers, 1st Regiment

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA235494]
Identifier: CA 1856 June 1
Abstract

Collection is comprised of the muster rolls for Captain Orlando Humason's Company B of the First regiment, Oregon Mounted Volunteers.

Dates: 1855 October 20-1856 June 1

William J. Rapp papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 604
Abstract

William Jourdan Rapp (1895-1942) was a free-lance writer, playwright, radio script writer, and producer. The collection contains correspondence, plays, advertising and article manuscripts, Harlem Renaissance research, biographical material, publications, photographs, and a WWI era scrapbook of a YMCA camp in Greece.

Dates: 1911-1942

Scott Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 302
Abstract Charles Leland Scott (1866-1924) was the mayor of Springfield, Oregon; a bank president; and an educator in the Eugene, Oregon area in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Scott Family Papers comprise the personal and professional papers of Charles Leland Scott, the papers of his wife, Mollie Brattain Scott, a schoolteacher, and of the Scott children and other relatives. The collection includes correspondence, journals, diaries, catalogs, account books, deeds and mortgages,...
Dates: circa 1850-2004

Taylor Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 121
Abstract

The Taylor family papers include a journal of an overland trip from Rockford, Illinois to Oregon in 1853 by Rachel Taylor; a diary of D. H. Taylor on military service against Indians, January 1862-May 1862; and a genealogy of the Taylor family and related families.

Dates: 1853-1862

U.S. Office of Indian Affairs records, Malheur Agency

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 053
Abstract The federal government created Indian reservations across the country in the 1800s. In Oregon the reservations included Siletz, Grand Ronde, Warm Springs, Umatilla, Klamath, and Malheur. Agriculture, schooling, finances, and other aspects of life on reservations were regulated by Indian agents employed by the federal government. The U.S. Office of Indian Affairs Records, Malheur Agency, consist of correspondence and records from 1874 to 1880 regarding conflicts between the Interior...
Dates: 1874-1880

George W. Walker letters

 Collection — Folder 1-2 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i50008924]
Identifier: A 154
Abstract

George Washington Walker was a soldier in the 32nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Walker and his wife, Mary Webster Walker, during the war.

Dates: 1847-1895