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LOC/E-F. History of the Americas

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/E-F

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Case Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 125
Abstract

William M. Case and Isaac W. Case, brothers came to Oregon in the 1840s. Isaac Case was a merchant and banker. He went to the Idaho mines in 1862 and later settled in Astoria, where he founded the Astoria Savings Bank. This collection includes family letters, financial materials, family business papers, and other miscellaneous family papers.

Dates: 1843-1925

Justin Chenoweth and Chenoweth family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 123
Abstract

Justin Chenoweth (1829-1898) was an Oregon pioneer and surveyor. Collection includes two containers of family letters, poems, important documents, Chenoweth's diary, and biographical and genealogical material.

Dates: 1832-1896

Arvazena A. Cooper papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042868451]
Identifier: CB C784
Abstract

Arvazena A. Cooper (1845-1929) traveled the Oregon Trail with her family in 1863 and settled in the Willamette Valley. The collection contains her reminiscences of that journey and biographical information about her life in Oregon.

Dates: 1845-1900

Marianne Hunsaker D'Arcy papers

 Collection
Identifier: CB D244
Abstract

The collection contains Marianne Hunsaker D’Arcy’s autobiography, both in handwritten form, and typed. D’Arcy was among the first generation of Americans to settle in Oregon.

Dates: 1937-1939

Paul Darst diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA206245]
Identifier: A 026
Abstract

Paul Darst was an early Oregon Pioneer who crossed the plains in just four months with a small group. Paul Darst diary of plains crossing, from Fort Laramie to Oregon City.

Dates: 1847

Jane Eakin diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042917084]
Identifier: A 030
Abstract

Jane Eakin was a pioneer whose diary describes a trip across the plains from Illinois to Eugene, Oregon in 1866.

Dates: 1866

S. B. Eakin diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA207420]
Identifier: A 031
Abstract

S. B. Eakin's diary describes a trip across the plains from Illinois to Eugene, Or. in 1866.

Dates: 1866

Ellmaker family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 032
Abstract

The Ellmakers are a prominent pioneer family who first settled in Lane County, Oregon in the 1850s following their journey across the United States on the Oregon Trail. The Ellmaker family papers include personal papers of members of the Ellmaker family; maps, drawings, and photographs; artifacts; books and periodicals; and genealogical research and resources.

Dates: 1768-2005

William H. Frush diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042674743]
Identifier: A 038
Abstract

William H. Frush diary of a journey across the plains from Knox County, Missouri to Portland, Oregon in 1850.

Dates: 1850-1851

Amelia A. Hadley journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042815882]
Identifier: A 043
Abstract

The Amelia A. Hadley journal includes entries regarding her 1851 journey from Galesburg, Illinois to Oregon City, Oregon.

Dates: 1851

Walter Meacham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 065
Abstract

Walter E. Meacham (1879-1951) was a historian and Oregon Trail enthusiast. The Walter Meacham papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and a variety of materials associated with the Old Oregon Trail Association and Meacham's promotional activities.

Dates: 1840-1943

Nathaniel Myer diary of a trip to the Rogue River Valley

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA318295]
Identifier: A 086
Abstract

Nathaniel Myer's diary recounts his travels from Van Buren, Iowa to the Rogue River Valley of Oregon. His diary includes descriptions of the weather and landscapes along with events.

Dates: 1853

John H. Nicklin letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i39886712]
Identifier: CA 1851 Feb 25
Abstract

The John H. Nicklin letter is a single letter, addressed to Nicklin's brother, describing the journey to and conditions found in Oregon in 1851. The letter focuses on the journey over the Oregon Trail and the available agriculture of the Willamette Valley.

Dates: 1851 February 25

William S. Prichard letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA209716]
Identifier: A 099
Abstract

Prichard left Polk County, Iowa in 1852; was in Marysville, Calif., in 1861; Union, Oregon, 1865-1867; and Rye Valley, Oregon, 1868-1869. In 1865, he built a toll road from Union to Express Ranch, Oregon, an investment that failed. His very occasional letters to a brother, Amos, and to other relatives in Iowa give a bare account of his experiences.

Dates: 1852-1869

Hamilton Scott diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA209722]
Identifier: A 108
Abstract

Collection comprised of Hamilton Scott's diary of a trip from Fremont, Iowa to Walla Walla, Washington in 1862.

Dates: 1862

Viola Springer journal

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042868014]
Identifier: A 116
Abstract

Viola Springer was from Sullivan County, Missouri and was an Oregon pioneer. The Viola Springer journal describes in detail her trip from Princeton, Montana to Harney Valley, Oregon in 1885-1886.

Dates: 1885 May 18 – 1886 February 22

Sarah Sutton diary

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868493]
Identifier: CA Su87
Abstract

Sarah Sutton traveled to Oregon with her husband, John Sutton, their four children and other family and friends from Cass County, Illinois to Grand Ronde Valley, Oregon. Collection includes one volume of Sarah Sutton's printed diary of crossing the plains pasted into a ledger book.

Dates: 1854

Solomon Tetherow journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA328511]
Identifier: A 123
Abstract

Solomon Tetherow was a wagonmaster of an expedition to Oregon. Solomon Tetherow's journal of the Oregon Emigrating Society of 1845 contains copies as well as photo negatives of the journal.

Dates: 1845

George Miller West transcribed reminiscence of journey to Oregon

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CB W52
Abstract

George Miller West (1831-1912) was a pioneer and carpenter who travelled to Oregon and California to gold mine in 1853. Collection consists of one 49 paged reminiscence, typewritten and includes photographs. Photocopy is included.

Dates: circa 1831-1912

V. Williams journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA212647]
Identifier: A 134
Abstract

V. Williams was a pioneer who took the California road to Oregon. Journal documents the journey from Iowa to Klamath Lake, Oregon.

Dates: 1853