LOC/E-F. History of the Americas
Found in 180 Collections and/or Records:
Davis Ingalls mortgage deed
David Ingalls was an early resident of Astoria, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a deed ceding Ingalls claim to his Astoria property to F. A. Smith.
Crawford Isbell papers
Crawford Isbell (1837-1864) lived in Eugene, Oregon, worked in mines in California, and was murdered on on the road between Canyon City and Eugene. The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence from Isbell to his siblings, and letters from other's regarding Isbell's murder.
Berryman Jennings letter to "Commandant"
Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon Pioneer and and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter requesting provisions from Jennings to an unnamed and unknown "Commandant at Gilliam".
Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory
Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory.
David John diary and account book
David John was a pioneer of Williamsburg, Oregon, and was a partner in the John Brothers blacksmith firm of Williamsburg. The collection (1860-1869) contains a diary, and an account book for John Brothers.
Herbert S. Johnson scrapbook
The Adams family includes William Lysander Adams, his son John W. Johnson, (first president of University of Oregon), his son Herbert S. Johnson, and family members Olive Frances Goodell, Helen E. Adams, Inez Adams Parker, and Thomas McBride. The collection (1929) contains a scrapbook created by Herbert S. Johnson of Adams and Goodell family documents, correspondence, and genealogical research.
John Lawrence Johnson diary and letter
John Lawrence Johnson (1830-1916) was a pioneer who came to Oregon with his parents in 1851. The collection includes Johnson's diary of that journey as well as a letter from Johnson's uncle.
Melchi Johnson letter
Melchi Johnson, of Bethel, Polk County, Oregon, wrote a letter dated August 30, 1869, to his daughter. The collection contains the letter in which Johnson reminds his daughter that she has not been forgotten by her family.
Caroline Thurman Buffum, Pioneer of 1845
Collection comprises a short biography of Caroline Thurman Buffum, pioneer to Oregon and resident of Amity, Oregon, written by Laura Judy.
Clinton Kelly family papers
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.
William and Lois Kerns land patent
Collection is comprised of the land patent issued to William Kerns and Lois B. Kerns of Clackamas County, Oregon on July 21, 1873.
Anne Applegate Kruse manuscript of "The Applegate Story"
Anne Applegate was the great niece of Jessie Applegate and the grandaughter of Charles Applegate who are known for establishing the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains one, typed manuscript of her history of the Applegates in Oregon, particularly the Charles Applegate family of Yoncalla. Written between 1955 and 1960 from letters, diaries, and recollections.
Clinton Kelly and Moriah Kelly land patent
Collection is comprised of a donation land patent for Clinton Kelly and his wife Moriah Kelly of Clackamas County, Oregon.
Anna Lee autobiography
Autobiography of Anna Lee, written on July 1, 1898 and dedicated to her children and grandchildren. Describes her journey to Oregon in 1847. Includes references to Dr. Marcus Whitman.
Cyrus T. Locey diary
Cyrus T. Locey (1835-) was a rancher and farmer in eastern Oregon and is often referred to as "the Father of Malheur Country." The collection includes Locey's 2,000 paged diary dating from 1859-1911.
Jesse Looney letter to John C. Bond
Jesse Looney (1800-1869) was a pioneer farmer and early Oregon legislator. The collection consists of a typed transcript of a letter from Looney to his brother-in-law, John C. Bond.
Daniel H. Lownsdale letter to Aaron E. Wait
Daniel H. Lownsdale (1803-1862) was one of the founders of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Lownsdale to the "Honorable A. E. Wait" of Eugene related to a charge of claim jumping.
"Mack" letter to "Dear Sister"
"Mack," of Corvallis, Oregon wrote a letter to his sister, dated February 22, 1863, in which he describes Patrick Malone, editor of Oregon Weekly Union (a Corvallis newspaper), and mentions the paper is about to close, and also that he expects to travel to California.
Charles Hiram Mattoon letter to Reuben C. Hill
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.
John McClure land sale agreement
John McClure was an Oregon pioneer and holder of a land claim that became Astoria, Oregon. The collection consists of a land sale agreement between McClure and business partners Herman C. Leonard and John Green.
Charles T. McDaniel papers
Charles T. McDaniel was, for many years, a cashier of the Stockgrowers & Farmers National Bank of Wallowa, Oregon. The collection contains bank correspondence, personal and family correspondence, a travel diary, memorial letters, and a photograph album.
Job McNemee versus Daniel Lownsdale depositions
Job McNamee and D.H. Lownsdale were residents of the Oregon Territory that both claimed the same land. Collection contains two depositions consisting of three pages, each concerning land claims.
Walter Meacham papers
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.
T. Metcalf letter to Albert A. Durham
T. Metcalf was the superintendent of public works for the town of Oswego. The collection consists of a copy of a single letter from T. Metcalf to Albert A. Durham concerning a business trip to Hawaii.
T. Metcalf letter to Albert A. Durham
T. Metcalf was the superintendant of public works for the town of Oswego. The collection consists of a copy of a single letter from T. Metcalf to Albert A. Durham concerning a business trip to Hawaii.
T. Metcalf memorandum of agreement
T. Metcalf was the superintendent of public works for the town of Oswego. The collection consists of a lumber contract brokered by Metcalf between the Hawaiian Government and Albert A. Durham of Oswego, Oregon.
Metschan family papers
Phil Metschan, Sr. (1840-1920) was born in Hesse-Cassel, Germany and travelled to the United States and settled in Canyon City, Oregon where he ran a store, became Oregon state treasurer, and established a hotel in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, diaries, financial and legal records, pioneer family files, photographs and memorabilia.
Miles M. Miller letter
Miles M. Miller, of Salem Oregon, wrote a letter dated July 30, 1868 , to L. J. Powell. The collection contains the letter in which Miller offers friendship, news, and reminds Powell that he has not yet paid his dues to the [Masonic?] Lodge.
Milton Shannon general store scrapbook
Milton Shannon was the first postmaster of Monroe, Oregon, and he also owned a general store. The collection (1868-1876) contains a scrapbook of invoices and receipts.
John Minto letter to William P. Lord
The collection contains a letter from John Minto to William P. Lord, of Salem, Oregon, dated January 15, 1892. In the letter, Minto describes his experiences as an escort for Jesse Applegate, from 1847 to 1848, including travel through the Siskiyou mountains.