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LOC/E-F. History of the Americas

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/E-F

Found in 380 Collections and/or Records:

The diary of George Belshaw : (Oregon Trail-1853)

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i22337143]
Identifier: SFM 224
Abstract

Includes genealogical information on the Belshaw family, and a photograph of George Belshaw.

Dates: 1853

Lillian Caldwell Blackwood letters and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: A 010
Abstract

Lillian Caldwell Blackwood was an Oregon pioneer who lived in Jacksonville, Oregon. The collection (1877-1928) contains correspondence regarding family and Oregon society and family photographs.

Dates: 1877-1928

James Blakely papers

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868683]
Identifier: CA B583
Abstract

Captain James Blakely (1812-1913) was a merchant and one of the founding members of Brownsville, OR. Collections contains one scrapbook of letters, programs, receipts, photographs, and other mementos relating to the career of James Blakely, Brownsville, Oregon.

Dates: circa 1812-1913

C. S. Bogan letters to "Uncle and Aunt"

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1852 Apr 26
Abstract

C.S. Bogan sailed vessels on the west coast of the United States and Mexico. Collection contains two letters from C. S. Bogan, Acapulco, Mexico, and San Francisco, California, to "Uncle and Aunt," April 26 and June 27, 1852 describing difficulties of voyage from Panama.

Dates: 1852

George Bond journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i19791094]
Identifier: SFM 023
Abstract

The George Bond papers comprise a photocopy of a published typescript in which a segment of George Bond's diary in transcribed. The segment concerns the Bond family's 1853 overland journey to Oregon.

Dates: 1853

William Henry Boyle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 187
Abstract Colonel William Henry Boyle (circa 1830s-1917) was a professional soldier who served in the Civil War and was stationed in the Pacific Northwest from 1866 to 1884, serving in the Modoc War, 1872-1873. The William Henry Boyle papers consist of military correspondence, U.S. Army documents, military and service organizations memorabilia, social memorabilia, watercolors of scenes on the Umatilla Indian reservation, a hand-drawn map of a Modoc War site, notebooks, scrapbooks, publications, and...
Dates: 1851-1917

Elijah LaFayette Bristow manuscript

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CB B776
Abstract

Elijah Lafayette Bristow (1832-1887) is the son of Elijah Bristow (1788-1872), the first white settler within the present day boundary lines of Lane county. Collection contains 1 copy of Bristow's manuscript of " Rencounters with Indians, Highwaymen and Outlaws." He comments on his father's experiences in the upper Willamette Valley; Indian tribes; impact of the California gold discovery; and his own experiences in the mines in northern California in 1853.

Dates: 1878

Bunting and Trulove papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 180
Abstract

David Bunting (1940-) and William Thomas Trulove (1943- ) researched the economic effects of the termination of the Klamath Indian Reservation. The collection contains research files, surveys and interviews, original manuscripts, and published material.

Dates: 1947-1973

Josiah A. Burnett papers

 Collection — Folder 1-2 : [Barcode: i50010803]
Identifier: A 014
Abstract

Josiah Burnett of Eagle Creek, Oregon, worked in mining, survey work, and farming. The collection (1852-1874) contains correspondence regarding family, mining, and politics, and also contains articles of incorporation of Oregon businesses.

Dates: 1852-1874

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

Burton family papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041121407 ]
Identifier: Coll 112
Abstract

Collection includes letters, manuscripts, documents, financial material, memorabilia, and photographs of the J. J. Burton family. Most of the material is from Margaret W. Burton (Mrs. J. J.) addressed to her sons and daughters.

Dates: 1879-1925

Burton/Lake/Garton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 301
Abstract John James Burton, the progenitor of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, was an Oregon pioneer, establishing a farm on his donation land claim in Yamhill in 1844. Although the collection contains family papers of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, the collection will be of particular interest to scholars of Asian immigration in the West, and the work of Kate Burton Lake and Margaret Lake Garton to help Chinese and Japanese girls and young women through their work in the Methodist Episcopal...
Dates: 1848-1993

Asahel Bush papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 184
Abstract

Asahel Bush (1824-1913) was a prominent early Oregon citizen who worked as a printer, was the founder and editor of the Oregon Statesman newspaper, and was a banker. The collection (1850-1914) contains photostat copies of correspondence.

Dates: 1850-1913

Lila Shirk Butler letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i18074728]
Identifier: SFM 019
Abstract

Letter from Lila Shirk Butler to Martin Schmitt responding to his inquiry about her father, David L. Shirk, Jan. 22, 1956.

Dates: 1956 Jan. 22

Rufus Butler land patent

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA244864]
Identifier: CA 1866 Aug 8
Abstract

Rufus Butler (1812-1884) was an Oregon pioneer who settled in the Umpqua River valley, where he served as a Justice of the Peace. Collection is comprised of a patent of land issued to Rufus Butler of Umpqua County, Oregon on August 8, 1866.

Dates: 1866 August 8

Calbreath Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 193
Abstract

This collection documents the Calbreath and Smith families, both pioneer families in Oregon. The collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, diaries, account books, day books, and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Irene Smith Calbreath.

Dates: 1893-1930

The diary of John Joseph Callison : Oregon Trail-1852

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i22983417]
Identifier: SFM 219
Abstract

Diary kept by John Joseph Callison during his journey, Apr. 6-June 25, 1852. Includes reproduction of one page of the original diary and genealogical information on the Callison family. Callison died of cholera during the journey, on August 23, 1852.

Dates: 1852

Robert Cantwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 020
Abstract Robert Cantwell (1908 January 31 – 1978 December 8) was a novelist, biographer, essayist, and editor for several publications including, Time (1935-1936, 1938-1945), Fortune (1937), Newsweek (1949-1954), and Sports Illustrated (1956-1978). The Robert Cantwell papers contain correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, research files, published works,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908-1978; 1866-1987

Elizabeth Carlyle letters from China

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i50002788]
Identifier: A 165
Abstract

Elizabeth Carlyle worked as a nurse at the Isabella Fisher Hospital, in Tientsin (Tianjin), China. The collection (1937-1938) contains outgoing correspondence regarding the conquest of Tientsin (Tianjin).

Dates: 1937-1938

William Alexander Carter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 110
Abstract

William Alexander Carter (1818-1881) was the sutler and post trader at Ft. Bridger, Wyoming, from 1858 to 1881, and his business was continued by his widow, Mary. The collection (1850-1912) contains invoices, receipts, contracts, checks, and minor personal correspondence.

Dates: 1850-1912

Finis Caruthers deed

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49075160]
Identifier: CA 1854 Nov 13
Abstract

Finis Caruthers was a Portland, Oregon Territory, land owner. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a deed transferring ownership of a Portland lot from Caruthers to Clinton Kelly.

Dates: 1854 November 13

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

Robert Caufield papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA205903]
Identifier: A 016
Abstract

Robert Caufield was born in Broughshand county, Ireland and moved to Oregon City in 1847. His papers include his obituary, the story of his wife Jane Burnside Caufield, correspondence, treasurer reports and finance reports.

Dates: 1832-1858

Robert Caufield receipts

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49071142]
Identifier: CA 1853 Oct 10
Abstract

Robert Caufield was born in Broughshand County, Ireland and moved to Oregon City in 1847, where he became a county judge and opened a grocery store. His papers include tax receipts and a receipt for a medical bill.

Dates: 1853 October 10-1854 November 5

James D. Cauthorn journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA205906]
Identifier: A 017
Abstract

James D. Cauthorn traveled overland from Mexico, Missouri, to Fort Bridger in 1865. The diary ranges from March 30 to June 25, 1865 and describes his route, modes of transportation, descriptions of the landscape as well his finances.

Dates: 1865

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

Hazel Chamberlain papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 195
Abstract

Hazel Chamberlain was a Christian missionary stationed in Paraguay in the 1920s. The collection includes correspondence, an essay, and photographs that reflect Chamberlain's life as a missionary.

Dates: 1922-1925

Edward Chambreau collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025040523827]
Identifier: Coll 056
Abstract Edward Chambreau (1821-1902), adventurer and gambler, was born in France, migrated to Canada with his family in 1825, and in 1846 enlisted with the U.S. Army at St. Louis. From 1853 through 1875 Chambreau moved between Portland, Tygh Valley and Vancouver, running saloons, gambling parlors, general stores and a restaurant. In 1875 Chambreau converted to Christianity, sold his saloon and gave up gambling. He became a scout for the U.S. government and traveled between Oregon, Washington and...
Dates: 1847-1880

Thomas Chavner petition

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50051398]
Identifier: CA 1864 Oct 24
Abstract

The collection contains a petition by Thomas Chavner, addressed to the people of Jackson County, Oregon, regarding a bridge over the Rogue River at Dardanelles. The collection contains the petition of October 24, 1864, and includes a list of supporters.

Dates: 1864 October 24

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