LOC/E-F. History of the Americas
Found in 380 Collections and/or Records:
The diary of George Belshaw : (Oregon Trail-1853)
Includes genealogical information on the Belshaw family, and a photograph of George Belshaw.
Lillian Caldwell Blackwood letters and photographs
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.
James Blakely papers
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.
C. S. Bogan letters to "Uncle and Aunt"
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.
George Bond journal
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.
William Henry Boyle papers
Elijah LaFayette Bristow manuscript
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.
Bunting and Trulove papers
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.
Josiah A. Burnett papers
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.
Edward Burns letter to James Boyle
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.
Burton family papers
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.
Burton/Lake/Garton family papers
Asahel Bush papers
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.
Lila Shirk Butler letter
Letter from Lila Shirk Butler to Martin Schmitt responding to his inquiry about her father, David L. Shirk, Jan. 22, 1956.
Rufus Butler land patent
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.
Calbreath Family papers
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.
The diary of John Joseph Callison : Oregon Trail-1852
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.
Robert Cantwell papers
Elizabeth Carlyle letters from China
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).
William Alexander Carter papers
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.
Finis Caruthers deed
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.
Case Family papers
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.
Robert Caufield papers
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.
Robert Caufield receipts
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.
James D. Cauthorn journal
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.
Cayuse, Yakima, and Rogue River Wars papers
Hazel Chamberlain papers
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.
Edward Chambreau collection
Thomas Chavner petition
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.
Justin Chenoweth and Chenoweth family papers
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.