LOC/E-F. History of the Americas
Found in 380 Collections and/or Records:
Michael A. Meyendorff (1849-1908) was a Polish revolutionary (in Russia), who was released to the United States through government intercession in 1866, and who later relocated to Oregon. The collection (1861-1908) contains personal and official correspondence (some in Russian), scrapbooks, an autobiographical manuscript, and estate papers.
Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection contains a letter by Miller to Lee Moorhouse, dated July 12, 1907.
Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection (1868-1960) contains correspondence and published works by Miller, and also material collected by Pherne Miller regarding her Uncle Joaquin, including photographs, as well as her personal papers.
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.
Thelma Mills worked in education, primarily with foreign students, in China, Taiwan and in the US; while in China (1925-1927) she observed the Chinese civil war. The collection contains diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, travel mementos, postcards, and photographs, 1925-1976.
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.
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.
Fay Hampton Robertson compiled histories of the Moore, Hampton, and Dillard branches of her family. The collection consists of typewritten copies of those histories as well as the trail diary of Jonathan Limerick Moore (1830-1862).
Robert Moore (1781-1857) was a politician and pioneer in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of Robert Moore's promissory note to the United States Government in the amount of one thousand dollars for the right to land that would become Linn City, Oregon.
Robert Moore (1781-1857) was a politician and pioneer in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a single document certifying Moore's claim to land on the Willamette River.
Lee Moorhouse (1850-1922) was an Indian Agent for the Umatilla Indian Reservation, and an amateur photographer. The collection (1900-1913) contains letters received concerning photographs taken, or to be taken, by him.
Thomas Leander "Lee" Moorhouse (1850-1926) was a photographer and businessman in Pendleton, Oregon. From 1888 to 1916 he produced over 9,000 images documenting urban, rural, and Native American life in the Columbia Basin and Umatilla County, Oregon. The collection consists primarily of glass-plate negatives.
Collection comprises materials created and collected by Jacqueline Moreau, northwest photographer and journalist, and consists of photographs, biographical material, correspondence, subject files, sound recordings, video recordings, published material, printing specification notes, and clippings. Much of the material in the Series I: Papers relates to her photographic work.
Collection comprises 36 black and white, glass plate negatives of a Native American family, baseball players in baseball uniforms, unidentified people on a farm, and Jump Off Joe rock in Newport, Oregon, circa 1918.
Dorothy Morrison was an educator and writer. The collection includes manuscripts for two pieces, The Eagle and the Fort and Ladies Were Not Expected.
Collection is comprised of the muster rolls for Captain Orlando Humason's Company B of the First regiment, Oregon Mounted Volunteers.
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.
The Portland branch of the NAACP was founded in 1914, and worked in the state of Oregon to establish equality for all people and to eliminate racial discrimination in the state. The collection contains correspondence, meeting materials, financial records, publications, photos, and related ephemera.
James Neall (1820-1903) was a pioneer, merchant, and entrepreneur from Philadelphia who established claims and businesses in Oregon and California. His wife, Hannah Lloyd Neall (1817-1912) was a cultural enthusiast and suffragist who wrote for numerous early California publications. The collection consists of reminiscences, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, bound volumes and a painted tin box.
James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. Collection contains correspondence between Nesmith and Georgia Nesmith.
James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. This collection includes a print block and a broadside.
Richard Lewis Neuberger (1912-1960), an Oregon native, was a U.S. Senator (D-OR) from 1954 to 1960. The Richard Neuberger collection consists of correspondence, legislation, published articles, and newspaper articles which pertain to the literary and political career of Richard Lewis Neuberger.
The William T. Newby Papers contain a variety of information about Newby's overland crossing from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trial in 1843. Newby was a member of the wagon train made famous by Jesse Applegate. The collection provides weather observations, account summaries, and personal experiences of living in and journeying to Oregon from 1843-1864.
Collection consists of a memorandum book related to the Whitman Massacre and the Cayuse War.
Collection consists of a memorandum book that describes Newell's career to 1842. There are also miscellaneous accounts and supply lists.
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.
Joseph Norris was a teamster in Eugene, Oregon. The collection (1868-1877) contains an account book.
The Oregon Commonwealth Federation was a progressive political group that campaigned to support New Deal policies and politicians in Oregon, between 1936 - 1942. Monroe Sweetland was elected executive secretary/director of the group at its first convention in 1937, and served until 1942. The collection (1936-1942) contains articles of incorporation, by-laws, meeting minutes, press releases, financial records, and correspondence.
Journal of a trip across the plains from Missouri to Oregon and of a land trip to California, March 31 to October 28, 1853, November 1853
Benjamin Franklin Owen (1828-1917) was a pioneer on the overland trail to Oregon. The collection consists of Owen's journal, My Trip Across the Plains, March 31, 1853-October 28, 1853.
Includes genealogical information on the Owen family.