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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:

Michael A. Meyendorff papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042001442]
Identifier: Ax 152
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1861-1908

Joaquin Miller letter to Lee Moorhouse

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i5020001x]
Identifier: CA 1907 July 12
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1907 July 12

Joaquin Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 864
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1868-1960

Miles M. Miller letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i5009144x]
Identifier: CA 1868 July 30
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1868 July 30

Thelma Mills papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041754868]
Identifier: Ax 857
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1925-1976

Milton Shannon general store scrapbook

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042917902]
Identifier: B 127
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1868-1876

John Minto letter to William P. Lord

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i50120700]
Identifier: CA 1892 Jan 15
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1892 January 15

Moore, Hampton, Dillard family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 153
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1852-1964

Robert Moore bond

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49151745]
Identifier: CA 1844 May 8
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1844 May 8

Robert Moore certification of claim

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49151769]
Identifier: CA 1843 Aug 22
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1843 August 22

Lee Moorhouse letters received

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i50031661]
Identifier: A 082
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1900-1913

Lee Moorhouse photographs

 Collection — Box 20: Series Series I [Barcode: 35025041650249]
Identifier: PH 036
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1880-1920

Jacqueline Moreau photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 459
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1924-2008; Majority of material found within 1984-1999

Morris Family photographs

 Collection — Box 1, photo: [Barcode: 35025041651726]
Identifier: PH 333
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1900-1910

Dorothy Morrison literary manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 862
Abstract

Dorothy Morrison was an educator and writer. The collection includes manuscripts for two pieces, The Eagle and the Fort and Ladies Were Not Expected.

Dates: 1977-1979

Muster rolls: Oregon Mounted Volunteers, 1st Regiment

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA235494]
Identifier: CA 1856 June 1
Abstract

Collection is comprised of the muster rolls for Captain Orlando Humason's Company B of the First regiment, Oregon Mounted Volunteers.

Dates: 1855 October 20-1856 June 1

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

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Portland Branch records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 295
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1938-1981; Majority of material found within 1945-2017

James and Hannah Lloyd Neall papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 347
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1845-1906

Georgia Nesmith letter to James Willis Nesmith

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1893 Sep 28
Abstract

James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. Collection contains correspondence between Nesmith and Georgia Nesmith.

Dates: 1893 September 28

James Willis Nesmith print block and broadside

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SFM 071
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1820-1885

Richard Neuberger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 078
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1960

William T. Newby papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 088
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1843-1864

Memorandum of travel to the Kiyuse war, January 29-March, 25, 1848

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i39426117]
Identifier: A 090
Abstract

Collection consists of a memorandum book related to the Whitman Massacre and the Cayuse War.

Dates: 1848 January 29-March 25

Robert Newell memorandum of travels in the territory of Missouri

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i39426014]
Identifier: A 089
Abstract

Collection consists of a memorandum book that describes Newell's career to 1842. There are also miscellaneous accounts and supply lists.

Dates: 1829-1842

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

Joseph Norris account book

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042917951]
Identifier: B 051
Abstract

Joseph Norris was a teamster in Eugene, Oregon. The collection (1868-1877) contains an account book.

Dates: 1868-1877

Oregon Commonwealth Federation records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 033
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1936-1942

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

 Collection
Identifier: A 093
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1853