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LOC/E-F/E5. Pioneers

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/E-F/E5

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Don B. and Terry Diener Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 500
Abstract

Collection comprises the papers of American authors Don B. Allen and Terry Allen, including literary manuscripts and research materials for works of historical fiction and non-fiction about the West and about Native Americans, as well as collections of creative writing and poetry by young American Indians edited by Terry Allen.

Dates: 1951-1967

Lindsay Applegate papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 004
Abstract

Lindsay Applegate (1808-1892) pioneered Oregon's Applegate Trail with his brothers Charles and Jesse in 1843. Subsequently Applegate became a U.S. government agent for the Modoc and Klamath Indians. The Lindsay Applegate papers contain newspaper clippings related to the Applegate family; letters (1863-1891); and reports, vouchers and other administrative documents relating to Applegate's work as Subagent at Ft. Klamath (1866-1872).

Dates: 1863-1891

Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 005
Abstract Oliver Cromwell Applegate (1845-1938), the son of Lindsay and Elizabeth Applegate (Applegate Trail pioneers), spent his career working with Oregon Indians. He was a subagent with the Indian Service at Yainax, and during the Modoc War he served as an interpreter and a scout. In 1873, he became a U.S. Commissioner, and in 1898 was appointed Klamath Indian Agent. After his resignation in 1905 he continued to work with the federal government on Indian issues such as the Grande Ronde tribal...
Dates: 1841-1938

Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indian Agency letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i50095079]
Identifier: CA 1872 Aug 25
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated August 25, 1872, by Philip McCusker of the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indian Agency, to a "Mr. Lockey." The letter comments on Indian depredations (raids) of cattle drives, explains that McCusker has met with Big Bow, Lone Wolf, and Kicking Bird of the Kiowa tribe, and reports the return of children Susannah and Frances Lee who were taken on a raid.

Dates: 1872 August 25

Thomas R. Cornelius letter

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49075081]
Identifier: CA 1855 Oct 20
Abstract

Thomas R. Cornelius (1827-1899) was a pioneer and member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars. The collection consists of a single letter to his wife written during his military service.

Dates: 1855 October 20

Joel Palmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 057
Abstract Joel Palmer (1810-1881) began his political career in Indiana, where he served as a state legislator until he came to Oregon in 1847. Shortly after his arrival, Palmer became Superintendent of Indian Affairs, a post he held until 1857. He also served as an Oregon state representative and senator, and was a losing candidate in the 1870 governor's race. The Joel Palmer Papers comprise correspondence, official records of the Oregon Superintendency, U.S. Office of Indian Affairs, documents...
Dates: 1851-1879

Kate L. Robbins papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 105
Abstract

Kate Robbins, nee Pratt, was born in Cohasset, Massachusetts, and moved with her husband Abner to Ochoco, Oregon in 1868. The family was among the first settlers in the Ochoco area. The collection is composed of correspondence that describes living conditions in and near Ochoco and Prineville, with references to Indian uprisings, feuds between cattle and sheep ranchers, politics, and social life.

Dates: 1855-1886

J.M. Sutton account of the Rogue River Indian War of 1855

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB Su87]: [Barcode: 35025041811841]
Identifier: CB Su87
Abstract

J.M. Sutton enquired, gathered information, and wrote an account of Rogue River Indian War of 1855; it is only known that he wrote the account, not that he participated in the war. The collection (1863) contains Sutton's account of the war, and a letter from Sutton, addressed to "Sir," explaining that he had "gleaned" his account from "enquires made."

Dates: 1863

W.P.A. Oregon Historical Records Survey records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 066
Abstract

The Historical Records Survey (H.R.S.) was initiated by the federal government in 1935 as one of five programs under the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A., renamed Work Projects Administration in 1939). All W.P.A. projects ended in February 1943, and most H.R.S. records were deposited in public repositories. The Oregon Historical Records Survey collection, arranged according to its original order, contains detailed documentation of Oregon history and records.

Dates: not yet dated