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LOC/E-F/E5. Pioneers

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

Found in 116 Collections and/or Records:

John and Mary Webster Perit Huntington letters

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: 35025041814332]
Identifier: A 146
Abstract

John Webster Perit Huntington (1831-1869), publisher, lawyer, teacher, farmer and Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Oregon. In 1857 Huntington met and married Mary Applegate (1834-1878), daughter of Charles Applegate. Collections include copies of 9 letters addressed to "Ma" and "Pa." These letters are both written by John and his wife Mary to their parents between 1855 and 1860.

Dates: 1855-1860

John P. Hutton letter to James C. Hutton

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1856 July 26
Abstract

John P. Hutton was believed to be a union soldier who served under Capt. David Goff at Colonel Shaw's Encampment. Collection contains a single, 3 paged letter by John P. Hutton's to to James C. Hutton while at this encampment 1856.

Dates: 1856 July 28

Crawford Isbell papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares clamshell box) : [Barcode: i49941562]
Identifier: A 061
Abstract

Crawford Isbell (1837-1864) lived in Eugene, Oregon, worked in mines in California, and was murdered on on the road between Canyon City and Eugene. The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence from Isbell to his siblings, and letters from other's regarding Isbell's murder.

Dates: 1864-1865

Berryman Jennings letter to "Commandant"

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49151915]
Identifier: CA 1848 Feb 8
Abstract

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon Pioneer and and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter requesting provisions from Jennings to an unnamed and unknown "Commandant at Gilliam".

Dates: 1848 February 8

Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49151848]
Identifier: CA 1857 Oct 24
Abstract

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory.

Dates: 1857 October 24

F. M. Johnson papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50091475]
Identifier: CA 1866 Mar 29
Abstract

F. M. Johnson prepared a statement and building diagrams on March 29, 1866, regarding the buildings, quarters, supplies, and people at Fort Umpqua, in Douglas County, Oregon

Dates: 1866 March 29

Herbert S. Johnson scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868162]
Identifier: A 190
Abstract

The Adams family includes William Lysander Adams, his son John W. Johnson, (first president of University of Oregon), his son Herbert S. Johnson, and family members Olive Frances Goodell, Helen E. Adams, Inez Adams Parker, and Thomas McBride. The collection (1929) contains a scrapbook created by Herbert S. Johnson of Adams and Goodell family documents, correspondence, and genealogical research.

Dates: 1929

John Lawrence Johnson diary and letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: 35025042918173]
Identifier: A 270
Abstract

John Lawrence Johnson (1830-1916) was a pioneer who came to Oregon with his parents in 1851. The collection includes Johnson's diary of that journey as well as a letter from Johnson's uncle.

Dates: 1851-1908; 1851

Melchi Johnson letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50091426]
Identifier: CA 1869 Aug 30
Abstract

Melchi Johnson, of Bethel, Polk County, Oregon, wrote a letter dated August 30, 1869, to his daughter. The collection contains the letter in which Johnson reminds his daughter that she has not been forgotten by her family.

Dates: 1869 August 30

Clinton Kelly family papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA208846]
Identifier: A 066
Abstract

Clinton Kelly (1808-1875) was a Methodist preacher who came to Oregon from Kentucky in 1847. The Kelly Family papers include ten letters and eleven documents.

Dates: 1857-1881

Levi Leland letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50105607]
Identifier: CA 1884 Jan 7
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated January 7, 1884, written by Levi Leland of Washington Territory to "Bro," in which Leland states that he appreciates the free railroad passes, and is willing to be governor of Alaska.

Dates: 1884 January 7

Williams Evans Lingenfelter correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1-3: [Barcode: ALMA208848], Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 070
Abstract

William Evans Lingenfelter came overland to Oregon from Missouri in 1851. He served in the Indian war of 1855 in Co. D, "Washington Invincibles." He later settled in Hillsboro and Butteville, Oregon. Most of the letters are from members of the family in Clay County, Missouri, and deal with family news and troubles in Missouri.

Dates: 1852-1902

G. P. Loomis letter to "Humphrey"

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1859 Jan 6
Abstract

G. P. Loomis (1819- ) was an Iowa farmer and Justice of the Peace. The collection consists of a 4 page, hand written letter to "Humphrey" of Harrisburg, Oregon Territory and a transcription of said letter.

Dates: 1859 January 6

Jesse Looney letter to John C. Bond

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49071063]
Identifier: CA 1843 Oct 27
Abstract

Jesse Looney (1800-1869) was a pioneer farmer and early Oregon legislator. The collection consists of a typed transcript of a letter from Looney to his brother-in-law, John C. Bond.

Dates: 1843 October 27

Daniel H. Lownsdale letter to Aaron E. Wait

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49154096]
Identifier: CA 1853 Feb 1
Abstract

Daniel H. Lownsdale (1803-1862) was one of the founders of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Lownsdale to the "Honorable A. E. Wait" of Eugene related to a charge of claim jumping.

Dates: 1853 February 1

"Mack" letter to "Dear Sister"

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50035721]
Identifier: CA 1863 Feb 22
Abstract

"Mack," of Corvallis, Oregon wrote a letter to his sister, dated February 22, 1863, in which he describes Patrick Malone, editor of Oregon Weekly Union (a Corvallis newspaper), and mentions the paper is about to close, and also that he expects to travel to California.

Dates: 1863 February 22

Charles Hiram Mattoon letter to Reuben C. Hill

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i50034984]
Identifier: CA 1862 Jan 18
Abstract

Charles Hiram Mattoon and Reuben C. Hill were both early ministers of Oregon, and Hill also served in the Oregon territory government, in 1857. The collection contains a letter of January 18, 1862 from Mattoon to Hill, warning Hill about rumours that he favored slavery.

Dates: 1862 January 18

Evans Smith McComas papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 181
Abstract

Evans Smith McComas came from Iowa to Oregon to work in the mines in the 1860s. He later owned and edited newspapers. The collection consists of scrapbooks and the McComas diary, 1862-1867, which describes his journey on the overland trip to Oregon.

Dates: 1862-1911

Charles T. McDaniel papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 181
Abstract

Charles T. McDaniel was, for many years, a cashier of the Stockgrowers & Farmers National Bank of Wallowa, Oregon. The collection contains bank correspondence, personal and family correspondence, a travel diary, memorial letters, and a photograph album.

Dates: 1917-1934

Walter Meacham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 065
Abstract

Walter E. Meacham (1879-1951) was a historian and Oregon Trail enthusiast. The Walter Meacham papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and a variety of materials associated with the Old Oregon Trail Association and Meacham's promotional activities.

Dates: 1840-1943

T. Metcalf letter to Albert A. Durham

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49071579]
Identifier: CA 1852 Aug 14
Abstract

T. Metcalf was the superintendent of public works for the town of Oswego. The collection consists of a copy of a single letter from T. Metcalf to Albert A. Durham concerning a business trip to Hawaii.

Dates: 1852 August 14

T. Metcalf letter to Albert A. Durham

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49071622]
Identifier: CA 1854 Mar 29
Abstract

T. Metcalf was the superintendant of public works for the town of Oswego. The collection consists of a copy of a single letter from T. Metcalf to Albert A. Durham concerning a business trip to Hawaii.

Dates: 1854 March 29

Metschan family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 686
Abstract

Phil Metschan, Sr. (1840-1920) was born in Hesse-Cassel, Germany and travelled to the United States and settled in Canyon City, Oregon where he ran a store, became Oregon state treasurer, and established a hotel in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, diaries, financial and legal records, pioneer family files, photographs and memorabilia.

Dates: 1862-1946

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

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

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

Bethenia Owens-Adair letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1924 Dec 29
Abstract

Bethenia Owens-Adair was an American social reformer and one of the first female physicians in Oregon. This collection contains one letter written by Owens-Adair on December 29th 1924.

Dates: 1924 December 29

William H. Packwood papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50165732]
Identifier: CA 1915 Jan 24
Abstract

William Henderson Packwood (1932-1917) was an Oregon pioneer, who in 1857, was the youngest delegate sent to Oregon's Constitutional Convention. The collection (1915) contains a letter to Fred Lockley regarding Packwood's boyhood, along with a typed memoir of the Packwood family's overland journey to Oregon in 1849.

Dates: 1915 January 24