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LOC/E-F/E5. Pioneers

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

Found in 235 Collections and/or Records:

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

T. Metcalf memorandum of agreement

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i4907152x]
Identifier: CA 1852 Feb 19
Abstract

T. Metcalf was the superintendent of public works for the town of Oswego. The collection consists of a lumber contract brokered by Metcalf between the Hawaiian Government and Albert A. Durham of Oswego, Oregon.

Dates: 1852 February 19

Methodist Mission Store account book

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: 35025042918009]
Identifier: B 048
Abstract

Account book of the Methodist Mission Store.

Dates: 1839-1840

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Papers relating to the Bristow family

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i20403525]
Identifier: SFM 115
Abstract

Reminiscences, excerpts from letters and diaries, and newspaper clippings relating to the Bristow family. Includes fragmentary historical sketch of the family; typed account of Elijah Lafayette Bristow's family's journey from Illinois to Oregon in 1848 wr.

Dates: 19--

Mrs. Inez Eugenia (Adams) Parker early recollections of Oregon pioneer life

 Collection — Folder 1-2: [Barcode: 35025042917142]
Identifier: CB P225
Abstract

Collection consists of the memoir of Mrs. Inez Eugenia (Adams) Parker, who crossed the plains from Illinois to Oregon in 1848 and spent her childhood in Yamhill, Oregon. Her memoir, Early recollections of Oregon pioneer life, tells of her life in Illinois. Inez Adams Parker traveled on the Oregon Trail as a very young child and wrote her recollections late in life. The collection consists of her typed, autobiographical account of her life in Oregon.

Dates: ca. 1924

Francis W. Pettygrove bond

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49075135]
Identifier: CA 1848 Jan 29
Abstract

Francis W. Pettygrove (1812-1887) was a pioneer and one of the founders of the cities of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a bond written by Pettygrove and his business partner Benjamin Stark to Rob McNamee.

Dates: 1848 January 29

Porter Family correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49593845]
Identifier: A 115
Abstract

Isabella Porter Spencer (1849-1924), of Ashland, was the daughter of James M. Porter of Iowa. The collection consists of both her own correspondence and that of her father.

Dates: 1849-1887

Sarah Louise Porter diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA209715]
Identifier: A 097
Abstract

Sarah Porter was born in Marion County Oregon September 16th, 1854 and was the daughter of William Porter. Her diary makes a few notes of each day, sometimes just on the weather.

Dates: 1880-1887

William Porter diaries

 Collection — Folder 1-4 : [Barcode: 35025042868337]
Identifier: A 096
Abstract

William Porter was an Oregon pioneer who settled in Aumsville, Oregon. His diaries range from 1861-1885 and describe the weather, finances, events and daily routines along with some notes on his neighbors.

Dates: 1861-1885