Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
George Bond journal
The George Bond papers comprise a photocopy of a published typescript in which a segment of George Bond's diary in transcribed. The segment concerns the Bond family's 1853 overland journey to Oregon.
C. S. Culver letter
The collection contains a typed copy of a letter dated October 20, 1889, from C. S. Culver of Mantorville, Minnesota, to his brother and sister Lucius and Amanda Culver. The letter is a description of transportation facilities and natural resources of Oregon during 1889.
Julia A. Holt letters
The Julia Holt papers consist of correspondence between Julia Holt and her sister Adella Holt describing Julia's journey to Oregon in 1866.
James and Hannah Lloyd Neall papers
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.
John H. Nicklin letter
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.