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LOC/E-F/E5. Pioneers

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

Found in 182 Collections and/or Records:

George Humphrey personal account books

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i49941537]
Identifier: A 058
Abstract

George Humphrey was a resident of Springfield, Oregon who held interests in sheep, the Oregon Iron Works, the Oregon Central Military Wagon Road, and the Springfield Manufacturing company. The collection (1866-1867) consists of two personal account books that includes information regarding household goods, cash on hand, investments, interest, and expenses.

Dates: 1866-1867

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

Davis Ingalls mortgage deed

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49301494]
Identifier: CA 1857 May 1
Abstract

David Ingalls was an early resident of Astoria, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a deed ceding Ingalls claim to his Astoria property to F. A. Smith.

Dates: 1857 May 1

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

David John diary and account book

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042001707]
Identifier: Ax 180
Abstract

David John was a pioneer of Williamsburg, Oregon, and was a partner in the John Brothers blacksmith firm of Williamsburg. The collection (1860-1869) contains a diary, and an account book for John Brothers.

Dates: 1860-1879

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

Caroline Thurman Buffum, Pioneer of 1845

 Collection
Identifier: CB B864
Abstract

Collection comprises a short biography of Caroline Thurman Buffum, pioneer to Oregon and resident of Amity, Oregon, written by Laura Judy.

Dates: circa 1885-1995

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

William and Lois Kerns land patent

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA244867]
Identifier: CA 1873 July 21
Abstract

Collection is comprised of the land patent issued to William Kerns and Lois B. Kerns of Clackamas County, Oregon on July 21, 1873.

Dates: 1873 July 21

Anne Applegate Kruse manuscript of "The Applegate Story"

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: F 978 K945
Abstract

Anne Applegate was the great niece of Jessie Applegate and the grandaughter of Charles Applegate who are known for establishing the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains one, typed manuscript of her history of the Applegates in Oregon, particularly the Charles Applegate family of Yoncalla. Written between 1955 and 1960 from letters, diaries, and recollections.

Dates: 1955-1960

Clinton Kelly and Moriah Kelly land patent

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA244871]
Identifier: CA 1866 Mar 19
Abstract

Collection is comprised of a donation land patent for Clinton Kelly and his wife Moriah Kelly of Clackamas County, Oregon.

Dates: 1866 March 19

Anna Lee autobiography

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i22983776]
Identifier: SFM 167
Abstract

Autobiography of Anna Lee, written on July 1, 1898 and dedicated to her children and grandchildren. Describes her journey to Oregon in 1847. Includes references to Dr. Marcus Whitman.

Dates: 1898 July 1

Cyrus T. Locey diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 153
Abstract

Cyrus T. Locey (1835-) was a rancher and farmer in eastern Oregon and is often referred to as "the Father of Malheur Country." The collection includes Locey's 2,000 paged diary dating from 1859-1911.

Dates: circa 1859-1911

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

John McClure land sale agreement

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49075391]
Identifier: CA 1853 Oct 27
Abstract

John McClure was an Oregon pioneer and holder of a land claim that became Astoria, Oregon. The collection consists of a land sale agreement between McClure and business partners Herman C. Leonard and John Green.

Dates: 1853 October 27-1854 May 1

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

Job McNemee versus Daniel Lownsdale depositions

 Collection
Identifier: CA 1852 May 26
Abstract

Job McNamee and D.H. Lownsdale were residents of the Oregon Territory that both claimed the same land. Collection contains two depositions consisting of three pages, each concerning land claims.

Dates: 1852 May 26

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

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

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

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