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LOC/E-F/E5. Pioneers

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

Found in 182 Collections and/or Records:

Orson A. Stearns reminiscences of pioneer days of Phoenix, Oregon and sketch of Samuel Colver

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CB St31
Abstract

Orson Avery Sterns (1843-1926) was an Oregon Pioneer soldier who later became a successful agriculturist, politician and stockman. Collections contains 114 pages of handwritten reminiscences to Effie Taylor of Medford, Oregon.

Dates: circa 1843-1926

John Sutherland papers

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB Su84] 1 : [Barcode: 35025041811817]
Identifier: CB Su84
Abstract

John Sutherland (1846-1918) was a pioneer, union army veteran, and preacher. Collection contains two copies of his autobiography.

Dates: 1916

Sarah Sutton diary

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868493]
Identifier: CA Su87
Abstract

Sarah Sutton traveled to Oregon with her husband, John Sutton, their four children and other family and friends from Cass County, Illinois to Grand Ronde Valley, Oregon. Collection includes one volume of Sarah Sutton's printed diary of crossing the plains pasted into a ledger book.

Dates: 1854

"T. J. S." letter to Frank

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50131667]
Identifier: CA 1889 Apr 17
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated April 17, 1889 from "T. J. S.," of Eugene, Oregon to Frank [Hyland?]. In the letter, T. J. S. advises Frank to proceed with county improvements regardless of the supposed will of the voters.

Dates: 1889 April 17

Joseph Nathan Teal manuscript

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB T221] 1: [Barcode: 35025041811775]
Identifier: CB T221
Abstract

Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was an Oregon rancher, lawyer, investor, and civic leader who was an advocate of waterways development, and served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner from 1920-1921. The collection contains a manuscript of a series of reminiscences of ranch life during the 1850s through the 1870s, in eastern Oregon, that Teal wrote down for his family in 1921.

Dates: 1921

Solomon Tetherow journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA328511]
Identifier: A 123
Abstract

Solomon Tetherow was a wagonmaster of an expedition to Oregon. Solomon Tetherow's journal of the Oregon Emigrating Society of 1845 contains copies as well as photo negatives of the journal.

Dates: 1845

Robert Thompson letter to William and Thomas Stephens

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49938897]
Identifier: CA 1852 Apr 14
Abstract

Robert Thompson was an Irish immigrant and pioneer who established a claim in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a letter from Robert Thompson to the brothers William and Thomas Stephens at "Caddlepootle R., St. Helens".

Dates: 1852 April 14

Robert Thompson letter to William Stephens

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i4993899x]
Identifier: CA 1854 Jan 9
Abstract

Robert Thompson (1812-1860) was a businessman and politician. The collection consists of a single letter from Thompson to his friend and business partner William Stephens.

Dates: 1854 January 9

Jessy Quinn Thornton papers

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB T395] 1: [Barcode: 35025041811833]
Identifier: CB T395
Abstract

J. Q. Thornton (1810-1888) was a lawyer, Oregon pioneer, judge and lobbyist. Collection includes one, fifteen paged copy of "Oregon History" written by Thornton; one, eleven paged letter to Thornton concerning the Indian Delegation that went to St. Louis to inquire about the Bible; and one, six paged autobiography of Thornton.

Dates: circa 1810-1888

William Tichenor reminiscences

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB T435] 1 : [Barcode: 35025041811809]
Identifier: CB T435
Abstract

William Tichenor (1813-1887) was an Oregon pioneer whose attempt to settle a town in the area that would become Port Orford was derailed by skirmishes with people of the Tututni tribe. The collection (1849-1886) contains William Tichenor's reminiscences and family histories, other family documents, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1849-1886

Warren N. Vaughn recollections

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i50020195]
Identifier: CB V465
Abstract

Warren N. Vaughn (1823-1907) was a Oregon pioneer who settled in Tillamook, Oregon, and served as county treasurer, county commissioner, sheriff, and assessor. The collection (1851-1858) contains a typed version of his recollections about the early history of Tillamook.

Dates: 1851-1858

John Joseph Villair reminiscences

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i5003490x]
Identifier: CB V711
Abstract

John Joseph Villair (1876- ) was an Oregon pioneer and resident of Josephine County. The collection consists of a typed transcription of Villair's reminiscences as told to John C. Kuhns (1887-1901).

Dates: 1887-1901

Marcus Whitman Walker letters

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i49941641]
Identifier: A 175
Abstract

Marcus Whitman Walker was a son of Elkanah Walker, a pioneer missionary in Oregon. The collection (1867-1893) contains letters written by Marcus Walker from Brownsville, Weston, and Warm Springs, Oregon to family members.

Dates: 1867-1893

Jesse D. Walling papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA212378]
Identifier: A 127
Abstract

Jesse Walling was a pioneer in Marion and Polk counties, Oregon. The papers include three letters from Walling, 1849, 1860, and 1869.

Dates: 1849-1869

Jane H. Walrad diary

 Collection — Folder 1-2 : [Barcode: ALMA212380]
Identifier: A 128
Abstract

Jane H. Walrad (maiden name Mullen; 1823-1892) was a Pioneer who travelled with her husband, David P. Walrad from Illinois to Oregon. Her diary gives a day to day description of events, the weather and family matters.

Dates: 1861-1867

Mason Y. Warner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 245
Abstract Mason Young Warner was born in 1868, the son of parents Agnes Stewart and Thomas Warner. Mason Y. Warner married Celia A. Hyland in 1894. The couple lived in Lane County all their lives, except for a short time spent in eastern Washington. They had three children, Ivan, Claire and Erma. The collection is composed mainly of correspondence, some personal files, and photographs. Most extensive in this collection is the Claire Warner Churchill Thompson material in Series IV. Her papers include...
Dates: 1859-1954

Ahio S. Watt description of school district boundaries

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i49998316]
Identifier: CA 1857 Mar 24
Abstract

Ahio Scott Watt (1824-1909) was an Oregon pioneer of 1848, who became clerk of the first court in the Oregon Territory. The collection (March 24, 1857) contains a description of the boundaries of a school district in Oregon.

Dates: 1857 March 24

Ahio Scott Watt reminiscences

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50033840]
Identifier: CB W34
Abstract

Ahio Scott Watt (1824-1909) was an Oregon pioneer of 1848 who became clerk of the first court in the Oregon Territory. The collection (1802-1835) contains Watt's personal and family reminiscences.

Dates: 1802-1835

John W. Welch letter to Sarah Welch Wood

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50171689]
Identifier: CA 1917 Feb 24
Abstract

John W. Welch and Sarah Welch Wood were members of the pioneer Welch family that settled in Astoria, Oregon, beginning in 1844. The collection contains a letter dated February 24, 1917, in which John Welch reminisces about the founding of Lewiston, Idaho, and his early days in Astoria, Oregon.

Dates: 1917 February 24

George Miller West transcribed reminiscence of journey to Oregon

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CB W52
Abstract

George Miller West (1831-1912) was a pioneer and carpenter who travelled to Oregon and California to gold mine in 1853. Collection consists of one 49 paged reminiscence, typewritten and includes photographs. Photocopy is included.

Dates: circa 1831-1912

Elijah White bond

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49151630]
Identifier: CA 1846 Aug 13
Abstract

Elijah White (1806–1879) was a missionary and agent for the United States government in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a bond issued by White for the sale of two lots to John Shively.

Dates: 1846 August 13

Margaret Mary Widmer biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i18652761]
Identifier: SFM 059
Abstract

Biographical sketch of Margaret Mary Widmer, daughter of Oregon pioneer Conrad Widmer. Includes a brief history of the Widmer family.

Dates: 1900s

Willamette Cattle Company correspondence and receipts

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49592932]
Identifier: B 081
Abstract

Established in 1837, the Willamette Cattle Company was formed with the expressed purpose of purchasing cattle in California and bringing it to the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of letters and receipts.

Dates: 1843-1844

William M. Turner memorial letter

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49301755]
Identifier: CB T859
Abstract

Robert Aubrey Miller, C.C. Beekman, Henry Klippel and William M. Turner, were all prominent Oregon businessmen. The collection contains one letter in memoriam about William M. Turner.

Dates: circa 1887

John R. Williams letters to Lucy Applegate

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: 35025041814357]
Identifier: A 148
Abstract

Lucy Applegate (1830-1910) was the daughter of Charles Applegate and the niece of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains five letters that are undated.

Dates: circa 1840-1910

V. Williams journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA212647]
Identifier: A 134
Abstract

V. Williams was a pioneer who took the California road to Oregon. Journal documents the journey from Iowa to Klamath Lake, Oregon.

Dates: 1853

Bushrod Washington Wilson letters to Joseph P. Wilson

 Collection — Folder 1-2: [Barcode: i49301408]
Identifier: A 135
Abstract

Bushrod Washington Wilson (1824-1900) was a sailor, gold miner, and carpenter who eventually settled in Corvallis, Oregon, where he became a prominent citizen. The collection consists of Wilson's letters to his brother, Joseph.

Dates: 1846-1875

William H. Willson deed

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1856 Feb 6
Abstract

William H. Willson (1805-1856) was a doctor and preacher in the Oregon Territory and is remembered as the "founder of Salem." The collection consists of a single, 1 paged warranty deed of various pieces of land in the Oregon Territory written by William H. Willson to A. Kitelinger in the presence of H. Holden and C. N. Terry.

Dates: 1856 February 6

William Wolff letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50091116]
Identifier: CA 1872 Aug 21
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated August 21, 1872 from William Wolff to "Dear Sir and Dr.," and regards mutual aquaintances and events in Eastern Oregon.

Dates: 1872 August 21

Woolverton family papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: 35025041814365]
Identifier: A 149
Abstract

John Woolverton came overland from Iowa to Oregon in 1856 and settled in Polk County, Oregon. The collection (1864-1941) contains a copy of an overland journal to Oregon, a history of John Woolverton, and proceedings of the National and International Association of Woolvertons.

Dates: 1864-1941; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1902