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LOC/E-F/E5. Pioneers

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

Found in 262 Collections and/or Records:

Katherine L. Fenton letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA220728]
Identifier: CA 1926 Oct 30
Abstract

Katherine L. Fenton was a pioneer who settled in Portland, Or and a mother of two soldiers. Includes a letter in which she describes the lives of her family including her father as well as her own and the transformation from pioneer days to a modern progressive community.

Dates: 1926 October 30

Katherine Lucas Fenton Scrapbook

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: 35025042868824]
Identifier: CA F367
Abstract

Katherine Lucas Fenton of Portland, Oregon, was a pioneer and the mother of the two soldiers. The scrapbook is composed of newspaper and magazine articles relating to Oregon history. Includes considerable material on the Whitman controversy, and an article on Oregon history by William MacLeod Raine.

Dates: 1859-1930

Fort Hoskins Army Post records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 087
Abstract

Fort Hoskins was established in 1856 on the Luckiamute River in Benton County, Oregon to protect and monitor the new coastal Indian reservation. The collection includes post orders, letters books, and records of the proceedings of the Councils of Administration.

Dates: 1856-1865

William H. Frush diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042674743]
Identifier: A 038
Abstract

William H. Frush diary of a journey across the plains from Knox County, Missouri to Portland, Oregon in 1850.

Dates: 1850-1851

W. Gale letter

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49301718]
Identifier: CA 1848 July 5
Abstract

W. Gale was an Oregon pioneer. The collection consists of a single letter written by Gale in which he discusses his "Oregon claim".

Dates: 1848 July 5

Ira Gardner letters from Oregon

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: 35025042918041]
Identifier: A 256
Abstract

Ira Gardner was a woodworker, who wrote letters from Oregon to his family in Iowa, during the mid 1800s. The collection (1865) contains three pieces of Gardner's correspondence, in which he praises Oregon's "froots" and "psalmon," but damns the weather.

Dates: 1865

Orange Gaylord diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042674768]
Identifier: A 040
Abstract

The Orange Gaylord diary is a typed copy of Gaylord's accounts of his travels to and from the west during the years 1850-1853.

Dates: 1850-1853

Edward R. Geary letter to John McLellan

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49161891]
Identifier: CA 1851 Apr 17
Abstract

Edward R. Geary (1811-1886) was a pioneer, missionary and educator. The collection consists of a typed transcription of a letter to John McLellan in which Geary describes his "travel's history" in Latin America and Oregon.

Dates: 1851 April 17

William Geiger letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042674776]
Identifier: A 041
Abstract

William Geiger came to Oregon in 1839 and worked at the mission Waiilatpu. Letters include incoming correspondence regarding mission matters at Waiilatpu and an outgoing letter describing the country.

Dates: 1842-1849

Daniel Giles autobiography

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i39081448]
Identifier: CB G391
Abstract

Daniel Giles was born in 1836. He traveled overland from Iowa to Oregon in 1852. Collection consists of a typed copy of the account of Giles' journey overland from Iowa to Oregon in 1852, and his experiences in gold mining and Indian fighting in southern Oregon, 1853-1855.

Dates: 1852-1855

Elizabeth Goltra papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042629465]
Identifier: A 034
Abstract

Elizabeth Goltra traveled with her husband to Oregon from Missouri in 1853. This collection contains copies of the journal she kept during their overland crossing. Pages dealing with the history of the Goltra family are also included.

Dates: 1853

Wyona Eliza Surfus Gordon papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042629473]
Identifier: CB G659
Abstract

Wyona Eliza Surfus Gordon was an Oregon pioneer and school teacher. The collection consists of a detailed typewritten memoir of an overland wagon trip from Kansas to Oregon in 1883.

Dates: 1883

John Smith Griffin papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i4907247x]
Identifier: CA 1842 Dec 26
Abstract

John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of Griffin's record of an interview with fellow missionaries.

Dates: 1842 December 26

John Smith Griffin papers

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49072481]
Identifier: CA 1842 Dec 31
Abstract

John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of promissory notes from Griffin to fellow missionary Harvey Clark for a South Tualatin land claim.

Dates: 1842 December 31

A. J. Grover letter to Edwin Beebe

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50089766]
Identifier: CA 1862 Dec 17
Abstract

A. J. Grover, of Auburn, Oregon wrote a letter dated December 17, 1862, to Edwin Beebe of Portland, Oregon. The collection (1862) contains one letter discussing business and society in Auburn, Oregon.

Dates: 1862 December 17

A. J. Grover letter to Edwin Beebe

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box) : [Barcode: i50051738]
Identifier: CA 1863 Apr 18
Abstract

A. J. Grover wrote a letter dated April 18, 1863, to Edwin Beebe, of Placerville, Idaho to say that he had been delayed by Indians and it was too late for best market in Placerville; he also quotes prices in mining towns.

Dates: 1863 April 18

A. J. Grover letter to Edwin Beebe

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50089791]
Identifier: CA 1863 Jan 5
Abstract

The collection contains one letter dated January 5, 1863, from A. J. Grover to Edwin Beebe, of Portland, Oregon, giving a good report of Boise mines.

Dates: January 5, 1863

J. K. Guttry diary

 Collection — Folder 1 (1 clamshell box): [Barcode: i50134401]
Identifier: A 240
Abstract

J. K. Guttry (1869 - ?), of rural Sheridan, Oregon, became a teacher and worked in in Harmony, Oregon. The collection (1889-1891) contains Guttry's diary.

Dates: 1889-1891

Amelia A. Hadley journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA208117]
Identifier: A 043
Abstract

The Amelia A. Hadley journal includes entries regarding her 1851 journey from Galesburg, Illinois to Oregon City, Oregon.

Dates: 1851

Lawrence Hall commonplace book

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49593869]
Identifier: A 044
Abstract

The Lawrence Hall commonplace book is the single volume ledger of financial transactions and a weather record of an Oregon City resident.

Dates: 1850-1858

A.B. Hallock journal

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: ALMA207423]
Identifier: A 035
Abstract

Hallock was born in Utica, New York. He trained as a cabinet maker, draftsman, surveyor, and civil engineer and became one of Portland's earliest contractors. The journal describes his experiences on the coast, daily transactions and experiences during construction jobs. He fished, trapped, observed the weather, visited, and was visited.

Dates: 1880 December 15 - 1882 July 6

James Watson Hamilton diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA208119]
Identifier: A 045
Abstract

James Watson Hamilton was a circuit judge at Roseburg, and a member of the Board of Regents at the University of Oregon. His diary details his work as a clerk in the law office of S.H. Hazard of Empire City,and his later partnership with Hazard. Folder also contains a bill from the Alcona Lodge for the year 1890.

Dates: 1878 January 7 - 1879 September 11

John Jacob Handsaker autobiography and family papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i50031685]
Identifier: CB H192
Abstract

John Jacob Handsanker was a Christian Church minister, organizer of Portland Community Chest, director of Armenian and Syrian relief, and Northwest secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War. Collection includes a typed autobiography, notebooks of recollections, typed family history, and several typed family letters.

Dates: circa 1831-1964

Samuel Handsaker papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50031673]
Identifier: CB H192a
Abstract

Sam "Uncle Sam" Handsaker was an Oregon pioneer and veteran of the Rogue River Indian Wars. The collection consists of a typed copy of "Across the Plains," which is a transcription of a section of Handsaker's journal (1853).

Dates: 1853-1937

H. Epps Hardy letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50091220]
Identifier: CA 1872 Feb 16
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated February 16, 1872 from H. Epps Hardy of Walla Walla, Washington Territory, to Dick [Hardy?]. The letter describes itinerant life, and Hardy explains that he spends most of his time inside mines.

Dates: 1872 February 16

Maria Eloisa McLoughlin Rae Harvey's "Life of John Mcloughlin" manuscript

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: ALMA221139]
Identifier: CB H262
Abstract

Maria Eloisa McLoughlin (1817-1884) was the second daughter of John McLoughlin. Collection includes one copy of "Life of John McLoughlin Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company Possessions on the Pacific Slope, at Fort Vancouver" manuscript.

Dates: 1878

Hedden family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 221
Abstract

The Hedden family, owners of the Hedden Store in Scottsburg, Oregon, were some of the original inhabitants of the town, arriving in 1851. The collection primarily contains personal correspondence within the Hedden family dating from 1885-1959 and also documents and business correspondence dating from 1880 to 1969.

Dates: 1885-1969

Hedden Store records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 016
Abstract

The Hedden store was a general merchandise store that operated from 1852-1976 in Scottsburg, Oregon. The collection contains store and postal ledgers detailing accounts of purchases (both general and postal) and also provides information on customers.

Dates: 1903-1950

Joseph Hedges letter to William Fouts

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49151575]
Identifier: CA 1852 Apr 12
Abstract

Joseph Hedges (1827-1895) was a carpenter and pioneer who travelled from Ohio to Oregon in 1852. The collection consists of a single, one paragraph letter from Hedge to Fouts.

Dates: 1852 April 12

Abel D. Helman papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 048
Abstract

The Abel Helman Papers comprise four folders that include a diary of Helman's overland trip from Ohio to California, a list of travel expenses, detailed description of weather reports of Ashland, Oregon, and a photostat copy of the journal of the Mountain Rangers from 1863 to 1866.

Dates: 1850-1892