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LOC/E-F/E5. Pioneers

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

Found in 262 Collections and/or Records:

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

Levi Leland letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50105607]
Identifier: CA 1884 Jan 7
Abstract The collection contains a letter dated January 7, 1884, written by Levi Leland of Washington Territory to "Bro," in which Leland states that he appreciates the free railroad passes, and is willing to be governor of Alaska.
Dates: 1884 January 7

Walton Letters

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i19614135]
Identifier: SFM 126
Abstract One letter written by A. Walton to her nephew, Sept. 7, 1893, and two letters to a Miss Walton from Mrs. D.E. Bay and Mrs. Jas. Dick, Dec. 1902.
Dates: 1873 Sept. 7-1902 Dec

Williams Evans Lingenfelter correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1-3: [Barcode: ALMA208848], Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 070
Abstract William Evans Lingenfelter came overland to Oregon from Missouri in 1851. He served in the Indian war of 1855 in Co. D, "Washington Invincibles." He later settled in Hillsboro and Butteville, Oregon. Most of the letters are from members of the family in Clay County, Missouri, and deal with family news and troubles in Missouri.
Dates: 1852-1902

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

G. P. Loomis letter to "Humphrey"

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1859 Jan 6
Abstract G. P. Loomis (1819- ) was an Iowa farmer and Justice of the Peace. The collection consists of a 4 page, hand written letter to "Humphrey" of Harrisburg, Oregon Territory and a transcription of said letter.
Dates: 1859 January 6

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

Seth Luelling diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA208849]
Identifier: A 071
Abstract Seth Lewelling's Diary recounts his travels from Cincinnati Ohio to California, accounts of his finances, poetry of Oregon and California written by family members, and a list of the names of the Luelling Family members.
Dates: 1850-1853

Esther and Joseph Lyman letters about 1853 lost wagon train

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i22983491]
Identifier: SFM 228
Abstract Collections consists of copies of letters written by Esther and Joseph Lyman about their 1853 journey on the Oregon Trail.
Dates: after 1853

"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

W. H. Marshall blacksmith account books

 Collection — Volume 1-3
Identifier: B 046
Abstract W. H. Marshall was a Pendleton, Oregon, blacksmith. Collection includes one volume of "A" accounts, two of "B" accounts.
Dates: 1880-1887

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

Evans Smith McComas papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 181
Abstract Evans Smith McComas came from Iowa to Oregon to work in the mines in the 1860s. He later owned and edited newspapers. The collection consists of scrapbooks and the McComas diary, 1862-1867, which describes his journey on the overland trip to Oregon.
Dates: 1862-1911

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

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