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LOC/E-F/E5. Pioneers

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

Found in 262 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Moore certification of claim

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49151769]
Identifier: CA 1843 Aug 22
Abstract Robert Moore (1781-1857) was a politician and pioneer in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a single document certifying Moore's claim to land on the Willamette River.
Dates: 1843 August 22

Dorothy Morrison literary manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 862
Abstract Dorothy Morrison was an educator and writer. The collection includes manuscripts for two pieces, The Eagle and the Fort and Ladies Were Not Expected.
Dates: 1977-1979

Muster rolls: Oregon Mounted Volunteers, 1st Regiment

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA235494]
Identifier: CA 1856 June 1
Abstract Collection is comprised of the muster rolls for Captain Orlando Humason's Company B of the First regiment, Oregon Mounted Volunteers.
Dates: 1855 October 20-1856 June 1

Nathaniel Myer diary of a trip to the Rogue River Valley

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA318295]
Identifier: A 086
Abstract Nathaniel Myer's diary recounts his travels from Van Buren, Iowa to the Rogue River Valley of Oregon. His diary includes descriptions of the weather and landscapes along with events.
Dates: 1853

James and Hannah Lloyd Neall papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 347
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1845-1906

Georgia Nesmith letter to James Willis Nesmith

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1893 Sep 28
Abstract James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. Collection contains correspondence between Nesmith and Georgia Nesmith.
Dates: 1893 September 28

James Willis Nesmith print block and broadside

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SFM 071
Abstract James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. This collection includes a print block and a broadside.
Dates: circa 1820-1885

William T. Newby papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 088
Abstract The William T. Newby Papers contain a variety of information about Newby's overland crossing from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trial in 1843. Newby was a member of the wagon train made famous by Jesse Applegate. The collection provides weather observations, account summaries, and personal experiences of living in and journeying to Oregon from 1843-1864.
Dates: 1843-1864

Robert Newell memorandum of travels in the territory of Missouri

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i39426014]
Identifier: A 089
Abstract Collection consists of a memorandum book that describes Newell's career to 1842. There are also miscellaneous accounts and supply lists.
Dates: 1829-1842

John H. Nicklin letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i39886712]
Identifier: CA 1851 Feb 25
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1851 February 25

Joseph Norris account book

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042917951]
Identifier: B 051
Abstract Joseph Norris was a teamster in Eugene, Oregon. The collection (1868-1877) contains an account book.
Dates: 1868-1877

Journal of a trip across the plains from Missouri to Oregon and of a land trip to California, March 31 to October 28, 1853, November 1853

 Collection
Identifier: A 093
Abstract Benjamin Franklin Owen (1828-1917) was a pioneer on the overland trail to Oregon. The collection consists of Owen's journal, My Trip Across the Plains, March 31, 1853-October 28, 1853.
Dates: 1853

Bethenia Owens-Adair letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1924 Dec 29
Abstract Bethenia Owens-Adair was an American social reformer and one of the first female physicians in Oregon. This collection contains one letter written by Owens-Adair on December 29th 1924.
Dates: 1924 December 29

William H. Packwood papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50165732]
Identifier: CA 1915 Jan 24
Abstract William Henderson Packwood (1932-1917) was an Oregon pioneer, who in 1857, was the youngest delegate sent to Oregon's Constitutional Convention. The collection (1915) contains a letter to Fred Lockley regarding Packwood's boyhood, along with a typed memoir of the Packwood family's overland journey to Oregon in 1849.
Dates: 1915 January 24

Joel Palmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 057
Abstract Joel Palmer (1810-1881) began his political career in Indiana, where he served as a state legislator until he came to Oregon in 1847. Shortly after his arrival, Palmer became Superintendent of Indian Affairs, a post he held until 1857. He also served as an Oregon state representative and senator, and was a losing candidate in the 1870 governor's race. The Joel Palmer Papers comprise correspondence, official records of the Oregon Superintendency, U.S. Office of Indian Affairs, documents relating...
Dates: 1851-1879

Papers relating to the Bristow family

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i20403525]
Identifier: SFM 115
Abstract Reminiscences, excerpts from letters and diaries, and newspaper clippings relating to the Bristow family. Includes fragmentary historical sketch of the family; typed account of Elijah Lafayette Bristow's family's journey from Illinois to Oregon in 1848 wr.
Dates: 19--

Mrs. Inez Eugenia (Adams) Parker early recollections of Oregon pioneer life

 Collection — Folder 1-2: [Barcode: 35025042917142]
Identifier: CB P225
Abstract Collection consists of the memoir of Mrs. Inez Eugenia (Adams) Parker, who crossed the plains from Illinois to Oregon in 1848 and spent her childhood in Yamhill, Oregon. Her memoir, Early recollections of Oregon pioneer life, tells of her life in Illinois. Inez Adams Parker traveled on the Oregon Trail as a very young child and wrote her recollections late in life. The collection consists of her typed, autobiographical account of her life in Oregon.
Dates: ca. 1924

Diary of Mrs. Bynon J. Pengra, maiden name Charlotte Emily Stearns / kept by her on a trip across the plains from Illinois to Oregon in 1853

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i22983375]
Identifier: SFM 225
Abstract Includes genealogical information on the Stearns and Pengra families, a photograph of Charlotte Stearns, and a reproduction of a page from her original diary.
Dates: not yet dated

Francis W. Pettygrove bond

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49075135]
Identifier: CA 1848 Jan 29
Abstract Francis W. Pettygrove (1812-1887) was a pioneer and one of the founders of the cities of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a bond written by Pettygrove and his business partner Benjamin Stark to Rob McNamee.
Dates: 1848 January 29

Porter Family correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49593845]
Identifier: A 115
Abstract Isabella Porter Spencer (1849-1924), of Ashland, was the daughter of James M. Porter of Iowa. The collection consists of both her own correspondence and that of her father.
Dates: 1849-1887

Sarah Louise Porter diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA209715]
Identifier: A 097
Abstract Sarah Porter was born in Marion County Oregon September 16th, 1854 and was the daughter of William Porter. Her diary makes a few notes of each day, sometimes just on the weather.
Dates: 1880-1887

William Porter diaries

 Collection — Folder 1-4 : [Barcode: 35025042868337]
Identifier: A 096
Abstract William Porter was an Oregon pioneer who settled in Aumsville, Oregon. His diaries range from 1861-1885 and describe the weather, finances, events and daily routines along with some notes on his neighbors.
Dates: 1861-1885

Powell family papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041720620]
Identifier: Ax 521
Abstract Collection consists of personal, social, and business records relating to the John A. Powell family and the Joseph B.V. Butler family of Linn and Polk counties, Oregon. The collection includes the following: 1. Manuscript guide book listing mileage and condition of the trail from Fort Hall to the John Day River, Oregon in 1851. It includes sundry feed and ferriage accounts for the overland journey, and accounts of the estate of Anthony Probst, deceased. 2. Account book, 1857-1871, and daybook,...
Dates: 1851-1918

Philander Powell journal of a trip from Arkansas to California

 Collection
Identifier: A 098
Abstract This collection contains the history of Philander Powell's trip across the plains from Arkansas to California during April 19, 1860-October 10, 1860.
Dates: 1860

John B. Preston letter to Daniel Lownsdale

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50031934]
Identifier: CA 1852 Dec 29
Abstract John B. Preston was the first surveyor general of the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a single letter from Preston to Daniel Lownsdale of Portland.
Dates: 1852 December 29

William S. Prichard letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA209716]
Identifier: A 099
Abstract Prichard left Polk County, Iowa in 1852; was in Marysville, Calif., in 1861; Union, Oregon, 1865-1867; and Rye Valley, Oregon, 1868-1869. In 1865, he built a toll road from Union to Express Ranch, Oregon, an investment that failed. His very occasional letters to a brother, Amos, and to other relatives in Iowa give a bare account of his experiences.
Dates: 1852-1869

Grace Guile Purse papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 033
Abstract Grace Guile Purse was a physician in Washington, D.C. early in the twentieth century. In 1920 Purse pursued genealogical research in an effort to join the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Dates: 1844-1942

Charles Claudius Rarick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 090
Abstract Charles Claudius Rarick (1870-1960) was raised in Kansas, learned the blacksmith trade from his father, and became a Methodist preacher, serving congregations in Kansas, Oklahoma Territory, Colorado, and Oregon. The collection contains an autobiography and sermons, including sermon notes, drafts, and journals.
Dates: 1890-1960

Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon

 Collection
Identifier: A 104
Abstract Almira Raymond, wife of mission farmer William W. Raymond, arrived in Oregon in 1849 as part of the mission "reinforcement" aboard the Lausanne. Her letters reflect the hardships of mission life and the ambiguous attitude of the missionaries toward the Indians.
Dates: 1840-1880