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LOC/E-F/E5. Pioneers

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

Found in 262 Collections and/or Records:

Red Star Roller Mills records

 Collection — Box 1 (shared RSB box): [Barcode: 35025042868287]
Identifier: B 188
Abstract The company Red Star Roller Mills, a flouring mill, was located in Turner, Oregon. The collection (1892-1900) contains financial ledgers and day books, and a biography of George Frank Robertson which describes an overland journey to Oregon.
Dates: 1892-1900

Kate L. Robbins papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 105
Abstract Kate Robbins, nee Pratt, was born in Cohasset, Massachusetts, and moved with her husband Abner to Ochoco, Oregon in 1868. The family was among the first settlers in the Ochoco area. The collection is composed of correspondence that describes living conditions in and near Ochoco and Prineville, with references to Indian uprisings, feuds between cattle and sheep ranchers, politics, and social life.
Dates: 1855-1886

James Henry Bascom Royal papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 106
Abstract The James Henry Bascom Royal papers include a journal of an overland trip from Illinois to Oregon, June 5, 1853-October 27, 1853; diaries, June 17, 1849-February 24, 1853 and December 19, 1853-July 4, 1855; and two letters from James H. Wilbur.
Dates: 1849-1855

Mrs. Lydia A. Rudd journal

 Collection
Identifier: A 107
Abstract Mrs. Lydia A. Rudd traveled overland from Missouri to Oregon in 1852; Notes by the Wayside En Route to Oregon is her journal from May 6, 1852-October 27, 1852.
Dates: 1852

Santiam Academy student manuscripts

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i50106958]
Identifier: F378 Sa59
Abstract The Santiam Academy of Lebanon, Oregon, was built and run by the Methodist Church in the 1850s. The collection (1865-1869) contains manuscripts of periodicals created by students of the Academy.
Dates: 1865-1869

Savage family correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares an mb): [Barcode: 35025042654349]
Identifier: Coll 396
Abstract The collection (1869-1878) contains handwritten personal correspondence between members of the Savage family that lived in Maine and Oregon.
Dates: 1869-1878

Hamilton Scott diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA209722]
Identifier: A 108
Abstract Collection comprised of Hamilton Scott's diary of a trip from Fremont, Iowa to Walla Walla, Washington in 1862.
Dates: 1862

David Lawson Shirk diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA230982]
Identifier: A 110
Abstract David Shirk (1844-1928)was a pioneer and cattle worker. The collections consists of one bound trail diary and an unbound manuscript of David Shirk's autobiography.
Dates: 1873-1920

A. C. Smith letter to James Slater

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50035514]
Identifier: CA 1872 Feb 16b
Abstract A. C. Smith (1831-1911) was a pioneer resident of the Grande Ronde Valley in Oregon. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from Smith to James Slater, and an advertisement for the Union, Oregon newspaper, Mountain Sentinel.
Dates: 1872 February 16

Fabritus Smith diaries

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868170]
Identifier: A 191
Abstract Fabritus R. Smith (1819-1898) came to Oregon in 1846 with Joseph Waldo, where he lived and worked his land claim near Salem. The collection consists of the diaries of Smith and his son, Hamlin, as well as personal and legal papers.
Dates: 1854-1874

Samuel A. Snowden correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: A 114
Abstract Samuel A. Snowden came to Forest Grove, Oregon in 1853. Correspondence includes letter to his son Samuel D. Snowden about Oregon politics, government, and social life.
Dates: 1851-1854

James B. Sperry papers

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: ALMA221140]
Identifier: CB Sp37
Abstract James Sperry (1833-1922) was a Oregon pioneer, farmer, trader, army veteran, sheep raiser, and politician. Collection contains one, ten paged history of the Sperry Family written by Sperry.
Dates: circa 1833-1922

Viola Springer journal

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042868014]
Identifier: A 116
Abstract Viola Springer was from Sullivan County, Missouri and was an Oregon pioneer. The Viola Springer journal describes in detail her trip from Princeton, Montana to Harney Valley, Oregon in 1885-1886.
Dates: 1885 May 18 – 1886 February 22

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

Mary Stump selected papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042166492]
Identifier: Coll 104
Abstract Mary Stump was an author and journalist. The collection contains a journal (and transcription) of a steamer and overland trip from Monmouth, Oregon to the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876. Also included is a scrapbook of essays, clippings, performance reports, and programs largely relating to Monmout.
Dates: 1871-1902

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

J.M. Sutton account of the Rogue River Indian War of 1855

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB Su87]: [Barcode: 35025041811841]
Identifier: CB Su87
Abstract J.M. Sutton enquired, gathered information, and wrote an account of Rogue River Indian War of 1855; it is only known that he wrote the account, not that he participated in the war. The collection (1863) contains Sutton's account of the war, and a letter from Sutton, addressed to "Sir," explaining that he had "gleaned" his account from "enquires made."
Dates: 1863

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

Taylor Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 121
Abstract The Taylor family papers include a journal of an overland trip from Rockford, Illinois to Oregon in 1853 by Rachel Taylor; a diary of D. H. Taylor on military service against Indians, January 1862-May 1862; and a genealogy of the Taylor family and related families.
Dates: 1853-1862

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

The organizational journal of an emigrant train of 1845

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i22983363]
Identifier: SFM 220
Abstract Copy of the (Savannah) Oregon Emigrating Society Constitution, minutes and proceedings, and census. Includes essay titled An Account of the Wagon Train mastered by Solomon Tetherow, written by Fidelia March Bowers, which gives information on the wagon tra.
Dates: 1845-1869

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