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PIO. 19th Century Western Emigration and Settlement

 Record Group
Identifier: PIO
19th century white settlement of the West, primarily the Pacific Northwest and California

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Julius Basinski reminiscences and letters received

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49942876]
Identifier: A 157
Abstract

Julius Basinski (1844 - ) immigrated from Germany in 1866 and travelled west in 1870, first to Montana, and later into Oregon and Washington. The collection (1894-1921) contains reminiscences by Basinski and incoming correspondence.

Dates: 1866-1921

Marianne Hunsaker D'Arcy papers

 Collection
Identifier: CB D244
Abstract

The collection contains Marianne Hunsaker D’Arcy’s autobiography, both in handwritten form, and typed. D’Arcy was among the first generation of Americans to settle in Oregon.

Dates: 1937-1939

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

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

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: ALMA221141]
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

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

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CB Su87] 1: [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

Joseph Nathan Teal manuscript

 Collection — 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

William Tichenor reminiscences

 Collection — 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 — Multiple collection box [CB V465] 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 — Multiple collection box [CB V711] 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

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

George Miller West transcribed reminiscence of journey to Oregon

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: ALMA221144]
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