PIO. 19th Century Western Emigration and Settlement
Found in 230 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of Griffin's record of an interview with fellow missionaries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Amelia A. Hadley journal includes entries regarding her 1851 journey from Galesburg, Illinois to Oregon City, Oregon.
The Lawrence Hall commonplace book is the single volume ledger of financial transactions and a weather record of an Oregon City resident.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ansel Hemenway (1841 - ) farmed near Crow, Oregon. The collection contains a diary that consists of seven volumes, and is mostly an accounting of farm work.
Binger Hermann (1843-1926) was a Roseburg attorney and politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years and served as commissioner of the General Land Office (GLO) under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection contains a handwritten manuscript about the Baltimore colony, titled " Baltimore Colony Pioneer Recollections, Family Memoirs."
Collection comprises a single manuscript that is W.A. Hockett's personal account of his journey across the Oregon Trail. The manuscript was typed by Hockett in 1914 and discusses events occurring in 1846-1847.
The collection consists of the manuscript journal of William Hoffman, which chronicles Hoffman's journey across the Oregon Trail from Covington, Indiana to Jacksonville, Oregon in 1853.
William Holmes (1807-1879) was a pioneer and the first sheriff of Clackamas Country. The collection consists of a notice alerting concerned parties to the sale of the Oregon City properties of William Riley by Holmes to settle a debt to John McLoughlin.
The Julia Holt papers consist of correspondence between Julia Holt and her sister Adella Holt describing Julia's journey to Oregon in 1866.
The Huddleston Store was a general store in Eugene, Oregon run by members of the Huddleston family, including Oregon pioneer James Huddleston. Collection consists of a single ledger for the Huddleston general store, 1853-1854.
The Hudson's Bay Company is the oldest commercial corporation in North America and one of the oldest in the world. A fur trading business for much of its existence, today Hudson's Bay Company owns and operates retail stores throughout Canada. Collection includes Hudson's Bay Company journal of events at Stuart Lake.
George Humphrey was a resident of Springfield, Oregon who held interests in sheep, the Oregon Iron Works, the Oregon Central Military Wagon Road, and the Springfield Manufacturing company. The collection (1866-1867) consists of two personal account books that includes information regarding household goods, cash on hand, investments, interest, and expenses.
John Webster Perit Huntington (1831-1869), publisher, lawyer, teacher, farmer and Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Oregon. In 1857 Huntington met and married Mary Applegate (1834-1878), daughter of Charles Applegate. Collections include copies of 9 letters addressed to "Ma" and "Pa." These letters are both written by John and his wife Mary to their parents between 1855 and 1860.