John Smith Griffin papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of Griffin's recording of the minutes of an interview between himself and missionaries Harvey Clark and Alvin T. Smith.
- 1842 December 26
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Biographical / Historical
John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary who participated at the Champoeg Meetings that created the Provisional Government of Oregon in 1843.
0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
Language of Materials
John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of Griffin's record of an interview with fellow missionaries.
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- Clark, Harvey, 1807-1858
- Griffin, J. S. (John Smith), 1807-1899
- Interviews Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Missionaries -- Oregon -- Interviews Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon Territory -- History -- Sources Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon Territory -- Politics and government Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pioneers Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Pioneers -- Oregon -- Interviews Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Protestant churches -- Missions -- Oregon Territory Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Protestant churches -- Oregon -- Clergy Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Smith, Alvin Thompson, 1802-1888
- Guide to the John Smith Griffin Papers
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- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).