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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

Creator

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Biographical / Historical

Georgia Clark Nesmith ( -1892) was a resident of Rickreall, Oregon. James Willis Nesmith (1820-1885) was the second US Senator elected from Oregon, serving 1861 -1867. He was also elected to the US Congress in 1873 and served until 1875. He served both houses of the legislature as a Democrat.

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Related Materials

Other collections relating to James Willis Nesmith at Special Collections and University Archives include: James Willis Nesmith (Account book) 1867-1871, A 087; James Willis Nesmith (Print block/Broadside) June 7, 1847, SFM 071; Nesmith County, Oregon (Proposal of) 1911, A 271; James Willis Nesmith (Farm rental agreement) August 7, 1865, CA 1865 Aug 7; Harriet Nesmith McArthur (Diary), A 073.

Correspondence to/from James Willis Nesmith can also be found at Special Collections and University Archives in: Medorem Crawford Papers, Ax 129; A.P. Dennison Papers, A 177; Joel Palmer Papers, Ax 57; Joseph Gardner Wilson Papers, CA 1870 Feb 26

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Title
Guide to the Georgia Nesmith Letter to James Willis Nesmith
Status
Complete Description
Author
University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Tanya Parlet
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA