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Albert Applegate letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 147

Scope and Contents

Collection contains nine photostats of letters written by Albert Applegate. Letters appear to be written from military camps and forts around Oregon (including Camp Logan, Fort Dallas, Camp Watson) or California locations. Eight letters are written to family members and one is written to a commanding officer.

Dates

  • 1863-1888

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Albert Applegate (1843-1888) was born 06 December 1843, at the "Old Methodist Mission" founded by Jason Lee in 1834, about five miles northwest of Keizer, Oregon. He was the son of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail. A farmer by trade, Albert Applegate lived near Drain, Douglas County in 1850 and married Nancy J. Johnson on February 17, 1869. He also served in the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Source: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19724744

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Albert Applegate (1843-1888) was a farmer and served in the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was the son of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail. Collection contains nine photostats of letters written by Albert Applegate during his military career.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to the Applegate Family at Special Collections and University Archives include: Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers, MF 002; Jesse A. Applegate Letter, SFM 014; Views on Oregon History by Jesse Apple Gate, SFM 052; Jesse Applegate Notes and Communications on Oregon History, A 003; Moray Lindsey Applegate Letters to Herbert C. Thompson, A 005; John R. Williams letters to Lucy Applegate, A 148; John Applegate letter, CA 1865 May 7; Elisha L. Applegate Scrapbook, CA Ap52; Alex M. Applegate Diary, A 004; Applegate Quartz Mining Co. account book, time roll, and check book, B 010; Ann Applegate Kruse manuscript history of Applegates in Oregon, F978 K945; Lindsay Applegate papers, Ax 004; Jesse Applegate Photograph, PH277; Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers, Ax 005.

Other collections relating to the Applegate Family at Oregon Historical Society Research Library include: Applegate Family papers, Mss 233; 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland Oregon 97205, Phone: 503-306-5240.

Other collections relating to the Applegate Family at the Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library include: Daniel W. Applegate papers, MS 733; 2205 Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise Idaho 83712, Phone: 208-334-3356.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Title
Guide to the Albert Applegate letters
Status
Complete Description
Author
University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Jenn Newby
Date
2012
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