Julia A. Holt letters
Scope and Contents note
The Julia Holt papers comprise one folder of correspondence from sisters Julia A. Holt (Mansfield Beach) and Adella Holt (Grimes) to their aunt and uncle in Georgia. The letters give an account of the Holt family's journey from Lexington, Georgia, across the isthmus of Panama to Oregon in 1866, and describe the family's life in Oregon. The collection includes original letters and photocopies of typescripts of additional letters.
- Holt, Julia A. (Person)
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Julia Holt was the daughter of Alfred Holt. She traveled from Lexington, Georgia, to Oregon in 1866, by way of the isthmus of Panama.
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
The Julia Holt papers consist of correspondence between Julia Holt and her sister Adella Holt describing Julia's journey to Oregon in 1866.
Collection is organized into the following series: Correspondence.
Collection is located with other small manuscript collections.
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- City and Town Life Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Frontier and pioneer life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Holt, Adella, -1928
- Holt, Adella, -1928
- Holt, Julia A.
- Home and Family Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon -- Description and travel Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon -- Social life and customs Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Pioneers Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Women Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Guide to the Julia A. Holt Letters
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- Finding aid prepared by Jenny Palm
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.