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William W. Lloyd reminiscences

Identifier: SFM 133

Scope and Contents note

Reminiscences of W.W. Lloyd of Halfway, Oregon, telling of his trip from Missouri to Idaho in 1876, and his life in Pine Valley, now Pine (Baker County), Oregon. Reminiscences are titled Two Old-Time Pioneer Mules Outpull 22 Head of Horses in Canyon Creek (Trip Across the Plains in 1876), Early Life in Pine Valley was Rugged and Pioneers Lived a Life of Adventure (continuation of Trip Across the Plains in 1876), and Early Pine, Eagle Settlers Put End to Indian Raids. The reminiscences were written for the Baker County (Oregon) Historical Society.


  • circa 1900-1950


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Conditions Governing Use note

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 note

William Lloyd was born the fifth child to Granville and Rebecca Anne Lloyd on April 5, 1866 in Adair County, Missouri. His father died in 1873, leaving his mother widowed. The family then traveled West in 1876 to meet with Rebecca's brother who lived in Idaho. After arriving in Boise, the family continued on to Oregon and settled in Pine in Baker County, Oregon. Lloyd was a farmer and a stock-raiser and he became the first mayor of Halfway, Oregon.


0.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



The William W. Lloyd Papers comprise a single manuscript detailing Lloyd's trip from Missouri to Idaho in 1876 and his life in Pine Valley, now Pine (Baker County), Oregon.

Location note

Collection is located with other small manuscript collections.

General Physical Description note

1 folder

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Collection processed by staff.

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Guide to the William W. Lloyd Reminiscences
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Finding aid written in English.
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

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

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA