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Moray Lindsay Applegate letters to Herbert C. Thompson and other correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [A 001, A 002, A 003, A 004, A 005, A 007] 1
Identifier: A 005

Scope and Contents

Collection contains thirty-six typed letters written to Herbert Thompson (Tommy) from Moray Applegate (living in Mexico at the time) discussing the Applegate family. There is also correspondence from Thompson to Moray's sister Alice Applegate Piel regarding Moray and the Applegate family history. A manuscript about Moray's life believed to be written by Thompson is also included.

Dates

  • 1924-1957

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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

Moray Lindsay Applegate was born in 1876 in Klamath County, Oregon, USA. He died on 29 Sep 1956 in Mexico. He is a descendant of the Applegate family who were early pioneers to Oregon and established the Applegate Trail. Herbert Cooper Thompson, journalist and writer, was born in Eugene, Oregon in 1875 and died in October of 1960. He was a graduate of the university of Oregon and veteran of the Spanish American war.

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Moray Lindsay Applegate (1876-1956) is a descendant of the Applegate family who were early pioneers to Oregon and established the Applegate Trail. Herbert Cooper Thompson, journalist and writer, was born in Eugene, Oregon in 1875 and died in October of 1960. Collection contains letters written to Herbert Thompson (Tommy) from Moray Applegate (living in Mexico at the time) discussing the Applegate family, correspondence to Moray's sister Alice Applegate Piel.

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; Albert Applegate Letters, A 147; 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 Herbert C. Thompson at Special Collections and University Archives include: Herbert C. Thompson Papers, Ax 067.

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

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Title
Guide to the Moray Lindsay Applegate Letters to Herbert C. Thompson and Other Correspondence
Status
Complete Description
Author
Finding aid prepared by 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:
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Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA