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Henry J. Biddle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 645
Abstract

Henry J. Biddle (1862-1928) was an engineer and an amateur botanist. The collection consists of diaries, trip logs, account books, correspondence, manuscripts, sketch and survey maps, and photograph prints and albums.

Dates: circa 1862-1928

Calbreath Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 193
Abstract

This collection documents the Calbreath and Smith families, both pioneer families in Oregon. The collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, diaries, account books, day books, and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Irene Smith Calbreath.

Dates: 1893-1930

Lawrence Hall commonplace book

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 044
Abstract

The Lawrence Hall commonplace book is the single volume ledger of financial transactions and a weather record of an Oregon City resident.

Dates: 1850-1858

Abel D. Helman papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 048
Abstract

The Abel Helman Papers comprise four folders that include a diary of Helman's overland trip from Ohio to California, a list of travel expenses, detailed description of weather reports of Ashland, Oregon, and a photostat copy of the journal of the Mountain Rangers from 1863 to 1866.

Dates: 1850-1892

William Howard diary

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 056
Abstract

William Howard travelled from Clackamas County to the minefields of eastern Oregon to dig for gold with his brother Charles. The collection consists of a single diary detailing his journey and early mining experiences.

Dates: April 1862-September 1862

Howe family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 051
Abstract

The Howe family comprises Henry Clay Howe (1832-1889) and his wife Letitia, their son Herbert C. Howe (1872-1940) and daughter Lillian Howe. The collection contains diaries, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical papers of the Howe family, manuscripts by Herbert C. Howe, and a ledger of the Oswego Canal Company of NY.

Dates: 1859-1939

David John diary and account book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 180
Abstract

David John was a pioneer of Williamsburg, Oregon, and was a partner in the John Brothers blacksmith firm of Williamsburg. The collection (1860-1869) contains a diary, and an account book for John Brothers.

Dates: 1860-1879

William T. Newby papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 088
Abstract

The William T. Newby Papers contain a variety of information about Newby's overland crossing from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trial in 1843. Newby was a member of the wagon train made famous by Jesse Applegate. The collection provides weather observations, account summaries, and personal experiences of living in and journeying to Oregon from 1843-1864.

Dates: 1843-1864

Jay C. and Lucile C. Oliver papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 647
Abstract

Collection comprises papers of American missionaries to China Jay C. and Lucile C. Oliver, including family and professional correspondence, personal and travel diaries, and official records of the Y.M.C.A and the Salt Inspectorate in China.

Dates: 1905-1979

Scott Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 302
Abstract Charles Leland Scott (1866-1924) was the mayor of Springfield, Oregon; a bank president; and an educator in the Eugene, Oregon area in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Scott Family Papers comprise the personal and professional papers of Charles Leland Scott, the papers of his wife, Mollie Brattain Scott, a schoolteacher, and of the Scott children and other relatives. The collection includes correspondence, journals, diaries, catalogs, account books, deeds and mortgages,...
Dates: circa 1850-2004

Fabritus Smith diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 191
Abstract

Fabritus R. Smith (1819-1898) came to Oregon in 1846 with Joseph Waldo, where he lived and worked his land claim near Salem. The collection consists of the diaries of Smith and his son, Hamlin, as well as personal and legal papers.

Dates: 1854-1874

Ira Staggs papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 317
Abstract

Ira D. Staggs (1888-1973) farmed and raised livestock near Baker City, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence and documentation primarily concerned with Staggs' life as a rancher.

Dates: 1918-1966

Henry Thiessen diary and account book

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 253
Abstract

Henry Thiessen was a farmer in Clackamas County, Oregon, and a member of the Farmer's Alliance, the grange, and the Direct Legislation Club. The collection (May 1, 1892 - September 30, 1901) contains a ledger that was used as a diary and account book, with almost daily entries regarding farm work and chores, accounts, and some political activity.

Dates: 1892-1901

Charles Garnet Trimble papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 174
Abstract

Charles G. Trimble (1884 - ) was a medical missionary in China. He was associated with the Methodist Mission in Foochow in 1914, and later with the Alden Speare Memorial Hospital in Yenping. The collection (1914-1964) contains correspondence, collected Chinese documents, and a few personal items.

Dates: 1914-1964

Laura E. Turner household account book and weather record

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 124
Abstract

Laura E. Turner was an Oregon resident who kept track of the local weather on a daily basis. The collection consists of three volumes; one household financial account and two weather diaries.

Dates: 1885-1918