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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

Vera Frances Ingerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 516
Abstract

Vera F. Ingerson (b. 1890) was a Presbyterian missionary and nurse who served in Korea from 1916-1942, and Colombia from 1942-1957, and toured Europe and Siberia in 1931. The collection contains a variety of personal and business papers, highlighted by images and stories of Korea during of wartime and civil unrest.

Dates: 1916-1967

Asher Ireland field diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1-2 (shared box)
Identifier: A 060
Abstract

Asher Ireland was a forester in District 6 of the U. S. Forest Service. The collection (1914-1920) contains his field diaries describing his forestry work in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon.

Dates: 1914-1920

Leo Anthony Isaac papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 730
Abstract

Leo Isaac (1892-1970) was a forester in the Pacific Northwest. The papers include diaries, correspondence, and publications.

Dates: 1920-1968

Myra Anna Jaquet papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 180
Abstract

Myra Jaquet was a Methodist missionary in northern China from 1911 to 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, personal journals, and photographs.

Dates: 1913-1944

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

H. Johnson journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 067
Abstract

H. Johnson journal from the 1860s discusses trips through Oregon and local Methodist churches.

Dates: 1860s

John Lawrence Johnson diary and letter

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 270
Abstract

John Lawrence Johnson (1830-1916) was a pioneer who came to Oregon with his parents in 1851. The collection includes Johnson's diary of that journey as well as a letter from Johnson's uncle.

Dates: 1851-1908; 1851

Kathrine Beck papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 414
Abstract

Kathrine Beck, a novelist who writes under the name K. K. Beck, researched and wrote a biography of Opal Whiteley titled, Opal: A Life of Enchantment, Mystery, and Madness (2003). The collection (1911-2002) contains research files, correspondence, manuscripts, and interviews gathered or produced during the writing of the Opal Whiteley biography.

Dates: 1911-2002

Philip Kearny diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 065
Abstract

Philip Kearny (1815-1862) was a lifelong miltary officer who perished in the Civil War. This diary describes an 1850 trip from San Francisco to Vancouver and subsequent return to California.

Dates: 1850 March 15-1851 June 29

Joseph Kehoe papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 396
Abstract

This collection contains the personal journals, correspondence, and case notes of Joseph Kehoe, a lawyer in Alaska.

Dates: 1944-1955

Kelly-Seavey Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 186
Abstract

John Kelly (b. 1818) was a 19th-century Oregon rancher, businessman, and politician. The Kelly-Seavey Family Papers comprise the political and business papers of John Kelly, papers of other Kelly family members, and a small segment of Seavey family papers, as well as several boxes of photographs.

Dates: 1837-1951

Robert C. Kelsay Forest Service diaries

 Collection
Identifier: A 212
Abstract

Robert C. Kelsay (1898-1954) worked for the U.S. Forest Service and was stationed at Oakridge, Oregon. The collection (1948-1954) contains twenty-one work diaries, mostly regarding road surveying and road building.

Dates: 1948-1954

Edward Wilson Kimbark papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 092
Abstract

The Edward Wilson Kimbark papers contain the personal and professional manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and subject files of Edward Wilson Kimbark, who was an esteemed electrical engineer. The collection contains published material, personal notes from academic classes both taken and taught as well as personal diaries by both him and his first wife.

Dates: 1919-1982

Joseph Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 183
Abstract

Joseph Lane (1801-1881) was an active Oregonian politician serving as Governor and Oregon's first Senator. The Joseph Lane papers include diaries, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, a draft of Nina Lane Faubion’s biography of Lane, and photographs.

Dates: 1848-1887

William A. Langille papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 635
Abstract

William A. Langille (1869-1956) came with his family to Hood River, Oregon in 1882. The Langille family operated the Cloud Cap Inn on Mt. Hood. Langille was a prospector in the Klondyke gold fields and Alaska state forester; eventually he was appointed forest manager for the Oregon State Parks Department. This collection contains correspondence, short stories, articles and reports that focus on his time in Alaska, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Oregon.

Dates: 1891-1955

Olaf Laurgaard papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 018
Abstract

Olaf Laurgaard (1880-1945) was city engineer of Portland, Oregon. The papers are correspondence, reports, plans, specifications, and drawings for a Portland, Oregon waterfront project, 1919-1933, and other city projects.

Dates: 1919-1940

Bernice Leland papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 150
Abstract

Bernice Leland was born in 1882, traveled to many countries and later studied learning and reading disorders at the Psychological Clinic in Detroit, Michigan. The collection contains a diary, correspondence, trip reports, and research related notes.

Dates: 1906-1960

Charles Henry Lerrigo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 560
Abstract

Charles Henry Lerrigo (1875-1955) was a doctor and writer who practiced medicine in Topeka, Kansas, commanded an ambulance company in France during WWI, and wrote novels, health articles and columns, and served on many medical boards. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, published work, diaries, publication records, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1909-1954

Eva S. Lesslie diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 155
Abstract

Eva S. Lesslie was a pupil of the Girls High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. The collection consists of a diary she kept from March 1 to November 19, 1869.

Dates: 1869 March 1 - November 19

Ben Linder collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 304
Abstract

Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.

Dates: 1966-2003

Cyrus T. Locey diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 153
Abstract

Cyrus T. Locey (1835-) was a rancher and farmer in eastern Oregon and is often referred to as "the Father of Malheur Country." The collection includes Locey's 2,000 paged diary dating from 1859-1911.

Dates: circa 1859-1911

Seth Luelling diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 071
Abstract

Seth Lewelling's Diary recounts his travels from Cincinnati Ohio to California, accounts of his finances, poetry of Oregon and California written by family members, and a list of the names of the Luelling Family members.

Dates: 1850-1853

Sara Burleson Machetanz papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 219
Abstract

Sara Burleson Machetanz (1918- ) is known for her books and films about Eskimo life in Alaska. The papers include manuscript fragments, letters, and a diary written in Unalakeet, Alaska describing her experiences in an Eskimo village.

Dates: 1954-1961

Luther D. Mahone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 080
Abstract

Luther D. Mahone (1878-1966) was a captain in the Spanish-American war, a lawyer, and a Methodist-Episcopal minister. The collection contains diaries, essays, sermons, manuscripts, and civic and business related organizations.

Dates: 1896-1952

Henry Marcotte papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 068
Abstract

Henry Marcotte (1870-1955) was a Presbyterian minister. The papers consist of biographical material; correspondence, 1888-1956; class notes and papers; diaries/calendars, 1908-1952; personal accounts, 1910-1912; texts of funeral services performed by Marcotte; sermons; notes; and miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1888-1956

Arthur and Mary Frank Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 402
Abstract

Mason, Arthur (1876-1955) and Mary Frank (1888-1966) were children's book authors. The collection includes holograph manuscripts of novels and short stories, correspondence with agents and friends, contracts, reviews, diaries, and photographs that reflect their work as authors.

Dates: 1920-1957

Harry L. McAlister mementos of the Spanish-American War, Philippines campaign

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares an RSB)
Identifier: CA M119
Abstract

Harry L. McAlister served in the Spanish American War in the Philippines as an enlisted man, Company A, of the Oregon Volunteers. The collection (1898-1899) contains mementos of the war including a copy of a diary by American prisoners, photographs, gathered correspondence, clippings, and other mementos, orders, Philippine publications, and an Oregon Volunteers flag.

Dates: 1898-1899; 1928-1946

Harriet Nesmith McArthur diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 073
Abstract

This collection contains a diary by Harriet Nesmith McArthur, 1885-1887.

Dates: 1885-1887