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Clarence Leroy Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 067
Abstract Clarence Leroy Andrews was an employee of the Interior Department Bureau of Education and Reindeer Service in Alaska in the 1920s. He focused on Eskimos and their use of reindeer herds, writing several books about Eskimo life in Alaska. He was especially concerned with corporations which exploited reindeer herds, and led a campaign in the 1930s to remove Carl Momen of Seattle from control of the reindeer industry. The C. L. Andrews papers consist largely of business and personal...
Dates: 1900-1948

Albert Applegate letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 147
Abstract

Albert Applegate (1843-1888) was a farmer and served in the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was the son of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail. Collection contains nine photostats of letters written by Albert Applegate during his military career.

Dates: 1863-1888

John Applegate letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1865 May 7
Abstract

John Applegate (1842-1912) was the son of Charles and Melinda Applegate and the nephew of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains a single letter (one copy of the original, and one transcribed version) written from John to his mother on May 7, 1865.

Dates: 1865 May 7

James Blakely papers

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: CA B583
Abstract

Captain James Blakely (1812-1913) was a merchant and one of the founding members of Brownsville, OR. Collections contains one scrapbook of letters, programs, receipts, photographs, and other mementos relating to the career of James Blakely, Brownsville, Oregon.

Dates: circa 1812-1913

Justin Chenoweth and Chenoweth family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 123
Abstract

Justin Chenoweth (1829-1898) was an Oregon pioneer and surveyor. Collection includes two containers of family letters, poems, important documents, Chenoweth's diary, and biographical and genealogical material.

Dates: 1832-1896

James Harrison Collins correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 014
Abstract

James Harrison Collins (1836-1890) was a teacher, superintendent of schools, and a representative in the Oregon State Legislature. Collection contains 733 letters organized chronologically.

Dates: 1884-1924

James J. Crossley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 015
Abstract

Crossley was a lawyer in Winterset, Ia., a member of the Iowa State Senate, 1900-1907, and an active supporter of the statewide primary law. Collection includes correspondence (1894-1954): personal and formal, college class notes from Yale University (1898), addresses, legal documents, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, published materials, maps, photographs, his diary which documents his experiences during WWI, and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates: 1894-1954

Algernon Cyrus Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 196
Abstract Algernon Cyrus Dixon (1875-1962) was a director of the Ochoco Timber Co., Eugene, and trustee and president of the West Coast Lumbermens’ Association. From 1911 to 1923 he served on the Board of Regents, University of Oregon (UO), much of the time as chairman of the building committee. The collection includes correspondence with UO presidents Prince L. Campbell and Arnold Bennett Hall, and with Mrs. George T. Gerlinger, Joseph N. Teal and H. Phimister Proctor. One major series of letters...
Dates: 1906-1962

Orvil and Alice Dodge letters to David P. Walrad

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 261
Abstract

Orvil and Alice Dodge lived in Jacksonville, Oregon, where Orvil worked as a photographer. Collection includes several handwritten letters to David P. Walrad and his wife along with a brief history of Norman Dodge by Orvil and Allen Dodge (his sons).

Dates: 1862-1863

Brooks Emeny correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 033
Abstract

Brooks Emeny was a prominent international relations scholar who specialized in American foreign policy during the second World War. Letters from the orient and Africa were written to Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Conger while Emeny was on a lecture tour for the United States Information Service.

Dates: 1958-1960

Katherine L. Fenton letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1926 Oct 30
Abstract

Katherine L. Fenton was a pioneer who settled in Portland, Or and a mother of two soldiers. Includes a letter in which she describes the lives of her family including her father as well as her own and the transformation from pioneer days to a modern progressive community.

Dates: 1926 October 30

Fort Hoskins Army Post records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 087
Abstract

Fort Hoskins was established in 1856 on the Luckiamute River in Benton County, Oregon to protect and monitor the new coastal Indian reservation. The collection includes post orders, letters books, and records of the proceedings of the Councils of Administration.

Dates: 1856-1865

Rodney Glisan letter to A. B. Hallock

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1860 Jan 17
Abstract

Rodney Glisan and Absalom B. Hallock were prominent figures in mid-19th century Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Glisan to Hallock.

Dates: 1860 January 17

Hedden family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 221
Abstract

The Hedden family, owners of the Hedden Store in Scottsburg, Oregon, were some of the original inhabitants of the town, arriving in 1851. The collection primarily contains personal correspondence within the Hedden family dating from 1885-1959 and also documents and business correspondence dating from 1880 to 1969.

Dates: 1885-1969

John and Mary Webster Perit Huntington letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 146
Abstract

John Webster Perit Huntington (1831-1869), publisher, lawyer, teacher, farmer and Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Oregon. In 1857 Huntington met and married Mary Applegate (1834-1878), daughter of Charles Applegate. Collections include copies of 9 letters addressed to "Ma" and "Pa." These letters are both written by John and his wife Mary to their parents between 1855 and 1860.

Dates: 1855-1860

James J. James papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 553
Abstract James J. James, also know as Jimmy James and George N. James, was born in Kansas. Around 1953, while living in Portland, Oregon, he started a letter-writing campaign to improve the status and condition of the American Indian. He wrote to numerous letters to public officials, Indian leaders, tribal councils, writers, and private citizens. The collection consists mainly of correspondence concerning Indian rights. Major correspondents are Anselm Forum, Inc., Wilson Charley, Frank Lafont,...
Dates: 1894-1967

Garry W. Jewett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 147
Abstract

Garry W. Jewett lived in Pomeroy, Washington and was an attorney for the Nez Percé tribe. The collection contains papers related to Jewett's service as attorney to the Nez Percé Indians.

Dates: 1938-1942; 1938-1942

Clinton Kelly family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 066
Abstract

Clinton Kelly (1808-1875) was a Methodist preacher who came to Oregon from Kentucky in 1847. The Kelly Family papers include ten letters and eleven documents.

Dates: 1857-1881

Edward Marsden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 069
Abstract

Edward Marsden was a Presbyterian missionary to the native peoples of Alaska. His parents were from the Tsimshian tribe. A strong advocate of Indian rights, and a believer in higher education for native peoples, Marsden founded a Presbyterian Church in the Tlingit tribe in Ketchikan, Alaska. The collection is comprised of letters, 1893-1928, scrapbooks that relate to Marsden's work as a missionary, and photographs.

Dates: 1890-1928

Georgia Nesmith letter to James Willis Nesmith

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1893 Sep 28
Abstract

James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. Collection contains correspondence between Nesmith and Georgia Nesmith.

Dates: 1893 September 28

Cyrus Olney letter to A. B. Hallock

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1860 Oct 29
Abstract

Four page letter from Cyrus Olney, Astoria, Oregon, to A. B. Hallock, Portland, Oregon, October 29, 1860. Asks Hallock to make survey of Astoria.

Dates: 1860 October 29

Sylvester Pennoyer scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: CA P834
Abstract

Sylvester Pennoyer (1831–1902) was an attorney, businessman, and politician in Oregon. Collection includes 1 scrapbook, 159 pages of letters, printed messages, speeches, and newspaper clippings relating to Sylvester Pennoyer and family.

Dates: 1852-1916

Perry Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 337
Abstract

This collection contains letters sent to Elizabeth Perry; c. 1920s -1980s. Letters are from “Auntie” Florence Sheldon and James Ferguson along with other correspondence within Elizabeth Perry’s family. One letter is to Lester Perry, brother of Florence. Some letters have the University of Oregon letterhead. Early correspondence is from Florence P. Sheldon (wife of Henry D. Sheldon, UO faculty) including descriptions of university life and activities as well as family and life in Eugene.

Dates: 1925-1988

William S. Prichard letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 099
Abstract

Prichard left Polk County, Iowa in 1852; was in Marysville, Calif., in 1861; Union, Oregon, 1865-1867; and Rye Valley, Oregon, 1868-1869. In 1865, he built a toll road from Union to Express Ranch, Oregon, an investment that failed. His very occasional letters to a brother, Amos, and to other relatives in Iowa give a bare account of his experiences.

Dates: 1852-1869

Oscar A. Prieger manuscript and letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 100
Abstract

Prieger was a self-styled author and publisher associated with the American Religious Liberty Association, Washington, D.C. The collection includes Prieger's Exposition of the Christian Religion (Eugene, Ore., n.d.) and letters between Prieger and Dr. Wilhelm Streich of Alto Parana, Paraguay.

Dates: 1939-1940

Edward Quackenbush correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 101
Abstract

Born in Albany, New York, Edward Quackenbush (1839-1928) travelled west and became a late 19th century financial and community leader in Portland, Oregon. Collection is comprised of correspondence from Alfred Quckenbush (brother) and Presbyterian church officials.

Dates: 1885-1888

Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon

 Collection
Identifier: A 104
Abstract

Almira Raymond, wife of mission farmer William W. Raymond, arrived in Oregon in 1849 as part of the mission "reinforcement" aboard the Lausanne. Her letters reflect the hardships of mission life and the ambiguous attitude of the missionaries toward the Indians.

Dates: 1840-1880

Alvin Thompson Smith letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 111
Abstract

Alvin T. Smith, lay missionary and Oregon pioneer, came overland to Oregon in 1840 and settled near Forest Grove in 1841. Letters concern the Congregational Church and Tualatin Academy.

Dates: 1843-1868

Delazon Smith letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1855 Sept 15
Abstract

Delazon Smith settled in Linn County in 1852 and was one of the first United States Senators from Oregon, elected in 1858. The contents of this collection is one outgoing handwritten letter.

Dates: 1855 September 15

Delazon Smith letter to Aaron E. Wait

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1855 Sept 13
Abstract

Delazon Smith settled in Linn County in 1852 and was one of the first United States Senators from Oregon, elected in 1858. The four page letter is from Delazon Smith, Albany, Oregon Territory, to Aaron E. Wait, on Sept. 13, 1855. Smith offers advice on the case of Lee vs. Summers.

Dates: 1855 September 13