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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. Collection contains correspondence between Nesmith and Georgia Nesmith.
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.
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.
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.
Delazon Smith settled in Linn County in 1852 and was one of the first United States Senators from Oregon, elected in 1858. The letters are to his brother and refer at length to the question of statehood for Oregon.
J. Q. Thornton (1810-1888) was a lawyer, Oregon pioneer, judge and lobbyist. Collection includes one, fifteen paged copy of "Oregon History" written by Thornton; one, eleven paged letter to Thornton concerning the Indian Delegation that went to St. Louis to inquire about the Bible; and one, six paged autobiography of Thornton.
Jesse Walling was a pioneer in Marion and Polk counties, Oregon. The papers include three letters from Walling, 1849, 1860, and 1869.
Lucy Applegate (1830-1910) was the daughter of Charles Applegate and the niece of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains five letters that are undated.
- Letters (Correspondence) 19
- Pioneers 14
- Pioneers -- Oregon 12
- Correspondence 11
- Pioneers -- Oregon -- Correspondence 5
- Frontier and pioneer life 4
- Diaries 3
- Photographs 3
- Pioneers -- Oregon Territory 3
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon Territory 2
- Oregon 2
- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Description and travel 2
- Oregon Territory -- Politics and government 2
- Scrapbooks 2
- Soldiers -- Oregon -- Correspondence 2
- Territorial Government 2
- Account books 1
- Albumen prints 1
- Autobiographies 1
- Brownsville (Or.) 1 ∧ less
- Oregon. Militia. Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1st 2
- Applegate, Albert, 1843-1888 1
- Applegate, John, 1842-1912 1
- Applegate, Lucy, 1830-1910 1
- Blakely, James, 1812-1913 1
- Calbreath family 1
- Calbreath, Helen 1
- Calbreath, Irene Smith 1
- Calbreath, John F. 1
- Calbreath, Mary Evelene, 1895-1972 1
- Chenoweth, Justin, 1825-1898 1
- Churchill, Claire Warner, 1898-1956 1
- Dodge, Alice 1
- Dodge, Orvil Ovando, 1839-1914 1
- Fenton, Katherine Lucas, 1859-1930 1
- Fort Hoskins (Or.) 1
- Hedden Store (Scottsburg, Or.) 1
- Hedden, Cyrus W., 1820-1911 1
- Hedden, Emma, 1891-1979 1
- Hedden, John N., 1856-1941 1 ∧ less