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Fred Elijah Ames papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 104
Abstract

Fred Elijah Ames was a forester in Oregon. The collection contains his diaries, photographs, and reports.

Dates: 1892-1919

Fort Yamhill letterpress copy book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: B 078
Abstract

Fort Yamhill was established in 1856 during the Rogue River Indian War as a strategic outpost. The collection consists of a single letterpress copy book, recording the outgoing correspondence of the fort.

Dates: July 23, 1856-August 31, 1865

George Arthur Hartman letters from the Philippines

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 235
Abstract

George Arthur Hartman (1878-1952), an Oregonian, worked in banking, became the mayor and postmaster of Pendleton, Oregon, and served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. The collection (1898-1899) contains letters written by Hartman while he was in the service.

Dates: 1898-1899

Jacob Imhoff letter to Agnes Plummer

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1899 May 24
Abstract

Jacob Imhoff served in the Spanish American War in the Philippines, in Company E, 14th Infantry. The collection (1899) consists of one letter from Imhoff to Agnes Plummer of Portland, Oregon, in which he describes military life.

Dates: 1899 May 24

Earl Landreth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 480
Abstract

Earl Landreth (1893-1966) served as an officer in the Philippine Scouts in 1915, and in the U.S. Army, 1917, and rose to the rank of Colonel. The collection consists of correspondence from Landreth to his family during WWII, lectures delivered at Ft. Leavenworth, biographical material, and a publication by Landreth titled Washington Diaries, 1933-1935.

Dates: 1913-1964

Oregon Infantry. 1st Regiment, Company B records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Bx 037
Abstract

Oregon Infantry, 1st Regiment, Company B, was part of the Oregon Volunteer's regiment during the American Civil War. The collection (1864-1867) contains letters received and sent by Captain Ephraim Palmer, and also financial records and "monthly returns."

Dates: 1864-1867

Silas Russell diary

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: A 283
Abstract

Silas Russell (1835 or 1837-1919) was an Oregon pioneer who farmed near Pleasant Hill, Lane County and who also served in Company H, First Oregon Volunteer Infantry, during the period of "Indian Wars" in Oregon. The collection (1865-1866) contains a diary that describes Russell's experience in the infantry.

Dates: 1865-1866

William A. Shipley papers

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a box)
Identifier: CA 1866 June 9
Abstract

The collection contains a letter and accompanying diagrams, dated June 9, 1866 from lieutenant William A. Shipley of the Quartermaster's office, to his superiors, regarding public buildings, including the Siletz Block House and supplies he wishes to sell.

Dates: 1866 June 9

Frederick Steiwer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 080
Abstract

Frederick Steiwer (1883-1939) became a lawyer who served as Oregon district attorney 1912-1916, was elected to the State Senate, served in WWI, and was elected to the U.S. Senate (1926-1938). The collection contains political campaign records, army records, correspondence and clippings, 1911-1933.

Dates: 1911-1933

U.S. Office of Indian Affairs records, Malheur Agency

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 053
Abstract The federal government created Indian reservations across the country in the 1800s. In Oregon the reservations included Siletz, Grand Ronde, Warm Springs, Umatilla, Klamath, and Malheur. Agriculture, schooling, finances, and other aspects of life on reservations were regulated by Indian agents employed by the federal government. The U.S. Office of Indian Affairs Records, Malheur Agency, consist of correspondence and records from 1874 to 1880 regarding conflicts between the Interior...
Dates: 1874-1880

George Weston letter

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: CA 1865 Apr 28
Abstract

The collection contains a photocopied letter dated April 28, 1865, by George Weston, Ft. Colville, Washington Territory, to Thomas Kern, Ft. Walla Walla, Washington Territory, regarding the American Civil war, the death of Lincoln, and the capture of General Lee.

Dates: 1865 April 28

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