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Thomas R. Cornelius letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1855 Oct 20
Abstract

Thomas R. Cornelius (1827-1899) was a pioneer and member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars. The collection consists of a single letter to his wife written during his military service.

Dates: 1855 October 20

Thomas R. Cornelius letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1856 Feb 20
Abstract

Thomas R. Cornelius (1827-1899) was a pioneer and member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars. The collection consists of a single letter to his wife written during his military service.

Dates: 1856 February 20

William Cornell diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 021
Abstract

William Cornell was a pioneer from Alexandria, Ohio. This collection consist of a copy of his diary that describes his crossing of the plains in 1852 to Oregon.

Dates: 1852

Marshall Cornett papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 576
Abstract

Marshall Eugene Cornett (1898-1947) was a business owner and politician of Oregon who served in the state senate from 1941-1947 and was killed in a plane crash while still in office. The collection (1935-1949) contains correspondence files and speeches.

Dates: 1935-1949

Cornucopia Mines records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 005
Abstract

The Cornucopia Mines company of Oregon was incorporated July 30, 1927 by Robert W. Betts, Blaine Hallock, and James H. Nichols as a successor company to the Baker Mines company. The collection contains corporate records, financial ledgers, and correspondence, 1918-1941.

Dates: 1918-1942

Joseph Cornwall and Narcissa Cornwall Moore overland trail historical narratives

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [CBD737-CBD716]
Identifier: CB C816
Abstract Joseph Hardin Cornwall and Narcissa Cornwall Moore were the children of Joseph Adamson Cornwall who crossed the Great Plains to Oregon via the Applegate Trail in 1846. The Joseph Cornwall and Narcissa Cornwall Moore overland trail historical narratives collection contains a typed and handwritten manuscript of "The Narrative of Joseph Cornwall Crossing the Plains to Oregon in 1846" by Joseph Hardin Cornwall, and "Captain Dunbar's Company 1846: the Applegate Route from Ft. Hall," by Narcissa...
Dates: circa 1900-1934

Charles S. Cowan oral history interview

 Collection — Multiple collection box: [CBD737-CBD716]
Identifier: CB C838
Abstract

Charles S. Cowan was the chief fire warden of the Washington Forest Fire Association (later the Washington Forest Protection Association). He held that role for thirty years, longer than any in the association's history. Charles S. Cowan oral history interview was conducted by Elwood R. Maunder on behalf of the Forest History Foundation, Inc. of St.Paul, Minnesota.

Dates: 1957 October 30

Daniel Craft order of payment

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1855 June 26
Abstract

Daniel Craft (ca. 1815-1908) immigrated to Oregon in 1847. The collection consists of an order of payment from Craft to John S. Hurt of Marion County, Oregon Territory.

Dates: 1855 June 26

David Watson Craig letter to William L. Adams

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1863 Nov 4
Abstract

The collection contains a letter, dated November 4, 1863, written by David Watson Craig, of Salem, Oregon, to William L. Adams, that refers to closing of the Argus, the new appearance of the Oregon Statesman, and lists Statesman stockholders.

Dates: 1863 November 4

Jack Crain World War II letters

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 438
Abstract

Jack L. Crain of Tillamook, Oregon served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. This collection of letters, sent home to his parents in Oregon, documents his time spent in-service between 1943 and 1945, and focuses primarily on the every day experiences of serving overseas during war time.

Dates: 1943-1945

Isom Cranfill papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 127
Abstract

Isom Cranfill lived in various areas of Oregon, working as a cabinetmaker, farmer, and itinerant preacher. He was justice of the peace in Clackamas County in 1848 and ran a general store in Oregon City from 1849-1850. The collection consists mainly of diaries: 1847, 1860, and 1863–1877 (16 volumes). The 1847 diary is an account of his overland journey and the others are a record of daily activities in Oregon.

Dates: 1847–1903

Medorem Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 129
Abstract

Medorem Crawford helped lead emigrants overland to the Pacific Northwest in the early 1860s. From 1864 to 1869 he was Oregon collector of internal revenue, and from 1871 to 1875 he served as appraiser of customs. The collection is comprised of diaries, correspondence and account books. Some of the diaries describe overland journeys. The major part of the collection are the diaries for 1859-1861, 1863, 1864, 1869-1871, 1876-1877, 1885-1886.

Dates: 1842-1891

William James Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 636
Abstract

William James Crawford was an attorney in Oregon. The collection contains selected case files. The major case is before the Indian Claims Commission, number 17, Snake River or Piute Indians v. United States, a suit to recover value of reservation land.

Dates: 1949-1970

Creative Writing Program records

 Collection — Box: 1 (2002s.51.A)
Identifier: UA 163
Abstract

The Creative Writing Program at the University of Oregon offers a minor concentration, the Kidd Tutorial program (a yearlong course for undergraduates), and a masters degree. The collection contains the records of short story winner of W. Kidd, 1974.

Dates: 1974

Creighton and McCully family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 260
Abstract

John Creighton (1834-1884) a pioneer of 1858, came first to Washington and later became a rancher in Oregon, where married Mary J. McCully of Salem. Mary McCully's father, David McCully, invested in some of Creighton's enterprises. The collection (1867-1885) contains correspondence, clippings of the Creighton and McCully family and related family members, receipts, bills, certificates, and other papers.

Dates: 1867-1885

Luther Cressman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 005
Abstract

Collection includes personal papers, professional papers, publications, field notes, slides and negatives, and reel-to-reel films relating to the career of Luther Cressman (1897-1994), an anthropologist and University of Oregon professor who focused on prehistoric man in Oregon.

Dates: 1930-1990

James Crissey manuscripts

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 048
Abstract

Collection includes manuscripts of five short stories, one rewrite, and a longer work written by James Crissey. Titles of the works are: Coast Village in Oregon (5 leaves); Inamorata (14 leaves); Juvenile Pastoral (7 leaves); Ora Van Fleet (10 leaves); Reputation at Large (10 leaves); Pelican Bay (63 leaves). Also included is a story by Fritz McCullough, The Orchard.

Dates: circa 1930s-1981

Pioneer life of Mollie Truax Crocker

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CB C872
Abstract

Mollie Truax Crocker was born in Oregon City, Oregon. The collection constitutes her reminiscences of her pioneer life in the Northwest from the 1860s through the 1890s.

Dates: circa 1890

Father James Croke letters

 Collection
Identifier: A 023
Abstract

Rev. James Croke (1827-1888) was a Catholic missionary priest who served in Oregon in the 1850s, reporting directly to Bishop Francis Blanchet of Oregon City, Oregon. This small collection consists of typed transcripts of letters from Croke to Blanchet concerning the details of his missionary work. The original letters are held privately.

Dates: 1853-1874

Ralph Reynolds Cronise papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 578
Abstract

Ralph Reynolds Cronise (1886-1962) was a newspaper owner and civic leader in Albany, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, business and civic files, photographs and ledgers.

Dates: 1918-1962

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

Washington H. Crouch commission to captain

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1856 Apr 18
Abstract

Washington H. Crouch was a captain in the Oregon Mounted Volunteers. The collection consists of Crouch's commission to the title of Captain

Dates: 1856 April 18

Pers Crowell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 228
Abstract

Pers Crowell (1910- 1965) was an illustrator of books for children and a painter of western scenes. The collection includes book manuscripts, art, and correspondence.

Dates: 1946-1973

C. S. Culver letter

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1889 Oct 20
Abstract

The collection contains a typed copy of a letter dated October 20, 1889, from C. S. Culver of Mantorville, Minnesota, to his brother and sister Lucius and Amanda Culver. The letter is a description of transportation facilities and natural resources of Oregon during 1889.

Dates: 1889 October 20

Henry Cummins papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 130
Abstract

Henry Cummins (1840-1901) was a well-read and enthusiastic student of topics various and sundry with a partiality for pseudo-science. The collection (1858-1863) consists of Cummins' personal correspondence as well as a memory book and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1858-1863

Hazel M. Cunningham papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 411
Abstract

The collection contains the memoirs of Hazel M. Cunningham, original handwritten family letters from the 1870-1890s, and draft pages of the memoir manuscript. The collection includes a bound copy of the memoirs titled, Tapestry, A Partial History of Some Pioneer Families of Polk County, Nebraska, 1979.

Dates: 1870-1899; 1979

Junior F. Daggett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 029
Abstract

Junior F. Daggett (1891-1960) was a lumberman in Prineville, Oregon. Papers include correspondence, legislative documents, and subject files relating to Daggett's work in the lumber industry spanning multiple organizations.

Dates: 1936-1960; Majority of material found within 1936-1955

Danish Brotherhood and Danish Sisterhood Lodges of Junction City, Oregon records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 409
Abstract

Danish Brotherhood and Sisterhood lodges are fraternal organizations organized around a shared Danish heritage. The collection (1908-1981) contains records of the Danish Brotherhood and Danish Sisterhood lodges of Junction City, Oregon.

Dates: 1908-1981

Marianne Hunsaker D'Arcy papers

 Collection
Identifier: CB D244
Abstract

The collection contains Marianne Hunsaker D’Arcy’s autobiography, both in handwritten form, and typed. D’Arcy was among the first generation of Americans to settle in Oregon.

Dates: 1937-1939

Paul Darst diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 026
Abstract

Paul Darst was an early Oregon Pioneer who crossed the plains in just four months with a small group. Paul Darst diary of plains crossing, from Fort Laramie to Oregon City.

Dates: 1847