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Collection consists of the reminiscences of some of the first migrants from the United States to Oregon territory.
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.
Samuel Colver (1815-1891) came to Oregon in 1850, where he served as an Indian Agent and U.S. Marshall, and helped found the community of Phoenix, Oregon. The Colver Family Papers contain correspondence among family members, and some letters to Oliver C. Applegate, 1869-1870. The papers include historical and genealogical notes, and reminiscences of O.A. Stearns, including information on Samuel Colver.
Wyona Eliza Surfus Gordon was an Oregon pioneer and school teacher. The collection consists of a detailed typewritten memoir of an overland wagon trip from Kansas to Oregon in 1883.
A. J. Grover, of Auburn, Oregon wrote a letter dated December 17, 1862, to Edwin Beebe of Portland, Oregon. The collection (1862) contains one letter discussing business and society in Auburn, Oregon.
The Julia Holt papers consist of correspondence between Julia Holt and her sister Adella Holt describing Julia's journey to Oregon in 1866.
The Huddleston Store was a general store in Eugene, Oregon run by members of the Huddleston family, including Oregon pioneer James Huddleston. Collection consists of a single ledger for the Huddleston general store, 1853-1854.
The William T. Newby Papers contain a variety of information about Newby's overland crossing from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trial in 1843. Newby was a member of the wagon train made famous by Jesse Applegate. The collection provides weather observations, account summaries, and personal experiences of living in and journeying to Oregon from 1843-1864.
Kate Robbins, nee Pratt, was born in Cohasset, Massachusetts, and moved with her husband Abner to Ochoco, Oregon in 1868. The family was among the first settlers in the Ochoco area. The collection is composed of correspondence that describes living conditions in and near Ochoco and Prineville, with references to Indian uprisings, feuds between cattle and sheep ranchers, politics, and social life.
- Pioneers 11
- Oregon 10
- Diaries 5
- Correspondence 4
- Overland Journeys to the Northwestern United States 4
- Overland journeys to the Pacific 4
- Expeditions and Adventure 3
- Women 3
- Account books 2
- Frontier and pioneer life 2
- Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) 2
- Home and Family 2
- Military 2
- Mines and Mineral Resources 2
- Oregon -- Social life and customs 2
- Pacific Northwest History 2
- Photographs 2
- Pioneers -- Oregon 2
- Agriculture 1 ∧ less
- Applegate, O. C. (Oliver Cromwell), 1845-1938 1
- Beebe, Edwin 1
- Beeson, Welborn, 1836-1893 1
- Calbreath family 1
- Calbreath, Helen 1
- Calbreath, Irene Smith 1
- Calbreath, John F. 1
- Calbreath, Mary Evelene, 1895-1972 1
- Church of the United Brethren in Christ (1800-1889) 1
- Colver family 1
- Colver, Lewellyn, 1847-1884 1
- Colver, Samuel, 1817-1891 1
- Culver family 1
- Goodall, Margaret Bannard, -1955 1
- Gordon, Wyona Eliza Surfus, active 1883 1
- Gragg family 1
- Gragg, Joseph 1
- Grover, A. J. 1
- Holt, Adella, -1928 1
- Holt, Julia A. 1 ∧ less