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Forest Talmadge "Tom" Humphrey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 760
Abstract

Humphrey (1896-1971) was an editor at the Oregon Journal and Oregon City Enterprise newspapers. Collection includes 2 containers of correspondence: outgoing and incoming, manuscripts, photographs, biographical information and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates: circa 1896-1971

George Humphrey personal account books

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a box)
Identifier: A 058
Abstract

George Humphrey was a resident of Springfield, Oregon who held interests in sheep, the Oregon Iron Works, the Oregon Central Military Wagon Road, and the Springfield Manufacturing company. The collection (1866-1867) consists of two personal account books that includes information regarding household goods, cash on hand, investments, interest, and expenses.

Dates: 1866-1867

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

Davis Ingalls mortgage deed

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1857 May 1
Abstract

David Ingalls was an early resident of Astoria, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a deed ceding Ingalls claim to his Astoria property to F. A. Smith.

Dates: 1857 May 1

Crawford Isbell papers

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares clamshell box)
Identifier: A 061
Abstract

Crawford Isbell (1837-1864) lived in Eugene, Oregon, worked in mines in California, and was murdered on on the road between Canyon City and Eugene. The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence from Isbell to his siblings, and letters from other's regarding Isbell's murder.

Dates: 1864-1865

Berryman Jennings letter to "Commandant"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1848 Feb 8
Abstract

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon Pioneer and and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter requesting provisions from Jennings to an unnamed and unknown "Commandant at Gilliam".

Dates: 1848 February 8

Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1857 Oct 24
Abstract

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory.

Dates: 1857 October 24

David John diary and account book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 180
Abstract

David John was a pioneer of Williamsburg, Oregon, and was a partner in the John Brothers blacksmith firm of Williamsburg. The collection (1860-1869) contains a diary, and an account book for John Brothers.

Dates: 1860-1879

Herbert S. Johnson scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 190
Abstract

The Adams family includes William Lysander Adams, his son John W. Johnson, (first president of University of Oregon), his son Herbert S. Johnson, and family members Olive Frances Goodell, Helen E. Adams, Inez Adams Parker, and Thomas McBride. The collection (1929) contains a scrapbook created by Herbert S. Johnson of Adams and Goodell family documents, correspondence, and genealogical research.

Dates: 1929

John Lawrence Johnson diary and letter

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 270
Abstract

John Lawrence Johnson (1830-1916) was a pioneer who came to Oregon with his parents in 1851. The collection includes Johnson's diary of that journey as well as a letter from Johnson's uncle.

Dates: 1851-1908; 1851

Melchi Johnson letter

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1869 Aug 30
Abstract

Melchi Johnson, of Bethel, Polk County, Oregon, wrote a letter dated August 30, 1869, to his daughter. The collection contains the letter in which Johnson reminds his daughter that she has not been forgotten by her family.

Dates: 1869 August 30

Caroline Thurman Buffum, Pioneer of 1845

 Collection
Identifier: CB B864
Abstract

Collection comprises a short biography of Caroline Thurman Buffum, pioneer to Oregon and resident of Amity, Oregon, written by Laura Judy.

Dates: circa 1885-1995

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

William and Lois Kerns land patent

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1873 July 21
Abstract

Collection is comprised of the land patent issued to William Kerns and Lois B. Kerns of Clackamas County, Oregon on July 21, 1873.

Dates: 1873 July 21

KOAC Library Hour records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 007
Abstract

Typescripts for the radio program KOAC Library Hour, prepared under the direction of Martin Schmitt for the University of Oregon Library, 1952. Includes related correspondence (1951-1952), program schedules, and short critiques of the programs Stage Coach to Roseburg and The People L'arn done by high school students. Principal correspondents include Karl Hintz of the University of Oregon Library and William S. Forth of Oregon State College.

Dates: 1951-1952

Anne Applegate Kruse manuscript of "The Applegate Story"

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: F 978 K945
Abstract

Anne Applegate was the great niece of Jessie Applegate and the grandaughter of Charles Applegate who are known for establishing the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains one, typed manuscript of her history of the Applegates in Oregon, particularly the Charles Applegate family of Yoncalla. Written between 1955 and 1960 from letters, diaries, and recollections.

Dates: 1955-1960

Clinton Kelly and Moriah Kelly land patent

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1866 Mar 19
Abstract

Collection is comprised of a donation land patent for Clinton Kelly and his wife Moriah Kelly of Clackamas County, Oregon.

Dates: 1866 March 19

Joseph Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 183
Abstract

Joseph Lane (1801-1881) was an active Oregonian politician serving as Governor and Oregon's first Senator. The Joseph Lane papers include diaries, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, a draft of Nina Lane Faubion’s biography of Lane, and photographs.

Dates: 1848-1887

Anna Lee autobiography

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFM 167
Abstract

Autobiography of Anna Lee, written on July 1, 1898 and dedicated to her children and grandchildren. Describes her journey to Oregon in 1847. Includes references to Dr. Marcus Whitman.

Dates: 1898 July 1

Levi Leland letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1884 Jan 7
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated January 7, 1884, written by Levi Leland of Washington Territory to "Bro," in which Leland states that he appreciates the free railroad passes, and is willing to be governor of Alaska.

Dates: 1884 January 7

Lemon Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 060
Abstract

The Lemon Family were early pioneers who settled in various areas of the Pacific Northwest. Collection consists of autobiographies of members of the Lemon family, correspondence, mementos, photographs, and miscellaneous papers from family members.

Dates: 1861-1934

Williams Evans Lingenfelter correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1-3, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 070
Abstract

William Evans Lingenfelter came overland to Oregon from Missouri in 1851. He served in the Indian war of 1855 in Co. D, "Washington Invincibles." He later settled in Hillsboro and Butteville, Oregon. Most of the letters are from members of the family in Clay County, Missouri, and deal with family news and troubles in Missouri.

Dates: 1852-1902

Lot Livermore correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 324
Abstract

Lot Livermore (1835- ) was a Republican who was elected county treasurer of Umatilla County and was elected as the first mayor of Pendleton.

His collection consists of correspondence ranging in date from January 1861 to March 1905. The letters concern his life in Oregon, finances, and events.

Dates: 1861-1905

William W. Lloyd reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: SFM 133
Abstract

The William W. Lloyd Papers comprise a single manuscript detailing Lloyd's trip from Missouri to Idaho in 1876 and his life in Pine Valley, now Pine (Baker County), Oregon.

Dates: circa 1900-1950

Cyrus T. Locey diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 153
Abstract

Cyrus T. Locey (1835-) was a rancher and farmer in eastern Oregon and is often referred to as "the Father of Malheur Country." The collection includes Locey's 2,000 paged diary dating from 1859-1911.

Dates: circa 1859-1911

G. P. Loomis letter to "Humphrey"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1859 Jan 6
Abstract

G. P. Loomis (1819- ) was an Iowa farmer and Justice of the Peace. The collection consists of a 4 page, hand written letter to "Humphrey" of Harrisburg, Oregon Territory and a transcription of said letter.

Dates: 1859 January 6

Jesse Looney letter to John C. Bond

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1843 Oct 27
Abstract

Jesse Looney (1800-1869) was a pioneer farmer and early Oregon legislator. The collection consists of a typed transcript of a letter from Looney to his brother-in-law, John C. Bond.

Dates: 1843 October 27

Daniel H. Lownsdale letter to Aaron E. Wait

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1853 Feb 1
Abstract

Daniel H. Lownsdale (1803-1862) was one of the founders of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Lownsdale to the "Honorable A. E. Wait" of Eugene related to a charge of claim jumping.

Dates: 1853 February 1

Seth Luelling diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: A 071
Abstract

Seth Lewelling's Diary recounts his travels from Cincinnati Ohio to California, accounts of his finances, poetry of Oregon and California written by family members, and a list of the names of the Luelling Family members.

Dates: 1850-1853

"Mack" letter to "Dear Sister"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1863 Feb 22
Abstract

"Mack," of Corvallis, Oregon wrote a letter to his sister, dated February 22, 1863, in which he describes Patrick Malone, editor of Oregon Weekly Union (a Corvallis newspaper), and mentions the paper is about to close, and also that he expects to travel to California.

Dates: 1863 February 22