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Welborn Beeson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 799
Abstract Welborn Beeson was a farmer in Jackson County, Oregon during the late 1800s. The Beeson family came overland to Oregon in 1853, settling in Jackson County along Wagner Creek. In 1851, when Welborn Beeson was fifteen years old, he began to keep a diary and continued to do so until his death in 1893. After serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, Beeson returned to farm in Jackson County, and was active in politics and in the social life of the area. The collection includes diaries,...
Dates: 1848-1893

Frazier Augustus Boutelle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 012
Abstract Frazier Augustus Boutelle was an army officer who served in the Civil War, and also in various frontier posts in Oregon, Texas, Montana, and California. From 1889 to 1890, he was superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, and in 1895 became adjutant general of the state of Washington. His son, Harry Moss Boutelle was killed in action in 1899 in the war in the Philippines. The collection consists mainly of family correspondence and photographs. Frazier Boutelle's letters describe army life,...
Dates: 1869-1933

Robert L. Buell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 471
Abstract

Robert Louis Buell (1898-1966) served in WWI and WWII, and also served as a foreign service officer from 1925 to 1952, and was often posted in the Far East. The collection (1917-1958) contains records and correspondence from Buell's service in WWI, correspondence and memoranda regarding world events and Buell's service in WWII, speeches, recollections, manuscripts, and photographs.

Dates: 1917-1958

Cayuse, Yakima, and Rogue River Wars papers

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 047
Abstract The Cayuse War (1847-1855), the Rogue River War (ca. 1855-1857) and the Yakima War (1856-1858) all resulted in losses for the Oregon and Washington Indians. Many tribal members succumbed to either military attack or disease, and most of the remaining population were sent to live on reservations. Additionally, a great deal of tribal land was taken by the U.S. government in the aftermath of these wars. The Cayuse, Yakima and Rogue River Wars Papers include letters, official reports, general...
Dates: 1847-1858

George Crook papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 024
Abstract

George Crook was a U.S. Army officer. The George Crook papers comprise letters concerning the Sioux campaign of 1876, the Apache campaigns of 1883 and 1886, the Sioux Commission, 1889, and the relocation of the Apache Indian reservation.

Dates: 1863-1890

Brice P. Disque papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 115
Abstract The Brice P. Disque Papers contain the personal and professional records of General Brice P. Disque. The collection contains manuscripts, personal and professional correspondence, business dealing records, scrapbooks, and photographs. This collection was organized by Disque and contains a "201" file, which is personal letters of special importance. The photographs are separated from the papers collection and are one of the six official sets of U.S. Army photograph collections in...
Dates: 1899-1957

Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Oregon, Women’s Relief Corps, Meade Corps #18 records

 Collection
Identifier: B 071
Abstract The Union Veterans of the Civil War formed the Grand Army of the Republic. In Oregon there were several GAR posts; the Meade Corps #18 of the Women’s Relief Corps was associated with Oregon City post #2. After the turn of the 20th Century, the GAR served largely as an organization for the promotion of patriotism and the commemoration of Memorial Day. The Women’s Relief Corps was recognized as an auxiliary in 1881 by the Grand Army of the Republic. Corps # 18 collection consists of meeting...
Dates: 1889-1916

William H. Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 462
Abstract

William H. Hammond (1908-2001) served in the military during World War II and in state agencies in Oregon for much of his career. He was active in fraternal organizations including the Kiwanis. The collection consists of documentation of Hammond's career and colleagues.

Dates: 1917-circa 1965

James Blakely Oregon Mounted Volunteers appointment notice

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

James Blakely was a member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers. This collection contains the appointment of James Blakely to Captain on April 20, 1856 by the governor of the Oregon Territory, George Law Curry.

Dates: 1856 April 20

Albin Walter Norblad papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 680
Abstract

Albin Walter Norblad, Sr. (1881-1960) served as Astoria's City Attorney from 1910-1915, was elected to the state Senate elected Senate President in 1929, and served as Governor of Oregon from 1929 to 1931. The collection contains speeches, correspondence, promotional and special interest literature, historical studies, right and left wing party literature, Oregon coast highway information, printed material and mementoes, and official papers of the Governor's office.

Dates: 1929-1931

Oregon Territory, Militia Quartermaster Department voucher

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1856 Aug 15
Abstract

The collection consists of a single voucher from the Quarter-Master's Department of the Oregon Territory to Patrick Dailey for service in the Oregon Mounted Volunteers.

Dates: 1856 August 15

Joseph Benjamin Pate papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 790
Abstract

Colonel Joseph Benjamin Pate (1879-1964) served in the Philippine Constabulary, WWI, and was assigned to South America from 1936-1942. The collection contains biographical files, photographs, a Philippine Constabulary officer list, diaries and mementoes, 1908-1964.

Dates: 1908-1964

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