Home and Family
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Calbreath Family papers
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.
Arvazena A. Cooper papers
Arvazena A. Cooper (1845-1929) traveled the Oregon Trail with her family in 1863 and settled in the Willamette Valley. The collection contains her reminiscences of that journey and biographical information about her life in Oregon.
Durham family papers
The Durham family was based in Kentucky, although some family members moved out west. The collection (1846-1925) contains correspondence, telegrams, an obituary, an article clipping, and poetry.
Ellmaker family papers
The Ellmakers are a prominent pioneer family who first settled in Lane County, Oregon in the 1850s following their journey across the United States on the Oregon Trail. The Ellmaker family papers include personal papers of members of the Ellmaker family; maps, drawings, and photographs; artifacts; books and periodicals; and genealogical research and resources.
Mazie Giustina papers
Mazie O. Giustina (1894-1997) was a graduate of the University of Oregon and lifelong member of numerous Oregon civic clubs and historical societies. The collection consists of diaries, correspondence, personal writings, financial documents, scrapbooks, ephemera, photographs, artifacts, audio tape reels and some published material.
Julia A. Holt letters
The Julia Holt papers consist of correspondence between Julia Holt and her sister Adella Holt describing Julia's journey to Oregon in 1866.
Nathaniel Clinton Howard letters
Nathaniel Clinton Howard was a private in Company D, 135th Regiment, Illinois Volunteers during the America Civil War. The collection (1864) contains correspondence, mostly letters to his wife and children in Pilot, Illinois.
Johnson-Bushnell family papers
Contains genealogical information, correspondence of various family members, reminiscences, documents, and other memorabilia of the Johnson-Bushnell family of McMinnville, Oregon.
Kelly-Seavey Family papers
John Kelly (b. 1818) was a 19th-century Oregon rancher, businessman, and politician. The Kelly-Seavey Family Papers comprise the political and business papers of John Kelly, papers of other Kelly family members, and a small segment of Seavey family papers, as well as several boxes of photographs.
Ruth Mountaingrove videotape autobiography
Ruth Mountaingrove (1923-2016) was a photographer, writer and artist who moved to Oregon in 1971, settling in communes and eventually co-founding Rootworks, a lesbian community in Southern Oregon. The collection consists of 21 VHS videotapes of Mountaingrove relating the story of her life by talking, dancing, and singing.
Bernice Redington papers
Bernice Redington (1891-1966) was a journalist and home economist. The collection contains correspondence, writings, cookbooks, printed matter regarding home economics, a scrapbook and subject files, 1930s-1950s.
Savage family correspondence
The collection (1869-1878) contains handwritten personal correspondence between members of the Savage family that lived in Maine and Oregon.
Scott Family papers
Wolcott-Gibbs family papers
Wolcott - Gibbs family members are relatives of Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797), who was a member of the Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a general in the Revolutionary War, and, late in his life, the governor of the state of Connecticut (Litchfield Historical Society). The collection (1785-1870) contains correspondence and family papers.