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 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Calbreath Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 193
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1893-1930

Arvazena A. Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: CB C784
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1845-1900

Durham family papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 383] 1: [Barcode: 35025042752093]
Identifier: Coll 383
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1846-1925

Ellmaker family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 032
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1768-2005

Mazie Giustina papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 377
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1872-1995

Julia A. Holt letters

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 113] 1: [Barcode: i20342718]
Identifier: SFM 113
Abstract

The Julia Holt papers consist of correspondence between Julia Holt and her sister Adella Holt describing Julia's journey to Oregon in 1866.

Dates: 1865-1875

Nathaniel Clinton Howard letters

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 055] 1: [Barcode: i49941550]
Identifier: A 055
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864

Johnson-Bushnell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 171
Abstract

Contains genealogical information, correspondence of various family members, reminiscences, documents, and other memorabilia of the Johnson-Bushnell family of McMinnville, Oregon.

Dates: 1846-1885, 1974

Kelly-Seavey Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 186
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1837-1951

Ruth Mountaingrove videotape autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 265
Abstract

Ruth Mountaingrove is 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.

Dates: 1988-1997

Bernice Redington papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 092
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930s-1950s

Savage family correspondence

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 396] 1: [Barcode: 35025042654349]
Identifier: Coll 396
Abstract

The collection (1869-1878) contains handwritten personal correspondence between members of the Savage family that lived in Maine and Oregon.

Dates: 1869-1878

Scott Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 302
Abstract Charles Leland Scott (1866-1924) was the mayor of Springfield, Oregon; a bank president; and an educator in the Eugene, Oregon area in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Scott Family Papers comprise the personal and professional papers of Charles Leland Scott, the papers of his wife, Mollie Brattain Scott, a schoolteacher, and of the Scott children and other relatives. The collection includes correspondence, journals, diaries, catalogs, account books, deeds and mortgages,...
Dates: circa 1850-2004

Wolcott-Gibbs family papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041715968]
Identifier: Ax 277
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1785-1867