Found in 213 Collections and/or Records:
Charles F. Bulfinch papers
Charles F. Bulfinch lived in Weston, Oregon. By age 17 he had joined the army. The Charles F. Bulfinch Papers consist of a dairy of his 1898 trip to Alaska and the Klondike region. The trip began in March and he returned home to Weston in October of the same year. The diary contains daily entries, sketches, food recipes, and one photograph of Bulfinch at age 17.
Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries
Augustus Ripley Burbank was a businessman in the West and Midwest. The Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries consist of three volumes of diaries. The diaries discuss overland travel to California, the growth of Portland and Lafayette, Oregon, personal issues and the growth and development of railroads in the Willamette Valley. The frequency of the diary entries varies from nonexistent for many years to almost daily.
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.
The diary of John Joseph Callison : Oregon Trail-1852
Diary kept by John Joseph Callison during his journey, Apr. 6-June 25, 1852. Includes reproduction of one page of the original diary and genealogical information on the Callison family. Callison died of cholera during the journey, on August 23, 1852.
John A. Cass diary and correspondence
Diary of a trip John Cass took to Jolnacpa Plantation, Chiapas, Mexico, to oversee gathering of coffee crop. Includes two letters from Cass to his son, Mr. Alfred C. Cass, in New York, dated Mar. 10, 1905, and Mar. 17, 1905.
Edward Chambreau collection
Justin Chenoweth and Chenoweth family papers
Justin Chenoweth (1829-1898) was an Oregon pioneer and surveyor. Collection includes two containers of family letters, poems, important documents, Chenoweth's diary, and biographical and genealogical material.
Frederick William Cleator papers
Frederick William Cleator was a forester and conservationist. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, notes, documents, and photographs relating to Cleator's interest in the recreational aspects of national forests and the establishment of the Cascade skyline trail.
Lauretta M. Cloran diaries
Lauretta M. Cloran was the wife of Timothy Cloran, professor of Romance Languages, University of Oregon. The collection contains thirty-nine diaries (1911-1954) and they include information such as social engagements, menus, entertainments, weather, and occasional local news.
Philip Condit diary
Philip Condit diary describes his trip across the plains from Council Bluffs, Iowa to the Willamette Valley.
Sylvanus Condit diary
Sylvanus Condit diary contains entries on trip across the plains from Council Bluffs, Iowa to the Willamette Valley.
William Cornell diary
William Cornell was a pioneer from Alexandria, Ohio. This collection consist of a copy of his diary that describes his crossing of the plains in 1852 to Oregon.
Medorem Crawford papers
Medorem Crawford helped lead emigrants overland to the Pacific Northwest in the early 1860s. From 1864 to 1869 he was Oregon collector of internal revenue, and from 1871 to 1875 he served as appraiser of customs. The collection is comprised of diaries, correspondence and account books. Some of the diaries describe overland journeys. The major part of the collection are the diaries for 1859-1861, 1863, 1864, 1869-1871, 1876-1877, 1885-1886.
Luther Cressman papers
Collection includes personal papers, professional papers, publications, field notes, slides and negatives, and reel-to-reel films relating to the career of Luther Cressman (1897-1994), an anthropologist and University of Oregon professor who focused on prehistoric man in Oregon.
Paul Darst diary
Paul Darst was an early Oregon Pioneer who crossed the plains in just four months with a small group. Paul Darst diary of plains crossing, from Fort Laramie to Oregon City.
C. Girard Davidson papers
The C. Girard Davidson Papers document the career of attorney, politician, and businessman Crow Girard "Jebby" Davidson (1910-1996). The collection is organized into major series concerning government projects, legal cases, political activities, and business interests. The majority of material related to Davidson's service as Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1946-1950) is housed in the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.
Clarence Burton Day papers
Clarence Burton Day (1889-1987) was a Presbyterian missionary teacher in China (1915-1943) and India (1947-1951). The collection includes correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, and photographs that reflect his work as a missionary.
Joseph Leroy Dodds correspondence
Joseph LeRoy Dodds (1891 - 1973) worked in India as a Presbyterian missionary in 1917, and in 1932, Dodds was appointed secretary of the India Council of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, and four years later he became secretary of the Board itself. The collection (1917-1958) contains correspondence and notes pertaining to trips Dodds made to China, the Near East, and Iran, as well as to his early experiences in India as teacher and instructor at the seminary.
Benjamin Franklin Dowell papers
Benjamin Franklin Dowell, a native of Virginia, came west on the overland trail in 1850. He practiced law in Jacksonville, Oregon and in Washington, D.C. Dowell, with the assistance of his wife and others, owned the Oregon Sentinel newspaper in Jacksonville. The Benjamin Franklin Dowell Papers includes memorandum books, diaries, scrapbooks, and correspondence between Dowell and his wife from Jacksonville and Washington, D.C.
Willis Dunagan diaries and legal papers
Willis Dunagan was a farmer in Marion County, Oregon. The collection consists of Dunagan's diaries from 1859 to 1897, a folder of legal documents, and two original school diplomas earned by Dunagan.
Saidie Orr Dunbar diaries
Saidie Orr Dunbar (1889-1960) was a social worker and active member of numerous health and welfare organizations. The collection consists of Dunbar's daily diaries.
George Allan Dyson papers
Jane Eakin diary
Jane Eakin was a pioneer whose diary describes a trip across the plains from Illinois to Eugene, Oregon in 1866.
S. B. Eakin diary
S. B. Eakin's diary describes a trip across the plains from Illinois to Eugene, Or. in 1866.
Earl Kilpatrick papers
Earl Kilpatrick (1899 - 1927) was a graduate of of the University of Oregon and would become the director of the Extension Division at the University of Oregon in 1915, a position he held until 1926 when he left to become the disaster director of the Red cross at St. Louis, Missouri. The collection contains diaries which include minutes of faculty and other university related meetings, scrapbooks, photographs, and mementos.
Harold Hanne Elarth papers
Harold Hanne Elarth (b. 1885) was a U. S. Army officer who served in the Philippine Constabulary and rose to the rank of Lt. Col. The collection contains research for Elarth's book on the Philippine Constabulary, Philippine Constabulary Officers Association history, a diary, letterpress copybooks, a Philippine Constabulary manual, photographs, and correspondence.
Hal George Evarts Jr. papers
Hal Evarts, Jr. was a writer of Western and mystery fiction. The collection comprises personal and professional correspondence, literary manuscripts, personal journals, and printed materials of author Hal George Evarts, Jr. The manuscripts are of Evarts' novels and short stories in the western and detective/mystery styles.
Hubert Henry Farnham papers
Hubert Henry Farnham (1868-1953) was a minister of Evangelical Church in Portland, Oregon. The collection include diaries, correspondence (personal and professional), sermon outlines, and letters from his son Vernon.
Steve Fisher papers
Steve Fisher (1912-1980) was an author of stories, novels, television and film scripts, and plays. The collection (1968-1970) contains literary manuscripts and correspondence.
William H. Frush diary
William H. Frush diary of a journey across the plains from Knox County, Missouri to Portland, Oregon in 1850.