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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 213 Collections and/or Records:

Augustus Ripley Burbank diaries

 Collection
Identifier: A 013
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1849 April 13 - 1898 May 7

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

The diary of John Joseph Callison : Oregon Trail-1852

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i22983417]
Identifier: SFM 219
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1852

John A. Cass diary and correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i20342652]
Identifier: SFM 096
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1904 November 29 - 1905 April 17

Edward Chambreau collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025040523827]
Identifier: Coll 056
Abstract Edward Chambreau (1821-1902), adventurer and gambler, was born in France, migrated to Canada with his family in 1825, and in 1846 enlisted with the U.S. Army at St. Louis. From 1853 through 1875 Chambreau moved between Portland, Tygh Valley and Vancouver, running saloons, gambling parlors, general stores and a restaurant. In 1875 Chambreau converted to Christianity, sold his saloon and gave up gambling. He became a scout for the U.S. government and traveled between Oregon, Washington and...
Dates: 1847-1880

Justin Chenoweth and Chenoweth family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 123
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1832-1896

Frederick William Cleator papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 013
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1956

Lauretta M. Cloran diaries

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041125911]
Identifier: Ax 111
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1911-1954

Philip Condit diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA206240]
Identifier: A 019
Abstract

Philip Condit diary describes his trip across the plains from Council Bluffs, Iowa to the Willamette Valley.

Dates: 1854

Sylvanus Condit diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA206241]
Identifier: A 020
Abstract

Sylvanus Condit diary contains entries on trip across the plains from Council Bluffs, Iowa to the Willamette Valley.

Dates: 1854

William Cornell diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA206242]
Identifier: A 021
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1852

Medorem Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 129
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1842-1891

Luther Cressman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 005
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1990

Paul Darst diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA206245]
Identifier: A 026
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1847

C. Girard Davidson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 162
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1934-1980

Clarence Burton Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 785
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1914-1971

Joseph Leroy Dodds correspondence

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042616033]
Identifier: A 292
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1914-1957

Benjamin Franklin Dowell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 031
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1847-1882

Willis Dunagan diaries and legal papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 133
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1858-1897

Saidie Orr Dunbar diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 026
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1923-1958

George Allan Dyson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 244
Abstract George Allan Dyson was born in England in 1843 and his family moved to the United States soon after. In 1861 Dyson sailed to California to work in the gold mines. A few years later he moved to Brownsville, Oregon and established the town’s first newspaper, the Brownsville Advertiser, in 1878. Dyson mined in central Idaho in the 1880s, and moved to Eugene, Oregon in 1899, where he worked as a tinsmith until his death in 1935. The collection consists of diaries, letters, ledgers, manuscripts...
Dates: 1861–1931

Jane Eakin diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042917084]
Identifier: A 030
Abstract

Jane Eakin was a pioneer whose diary describes a trip across the plains from Illinois to Eugene, Oregon in 1866.

Dates: 1866

S. B. Eakin diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA207420]
Identifier: A 031
Abstract

S. B. Eakin's diary describes a trip across the plains from Illinois to Eugene, Or. in 1866.

Dates: 1866

Earl Kilpatrick papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 189
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1914-1926

Harold Hanne Elarth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 286
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1902-1951

Hal George Evarts Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 823
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1936-1970

Hubert Henry Farnham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 028
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1890-1950; Majority of material found within 1912-1948

Steve Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 590
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1968-1970

William H. Frush diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042674743]
Identifier: A 038
Abstract

William H. Frush diary of a journey across the plains from Knox County, Missouri to Portland, Oregon in 1850.

Dates: 1850-1851

Fred M. Fuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 514
Abstract

Fred Michael Fuecker (1895-1975) served in the military from 1911-1955, including World War I and World War II. The collection consists of a World War I diary, administrative papers of the provost marshal of Los Angeles and Arizona, and of Service Command Unit 4910, Los Angeles (1942-1944), and seven photograph albums, (1911-1924), scrapbooks and mementos.

Dates: 1911-1955