Found in 213 Collections and/or Records:
William Porter was an Oregon pioneer who settled in Aumsville, Oregon. His diaries range from 1861-1885 and describe the weather, finances, events and daily routines along with some notes on his neighbors.
Grace Guile Purse was a physician in Washington, D.C. early in the twentieth century. In 1920 Purse pursued genealogical research in an effort to join the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Rase worked as a surveyor in District 6, U. S. Forest Service. The diaries describe various jobs in Oregon and Washington.
Ridgeway worked as surveyor in District 6, U. S. Forest Service. The diaries describe jobs in Oregon and Washington.
The James Henry Bascom Royal papers include a journal of an overland trip from Illinois to Oregon, June 5, 1853-October 27, 1853; diaries, June 17, 1849-February 24, 1853 and December 19, 1853-July 4, 1855; and two letters from James H. Wilbur.
Mrs. Lydia A. Rudd traveled overland from Missouri to Oregon in 1852; Notes by the Wayside En Route to Oregon is her journal from May 6, 1852-October 27, 1852.
Silas Russell (1835 or 1837-1919) was an Oregon pioneer who farmed near Pleasant Hill, Lane County and who also served in Company H, First Oregon Volunteer Infantry, during the period of "Indian Wars" in Oregon. The collection (1865-1866) contains a diary that describes Russell's experience in the infantry.
The papers of Constance Savery, English-born author known primarily for her children's and young adult novels, are comprised of correspondence, work diaries, drafts and typescripts, ephemera, personal documents, published material, photographs, and artifacts.
Collection comprised of Hamilton Scott's diary of a trip from Fremont, Iowa to Walla Walla, Washington in 1862.
Dr. Frederick Gilman Scovel (born 1902) and his wife Myra Scovel (August 11, 1905- August 26, 1994) were missionaries overseas for the United Presbyterian Church for almost thirty years. The works in this collection are a collection of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and other miscellaneous items that represent the Scovels’ missionary work and their time spent overseas.
Alvane Cary Seely, MD (1870-1959) was an eye, ear, nose and throat doctor in Roseburg, OR, beginning in 1905. The collection contains diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts.
Corwin V. Seitz was a member of the library staff at the University of Oregon from 1924 until 1957. The collection (1917; 1942; 1949-1952) contains six volumes of diaries that reflect the social and emotional issues that face a person who has a stammer, and also a short memoir, poetry, and writings regarding travel and work.
John Shaver was from South Mountain, North Carolina. He sailed on the Henry Chauncey to Aspinwall, crossed the isthmus, and proceeded on the Sacramento to San Francisco, Mar. 11 to Apr. 2, 1868. Journal describes his journey.
David Shirk (1844-1928)was a pioneer and cattle worker. The collections consists of one bound trail diary and an unbound manuscript of David Shirk's autobiography.
Reginald A'Court Simmonds (1884-1962) served as rector of St. Mark's church, Protestant Episcopal, in Portland, Oregon, 1924-1951. The collection contains sermons, sermon notes, correspondence, service programs, publications, a diary of a trip to England, and personal mementos and photographs.
Collection is comprised of correspondence, diaries, newsclippings, and writings of Hiram Johnson and Jane Slade Johnson, and Elizabeth Slade, Jane Slade's younger sister.
Fabritus R. Smith (1819-1898) came to Oregon in 1846 with Joseph Waldo, where he lived and worked his land claim near Salem. The collection consists of the diaries of Smith and his son, Hamlin, as well as personal and legal papers.
Consists of personal correspondence between Snow and his wife-to-be Mary Elizabeth German Robey, owner and operator of the Robey Drilling Company and president of the National Association of Pro America; Snow's London diary documenting and analyzing Worl.
Caroline (C.) Eleanor Spears (1876-1959) was a writer, suffragist, and a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). The collection consists largely of collected printed material relating to suffrage (1915-1930) and temperance, (1918-1947), and to a lesser degree socialist politics and the Christian Science religion, and also includes general correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and address books.
Viola Springer was from Sullivan County, Missouri and was an Oregon pioneer. The Viola Springer journal describes in detail her trip from Princeton, Montana to Harney Valley, Oregon in 1885-1886.
Ira D. Staggs (1888-1973) farmed and raised livestock near Baker City, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence and documentation primarily concerned with Staggs' life as a rancher.
Samuel J Steckel was the owner of Steckels Sawmill located on the West Evans Creek, in Jackson County, Oregon. His diary describes in detail his day to day activities including the status of the mill, his family life and the weather.
Abbie Ella Stoughton (later Stearns) was the daughter of Joseph Hibbard Stoughton, a Washington pioneer from New England. Her diary documents her travels from England to Asia and New York as well as travels in the Pacific Northwest and her appointment as enrolling clerk of the House, Washington Territorial Legislature.