Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Delazon Smith settled in Linn County in 1852 and was one of the first United States Senators from Oregon, elected in 1858. The letters are to his brother and refer at length to the question of statehood for Oregon.
Richard Shore Smith was president of the First National Bank, Eugene, Oregon. Correspondence covers bank policy and practice.
Springer's papers include a Master's thesis on the history of Philomath College (bound version and rough draft), school days newspaper notes, log of her trips, 'animals of Oregon' and other miscellaneous manuscripts, correspondence, and speeches.
Steinberger was an Army officer in command of the District of Oregon in 1862. Most of the correspondence concerns military matters in Oregon and Washington, 1862-1865, with political and personal overtones.
Philip Sterling (1907-1989) was a writer and public relations representative. The Philip Sterling papers include publicity material for a number of radio shows in the 1940s and 1950s, professional correspondence, manuscripts, research material and correspondence relating to biographies. There is also a considerable amount of research material on Rachel Carson.
John Telfer was an engineer for the British military in Canada. John Telfer's papers include many correspondence, most of which are outgoing to his brother and sister.
J. Q. Thornton (1810-1888) was a lawyer, Oregon pioneer, judge and lobbyist. Collection includes one, fifteen paged copy of "Oregon History" written by Thornton; one, eleven paged letter to Thornton concerning the Indian Delegation that went to St. Louis to inquire about the Bible; and one, six paged autobiography of Thornton.
Waldron was an enlisted man in Company I, 2nd Oregon Volunteers. The letters are to his parents, were written successively from Portland, San Francisco, "on board ship," Manila, Pasig River, San Miguel, and San Francisco.
Jesse Walling was a pioneer in Marion and Polk counties, Oregon. The papers include three letters from Walling, 1849, 1860, and 1869.
Lucy Applegate (1830-1910) was the daughter of Charles Applegate and the niece of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains five letters that are undated.