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Pioneers -- Oregon

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

Mrs. Inez Eugenia (Adams) Parker early recollections of Oregon pioneer life

 Collection — Folder 1-2: [Barcode: 35025042917142]
Identifier: CB P225
Abstract Collection consists of the memoir of Mrs. Inez Eugenia (Adams) Parker, who crossed the plains from Illinois to Oregon in 1848 and spent her childhood in Yamhill, Oregon. Her memoir, Early recollections of Oregon pioneer life, tells of her life in Illinois. Inez Adams Parker traveled on the Oregon Trail as a very young child and wrote her recollections late in life. The collection consists of her typed, autobiographical account of her life in Oregon.
Dates: ca. 1924

Francis W. Pettygrove bond

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49075135]
Identifier: CA 1848 Jan 29
Abstract Francis W. Pettygrove (1812-1887) was a pioneer and one of the founders of the cities of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a bond written by Pettygrove and his business partner Benjamin Stark to Rob McNamee.
Dates: 1848 January 29

William Porter diaries

 Collection — Folder 1-4 : [Barcode: 35025042868337]
Identifier: A 096
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1861-1885

Charles Claudius Rarick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 090
Abstract Charles Claudius Rarick (1870-1960) was raised in Kansas, learned the blacksmith trade from his father, and became a Methodist preacher, serving congregations in Kansas, Oklahoma Territory, Colorado, and Oregon. The collection contains an autobiography and sermons, including sermon notes, drafts, and journals.
Dates: 1890-1960

Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon

Identifier: A 104
Abstract Almira Raymond, wife of mission farmer William W. Raymond, arrived in Oregon in 1849 as part of the mission "reinforcement" aboard the Lausanne. Her letters reflect the hardships of mission life and the ambiguous attitude of the missionaries toward the Indians.
Dates: 1840-1880

George Roberts and the Hoffman family, Oregon pioneers / by George and Donna Roberts

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i22983090]
Identifier: SFM 168
Abstract Collection consists of a published history of the Hoffman family.
Dates: not yet dated

Orson A. Stearns reminiscences of pioneer days of Phoenix, Oregon and sketch of Samuel Colver

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CB St31
Abstract Orson Avery Sterns (1843-1926) was an Oregon Pioneer soldier who later became a successful agriculturist, politician and stockman. Collections contains 114 pages of handwritten reminiscences to Effie Taylor of Medford, Oregon.
Dates: circa 1843-1926

John Sutherland papers

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB Su84] 1 : [Barcode: 35025041811817]
Identifier: CB Su84
Abstract John Sutherland (1846-1918) was a pioneer, union army veteran, and preacher. Collection contains two copies of his autobiography.
Dates: 1916

Joseph Nathan Teal manuscript

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB T221] 1: [Barcode: 35025041811775]
Identifier: CB T221
Abstract Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was an Oregon rancher, lawyer, investor, and civic leader who was an advocate of waterways development, and served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner from 1920-1921. The collection contains a manuscript of a series of reminiscences of ranch life during the 1850s through the 1870s, in eastern Oregon, that Teal wrote down for his family in 1921.
Dates: 1921

Jesse D. Walling papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA212378]
Identifier: A 127
Abstract Jesse Walling was a pioneer in Marion and Polk counties, Oregon. The papers include three letters from Walling, 1849, 1860, and 1869.
Dates: 1849-1869

Jane H. Walrad diary

 Collection — Folder 1-2 : [Barcode: ALMA212380]
Identifier: A 128
Abstract Jane H. Walrad (maiden name Mullen; 1823-1892) was a Pioneer who travelled with her husband, David P. Walrad from Illinois to Oregon. Her diary gives a day to day description of events, the weather and family matters.
Dates: 1861-1867

Mason Y. Warner papers

Identifier: Coll 245
Abstract Mason Young Warner was born in 1868, the son of parents Agnes Stewart and Thomas Warner. Mason Y. Warner married Celia A. Hyland in 1894. The couple lived in Lane County all their lives, except for a short time spent in eastern Washington. They had three children, Ivan, Claire and Erma. The collection is composed mainly of correspondence, some personal files, and photographs. Most extensive in this collection is the Claire Warner Churchill Thompson material in Series IV. Her papers include many...
Dates: 1859-1954

Elijah White bond

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49151630]
Identifier: CA 1846 Aug 13
Abstract Elijah White (1806–1879) was a missionary and agent for the United States government in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a bond issued by White for the sale of two lots to John Shively.
Dates: 1846 August 13

Margaret Mary Widmer biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i18652761]
Identifier: SFM 059
Abstract Biographical sketch of Margaret Mary Widmer, daughter of Oregon pioneer Conrad Widmer. Includes a brief history of the Widmer family.
Dates: 1900s

V. Williams journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA212647]
Identifier: A 134
Abstract V. Williams was a pioneer who took the California road to Oregon. Journal documents the journey from Iowa to Klamath Lake, Oregon.
Dates: 1853