Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Father James Croke letters
Rev. James Croke (1827-1888) was a Catholic missionary priest who served in Oregon in the 1850s, reporting directly to Bishop Francis Blanchet of Oregon City, Oregon. This small collection consists of typed transcripts of letters from Croke to Blanchet concerning the details of his missionary work. The original letters are held privately.
Haldane "Buzz" Holmstrom diaries
Haldane "Buzz" Holmstrom (1909-1946) was a resident of Coquille, Oregon, and was an enthusiastic and expert riverboat man. The collection (1936-1939) contains ten volumes of trip diaries describing river travel, and related papers.
Hope Hughes Pressman papers
U.S. District Court documents regarding the Whitman Massacre trial
In November of 1847, a small band of Cayuse warriors killed 14 settlers and took 53 others captive in what became known as the Whitman Massacre. The collection consists of photostat copies of court documents describing testimony brought against Tiloukaikt, one of the Cayuse leaders brought to trial for the crime.
Paul and Henriette Van de Velde papers
Paul and Henriette Van De Velde researched and wrote about culture, art, and life in Mexico in the 1920s-1930s, and about Oregon, specifically Waldport. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, research files concerning Mexico and Oregon, notebooks, diaries, interviews regarding Waldport, Oregon, books, and clippings.
John Joseph Villair reminiscences
John Joseph Villair (1876- ) was an Oregon pioneer and resident of Josephine County. The collection consists of a typed transcription of Villair's reminiscences as told to John C. Kuhns (1887-1901).
Western Union Telegraph Co. transcripts of reports
This collection contains Western Union Telegraph Co. transcripts of reports of an exploration expedition to the Alaska-Yukon territory, 1865 to 1867.