Oregon -- Description and travel
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
The George Bond papers comprise a photocopy of a published typescript in which a segment of George Bond's diary in transcribed. The segment concerns the Bond family's 1853 overland journey to Oregon.
The collection contains a typed copy of a letter dated October 20, 1889, from C. S. Culver of Mantorville, Minnesota, to his brother and sister Lucius and Amanda Culver. The letter is a description of transportation facilities and natural resources of Oregon during 1889.
The S.D. Evans document, “A Trip from Washoe, Nevada to Douglas County, Oregon, 1863” is a personal narrative recounting Evans’ move from Nevada to Oregon in 1863.
Zane Grey (1872-1939) was an American author. The Zane Grey photography collection includes a photo album and approximately 50 photographic prints depecting Grey's Northwest travels. The collection also includes 3 issues of the Zane Grey Review containing articles related to the photographs in this collection.
Letter from T.M. Gunn to his son, Arthur Gunn, in Parkville, Missouri, describing his travels to Portland (Or.), Corvallis, the Willamette Valley, and Walla Walla, Washington.
The Julia Holt papers consist of correspondence between Julia Holt and her sister Adella Holt describing Julia's journey to Oregon in 1866.
H. Johnson journal from the 1860s discusses trips through Oregon and local Methodist churches.
James Neall (1820-1903) was a pioneer, merchant, and entrepreneur from Philadelphia who established claims and businesses in Oregon and California. His wife, Hannah Lloyd Neall (1817-1912) was a cultural enthusiast and suffragist who wrote for numerous early California publications. The collection consists of reminiscences, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, bound volumes and a painted tin box.
The John H. Nicklin letter is a single letter, addressed to Nicklin's brother, describing the journey to and conditions found in Oregon in 1851. The letter focuses on the journey over the Oregon Trail and the available agriculture of the Willamette Valley.
The Francis Marion Nighswander papers are contained in a single folder. The papers comprise a journal, personal drawings, letters, and documents concerning the currency question of 1885. The materials are focused around Oregon and California life, as that is where Nighswander lived and worked for the majority of his life.
Typed copy of letter from Josiah and Elizabeth Taylor in Dayton, Yamhill Co., Or., to Samuel Cook, Elizabeth's brother, in Winnebago Co., Rockford, Il., Feb. 20, 1853, describing their overland journey to Oregon. Includes typed notes about the family.
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.
Letters from John M. Waterhouse, one to an uncle and three to a friend, Larkin Turner of Boston, concerning business matters and potential for business ventures in Oregon, Feb. 19, 1846-Dec 18, 1847. Includes newspaper clipping from the New York Tribune a.