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Oregon -- Description and travel

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

George Bond journal

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 023] 1: [Barcode: i19791094]
Identifier: SFM 023

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.

Dates: 1853

C. S. Culver letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1889 Oct 20] 1: [Barcode: i50125424]
Identifier: CA 1889 Oct 20

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.

Dates: 1889 October 20

Mrs. S.D. Evans account

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042629457]
Identifier: CB Ev16

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.

Dates: 1863

Zane Grey photography collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 404

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.

Dates: 1917-2019

T. M. Gunn letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 121] 1: [Barcode: i19790788]
Identifier: SFM 121

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.

Dates: 1885 July 2

Julia A. Holt letters

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 113] 1: [Barcode: i20342718]
Identifier: SFM 113

The Julia Holt papers consist of correspondence between Julia Holt and her sister Adella Holt describing Julia's journey to Oregon in 1866.

Dates: 1865-1875

H. Johnson journal

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 067] 1: [Barcode: i2000882x]
Identifier: SFM 067

H. Johnson journal from the 1860s discusses trips through Oregon and local Methodist churches.

Dates: 1860s

James and Hannah Lloyd Neall papers

Identifier: Coll 347

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.

Dates: 1845-1906

John H. Nicklin letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1851 Feb 25] 1: [Barcode: i39886712]
Identifier: CA 1851 Feb 25

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.

Dates: 1851 February 25

Francis Nighswander papers

Identifier: A 091

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.

Dates: 1862-1870

Josiah Taylor letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 099] 1: [Barcode: i20342664]
Identifier: SFM 099

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.

Dates: 1853 Feb. 20

Paul and Henriette Van de Velde papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 587

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.

Dates: 1921-1966

John M. Waterhouse letters

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 117] 1: [Barcode: i20403574]
Identifier: SFM 117

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.

Dates: 1846 Feb. 19-1847 Dec. 18