Oregon -- History
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Jesse A. Applegate letter
Jesse Applegate was an Oregon pioneer, politician, and helped establish the Applegate Trail. Collection includes 1 letter from Jesse Applegate to unidentified recipient Charley [his brother?] discussing his reasons for disinheriting his daughter, and mentioning the coming national election.
Bishop family papers
The Bishops, a prominent Oregon family, are the founders and proprietors of Pendleton Woolen Mills, the Oregon Worsted Company, and the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill. The Bishop family papers include correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs and albums, genealogical records, plat maps, and newspaper clippings.
The diary of John Joseph Callison : Oregon Trail-1852
Diary kept by John Joseph Callison during his journey, Apr. 6-June 25, 1852. Includes reproduction of one page of the original diary and genealogical information on the Callison family. Callison died of cholera during the journey, on August 23, 1852.
Chronological compilation of the establishment of districts in the Oregon Territory
Chronological listing (1818-1947) of districts formed by the Provisional Government of the Oregon Territory and of counties and their boundary changes after Oregon became a state. Includes maps.
Collection of Eugene Register-Guard political cartoons
Sketches of political cartoons concerning city and county issues which appeared in various issues of the Eugene Register-Guard newspaper.
Katherine Lucas Fenton Scrapbook
Katherine Lucas Fenton of Portland, Oregon, was a pioneer and the mother of the two soldiers. The scrapbook is composed of newspaper and magazine articles relating to Oregon history. Includes considerable material on the Whitman controversy, and an article on Oregon history by William MacLeod Raine.
Forest Talmadge "Tom" Humphrey papers
Humphrey (1896-1971) was an editor at the Oregon Journal and Oregon City Enterprise newspapers. Collection includes 2 containers of correspondence: outgoing and incoming, manuscripts, photographs, biographical information and other miscellaneous materials.
H. Johnson journal
H. Johnson journal from the 1860s discusses trips through Oregon and local Methodist churches.
KOAC Library Hour records
Typescripts for the radio program KOAC Library Hour, prepared under the direction of Martin Schmitt for the University of Oregon Library, 1952. Includes related correspondence (1951-1952), program schedules, and short critiques of the programs Stage Coach to Roseburg and The People L'arn done by high school students. Principal correspondents include Karl Hintz of the University of Oregon Library and William S. Forth of Oregon State College.
How we came to Oregon : narrative poem / by John Hamilton McClure. History of the Bruce family / written by Major Wm Bruce in his 75th year / reproduced from the Vincennes (Indiana) capitol
Narrative poem written by McClure which describes his family's journey from Indiana to Oregon in 1853. Contains photograph of McClure and his two siblings. Also includes History of the Bruce Family, written by Major William Bruce. Includes information on.
Randall V. Mills papers
Oregon Canning Company records
Oregon Canning Company was incorporated July 5, 1899 by W. F. Jewett, N. J. Cornwall, M. Herrick, and O. B. Hinsdale, and was located in Gardiner, Oregon. The collection (1899-1904) includes six volumes: a minute book, journal, ledger, stock certificates, stock transfers, and a letterpress copybook.
Oregon Films collection
Collection consists of films about Oregon or created by Oregonians between 1929-1983.
Art Pearl campaign speech and environmental proposal
Documents titled The Issues Paper, Pearl for Governor Campaign, and The Environmental Crisis, Art Pearl's Proposal for Oregon's Survival, published by the Pearl for Governor Committee, outlining Pearl's stand on various issues. Chairman of the committ.
Kate L. Robbins papers
Kate Robbins, nee Pratt, was born in Cohasset, Massachusetts, and moved with her husband Abner to Ochoco, Oregon in 1868. The family was among the first settlers in the Ochoco area. The collection is composed of correspondence that describes living conditions in and near Ochoco and Prineville, with references to Indian uprisings, feuds between cattle and sheep ranchers, politics, and social life.
Territorial Centennial Commission (Or.) reprint of the Oregon Spectator, vol. 1, no. 1, February 5, 1846
Reprint of the Oregon Spectator, vol. 1, no. 1, February 5, 1846, by the Territorial Centennial Commission in honor of the Territorial Centennial observances of 1848-49.
The organizational journal of an emigrant train of 1845
Copy of the (Savannah) Oregon Emigrating Society Constitution, minutes and proceedings, and census. Includes essay titled An Account of the Wagon Train mastered by Solomon Tetherow, written by Fidelia March Bowers, which gives information on the wagon tra.
Frederic George Young letter to Fred Lockley
Frederic George Young (1858 -1929) was a professor at the University of Oregon, a historian, and was one of the founders of the Oregon Historical Society. The collection contains a letter dated June 25, 1916, from Young to Fred Lockley, regarding Oregon history and the Oregon Historical Society.