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Family histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 001
Abstract The Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company records contain the correspondence between Andrew Sherwood and the Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company. The letters concern an expedition to Alaska in search of gold. The collection also contains printed matter and maps concerning the expedition. Finally, it contains two journals by Andrew Sherwood spanning the time of the expedition.
Dates: 1897-1901

Ellmaker family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 032
Abstract The Ellmakers are a prominent pioneer family who first settled in Lane County, Oregon in the 1850s following their journey across the United States on the Oregon Trail. The Ellmaker family papers include personal papers of members of the Ellmaker family; maps, drawings, and photographs; artifacts; books and periodicals; and genealogical research and resources.
Dates: 1768-2005

John Jacob Handsaker autobiography and family papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i50031685]
Identifier: CB H192
Abstract John Jacob Handsanker was a Christian Church minister, organizer of Portland Community Chest, director of Armenian and Syrian relief, and Northwest secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War. Collection includes a typed autobiography, notebooks of recollections, typed family history, and several typed family letters.
Dates: circa 1831-1964

Herbert S. Johnson scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868162]
Identifier: A 190
Abstract The Adams family includes William Lysander Adams, his son John W. Johnson, (first president of University of Oregon), his son Herbert S. Johnson, and family members Olive Frances Goodell, Helen E. Adams, Inez Adams Parker, and Thomas McBride. The collection (1929) contains a scrapbook created by Herbert S. Johnson of Adams and Goodell family documents, correspondence, and genealogical research.
Dates: 1929

Korn family tree

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i18652724]
Identifier: SFM 025
Abstract Photocopy of the Korn Family Tree, brief history and genealogy of the Korn family compiled by family members. Includes photograph of the family taken in 1911; photocopy of the sheet music for the song Pretzel Alley; photocopy of Henry Korn's obituary; p.
Dates: between 1978 and 1989

Elizabeth Marsh letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i18652748]
Identifier: SFM 022
Abstract Letter from Elizabeth Marsh to Martin Schmitt describing the provenance of some pamphlets published in Honolulu and Ponape by her grandfather, and explaining their family's connections with the University of Oregon.
Dates: 1948 Dec. 5

Moore, Hampton, Dillard family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 153
Abstract Fay Hampton Robertson compiled histories of the Moore, Hampton, and Dillard branches of her family. The collection consists of typewritten copies of those histories as well as the trail diary of Jonathan Limerick Moore (1830-1862).
Dates: 1852-1964

James B. Sperry papers

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: ALMA221140]
Identifier: CB Sp37
Abstract James Sperry (1833-1922) was a Oregon pioneer, farmer, trader, army veteran, sheep raiser, and politician. Collection contains one, ten paged history of the Sperry Family written by Sperry.
Dates: circa 1833-1922

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

Wolcott-Gibbs family papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041715968]
Identifier: Ax 277
Abstract Wolcott - Gibbs family members are relatives of Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797), who was a member of the Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a general in the Revolutionary War, and, late in his life, the governor of the state of Connecticut (Litchfield Historical Society). The collection (1785-1870) contains correspondence and family papers.
Dates: 1785-1867

Woolverton family papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: 35025041814365]
Identifier: A 149
Abstract John Woolverton came overland from Iowa to Oregon in 1856 and settled in Polk County, Oregon. The collection (1864-1941) contains a copy of an overland journal to Oregon, a history of John Woolverton, and proceedings of the National and International Association of Woolvertons.
Dates: 1864-1941; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1902