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Pioneers -- Oregon -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Marcus Whitman Walker letters

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i49941641]
Identifier: A 175
Abstract

Marcus Whitman Walker was a son of Elkanah Walker, a pioneer missionary in Oregon. The collection (1867-1893) contains letters written by Marcus Walker from Brownsville, Weston, and Warm Springs, Oregon to family members.

Dates: 1867-1893

John R. Williams letters to Lucy Applegate

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 148] 1: [Barcode: 35025041814357]
Identifier: A 148
Abstract

Lucy Applegate (1830-1910) was the daughter of Charles Applegate and the niece of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains five letters that are undated.

Dates: circa 1840-1910

W.P.A. Oregon Historical Records Survey records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 066
Abstract

The Historical Records Survey (H.R.S.) was initiated by the federal government in 1935 as one of five programs under the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A., renamed Work Projects Administration in 1939). All W.P.A. projects ended in February 1943, and most H.R.S. records were deposited in public repositories. The Oregon Historical Records Survey collection, arranged according to its original order, contains detailed documentation of Oregon history and records.

Dates: not yet dated

Albert Zieber diary and letters

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i48753853]
Identifier: A 139
Abstract

Alfred Zieber (1830-1890) travelled overland from Peoria, Illinois to California. The collection consists of Zieber's diary of his journey, as well as four subsequent letters from his father, John S. Zieber.

Dates: 1850