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Frontier and pioneer life -- Northwest, Pacific

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Chambreau collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025040523827]
Identifier: Coll 056
Abstract Edward Chambreau (1821-1902), adventurer and gambler, was born in France, migrated to Canada with his family in 1825, and in 1846 enlisted with the U.S. Army at St. Louis. From 1853 through 1875 Chambreau moved between Portland, Tygh Valley and Vancouver, running saloons, gambling parlors, general stores and a restaurant. In 1875 Chambreau converted to Christianity, sold his saloon and gave up gambling. He became a scout for the U.S. government and traveled between Oregon, Washington and...
Dates: 1847-1880

J. H. (John Henry) Christ papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041753472]
Identifier: Ax 767
Abstract

J. H. (John Henry or Heine) Christ edited a book regarding the recollections of a Pony Express Rider, Isaac Van Dorsey Mossman, who worked for the Pony Express in the mid 1800s. The collection (1954-1955) contains manuscript and research material, correspondence, photographs, and publicity.

Dates: 1954-1955

Pioneer life of Mollie Truax Crocker

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CB C872
Abstract

Mollie Truax Crocker was born in Oregon City, Oregon. The collection constitutes her reminiscences of her pioneer life in the Northwest from the 1860s through the 1890s.

Dates: circa 1890

Hudson's Bay Company journal of events at Stuart Lake

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042751871]
Identifier: B 034
Abstract

The Hudson's Bay Company is the oldest commercial corporation in North America and one of the oldest in the world. A fur trading business for much of its existence, today Hudson's Bay Company owns and operates retail stores throughout Canada. Collection includes Hudson's Bay Company journal of events at Stuart Lake.

Dates: 1842-1847

John Sutherland papers

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB Su84] 1 : [Barcode: 35025041811817]
Identifier: CB Su84
Abstract

John Sutherland (1846-1918) was a pioneer, union army veteran, and preacher. Collection contains two copies of his autobiography.

Dates: 1916