Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:
William Holmes notice
William Holmes (1807-1879) was a pioneer and the first sheriff of Clackamas Country. The collection consists of a notice alerting concerned parties to the sale of the Oregon City properties of William Riley by Holmes to settle a debt to John McLoughlin.
Julia A. Holt letters
The Julia Holt papers consist of correspondence between Julia Holt and her sister Adella Holt describing Julia's journey to Oregon in 1866.
Huddleston Store ledger
The Huddleston Store was a general store in Eugene, Oregon run by members of the Huddleston family, including Oregon pioneer James Huddleston. Collection consists of a single ledger for the Huddleston general store, 1853-1854.
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.
John and Mary Webster Perit Huntington letters
John Webster Perit Huntington (1831-1869), publisher, lawyer, teacher, farmer and Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Oregon. In 1857 Huntington met and married Mary Applegate (1834-1878), daughter of Charles Applegate. Collections include copies of 9 letters addressed to "Ma" and "Pa." These letters are both written by John and his wife Mary to their parents between 1855 and 1860.
Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory
Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory.
John Lawrence Johnson diary and letter
John Lawrence Johnson (1830-1916) was a pioneer who came to Oregon with his parents in 1851. The collection includes Johnson's diary of that journey as well as a letter from Johnson's uncle.
Caroline Thurman Buffum, Pioneer of 1845
Collection comprises a short biography of Caroline Thurman Buffum, pioneer to Oregon and resident of Amity, Oregon, written by Laura Judy.
Clinton Kelly family papers
Clinton Kelly (1808-1875) was a Methodist preacher who came to Oregon from Kentucky in 1847. The Kelly Family papers include ten letters and eleven documents.
William and Lois Kerns land patent
Collection is comprised of the land patent issued to William Kerns and Lois B. Kerns of Clackamas County, Oregon on July 21, 1873.
Anne Applegate Kruse manuscript of "The Applegate Story"
Anne Applegate was the great niece of Jessie Applegate and the grandaughter of Charles Applegate who are known for establishing the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains one, typed manuscript of her history of the Applegates in Oregon, particularly the Charles Applegate family of Yoncalla. Written between 1955 and 1960 from letters, diaries, and recollections.
Clinton Kelly and Moriah Kelly land patent
Collection is comprised of a donation land patent for Clinton Kelly and his wife Moriah Kelly of Clackamas County, Oregon.
Joseph Lane papers
Joseph Lane (1801-1881) was an active Oregonian politician serving as Governor and Oregon's first Senator. The Joseph Lane papers include diaries, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, a draft of Nina Lane Faubion’s biography of Lane, and photographs.
Lemon Family papers
The Lemon Family were early pioneers who settled in various areas of the Pacific Northwest. Collection consists of autobiographies of members of the Lemon family, correspondence, mementos, photographs, and miscellaneous papers from family members.
Williams Evans Lingenfelter correspondence
William Evans Lingenfelter came overland to Oregon from Missouri in 1851. He served in the Indian war of 1855 in Co. D, "Washington Invincibles." He later settled in Hillsboro and Butteville, Oregon. Most of the letters are from members of the family in Clay County, Missouri, and deal with family news and troubles in Missouri.
Lot Livermore correspondence
Lot Livermore (1835- ) was a Republican who was elected county treasurer of Umatilla County and was elected as the first mayor of Pendleton.
His collection consists of correspondence ranging in date from January 1861 to March 1905. The letters concern his life in Oregon, finances, and events.
William W. Lloyd reminiscences
The William W. Lloyd Papers comprise a single manuscript detailing Lloyd's trip from Missouri to Idaho in 1876 and his life in Pine Valley, now Pine (Baker County), Oregon.
G. P. Loomis letter to "Humphrey"
G. P. Loomis (1819- ) was an Iowa farmer and Justice of the Peace. The collection consists of a 4 page, hand written letter to "Humphrey" of Harrisburg, Oregon Territory and a transcription of said letter.
Jesse Looney letter to John C. Bond
Jesse Looney (1800-1869) was a pioneer farmer and early Oregon legislator. The collection consists of a typed transcript of a letter from Looney to his brother-in-law, John C. Bond.
Seth Luelling diary
Seth Lewelling's Diary recounts his travels from Cincinnati Ohio to California, accounts of his finances, poetry of Oregon and California written by family members, and a list of the names of the Luelling Family members.
Andrew S. McClure journal
Andrew S. McClure (1829-1898) traveled from Kansas to Oregon in 1853. The collection consists of two typed transcriptions of his journal, chronicling that journey.
Job McNemee versus Daniel Lownsdale depositions
Job McNamee and D.H. Lownsdale were residents of the Oregon Territory that both claimed the same land. Collection contains two depositions consisting of three pages, each concerning land claims.
Methodist Mission Store account book
Account book of the Methodist Mission Store.
Moore, Hampton, Dillard family papers
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).
Dorothy Morrison literary manuscripts
Dorothy Morrison was an educator and writer. The collection includes manuscripts for two pieces, The Eagle and the Fort and Ladies Were Not Expected.
Nathaniel Myer diary of a trip to the Rogue River Valley
Nathaniel Myer's diary recounts his travels from Van Buren, Iowa to the Rogue River Valley of Oregon. His diary includes descriptions of the weather and landscapes along with events.
James and Hannah Lloyd Neall papers
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.
Georgia Nesmith letter to James Willis Nesmith
James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. Collection contains correspondence between Nesmith and Georgia Nesmith.
William T. Newby papers
The William T. Newby Papers contain a variety of information about Newby's overland crossing from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trial in 1843. Newby was a member of the wagon train made famous by Jesse Applegate. The collection provides weather observations, account summaries, and personal experiences of living in and journeying to Oregon from 1843-1864.
John H. Nicklin letter
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.