Oregon Territory -- History -- Sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Henry Baldwin wrote historical sketches for a Marshfield, Oregon (now known as Coos Bay) newspaper, in 1879, that were based on a journal by L.L. Williams, which contained an account of an 1850 exploration party's encounter with "Indians" of Southern Oregon. The collection (1938) contains photocopies of the historical sketches, and a historical write-up by Sheldon Sackett about William's journal, the exploration party, and the Marshfield, Oregon newspaper, Weekly Coast Mail.
Elwood Evans (1828-1898) was a lawyer, politician, and historian of the Pacific Northwest. The collection consists of a single notebook intended primarily as source notes for Evans' historical work.
Griffin & Stouffer were blacksmiths in Lafayette, Oregon. The collection consists of their account book.
John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of Griffin's record of an interview with fellow missionaries.
George Stanley Turnbull (1882 - ?) researched the history of Oregon newspapers, journalism, and governors, and published at least four books on those subjects. The collection (1930-1940) contains correspondence, speeches, and his master's thesis.