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Oregon Territory -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Baldwin historical sketches

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50174186]
Identifier: CB B193
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1879

Elwood Evans notebook

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 036] 1: [Barcode: i48788223]
Identifier: A 036
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1859-1882

Griffin and Stouffer account book

 Collection — Volume 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868063]
Identifier: B 139
Abstract

Griffin & Stouffer were blacksmiths in Lafayette, Oregon. The collection consists of their account book.

Dates: 1852-1853

John Smith Griffin papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1842 Dec 26] 1: [Barcode: i4907247x]
Identifier: CA 1842 Dec 26
Abstract

John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of Griffin's record of an interview with fellow missionaries.

Dates: 1842 December 26

George Stanley Turnbull papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042917175]
Identifier: A 306
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1940