Pioneers -- Oregon -- Diaries
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
The Baker family, consisting of Walter H. Baker, his wife Ida S. Baker (nee Rawalt) and their three sons, William A., Walter R., and Paul, as well as Ida Baker's sister, Mary Hoffman (nee Rawalt), her husband William and their son Harlan, all moved to the Salem, Oregon area in the 1890s. The collection contains records of the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman family that include diaries, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and business records of Walter Baker.
Philip Condit diary describes his trip across the plains from Council Bluffs, Iowa to the Willamette Valley.
Sylvanus Condit diary contains entries on trip across the plains from Council Bluffs, Iowa to the Willamette Valley.
William Cornell was a pioneer from Alexandria, Ohio. This collection consist of a copy of his diary that describes his crossing of the plains in 1852 to Oregon.
Paul Darst was an early Oregon Pioneer who crossed the plains in just four months with a small group. Paul Darst diary of plains crossing, from Fort Laramie to Oregon City.
S. B. Eakin's diary describes a trip across the plains from Illinois to Eugene, Or. in 1866.
William H. Frush diary of a journey across the plains from Knox County, Missouri to Portland, Oregon in 1850.
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.
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.
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).
Sarah Porter was born in Marion County Oregon September 16th, 1854 and was the daughter of William Porter. Her diary makes a few notes of each day, sometimes just on the weather.
John Woolverton came overland from Iowa to Oregon in 1856 and settled in Polk County, Oregon. The collection (1864-1941) contains a copy of an overland journal to Oregon, a history of John Woolverton, and proceedings of the National and International Association of Woolvertons.
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.