Oregon -- History -- 19th century
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Bridge Camp Christmas Dinner Menu
Collection is comprised of a menu for the Christmas dinner served at Bridge Camp, Oregon in 1921.
Joseph Henry Brown "History of Indian Wars in Oregon and Washington" manuscript
Joseph Henry Brown (1867-1898) was an Oregon pioneer, newspaper printer and correspondent, Veteran, and a historian who wrote about politics and Native American culture and conflicts in Oregon. Joseph Henry Brown "History of Indian Wars in Oregon and Washington" manuscript contains an unpublished work by Brown that was intended as a companion to his Political History of Oregon to 1848.
Thomas Chavner memoir
Seventeen-page manuscript, written circa 1870-1880, by Margaret Chavner, daughter of Thomas Chavner, as told to her directly by her father. The Chavner family established the community of Gold Hill, Oregon, and owned many mining claims and farming properties in the area.
Robert Carleton Clark memorial essays
Robert Carleton Clark (1877–1939) was and educator and historian who served as head of the department of History at the University of Oregon until his death in 1939. The Robert Carleton Clark memorial essays collection contains unpublished works by Clark's former graduate students on a variety of 19th and early 20th century Oregon history topics.
John Cochran bill of sale
The collection contains bill of sale to People's Transportation Co. for the steamer Relief, signed by John Cochran and others, on July 1, 1865.
C. S. Culver letter
The collection contains a typed copy of a letter dated October 20, 1889, from C. S. Culver of Mantorville, Minnesota, to his brother and sister Lucius and Amanda Culver. The letter is a description of transportation facilities and natural resources of Oregon during 1889.
Samuel and Permelia Nebeker to Seldon Warner deed of land
Collection is comprised of a Deed of Land documenting the sale of land from Samuel and Permelia Nebeker to Seldon Warner, all of Linn County, Oregon.
John Minto letter to William P. Lord
The collection contains a letter from John Minto to William P. Lord, of Salem, Oregon, dated January 15, 1892. In the letter, Minto describes his experiences as an escort for Jesse Applegate, from 1847 to 1848, including travel through the Siskiyou mountains.
National Republican Convention personal histories
Collection is comprised of a roster of Oregon delegates to the National Republican Convention in 1896.
William Holman Odell letter
William Holman Odell wrote a letter dated April 28, 1871 to Captain Applegate, of Oregon about Oregon land purchases and surveys regarding Sprague's River land and the Klamath reservation.
Oregon Stage Coach Company records
The Oregon Stage Coach Company, owned by Henry W. Corbett, ran a major route between California and Oregon during the mid 1800s. The collection (1866-1867) includes bills, receipts, and waybills.
George A. Pease bill of sale
The collection contains a bill of sale to People's Transportation Co. for the steamer, Enterprise, signed by George A. Pease ,and others, on September 1, 1865.
Savage family correspondence
The collection (1869-1878) contains handwritten personal correspondence between members of the Savage family that lived in Maine and Oregon.
William A. Shipley papers
The collection contains a letter and accompanying diagrams, dated June 9, 1866 from lieutenant William A. Shipley of the Quartermaster's office, to his superiors, regarding public buildings, including the Siletz Block House and supplies he wishes to sell.
James C. Smith letters patent
The collection contains a letters patent issued on June 19, 1883 to James C. Smith, of The Dalles, Oregon, for his invention of an improved hand-powered drilling machine (no. 279,834). The collection also includes a leather envelope pouch.
T.J. Smith letter
The collection contains a letter that certifies the Union sympathies of two men from Oregon, signed by T. J. Smith, on January 26, 1870. The letter states that Robert Lodd [Ladd?] of Portland, Oregon and Alex A. Miller of Jacksonville, Oregon are not a part of any rebellion.
Marcus Whitman Walker letters
Marcus Whitman Walker was a son of Elkanah Walker, a pioneer missionary in Oregon. The collection (1867-1893) contains letters written by Marcus Walker from Brownsville, Weston, and Warm Springs, Oregon to family members.
Joseph Gardner Wilson letter
Joseph Gardner Wilson, of The Dalles, Oregon, wrote a letter dated February 26, 1870, addressed to "Dear Sir." The collection contains the letter which refers to disposition of scrip from James W. Nesmith to E. M. Barnum, and Wilson writes that he thinks Barnum dishonest.