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Military

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 160 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Alvord letter to J.M. Sutton

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50051878]
Identifier: CA 1863 July 16
Abstract Major Benjamin Alvord of Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, wrote a letter dated July 16, 1863 to J.M. Sutton of Jacksonville, regarding fighting in the Rogue River Valley. The collection contains the letter, which references Jesse and Lindsay Applegate.
Dates: 1863 July 16

Fred Elijah Ames papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 104
Abstract Fred Elijah Ames was a forester in Oregon. The collection contains his diaries, photographs, and reports.
Dates: 1892-1919

Ulius L. Amoss papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 005
Abstract Before, during, and after World War II, Ulius "Pete" Louis Amoss (1895-1961) engaged in espionage. His work included directorship of the OSS during the war and founder and director of the ISI, the International Services of Information Foundation, Incorporated. Amoss is credited with the coining the phrase "leaderless resistance." The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, espionage material, and print material that reflect his life and work as a spy.
Dates: 1941-1963

Anne Chamness collection of Camp Clatsop panoramas

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042634952]
Identifier: PH 359
Abstract 2 panoramic images of the Oregon National Guard at Camp Clatsop.
Dates: circa 1927

Joseph Archibald papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 215
Abstract Joseph Archibald (1898-1986) was a writer. The Joseph Archibald papers comprise literary manuscripts and television scripts concerning the military, specifically Vietnam and the Air Force. The collection also includes incoming correspondence, both personal and professional, from publishers, military officers and civilians. The collection also includes an article about Joseph Archibald.
Dates: 1962-1967

Armed Services Edition books

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 481
Abstract Armed Service Edition books (ASEs) were produced during World War II by the Council on Books in Wartime. The majority of the collection includes small, paperback copies of Armed Services Edition books and periodicals published between 1943-1946.
Dates: 1943-1946

Harold C. Bean papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 400] 1: [Barcode: 35025032078855]
Identifier: Coll 400
Abstract Harold Cedric Bean (1889-1930) served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during WWI, and after his discharge, returned to Oregon and practiced medicine, and served on medical boards. The collection (1873-1930) contains correspondence, military papers, manuscripts regarding medical issues among soldiers in WWI, and other papers.
Dates: 1873-1930; Majority of material found within 1915-1930

Welborn Beeson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 799
Abstract Welborn Beeson was a farmer in Jackson County, Oregon during the late 1800s. The Beeson family came overland to Oregon in 1853, settling in Jackson County along Wagner Creek. In 1851, when Welborn Beeson was fifteen years old, he began to keep a diary and continued to do so until his death in 1893. After serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, Beeson returned to farm in Jackson County, and was active in politics and in the social life of the area. The collection includes diaries,...
Dates: 1848-1893

C. V. Belknap journal

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SFM 068
Abstract C. V. Belknap was a Union soldier during the Civil War.
Dates: November 1864-1865

Dr. James Martin and Miriam Benade papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 807
Abstract Collection contains the correspondence, notes, unpublished writings, published writings, prints, photographs, and miscellaneous materials of James Martin and Miriam Benade, missionaries to India. It also includes papers of Mrs. Benade's parents, Rev. Albert Gordon and Ella McGaw.
Dates: 1923-1975

Royal Augustus Bensell diary and scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042629259]
Identifier: Ax 118
Abstract Royal Augustus Bensell (1838-1921) served as a corporal in the California Infantry during the American Civil War, was assigned to Ft. Yamhill, Oregon for three years, and later moved to Yaquina Bay, Oregon. The collection (1862-1864) contains a diary kept during his service, and scrapbook.
Dates: 1862-1864

Lemuel Evans Boren papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 223
Abstract Lemuel Evans Boren (1879-1961) served in the infantry in Cuba and in the Philippine Islands, was appointed inspector in the Philippine Constabulary in 1901, promoted to major, and resigned in 1909. The collection (1899-1920) contains diaries, a monograph, military records, certificates, photographs, correspondence, and other papers.
Dates: 1899-1920

Frazier Augustus Boutelle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 012
Abstract Frazier Augustus Boutelle was an army officer who served in the Civil War, and also in various frontier posts in Oregon, Texas, Montana, and California. From 1889 to 1890, he was superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, and in 1895 became adjutant general of the state of Washington. His son, Harry Moss Boutelle was killed in action in 1899 in the war in the Philippines. The collection consists mainly of family correspondence and photographs. Frazier Boutelle's letters describe army life,...
Dates: 1869-1933

Simon R. Bowermeister letters to Harriet A. McConnell

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49942402]
Identifier: A 173
Abstract Simon R. Bowermeister was an enlisted man who served in Company D., 3d Regiment, Virginia Mounted Riflemen during the American Civil War. Bowermeister died in a Confederate prison in 1864. The collection (1863) contains letters written to Harriet A. McConnell describing a soldier's life.
Dates: 1863

Walter S. Bowman photographs

 Collection — Box 11: [Barcode: 35025041645249]
Identifier: PH 004
Abstract Walter S. Bowman (1865-1938) was a professional photographer who worked in Pendleton, Oregon, from the late 1880s to the mid 1930s. Bowman’s photographs document daily life in Eastern Oregon, including special events such as the Pendleton Round-Up. The collection consists of almost 800 negatives and prints representative of the span of the photographer's work, but his noted images of tribal people were largely destroyed after his death.
Dates: 1880-1930

Jacob A. Bradford papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042629267]
Identifier: Ax 119
Abstract Jacob A. Bradford was an enlisted man in Company F, 2d Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War. The collection (1861-1864) contains diaries, correspondence, miscellaneous Bradford family documents, and Civil War era newspapers.
Dates: 1861-1864

Samuel Henry Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 120
Abstract Samuel Henry Brown was the Republican state senator from Marion County, Oregon, 1923-1933. In 1934 he was a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor. Collection contains correspondence, 1906-1940, mainly concerning business of the Legislature and the 1934 race for governor. Also included are the letters of George M. Battersby, Co. M, 20th Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Infantry, 1898-1899, from the West Coast and the Philippine Islands.
Dates: 1898-1940

Robert L. Buell papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042290938]
Identifier: Ax 471
Abstract Robert Louis Buell (1898-1966) served in WWI and WWII, and also served as a foreign service officer from 1925 to 1952, and was often posted in the Far East. The collection (1917-1958) contains records and correspondence from Buell's service in WWI, correspondence and memoranda regarding world events and Buell's service in WWII, speeches, recollections, manuscripts, and photographs.
Dates: 1917-1958

Edward Burns letter to James Boyle

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50089821]
Identifier: CA 1862 Dec 18
Abstract Edward Burns was a soldier who served in the American Civil War. The collection contains a photostat copy of a letter from Burns to James Boyle, dated December 18, 1862.
Dates: 1862 December 18

John F. Campbell letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50035010]
Identifier: CA 1863 Aug 6
Abstract John F. Campbell wrote a letter dated August 6, 1863, to "Aunt and relatives," reporting the death of his brother at the battle of Gettysburg, describing the burial arrangements, and his decision to not bring the body home to Indiana.
Dates: 1863 August 6