Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Jesse Applegate was an Oregon pioneer, politician, and helped establish the Applegate Trail. Collection includes 1 letter from Jesse Applegate to unidentified recipient Charley [his brother?] discussing his reasons for disinheriting his daughter, and mentioning the coming national election.
Letter from Lila Shirk Butler to Martin Schmitt responding to his inquiry about her father, David L. Shirk, Jan. 22, 1956.
Letter from D.W. Collins to his brother, J.L. Collins, regarding a land purchase, Sept. 19, [1876?].
The Ellmakers are a prominent pioneer family who first settled in Lane County, Oregon in the 1850s following their journey across the United States on the Oregon Trail. The Ellmaker family papers include personal papers of members of the Ellmaker family; maps, drawings, and photographs; artifacts; books and periodicals; and genealogical research and resources.
Letter from Sarah Ann Foster to her brother, Daniel Bowen Foster, discussing family news and the death of an acquaintance from drinking, Nov. 15, [18--?].
The Grelle family consisted of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Grelle, their daughters Clara, Elsa and Freda Grelle, and their sons Frederick and Edward Grelle (wife Bessie (nee' Henry). The collection (1869-1956) contains incoming and outgoing personal correspondence, to and from multiple family members and other people.
The Parman Shoemaker Family papers are divided into eleven series, according to family members and also by medium. The bulk of this collection consists of letters, notably correspondences from World War I and World War II.
The Proebsting family lived in Montana and Idaho before moving to Medford, Oregon in 1916. The collection includes correspondence, clippings, and a stock agreement.
Wolcott - Gibbs family members are relatives of Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797), who was a member of the Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a general in the Revolutionary War, and, late in his life, the governor of the state of Connecticut (Litchfield Historical Society). The collection (1785-1870) contains correspondence and family papers.