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Lillian Caldwell Blackwood letters and photographs, 1877-1928

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Blackwood, Lillian Caldwell, 1877-1928
Title
Lillian Caldwell Blackwood letters and photographs
Dates
1877-1928 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.0 linear feet, (1 container, 2 volumes)
Collection Number
A 010
Summary
Lillian Caldwell Blackwood was an Oregon pioneer who lived in Jacksonville, Oregon. The collection (1877-1928) contains correspondence regarding family and Oregon society and family photographs.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
Languages
English

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection (1877-1928) contains correspondence regarding family and Oregon society, and photographs.

Correspondence consists of sixty-five letters and concerns family matters and social news.

Correspondents are Mrs. M. J. Courtney, address unknown, 1877-1880; Richard Blackwood, Tombstone, Arizona, 1880-1881; and Kate Murray, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 1892-1897.

The collection also includes five photographs of Blackwood and friends or family, circa 1900-1928; one photograph is a portrait of Andy Boise, an African-American man, in a suit with cane, c. 1880s. Photographs have been separated from the rest of the collection for preservation reasons, and are stored under the call number, PH236.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Lillian Caldwell Blackwood was an Oregon pioneer who lived in Jacksonville, Oregon. Her correspondence received includes letters from Mrs. M. J. Courtney (address unknown), 1877-1880; Richard Blackwood, Tombstone, Arizona, 1880-1881; and Kate Murray, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 1892-1897. They all concern family matters and social news.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lillian Caldwell Blackwood letters and photographs, A 010, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Letters, 1877-1920sReturn to Top

0.1 linear feet
Blackwood, Lillian Caldwell, 1877-1928

Photographs (PH236), circa 1890s-1920sReturn to Top

0.01 linear feet
Blackwood, Lillian Caldwell, 1877-1928
Description Dates
[Five snapshots of Lillian Caldwell Blackwood and friends, one 1890s and rest 1920s]
5.0 photographic prints
not yet assigned