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Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon, 1849-1870

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Raymond, Almira Adeline David
Title
Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon
Dates
1849-1870 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
A 104
Summary
Almira Raymond, wife of William W. Raymond, mission farmer, arrived in Oregon in 1849 as part of the mission "reenforcement" aboard the Lausanne. Her letters reflect the hardships of mission life and the ambiguous attitude of the missionaries toward the Indians.
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

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Almira Raymond, wife of William W. Raymond, mission farmer, arrived in Oregon in 1849 as part of the mission "reenforcement" aboard the Lausanne. She wrote detailed letters to her parents, the James Davids of Amsterdam, N.Y., and a sister, Mrs. John Simmo.

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Her letters reflect the hardships of mission life and the ambiguous attitude of the missionaries toward the Indians. The autograph letter is from Darius Smith to W. W. Raymond, from San Francisco, June 5, 1859, commenting on the delights of the city.

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Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon, A 104, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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