Orson A. Stearns reminiscences of pioneer days of Phoenix, Oregon and sketch of Samuel Colver, circa 1843-1926  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Stearns, Orson A., (Orson Avery), 1843-1926
Title
Orson A. Stearns reminiscences of pioneer days of Phoenix, Oregon and sketch of Samuel Colver
Dates
circa 1843-1926 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
CB St31
Summary
Orson Avery Sterns (1843-1926) was an Oregon Pioneer soldier who later became a successful agriculturist, politician and stockman. Collections contains 114 pages of handwritten reminiscences to Effie Taylor of Medford, Oregon.
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

Collections contains 114 pages of handwritten reminiscences composed for Effie Taylor of Medford, Oregon including those of pioneer days and the early settlers of Phoenix, Oregon and a sketch of Samuel Clover.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Orson Avery Sterns (1843-1926) was an Oregon Pioneer soldier who later became a successful agriculturist and stockman. Served as the first delegate from his portion of the state to attend the republican county convention in 1866. Elected to the state legislature in 1880 and was a major proponent of creating the Klamath County Historical Society where he served as their first president.

Source:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jtenlen/ORBios/oastearns.html

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Orson A. Stearns reminiscences of pioneer days of Phoenix, Oregon and sketch of Samuel Colver, CB St31, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Oregon
  • Pioneers--Oregon--Jackson County
  • Personal Names :
  • Clover, Sam T., 1859-1934
  • Stearns, Orson A., (Orson Avery), 1843-1926
  • Geographical Names :
  • Phoenix (Or.)--History
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Reminiscences