James Huddleston papers, 1852-1890  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Huddleston, James, 1824-1890
James Huddleston papers
1852-1890 (inclusive)
0.15 linear feet, (3 folders)
Collection Number
A 057
James Huddleston (1824-1890) was a Eugene, Oregon, merchant. The papers include personal correspondence, minor account books, and miscellaneous notes.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
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Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

James Huddleston's papers include personal correspondence, minor account books, and miscellaneous papers including wedding invitations and a birth announcement.

Among the correspondents are: Jane J. Evans, P. F. Castleman, Alexander P. Ankeny, Stukely Ellsworth, James F. Amis, Andrew J. Dufur.

The Dufur letters (1874) refer to Oregon State Grange cooperative purchasing plans. There are also letters of consolation from the Spencer Butte Lodge chapter of the International Organization of Odd Fellows (1890) written to James Huddleston's wife, Samantha, on his passing.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

James Huddleston (1824-1890) was a merchant. With his wife, Samantha, he lived, worked, and raised a family in Eugene, Oregon. He was also a member of the Spencer's Butte lodge of the International Organization of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.).

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Huddleston papers, A 057, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Merchants--Oregon--Eugene
  • Personal Names :
  • Dufur, A. J.--Correspondence
  • Huddleston, James, 1824-1890
  • Huddleston, James, 1824-1890--Correspondence
  • Corporate Names :
  • Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Spencer Butte Lodge No. 9 (Eugene, Or.)--Records and correspondence.
  • Oregon State Grange.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Account books
  • Correspondence