Moray Lindsay Applegate letters to Herbert C. Thompson and other correspondence, 1924-1957  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Applegate, Moray Lindsay, 1876-1956
Title
Moray Lindsay Applegate letters to Herbert C. Thompson and other correspondence
Dates
1924-1957 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet
Collection Number
A 005
Summary
Moray Lindsay Applegate (1876-1956) is a descendant of the Applegate family who were early pioneers to Oregon and established the Applegate Trail. Herbert Cooper Thompson, journalist and writer, was born in Eugene, Oregon in 1875 and died in October of 1960. Collection contains letters written to Herbert Thompson (Tommy) from Moray Applegate (living in Mexico at the time) discussing the Applegate family, correspondence to Moray's sister Alice Applegate Piel.
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


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Moray Lindsay Applegate was born in 1876 in Klamath County, Oregon, USA. He died on 29 Sep 1956 in Mexico. He is a descendant of the Applegate family who were early pioneers to Oregon and established the Applegate Trail. Herbert Cooper Thompson, journalist and writer, was born in Eugene, Oregon in 1875 and died in October of 1960. He was a graduate of the university of Oregon and veteran of the Spanish American war.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection contains thirty-six typed letters written to Herbert Thompson (Tommy) from Moray Applegate (living in Mexico at the time) discussing the Applegate family. There is also correspondence from Thompson to Moray's sister Alice Applegate Piel regarding Moray and the Applegate family history. A manuscript about Moray's life believed to be written by Thompson is also included.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Moray Lindsay Applegate letters to Herbert C. Thompson and other correspondence, A 005, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Pioneers--Oregon--Correspondence
  • Personal Names :
  • Piel, Alice Applegate
  • Thompson, Herbert Cooper, 1875-1960
  • Thompson, Herbert Cooper, 1875-1960, Correspondence
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence