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Philip Kearny diary, March 15, 1850-June 29, 1851

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kearny, Philip, 1814-1862
Title
Philip Kearny diary
Dates
March 15, 1850-June 29, 1851 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
A 065
Summary
Philip Kearny diary includes a description of his trip from San Francisco to Vancouver, and return to California.
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

Diary of a trip from San Francisco to Vancouver, and return to California. Much of the diary is almost illegible, but what can be deciphered indicates that Kearney had a low opinion of Oregon and Oregonians.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Kearney came to Ft. Vancouver by sea to march the mounted Riflemen from Oregon to California.

The original diary is privately owned.

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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 and 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.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Philip Kearny diary, A 065, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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