Lot Livermore correspondence, 1861-1905  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Lot Livermore correspondence
Dates
1861-1905 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Coll 324
Summary
Lot Livermore, of Eastern Oregon, and, in developing the country.He was a Republican and was elected county treasurer of Umatilla county by a majority of one hundred and fifty-nine. He was elected the first mayor of Pendleton, and was re-elected. His collections consist of correspondence ranging in date from January 1861 to March 1905. The contents of the letters are both personal and of business,he talks of life in Oregon, finances and events.
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

Lot Livermore is one of the best-known residents of Eastern Oregon, and, as a business man, from the earliest times has been highly instrumental in developing the country. He was born in Marietta, Ohio, in 1835 and in 1851 crossed the plains to Oregon where he and his parents settled in Polk county. In 1866 Mr. Livermore came to Umatilla Landing and for three years operated in the general merchandise in the firm of Bushee LIvermore & Co. In 1869 he removed to Pendleton, Oregon, engaging in merchandising under his own name, until 1878, when he accepted the office of postmaster, and also became Wells, Fargo & Co's agent and state dispatcher. In 1886 he entered into the general merchandise business with Lee Moorehouse.

He was a Republican and was elected county treasurer of Umatilla county by a majority of one hundred and fifty-nine. He was elected the first mayor of Pendleton, and was re-elected.

Mr. Livermore was married at Umatilla in 1869, and had two children, Bushee and Della. He was married secondly at Pendleton to Mrs. Ellen Switzler, a pioneer of this country, and they had one child, Lotta.

Source: History of the Pacific Northwest, Oregon and Washington, 1889.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection consists of correspondence ranging in date from January 1861 to March 1905. The contents of the letters are both personal and of business, discusses life in Oregon, finances, and events.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lot Livermore correspondence, Coll 324, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 2 Correspondence March 1864-March 1865
1 3 Correspondence January 1866-March 1867
1 4 Correspondence April 1867-September 1867
1 5 Correspondence October 1867-February 1868
1 6 Correspondence April 1868-May 1869
1 7 Correspondence April 1870-January 1871
1 8 Correspondence February 1871-September 1871
1 9 Correspondence November 1871-May 1872
1 10 Correspondence June 1872-July 1873
1 11 Correspondence May 1874-August 1874
1 12 Correspondence September 1874-November 21, 1874
1 13 Correspondence November 27, 1874-May 1875
1 14 Correspondence April 1876-December 1876
1 15 Correspondence February 1877-April 1879
1 16 Correspondence June 1879-January 1880
1 17 Correspondence February 1880-April 1881
1 18 Correspondence June 1881-July 1884
1 19 Correspondence July 1887-July 1900
1 20 Correspondence July 1902-March 1905
1 21 Correspondence

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Oregon
  • Geographical Names :
  • United States--Oregon--Umatilla County (Or.)--Pendleton (Or.)