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Harriet Nesmith McArthur diary, 1885-1887

Overview of the Collection

McArthur, Harriet Nesmith, 1851-1936
Harriet Nesmith McArthur diary
1885-1887 (inclusive)
0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
A 073
This collection contains a diary by Harriet Nesmith McArthur, 1885-1887.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

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


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This collection contains a diary by Harriet Nesmith McArthur, 1885-1887.

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Harriet Nesmith McArthur was the daughter of James Willis Nesmith (1820-1885), the second US Senator elected from Oregon, and mother of Clifton Nesmith McArthur, namesake of McArthur Court at the University of Oregon. In 1898, she helped found the Oregon Historical Society.

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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.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harriet Nesmith McArthur diary, 1885-1887, A 073, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Alternative Forms Available

This collection has been microfilmed. Microfilm reels are available for purchase, or via Inter-library Loan. When requesting reels for this collection, please request: “Women’s Lives, Series 3, American Women Missionaries and Pioneers Collection, reel(s) 92.”

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