Alvin Thompson Smith letters, 1843-1868 PDF
- Smith, Alvin Thompson, 1802-1888Walker, Elkanah, 1805-1877--Correspondence
- Alvin Thompson Smith letters
- 1843-1868 (inclusive)18431868
- 0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
- Collection Number
- A 111
- Alvin T. Smith, lay missionary and Oregon pioneer, came overland to Oregon in 1840 and settled near Forest Grove in 1841. Letters concern the Congregational Church and Tualatin Academy.
- University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
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Historical NoteReturn to Top
Alvin T. Smith (1802-1888), lay missionary and Oregon pioneer, came overland to Oregon in 1840 with Harvey Clark and P. B. Littlejohn. In 1841 he settled near Forest Grove. He was associated with Pacific University (Tualatin Academy) and the Congregational Church.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Most of the letters concern the Congregational Church and Tualatin Academy. There are two letters by Smith, one to P. B. Littlejohn (1843) and one to Elkanah Walker (1852). Incoming letters are from Mary Ann Anderson, Samuel Campbell, Joseph Gale (10 letters).
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Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Congregational churches--Oregon--Tualatin
- Corporate Names :
- Tualatin Academy.
- Geographical Names :
- Tualatin (Or.)
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Letters (Correspondence)