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Collection Title:Arvazena A. Cooper papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Arvazena A. Cooper (1845-1929) traveled the Oregon Trail with her family in 1863 and settled in the Willamette Valley. The collection contains her reminiscences of that journey and biographical information about her life in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:Abigail Scott Duniway papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Abigail Scott Duniway (1834-1915) moved to Oregon from Illinois in 1852 with her family on the Oregon Trail and kept a detailed journal of their travels. Duniway was later a key leader of the Woman's Suffrage Movement in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, and she aided the national effort. This expansive collection contains her correspondence, published and unpublished literary works, documents pertaining to the suffrage movement, and a considerable amount of newspaper clippings reporting on Duniway's political and social work.
 
Collection Title:Elizabeth Goltra papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Elizabeth Goltra traveled with her husband to Oregon from Missouri in 1853. This collection contains copies of the journal she kept during their overland crossing. Pages dealing with the history of the Goltra family are also included.
 
Collection Title:James T. Gray papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James Taylor Gray (1852-1928) was a ship designer and transportation magnate involved in railroads and shipping in Oregon and Alaska. The collection consists of correspondence, business papers, plans and specifications for steamboat designs and parts, and photographs.
 
Collection Title:Amelia A. Hadley journal
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Amelia A. Hadley journal includes entries regarding her 1851 journey from Galesburg, Illinois to Oregon City, Oregon.
 
Collection Title:Samuel Handsaker papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Sam "Uncle Sam" Handsaker was an Oregon pioneer and veteran of the Rogue River Indian Wars. The collection consists of a typed copy of "Across the Plains," which is a transcription of a section of Handsaker's journal (1853).
 
Collection Title:W. Harry Hembree papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:W. Harry Hembree was a ship captain and master ship builder in Oregon. His family, and the Kellogg family, owned and built ships and created a freight transportation company in the Willamette Valley. The W. Harry Hembree Papers consist of the retelling of Hembree's grandfather's 1843 overland journey, a 1947 interview in which Hembree reminisces about his family and his life, and Hembree's 1912 log of the Althea voyage from Portland, Oregon to Alaska.
 
Collection Title:Journal of travel across the plains and Rocky Mountains, from Covington, Ind. to Jacksonville, Ore., in the year 1853
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection consists of the manuscript journal of William Hoffman, which chronicles Hoffman's journey across the Oregon Trail from Covington, Indiana to Jacksonville, Oregon in 1853.
 
Collection Title:John Lawrence Johnson diary and letter
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John Lawrence Johnson (1830-1916) was a pioneer who came to Oregon with his parents in 1851. The collection includes Johnson's diary of that journey as well as a letter from Johnson's uncle.
 
Collection Title:James and Hannah Lloyd Neall papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:James Neall (1820-1903) was a pioneer, merchant, and entrepreneur from Philadelphia who established claims and businesses in Oregon and California. His wife, Hannah Lloyd Neall (1817-1912) was a cultural enthusiast and suffragist who wrote for numerous early California publications. The collection consists of reminiscences, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, bound volumes and a painted tin box.

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