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Collection Title:Albert Applegate letters
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Albert Applegate (1843-1888) was a farmer and served in the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was the son of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail. Collection contains nine photostats of letters written by Albert Applegate during his military career.
 
Collection Title:Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Oliver Cromwell Applegate (1845-1938), the son of Lindsay and Elizabeth Applegate (Applegate Trail pioneers), spent his career working with Oregon Indians. He was a subagent with the Indian Service at Yainax, and during the Modoc War he served as an interpreter and a scout. In 1873, he became a U.S. Commissioner, and in 1898 was appointed Klamath Indian Agent. After his resignation in 1905 he continued to work with the federal government on Indian issues such as the Grande Ronde tribal status challenge. The Oliver Cromwell Applegate papers consist mainly of Applegate family correspondence, with some miscellaneous bills, newspaper clippings, pension papers, documents, journals and the 1868 diary of Frank Applegate.
 
Collection Title:Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman Family papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Baker family, consisting of Walter H. Baker, his wife Ida S. Baker (nee Rawalt) and their three sons, William A., Walter R., and Paul, as well as Ida Baker's sister, Mary Hoffman (nee Rawalt), her husband William and their son Harlan, all moved to the Salem, Oregon area in the 1890s. The collection contains records of the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman family that include diaries, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and business records of Walter Baker.
 
Collection Title:Margaret Bannard collection of Oregon pioneer letters
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection consists of the reminiscences of some of the first migrants from the United States to Oregon territory.
 
Collection Title:Forbes Barclay correspondence
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Forbes Barclay (1812-1873) was a physician with the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Vancouver and later mayor of Oregon City, Oregon. The collection consists of family correspondence and letters regarding land claims in Oregon City.
 
Collection Title:H. L. Barret letter to Thomas R. Cornelius
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a letter dated February 24, 1884, from H. L. Barret, of Birch Creek, Oregon to Thomas R. Cornelius. In the letter, Barret reports on snow and wagon travel in the mountains, his oxen, and the the trials of travel. that the oxen are doing well and are soon to be worth more, and that he is using a hand saw for a table, which he says is an improvement over a rock.
 
Collection Title:Borthwick and Saunders Family papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Alexander E. Borthwick was a Civil War veteran, railroad engineer and government servant who came to Portland in 1869. His son, William L. Borthwick, was a civil engineer and a Klansman. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, ledgers, photographs of the Borthwick family as wells as diaries and correspondence of the Saunders family who were related by marriage to William L. Borthwick.
 
Collection Title:Calbreath Family papers
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:This collection documents the Calbreath and Smith families, both pioneer families in Oregon. The collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, diaries, account books, day books, and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Irene Smith Calbreath.
 
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:C. S. Culver letter
Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a typed copy of a letter dated October 20, 1889, from C. S. Culver of Mantorville, Minnesota, to his brother and sister Lucius and Amanda Culver. The letter is a description of transportation facilities and natural resources of Oregon during 1889.

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