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Bean and Condon Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Robert Sharp Bean (1854-1931) was an Oregon judge who served in circuit court, the state supreme court, and in the U.S. district court. Thomas Condon (1822-1907) was an Irish Congregational minister, geologist, and paleontologist, and professor at the University of Oregon Collection comprises correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, documents, sketchbooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and photographs divided into two segments centered around Robert S. Bean and his father in law Thomas Condon.
 
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Beekman Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon, his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member, and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.
 
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Frazier Augustus Boutelle papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Frazier Augustus Boutelle was an army officer who served in the Civil War, and also in various frontier posts in Oregon, Texas, Montana, and California. From 1889 to 1890, he was superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, and in 1895 became adjutant general of the state of Washington. His son, Harry Moss Boutelle was killed in action in 1899 in the war in the Philippines. The collection consists mainly of family correspondence and photographs. Frazier Boutelle's letters describe army life, and his work after his service in the army. A major part of the collection are the letters from 1890 to 1898, of Mrs. Boutelle and son Harry Boutelle, describe Harry's college life and service in the army. The photographs document Boutelle's career and include military scenes of the Indian Wars from 1870s-1890s, images from the Philippines from 1898-1899, and images of the Yellowstone area from 1889-1890.
 
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William Cornell diary

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William Cornell was a pioneer from Alexandria, Ohio. This collection consist of a copy of his diary that describes his crossing of the plains in 1852 to Oregon.
 
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Paul Darst diary

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Paul Darst was an early Oregon Pioneer who crossed the plains in just four months with a small group. Paul Darst diary of plains crossing, from Fort Laramie to Oregon City.
 
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Father De Smet lantern slides

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Father Pierre-Jean De Smet (1801-1873) was a Jesuit missionary active in establishing missions to serve tribes of the Northwest. The collection consists of ten lantern slides with portraits of De Smet and locations where he worked, from the 1870s.
 
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Eugene Print Collection

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Eugene Print Collection assembles images of the city of Eugene and its vicinity. The majority of the images date from the 1880s-1920s.
 
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Walter Meacham papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Walter E. Meacham (1879-1951) was a historian and Oregon Trail enthusiast. The Meacham papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and a variety of materials associated with the Old Oregon Trail Association and Meacham's promotional activities.
 
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Joaquin Miller papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) was the pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, a Northwest writer, newspaper publisher, and poet. The collection (1868-1960) contains correspondence and published works by Miller, and also material collected by Pherne Miller regarding her Uncle Joaquin, including photographs, as well as her personal papers.
 
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Mrs. Lydia A. Rudd journal

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Mrs. Lydia A. Rudd traveled overland from Missouri to Oregon in 1852; Notes by the Wayside En Route to Oregon is her journal from May 6, 1852-October 27, 1852.

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