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George H. Atkinson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of an Oregon missionary, educator, scientist, publicist, who played a key role in establishing Oregon's public school system. Includes letters of Atkinson and his wife Nancy Bates Atkison, speeches, journals, and ephemera.
 
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Henry Baldwin historical sketches

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Henry Baldwin wrote historical sketches for a Marshfield, Oregon (now known as Coos Bay) newspaper, in 1879, that were based on a journal by L.L. Williams, which contained an account of an 1850 exploration party's encounter with "Indians" of Southern Oregon. The collection (1938) contains photocopies of the historical sketches, and a historical write-up by Sheldon Sackett about William's journal, the exploration party, and the Marshfield, Oregon newspaper, Weekly Coast Mail.
 
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George Bond's journal of the family's immigration to Oregon in 1853

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The George Bond papers comprise a photocopy of a published typescript in which a segment of George Bond's diary in transcribed. The segment concerns the Bond family's 1853 overland journey to Oregon.
 
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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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John Miller Drake Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of an officer in the 1st Oregon Cavalry and 1st Oregon Infantry during the Civil War, and later purchasing agent for the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company. Materials include records of the 1st Oregon Cavalry, correspondence, copy of Drake's journal describing a campaign against the Snake Indians in 1864, articles, legal papers, business correspondence for the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company, private account books, and receipts for the Portland Board of Trade. Also includes genealogical materials for the Parrish family.
 
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A trip from Washoe, Nevada to Douglas County, Oregon

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The S.D. Evans document, “A Trip from Washoe, Nevada to Douglas County, Oregon, 1863” is a personal narrative recounting Evans’ move from Nevada to Oregon in 1863.
 
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George H. Himes papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of George H. Himes of Portland, Oregon, first curator of the Oregon Historical Society and a printer by trade. The collection consists primarily of detailed diaries kept throughout Himes's life, plus records of his printing business and a small amount of correspondence and other documents. Diaries include information on daily activities, Oregon pioneers, local events, family members, and the development of the Oregon Historical Society.
 
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Haldane "Buzz" Holmstrom diaries

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Haldane "Buzz" Holmstrom (1909-1946) was a resident of Coquille, Oregon, and was an enthusiastic and expert riverboat man. The collection (1936-1939) contains ten volumes of trip diaries describing river travel, and related papers.
 
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H. Johnson journal

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:H. Johnson journal from the 1860s discusses trips through Oregon and local Methodist churches.
 
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John Marsh Smith Letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Letters of prospector and businessman John Marsh Smith of Baltimore, Maryland, to his family and friends, detailing his experiences travelling, prospecting, and doing business in California and Oregon in 1850. Also includes family-related letters sent to and from Smith from other years.
 
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Menefee (Leah Collins) Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Research materials and drafts of article "Cutoff Fever, 1853" (1976-1978) by Leah Collins Menefee and Lowell Tiller, regarding the Elijah Elliott wagon train to Oregon, 1853, and the Free Emigrant Road or Elliot Cutoff. Includes copies of diaries, reminiscences, and other documents.
 
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Thae Murdock family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Thae Murdock compiled this collection of family history telling the story of her pioneer ancestors, the McCully and Hendershott families, and the Reitzel branch, through genealogical research, family documents, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Papers relating to her parents, Gail Berg Reitzel and Raymond J. Reitzel, who met in Siberia while in service to the YMCA International Committee among prisoners of war, consist of correspondence, journals, reports, and photographs from prisoner of war camps in Hungary, on the Russian Front, and Siberia during World War I and the Russian Revolution, their marriage in Siberia in 1919, as well as Raymond’s career in medicine. The Reitzels documented their personal stories and family life in two memoirs, also contained in this collection.
 
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John H. Nicklin letter

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The John H. Nicklin letter is a single letter, addressed to Nicklin's brother, describing the journey to and conditions found in Oregon in 1851. The letter focuses on the journey over the Oregon Trail and the available agriculture of the Willamette Valley.
 
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Francis Nighswander papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Francis Marion Nighswander papers are contained in a single folder. The papers comprise a journal, personal drawings, letters, and documents concerning the currency question of 1885. The materials are focused around Oregon and California life, as that is where Nighswander lived and worked for the majority of his life.
 
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Pacific Northwest Promotional Brochures Collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Collection created by the Oregon Historical Society containing brochures, pamphlets, and other promotional materials produced by states, counties, and municipalities in the northwestern United States and southwestern Canada, including Oregon, Washington State, British Columbia, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, California, and Hawaii. The primary focus is Oregon and Washington State, and most materials date from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Included are many brochures produced under the auspices of the Sunset Homeseekers Bureau.

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