Wyona Eliza Surfus Gordon papers, 1883  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gordon, Wyona Eliza Surfus, active 1883
Title
Wyona Eliza Surfus Gordon papers
Dates
1883
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 folder
Collection Number
CB G659
Summary
Wyona Eliza Surfus Gordon was an Oregon pioneer and school teacher. The collection consists of a detailed typewritten memoir of an overland wagon trip from Kansas to Oregon in 1883.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Wyona Eliza Surfus Gordon traveled overland from Topeka, Kansas to Oregon City, Oregon in 1883. She attended Philomath College and later taught school in Portland.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection consists of a detailed typewritten memoir of an overland wagon trip from Topeka, Kansas to Oregon City, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Frontier and pioneer life--West (U.S.)
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Teachers--Oregon--Portland
  • Women Pioneers--West (U.S.)

Geographical Names

  • Oregon--Biography

Form or Genre Terms

  • Memoirs