Seth Luelling diary, 1850-1853  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Luelling, Seth
Title
Seth Luelling diary
Dates
1850-1853 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 folder
Collection Number
A 071
Summary
Seth Lewelling's Diary recounts his travels from Cincinnati Ohio to California, accounts of his finances, poetry of Oregon and California written by family members, and a list of the names of the Luelling Family members.
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


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Seth Luelling (1820-1896; also known as Seth Lewelling) was a pioneer who traveled from Cincinnati, Ohio to California in 1850. An accomplished Orchardist, Luelling is best known for developing the Bing cherry. (Source: Phillip Cogswell, Capitol Names: Individuals Woven Into Oregon's History)

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The diary records Seth Luelling's travels from Cincinnati Ohio to California. Included are accounts of his finances, poetry of Oregon and California by his family members, and a list of names of members of the Luelling Family.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Frontier and pioneer life--California
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Pioneers--California--Diaries

Form or Genre Terms

  • Diaries
  • Financial records
  • Journals (accounts)