Nathaniel Myer diary of a trip to the Rogue River Valley, 1853  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Myer, Nathaniel
Title
Nathaniel Myer diary of a trip to the Rogue River Valley
Dates
1853 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 folder
Collection Number
A 086
Summary
Nathaniel Myer's diary recounts his travels from Van Buren, Iowa to the Rogue River Valley of Oregon. His diary includes descriptions of the weather and landscapes along with events.
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

Nathaniel Myer (1786-1870) was a pioneer and millwright who traveled from Van Buren, Iowa to the Rogue River Valley of Oregon in 1853. His son W.C Myer who migrated over with the family during 1853 became well known as a Rogue River Valley grain produceer and cattle breeder.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Nathaniel Myer's diary recounts his 1853 travels from Van Buren, Iowa to the Rogue River Valley of Oregon. His diary includes descriptions of the weather and landscapes along with events.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Pioneers--Oregon
  • Pioneers--Oregon--Josephine County

Geographical Names

  • Oregon National Historic Trail--Description and travel

Form or Genre Terms

  • Diaries
  • Journals (accounts)