Taylor Family papers, 1853-1862  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Taylor family
Title
Taylor Family papers
Dates
1853-1862 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 folder
Collection Number
A 121
Summary
The Taylor family papers include a journal of an overland trip from Rockford, Illinois to Oregon in 1853 by Rachel Taylor; a diary of D. H. Taylor on military service against Indians, January 1862-May 1862; and a genealogy of the Taylor family and related families.
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.

Additional Reference Guides

See the Current Collection Guide for detailed description and requesting options.

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

The Taylor family journeyed overland from Illinois to Oregon in 1853. The Taylor family resided in Phoenix, Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection consists of typed copies of a journal of a trip from Rockford, Illinois to Oregon in 1853, by Rachel Taylor; a diary of D.H. Taylor on military service against the Indians, January 1862-May 1862; and a genealogy of the Taylor, Merriam, Phelps, Court, and related families.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Location of Collection

Collection is located with other small manuscript collections.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Indians of North America--Wars--1862-1865--personal narratives
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Soldiers--West (U.S.)--Diaries

Family Names

  • Court family
  • Merriam family
  • Phelps family
  • Taylor family

Geographical Names

  • Phoenix (Or.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Diaries
  • Genealogies (histories)
  • Overland journals