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Orvil and Alice Dodge letters to David P. Walrad , 1862-1863
- Dodge, Alice; Dodge, Orvil Ovando, 1839-1914
- Orvil and Alice Dodge letters to David P. Walrad
- 1862-1863 (inclusive)18621863
- 0.1 linear feet, (1 container) : 1 folder
- Collection Number
- A 261
- Orvil and Alice Dodge lived in Jacksonville, Oregon, where Orvil worked as a photographer. Collection includes several handwritten letters to David P. Walrad and his wife along with a brief history of Norman Dodge by Orvil and Allen Dodge (his sons).
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Historical NoteReturn to Top
Orvil Dodge (1839-1914) and Alice Dodge (Walrad) travelled overland to California in 1860. The next year they settled in Jacksonville, Oregon. They divorced in 1863. Orvil worked as a photographer in Jacksonville.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
This collection contains several handwritten letters from Orvil and Alice Dodge to David P. Walrad (brother of Alice) and his wife. The letters describe The Dalles, Oregon, and Orvil's life in the First Oregon Cavalry. There is also a brief written history of Norman Ovando Dodge by Orvil and Allen Dodge (his sons).
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Dodge, Orvil Ovando, 1839-1914
- Dalles (Or.)--Description and travel
- Jacksonville (Or.)
Form or Genre Terms
- Letters (Correspondence)