Woolverton family papers, 1864-1941  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Loughary, W. A., MrsWoolverton (Family : 1864-1941 : Or.)National and International Association of Woolvertons (Wolverton) Wolverton, Bruce, 1853-1929
Title
Woolverton family papers
Dates
1864-1941 (inclusive)
1864-1902 (bulk)
Quantity
0.025 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 folder
Collection Number
A 149
Summary
John Woolverton came overland from Iowa to Oregon in 1856 and settled in Polk County, Oregon. The collection (1864-1941) contains a copy of an overland journal to Oregon, a history of John Woolverton, and proceedings of the National and International Association of Woolvertons.
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 production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


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The collection (1864-1941) contains a copy of an overland journal to Oregon, a history of John Woolverton, and proceedings of the National and International Association of Woolvertons.

The overland journal is a typed copy of an 1864 journal by Mrs. W. A. Loughary, describing the journey from Iowa to Oregon.

The collection includes proceedings (a newsletter) of the National and International Association of Woolvertons, 1941.

There is also a history of John Woolverton (1822-1902) and family, by Bruce Woolverton, and other writings about members of the extended Woolverton family.

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Subject Terms

  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Pioneers--Oregon--Diaries
  • Pioneers--Oregon--Monmouth
  • Pioneers--Oregon--Polk County

Personal Names

  • Wolverton, John, 1822-1902

Family Names

  • Wolverton family

Form or Genre Terms

  • Family histories
  • Overland journals