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Jesse Applegate notes and communications on Oregon history

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Jesse Applegate was an Oregon pioneer, politician, and helped to establish the Applegate Trail. Collection contains notes and correspondence regarding Oregon.
 
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Beekman Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Beekman family consists of Cornelius C. Beekman, the founder and owner of Beekman Bank in Jacksonville, Oregon, his son Benjamin Beekman, a Portland, Oregon lawyer and UO Law School faculty member, and his daughter Carrie Beekman, who donated substantially to the University of Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts and publications, scrapbooks and photographs.
 
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William Cornell diary

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:William Cornell was a pioneer from Alexandria, Ohio. This collection consist of a copy of his diary that describes his crossing of the plains in 1852 to Oregon.
 
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Joseph Cornwall and Narcissa Cornwall Moore overland trail historical narratives

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Joseph Hardin Cornwall and Narcissa Cornwall Moore were the children of Joseph Adamson Cornwall who crossed the Great Plains to Oregon via the Applegate Trail in 1846. The Joseph Cornwall and Narcissa Cornwall Moore overland trail historical narratives collection contains a typed and handwritten manuscript of "The Narrative of Joseph Cornwall Crossing the Plains to Oregon in 1846" by Joseph Hardin Cornwall, and "Captain Dunbar's Company 1846: the Applegate Route from Ft. Hall," by Narcissa Cornwall Moore.
 
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Paul Darst diary

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Paul Darst was an early Oregon Pioneer who crossed the plains in just four months with a small group. Paul Darst diary of plains crossing, from Fort Laramie to Oregon City.
 
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Father De Smet lantern slides

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Father Pierre-Jean De Smet (1801-1873) was a Jesuit missionary active in establishing missions to serve tribes of the Northwest. The collection consists of ten lantern slides with portraits of De Smet and locations where he worked, from the 1870s.
 
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Walter Meacham papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Walter E. Meacham (1879-1951) was a historian and Oregon Trail enthusiast. The Walter Meacham papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and a variety of materials associated with the Old Oregon Trail Association and Meacham's promotional activities.
 
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Mrs. Lydia A. Rudd journal

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Mrs. Lydia A. Rudd traveled overland from Missouri to Oregon in 1852; Notes by the Wayside En Route to Oregon is her journal from May 6, 1852-October 27, 1852.

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