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Newly Available Collection: John Minto letter to William P. Lord

Monday, September 16th, 2013

The collection contains a letter from John Minto to William P. Lord, of Salem, Oregon, dated January 15, 1892. In the letter, Minto describes his experiences as an escort for Jesse Applegate, from 1847 to 1848, including travel through the Siskiyou mountains.

CA 1892 Jan 15

Guide to the John Minto letter to William P. Lord

Newly Available Collection: La Creole Academy records

Monday, September 16th, 2013

La Creole Academic Institute was built in 1846 between the towns of La Creole and Dallas, Oregon as a non-sectarian, liberal arts college; the name of the school would later change to La Creole Academy. The collection (1892) contains short student essays hand-written on Academy writing stationery on subjects such as physical geography, rhetoric, algebra, Latin, the solar system, and book keeping.

CA 1892 Dec 13

Guide to the La Creole Academy records

Newly Available Collection: James L. Smith letter to Myron Eells

Monday, September 16th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated May 29, 1891, written by James L. Smith to Myron Eells of Union City, Washington. In the letter, Smith recommends T. McClelland for the presidency of Pacific University.

CA 1891 May 29

Guide to the James L. Smith Letter to Myron Eells

Newly Available Collection: Gabriel Shindler letter to G. H. Collier

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Gabriel Shindler of Portland, Oregon wrote a letter to G. H. Collier on June 10, 1891. The collection (1891) contains one letter regarding Collier’s position as a as trustee of Pacific University, located in Forest Grove, Oregon.

CA 1891 June 10

Guide to the Gabriel Shindler Letter to G. H. Collier

Newly Available Collection: C. J. Ryder letter to Myron Eells

Monday, September 16th, 2013

C. J. Ryder of Boston, Massachusetts wrote a letter to Myron Eells of Union City, Washington on June 1, 1891. The collection contains one letter discussing the presidency of of Pacific University, located in Forest Grove, Oregon.

CA 1891 June 1

Guide to the C. J. Ryder Letter to Myron Eells

Newly Available Collection: C. S. Culver letter

Monday, September 16th, 2013

The collection contains a typed copy of a letter dated October 20, 1889, from C. S. Culver of Mantorville, Minnesota, to his brother and sister Lucius and Amanda Culver. The letter is a description of transportation facilities and natural resources of Oregon during 1889.

CA 1889 Oct 20

Guide to the C. S. Culver Letter

Newly Available Collection: T. J. S. letter to Frank

Monday, September 16th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated April 17, 1889 from “T. J. S.,” of Eugene, Oregon to Frank [Hyland?]. In the letter, T. J. S. advises Frank to proceed with county improvements regardless of the supposed will of the voters.

CA 1889 Apr 17

Guide to the “T. J. S.” letter to Frank

Newly Available Collection: Three poems about Oregon river boating

Monday, September 16th, 2013

The collection contains three handwritten poems about river boating in Oregon, written about 1888. The author is unknown.

CA 1888 Jan 1

Guide to the Three poems about Oregon River Boating

Newly Available Collection: Henry Blackman bond of indemnity

Monday, September 16th, 2013

The collection contains a bond of indemnity signed May 20, 1887 by Henry Blackman and seventeen others. The bond was to protect to C. L. Andrews (clerk) and T. R. Howard (sheriff), both of Morrow County, Oregon, against expense of possible legal action arising from their refusal to move county records to Lexington, Oregon.

CA 1887 May 20

Guide to the Henry Blackman Bond of Indemnity

Newly Available Collection: J. T. Bowditch letter

Monday, September 16th, 2013

J. T. Bowditch, of Ashland, Oregon, represented Jackson County in the Oregon House of Representatives, beginning in 1887, and he was re-elected in 1889. The collection contains a letter dated February 9, 1887, by Bowditch to (Judge?) L. R. Webster regarding a bill that would lower the salary of circuit court judges.

CA 1887 Feb 9

Guide to the J. T. Bowditch Letter