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John Smith Griffin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-103
Summary Reverend John Smith Griffin was a missionary who emigrated to Oregon with the Whitman-Spalding group in 1839. In the 1840s, he participated in the Champoeg Meetings, founded the Congregationalist Church of Tualatin Plains, and published a newspaper. This collection of original letters and documents includes material related to the early settlement of Oregon, to the Whitman Massacre, to the Griffin Family, to the Congregationalist Church in Tualatin Plains, and to his newspaper, The Oregon...
Dates: 1839-1890

Lyman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-31
Summary The Lymans were a family of early Oregon settlers who were active in missionary, educational and literary activities. The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence between member of the Lyman family and their friends between the years of 1846 to 1883.
Dates: 1846-1883

Sidney H. Marsh Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-1
Summary This collection documents the activities of Sidney H. Marsh while at Tualatin Academy and later as President of Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon from 1853 until his death in 1879. The majority of the correspondence and documents record his efforts in obtaining monies for the college through subscriptions, the financial records for the school, writings promoting and defending education in Oregon, relationships between business partners, early founders, students, and faculty members.
Dates: 1817-1943

Marcus Whitman letters to Alanson Hinman

 Collection — Folder: MS File Box 2
Identifier: MS-69
Summary Marcus Whitman was a missionary in the Oregon Territory who was killed by Cayuse Indians in 1847. These letters, sent to his friend Alanson Hinman, shed light on conditions at the mission in the weeks before his death.
Dates: 1847