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Alvin Thompson Smith Diaries Transcript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-36
Summary A.T. (Alvin Thompson) Smith was an early Oregon pioneer who participated in the formation of the government of the Oregon Territory, and who also helped to found Pacific University. This collection contains transcripts of his diary, written from 1840 to 1853.

George H. Atkinson Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-26
Summary George Henry Atkinson was an early Oregon missionary and educator who founded Pacific University. He was also involved in the creation of the public school system in Oregon. The collection consists of Atkinson's incoming and outgoing correspondence, along with several of his publications.

Tabitha Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-113
Summary Tabitha Brown was an Oregon pioneer and a founder of Pacific University. This collection includes several original letters by Tabitha and Clark Brown, copies of her account of travels on the Oregon Trail (known as the "Brimfield Heroine" letter), written documentation of Brown family memories, and other material related to the Brown Family.

Crayon portrait of unidentified man

 Collection — Folder: MS.18
Identifier: MS-18
Summary A crayon portrait of an unidentified man, possibly from the greater Portland area, probably created circa 1880-1910.

Ellis W. Dixon Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-34
Summary Ellis Watson Dixon was a pioneer and a clergyman who lived in various locations in Oregon, California and Washington between 1850-1905. His scrapbook includes a handwritten autobiographical sketch, as well as newspaper clippings relating to his activities and family members.

"The Optimist" Forest Grove High School Yearbook Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-121
Overview Forest Grove High School, founded in 1907, has published yearbooks since at least the 1920s. This collection includes several issues of the yearbook from various sources.

Forest Grove Indian Training School Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-27
Summary An artificial collection of materials about the Indian Training School at Forest Grove, Oregon.

Harvey Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-87
Summary Harvey Clark was an Oregon pioneer of 1840 who helped to found Pacific University, and who owned much of the land where the town of Forest Grove now lies. The collection includes one original letter by Harvey Clark dated 1843; a facsimile and transcription of a 1844 letter; a transcription of his 1837 "memory book," a book of verses and notes written by friends; and typed biographical notes about Harvey Clark.

Margaret Dolly Hinman Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS-57
Summary Margaret Dolly Hinman was the great-granddaughter of Alanson Hinman, one of the earliest and most notable pioneers to settle in the Forest Grove area of Washington County, Oregon. The photograph album contains 40 photographs, mostly portraits of her family and friends.

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.