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Alvin Thompson Smith Diaries Transcript

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.
Dates: 1840-1853

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.
Dates: 1852-1887

Tabitha Brown 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.
Dates: 1797-2004

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.
Dates: circa 1860-1890

Ellis W. Dixon Scrapbook

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.
Dates: 1881-1895

"The Optimist" Forest Grove High School Yearbook Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-121
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1922-1941

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.
Dates: 1884-2011

Forest Grove News-Times Photography Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-146
Abstract The Forest Grove News-Times was the principal newspaper in the town of Forest Grove, Oregon, for most of the twentieth century. This collection includes approximately 1,000 photographic prints created by its photographers between the 1960s-1980s, mostly featuring individuals from the community, as well as some local events.
Dates: 1960-1989

Harvey Clark 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.
Dates: 1843-1920

Margaret Dolly Hinman Photograph Album

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.
Dates: 1865-1900

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